Pandora Networks Appoints 70th Smart Partner VAR

Pandora Networks on Tuesday announced its Smart Partner channel program has reached its 70th VAR with the appointment of GHA Associates of Phoenix. GHA, a computer reseller and systems integrator, has more than 150 employees with annual sales reaching $80 million. By adding GHA to our family, we expect to continue our Smart Program channel […]

USTA Gets New Name, Offices, Web Site

The US Telecom Association is giving itself a makeover. The organization, which formerly called itself the United States Telecom Association, on Monday is moving into new offices and unveiling a new logo and Web address. Executives say they want to better reflect the groups role in Washington advocating for forward-looking, innovative communications companies. US Telecoms […]

Round Table

  …ON THE RESIGNATION OF FCC CHAIRMAN MICHAEL POWELL. “Chairman Powell’s tenure at the FCC has not resulted in a better deal for America’s telecommunications consumers. Regulatory uncertainty under Powell’s watch has created ideal conditions for a ‘perfect storm’ of endless litigation that has set back the development of a 21st century telecommunications policy by […]

Telecom Industry Rules Must Catch Up with the Marketplace

By Walter B. McCormick Jr. As the industry prepares to gather this month in Las Vegas for TELECOM ’04, the annual conference for the United States Telecommunications Association, this is an appropriate time to reflect on the tremendous changes we have seen in the telecom industry and the steps that must still be taken to […]

INTERVIEW : Walter G. Blackwell

Posted: 06/2002 INTERVIEW Walter G. Blackwell ASCENT’s New President Sees Blue Skies Ahead for Industry By Bruce Christian THE ANNOUNCEMENT IN May that the Association of Communications Enterprises (ASCENT) had named a new president ended months of speculation the trade organization would merge with the Competitive Telecommunications Association (CompTel). Once Walter G. Blackwell agreed to take […]

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