Voda One Launches New Quoting Tool for Resellers

Voda One, a division of value-added distributor Westcon Group Inc., has created a tool to speed up quotes on the Avaya IP Office product line. The software is accessible on Voda Ones ConvergencePoint portal. It lets Voda One BusinessPartners substantially reduce the time needed to produce an estimate for a customer, the company said. Westcon […]

Nokia to Restructure

Driven by the convergence of mobile communications and the Internet, Nokia said on Wednesday it will restructure the company as of Jan. 1, 2008. Nokia said it expects the new organization to help it better manage its devices portfolio and get new products on the market, faster. Growing consumer demand for rich, mobile experiences creates […]

Dekolink Wireless Launches Repeater for UMTS Networks

Dekolink Wireless has launched the Deko3021U UMTS midi repeater, which is based on the Deko2121U mini repeater. The company is showcasing both UMTS RF repeaters at 3GSM World Congress this week in Barcelona. Both repeaters provide 3G carrier networks with enhanced coverage solutions without adding base stations for in-building applications. The Deko3021U is a UMTS […]

XO Forms New Business Units

In order to drive greater agility in the execution of its growth strategy, XO Communications Inc. announced Monday the formation of two new business units, XO Business Services and XO Carrier Services. The new lines of business structure aligns our company in a way that will enhance our customer focus, decision making and speed of […]

News Briefs

AOL LLC and Covad Communications Group Inc. announced consumers now will be able to access the AOL service with Covads ADSL 6.0 highspeed broadband access product for as low as $39.95 per month. Key features of the service include access with download speeds of up to 6mbps downstream and up to 768kbps upstream, plug-and-play installation, […]

Sonexis Upgrades ConferenceManager, Seeks Resellers

Sonexis Inc. has released version 6.1 of its ConferenceManager audio conferencing bridge and unveiled its three-tiered reseller program. ConferenceManager was designed for SMBs wanting to save money while safeguarding network security, said Brian Giuffrida, vice president of marketing and business development for Sonexis. Audio conference bridges usually mean companies are renting a service and being […]

ADC, Aperto Sign OEM Deal

ADC has entered into an OEM agreement with Aperto Networks, a developer of WiMAX base stations and subscriber units. Aperto is incorporating its PacketMAX technology into the line of Digivance WMX WiMAX products, which includes a base station certified by the WiMAX Forum. The Digivance WMX 5000 hardware operates in licensed and license-exempt bands. Based […]

Voice over Wi-Fi Soon to Take Off

As Wi-Fi becomes more accepted and widely used, the next step in the evolution of wireless technology inevitably turns to voice over Wi-Fi. This aspect of the telecom industry represents a good growth area for channel partners to learn about and a useful service to eventually offer to their clients. ABI Research says the pieces […]

industry news

Posted: 9/2003 industry news Epana Acquires VCGs U.S. Operations Epana Networks, a New York-based CLEC delivering prepaid calling card and enterprise telecom services, will acquire the U.S. business unit of Via Communications Group (VCG), an international carrier and prepaid calling card service provider. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Epana will continue to use […]

Carrier Channel: Energy Companies Cut Power to Telecom Units

Posted: 1/2003 Energy Companies Cut Power to Telecom Units By Josh Long ENERGY COMPANIES, KNOWN FOR A HISTORY of conservative growth, continue to suffer losses in the wholesale telecom business. And some want out. American Electric Power (AEP), owner of C3 Networks and a majority stakeholder in AFN Communications (alongside Allegheny Energy Inc.), posted a […]

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