Verizon and MCI Partner Program PHONE+ Exclusive Story

For the partner community, no situation has caused as much concern this year as the January 2006 merger between Verizon Communications Inc. and MCI. The uncertainty about the terms of the combined companys partner program has led to a healthy rumor mill both verbally and on industry blogs at www.phoneplusmag.com and elsewhere. PHONE+ magazine will […]

Telelogic Updates Software

Software provider Telelogic at TeleManagement World on Tuesday revealed major updates to its SYSTEM ARCHITECT enterprise architecture and modeling tools. The upgrades increase the efficiency of business operations as well as SYNERGY/Change, an enterprise change management tool. They are part of the Telelogic Lifecycle Suite software for enterprises. “Our goal is to offer organizations the […]

Tex-Link Converts UNE-P Customers with Concretios Help

Tex-Link Communications Inc., a Texas CLEC, is using Concretio Inc.s CompleteSuite of OSS modules to convert wholesale UNE-P customers to its network. CompleteSuite automates the loop and porting transactions, updates the softswitch, and creates and uploads the CNAM, LIDB, CARE and E911 transactions for each order. It literally flips customers from UNE-P service to our […]

Telcordia Expands Solutions for MVNOs

Telcordia said yesterday it has enhanced its Hosted Solutions for MVNOs to include a Wireless Application Gateway that helps users provide advanced services, differentiate their offers and reduce churn. Telcordia has incorporated 724 Solutions XMG WAP gateway and XAP alerting platform and a new download platform and directory into the Telcordia Hosted Solution; this lets […]

Forget the Die – Press a Button!

Posted: 03/2005 Forget the Die – Press a Button! What is the most addictive game to enter the 21st century? A: The Trivial Pursuit mobile game Trivial Pursuit, the quint-essential game for pop culture junkies, has moved off the game board and onto mobile handsets. Starwave Mobile and Horn Abbot Ltd., owner of the Trivial […]

Wisor Updates OSS Portfolio

Wisor Telecom Corp. launched 1A, an interactive agent software product that allows OSS applications to connect between an electronic data interchange translator and the network firewall for real-time transactions, at Billing and OSS World 2004. It also announced its trouble administration gateway, which supports interconnection to multiple trading partners through one gateway via an XML […]

Agilent Updates acceSS7 for Wireless Inter-Carrier Traffic

Aglilent Technologies Inc. announced at Billing and OSS World 2004 that its revenue assurance solution now allows local exchange carriers in the United States to ensure proper payment for use of their networks to carry wireless intercarrier backhaul traffic. The acceSS7 Interconnect Analysis also lets wireless operators validate interoperator bills from LECs and IXCs. The […]

Regulatory News – FCC Updates Record on CICs

Posted:  07/2000 FCC Updates Record on CICs By Kim Sunderland he FCC (www.fcc.gov) again is set to decide on a proposal requiring resellers to obtain carrier identification codes (CICs), a testy threat that’s plagued the resale industry for years.This spring, the commission repeated its CIC request, asking the telecom industry to refresh its longstanding record […]

Business News – AT&T, Sprint Beef Up Agent Programs

Posted: 04/2000 AT&T, Sprint Beef Up Agent Programs BY TARA SEALS With new initiatives in indirect channel sales, AT&T Corp. (www.att.com) and Sprint Business (www.sprintbiz.com) are recognizing agents as a key distribution channel for their network services.AT&T has added a dedicated agent center, support extranet and new products to its agent program for voice services, […]

Nortel Updates Switch Platform with OC-3 Connection

Posted: 12/1998 Nortel Updates Switch Platform with OC-3 Connection By Peter Meade While the direct optical connection is a move toward "more equals more," the DMS-SPM announcement also carries several equally attractive "less-is-more" features. In the heated race between the elite switch makers, Nortel Networks, Mississauga, Ontario, recently put itself in a better position to […]

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