Volo Offers Providers Private-Label Directory Assistance

Wholesale provider Volo Communications said today it is offering a private-label directory assistance service to CLECs, IXCs, cable and wireless operators, ISPs and resellers. Volo has created the VoiceOne Information Service (VOIS) as a carrier/wholesale service meant to enhance a VoIP provider’s product portfolio. Features of the enhanced 411 services include call completion, account setup […]

Volo Signs International VoIP Deals

Wholesale provider Volo Communications Inc. said today at the CompTel/ASCENT Spring 2005 Convention & Expo in New Orleans it has signed deals with a number of international companies who will offer their customers VoIP services using Volos VoiceOne broadband voice technology. Several CLECs, IXCs, cable and wireless operators, ISPs and resellers in the U.K., Canada […]

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ITC^DeltaCom Inc. is scrapping plans to merge with Florida Digital Network Communications Inc. (FDN). The mutual agreement means ITC^DeltaCom does not plan to merge with Network Telephone Corp. because the agreement was contingent on the FDN merger closing. ITC^DeltaCom did not reveal why it is terminating the agreement with FDN. In September, ITC^DeltaCom announced plans […]

How to Deliver VoIP Wholesale

VoIP is the here and now, and competitive carriers are looking at the numerous ways to make money from this exploding technology. But theres a lingering question as to whether it is profitable to deliver VoIP in a wholesale model. Todays session, featuring PHONE+ Telecom Division Group Editor Khali Henderson and speakers Rich Grange, president […]

Volo Communications Promotes Wholesale Services

Volo Communications Inc. (Booth 405) is demonstrating its VoiceOne wholesale advanced voice and data services. These services include origination and termination services that enable carriers, CLECs, cable operators, ISPs and resellers to provide carrier-quality voice and data services to businesses and consumers. The VoiceOne MPLS network is protocol agnostic, supporting virtually any protocol including SS7, […]

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Metro carrier OnFiber Inc. has acquired most of the assets and approximately 15 customer contracts from Massachusetts-based C2C Fiber Networks for an undisclosed sum. The C2C Fiber network covers about 350 route miles in 25 communities in the Boston area. The customer contracts OnFiber acquired are mostly with carriers. OnFiber plans to retain most of […]

UNE-P Resellers: It’s Your Move

Just as death comes to a ailing relative, so comes UNE-P’s demise - expected but nonetheless painful. While some resellers relying on the embattled resale platform are hopeful to negotiate with their reluctant suppliers, most have resigned themselves to transitioning from UNE-P and have begun planning, if not executing, accordingly. The FCC rules released in the […]

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telx closed its anticipated acquisition of Atlanta carrier hotel 56 Marietta from Marietta Street Partners LLC In mid-May. telx, a neutral interconnection company with a meet-me room at 60 Hudson St. in New York City, will own and operate the 160,000 square-foot, 10-story property, which serves approximately 50 carriers and 250 telecom-related companies. Its meet-me […]

Voice of the People

Posted: 11/2003 Voice of the People Partners Push IP Telephony Into Mainstream By Tara Seals VoIP is cheaper and niftier than plain old telephone service, and finally is gaining traction in the mainstream markets. Many providers are asking channel partners to keep the momentum going. Increasingly, medium-sized to large enterprises are turning to IP-based voice […]

Caerus Tenders Free Softswitch Offer for Resellers

Posted: 10/2003 Caerus Tenders Free Softswitch Offer for Resellers By Khali Henderson Caerus Inc., the third venture for softswitch pioneer Shawn Lewis, announced in August it will provide the new CONX softswitch developed by subsidiary Caerus Networks Inc. at no cost to qualified service providers. In turn, service providers must purchase voice transport, high-speed data […]

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