Voda One, Avaya Financial Services Enhance Funding Program

Westcon Group Inc. said Wednesday its Voda One business practice has teamed with Avaya Financial Services to deliver additional funding capabilities to its customer reseller base. Voda One resellers can use the enhanced Advanced Funding program to receive capital funding upfront upon delivery of the equipment to the end user customer. This helps the reseller […]

VoIP Logic Chooses Highdeal

Managed applications provider VoIP Logic LLC has selected Highdeal Inc.s Transactive pricing and rating solution for use in its on-demand service delivery platforms for VoIP and IP multimedia. Our new relationship with Highdeal supports our companys strategy of aggregating best-of-breed VoIP network applications, said Kevin Burke, COO and CMO of VoIP Logic. Highdeal Transactive is […]

Quintrex Adds Marketing Modules

Quintrex Data Systems Corp. (Booth 1141) has added a marketing management solution to its integrated customer care, billing and accounting software package. The functionality targets communications providers on a budget, wanting to market and bundle services for the triple play and wireless markets. In order for ILECs to compete in todays competitive market place, it […]

Ask The Expert

Dear Expert Eye, What are master agents’ responsibilities to subagents and vice versa? From Anonymous Dear Anonymous, In most cases, the responsibilities owed between a master agent and a subagent will depend upon the relationship and agreement that exist between the parties. In my experience, most master agent-subagent relationships are not that of an actual […]

Hostopia Opens New Facilities in NAP of the Americas

Hostopia (Booth 526), a provider of outsourced private-label e-mail and Web hosting for small businesses, has expanded its network operations, to Terremark’s NAP of the Americas in Miami. "Hostopia’s rapid growth rate of small business Web sites and e-mail services requires us to constantly scale ahead of the demand curve for transit. Our network expansion […]

Trigger-Happy Approach to States Reviews Too Simplistic

Posted: 12/2003 Trigger-Happy Approach to States Reviews Too Simplistic By Thomas M. Koutsky State utility commissions are now dealing with the fallout from the FCCs Triennial Review Order as they embark upon the nine-month reviews of the unbundled availability of loops, transport and switching in their states. The Bell companies are trying to simplify this […]


Posted: 05/2002 Overheard… … before the Congressional Forum on Technological and Economic Impact of Broadband Deployment Policy and Initiatives…“Even ubiquitous broadband deployment will fall short of competitive, economic, or national security objectives unless people actually adopt broadband technology and use it to work, play, live and learn.”— Rick Ellenberger, Chairman-elect and CEO, Broadwing Inc.ID’em, DanoThe […]


Posted: 02/2001 IN BOX XO Boosts GigE Story I appreciated Khali Henderson’s December article, "Wholesale Metro IP Gets Gig E Boost" and wanted to inform you of XO Communications’ Gigabit Ethernet services. Targeted to improve bandwidth delivery, XO is in a unique position to quickly become the leader in Ethernet services. Designed to connect customers’ […]

Business News – WinStar Expands Fiber Capacity Through MetroMedia Agreement

Posted: 12/1999 WinStar Expands Fiber Capacity Through MetroMedia Agreement New York-based WinStar Communications Inc. has entered into an agreement with MetroMedia Fiber Network, White Plains, N.Y., to obtain dark fiber capacity in 38 major markets in the United States and three major international markets. The broadband communications provider will pay about $300 million over 20 […]

Once Upon a Patent

Posted: 08/1998 Once Upon a Patent By Jennifer Knapp In early May, Aerotel U.S.A. Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Holon, Israel-based Aerotel Ltd., announced it had concluded a patent license agreement with AT&T Corp. "relating to prepaid calling card products and services." The details of the agreement were not released, but it was touted […]

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