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Phone Plus Prepaid: ADDS, MOVES & CHANGES

Posted: 9/2003 ADDS, MOVES & CHANGES Virgin Mobile USA LLC, which markets a prepaid service designed for the youth market, has expanded its marketing team. The company appointed three senior executives: Greg Castronuovo, vice president of promotion and brand activation; Susan Collins, vice president of consumer marketing; and Bob Stohrer, vice president of brand and […]

RESELLER CHANNEL: NEWS BRIEFS

Posted: 6/2003 NEWS BRIEFS * Qwest Communications International Inc. is pursuing ways to expand its wireless coverage. "We are pursuing numerous options to deliver a national wireless footprint to our customers," says Qwest spokeswoman Carey Brandt, who declined to discuss a story in the Wall Street Journal that reported Qwest entered talks with Verizon Communications […]

PARTNER CHANNEL: WorldxChange, RSL, Transpoint Rebrand As Acceris

Posted: 4/2003 WorldxChange, RSL, Transpoint Rebrand As Acceris By Tara Seals Three agent-focused telecom players have come together under a new name: Acceris Communications Inc. The new moniker officially was unveiled at the Channel Partners Conference & Expo, held March 24-26 in Las Vegas. Sister companies WorldxChange Corp., RSL COM USA Inc. and Transpoint Communications […]

PARTNER CHANNEL: WorldCom Revamps Channel Approach

Posted: 4/2003 WorldCom Revamps Channel Approach DISGRUNTLED AGENTS SKEPTICAL OF CLAIMS By Tara Seals WorldCom’s Ron McMurtrie WorldCom Inc. Chairman and CEO Michael Capellas in January laid out a plan for the first 100 days of 2003, the period leading up to the bankrupt giant’s reorganization plan filing set for this month. Among other initiatives, […]

Accounting, Patriot Laws Raise Concern for Telcos — Public and Private

Posted: 3/2003 Accounting, Patriot Laws Raise Concern for Telcos — Public and Private By Stanley M. Gorinson and Neil D. Falis Michael K. Powell, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, recently signaled the commission’s intent to relax existing regulations, making it easier for telecommunications companies to expand. For example, Powell has made clear his desire […]

NOT NECESSARILY NEWS

Posted: 3/2003 Rage Against the Machine A 2002 survey of British workers commissioned by Connect Support Services Ltd., and carried out by online research firm YouGov, shows that the anger and frustration caused by IT failures is the leading cause of "work rage." Eighty percent of respondents said that problems with IT increased their stress […]

E Channel Links

Posted: 03/2002 E CHANNEL  E Channel Links American Wireless www.americanwireless.comCellMania Inc. www.cellmania.comCircuit City www.circuitcity.comIngram Micro Inc. www.ingrammicro.comMaraStar Communications www.marastar.comMotorola www.motorola.comOffice Depot www.officedepot.comSimplexity Inc. www.simplexity.comSmartprice.com Inc. www.smartprice.comTalk America www.talk.comTeleBright Corp. www.telebright.comTelezoo.com Corp. www.telezoo.comWebIT USA www.webitusa.comYahoo! Finance http//finance.yahoo.com

E CHANNEL BRIEFS

Posted: 03/2002 E CHANNEL NEWS BRIEFS * WebIT USA has launched WebHostStreet (www.webhoststreet.com), a self-service website designed to provide affordable web hosting services to small and medium-sized businesses. For as low as $5.95 per month, customers get 10mb disk space, 1gb of web traffic, unlimited e-mail, a control panel and lots of other features. Other […]

Wholesale Channel: Wholesale Message Management Services Target eMail Morass

Posted: 11/2001 Wholesale Channel Wholesale Message Management Services Target eMail Morass By Tara Seals Like an idyllic small town that has been “discovered” by the masses, e-mail has fallen prey to something akin to urban sprawl. Huge growth in the sector — on the order of a 40 percent expansion per year — has spurred […]

Wholesale Message Management Services Target eMail Morass

Posted: 11/2001 Wholesale Channel Wholesale Message Management Services Target eMail Morass By Tara Seals Like an idyllic small town that has been “discovered” by the masses, e-mail has fallen prey to something akin to urban sprawl. Huge growth in the sector — on the order of a 40 percent expansion per year — has spurred […]

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