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Vonage Wants Review of Verizon Decision

Vonage Holdings Corp. said Wednesday it has filed a motion seeking a review of a U.S. appeals courts decision on a patent dispute with Verizon Communications Inc. The court upheld on Sept. 26 a verdict that Vonage infringed on two Verizon patents. It also remanded the verdict on a third patent and ordered a review […]

Sprint Stocks Down on Board, CEO Rumors

Sprint shares were down 27 cents during mid-day trading on Friday amid industry rumors that a stockholder wants to sit on the companys board and that CEO Gary Forsee could be on his way out. Relational Investors LLC owns about 1.9 percent of Sprints shares and has stated its concern this week about Sprints management […]

AireSpring Enhances QuoteSpring

AireSpring Inc. (Booth 107-109), a Channel Partners Conference & Expo sponsor, announced that it has added instant and multilocation quoting to its QuoteSpring application. Version 3.0 of the program enables AireSprings indirect channel partners to input a customer location and the desired products and receive pricing (in one-, two- and three-year terms) and availability across […]

Pactolus Debuts SIPDev.org Developer Community

Pactolus Communications Software Corp. today introduced its www.SIPdev.org developer community, which features open-source SIP-based service creation environment, application server and software media server to help developers create applications for VoIP and IMS networks. Membership is free. SIPdev.org is aimed at service-provider and enterprise developers, and includes supporting resources, such as a Wiki-based knowledge center that […]

COMPTEL CEO: Competitors Must Work on Offensive, Not Defensive, Game

The honeymoon period is over for the new head of the countrys competitive telecommunications industry. Earl Comstock, who was named president and CEO of COMPTEL in June 2005, wants to set a new tone for the organization during his second year as its leader. Rather than just playing defense and going into the next round […]

Media Reports: BellSouth Wants Retraction

Just days after denying it handed customer phone records over to the government, BellSouth Corp. on Thursday demanded USA Today retract certain parts of the May 11 article that named the company as providing domestic calling records to the National Security Agency, the Wall Street Journal reported. A USA Today spokesperson confirmed to the Journal […]

Stevens: New Telecommunications Law Around the Corner

The Senate Commerce Committee should present proposed legislation for a rewrite of the Telecommunications Act of 1996 after Congress’s Easter recess, Sen. Ted Stevens told COMPTEL members on Monday during the association’s 25th anniversary keynote speech. Stevens, an Alaska Republican, is chairman of the committee, which has been working to overhaul communications regulation. He plans […]

No Surprises in McDowell FCC Confirmation Hearing

Robert M. McDowell looks to be a shoo-in for fifth commissioners seat at the FCC. The Senate Commerce Committee today held a brief hearing on McDowells nomination and Chairman Ted Stevens, R-Alaska, said he plans to take McDowells name to the full Senate on March 16 for full confirmation. One of the committees biggest concerns […]

CEI Protests Possible UN Internet Oversight

The Competitive Enterprise Institute, a public policy group, is protesting a brewing controversial idea that the United Nations gain some control over the Internet. The infrastructure of the Internet is managed by the U.S-based Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers. The World Summit on the Information Society is meeting in this week in Tunisia. […]

Annan Responds to Allegations of UN Designs on Internet

The United Nations World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) meets next week in Tunisia, and already has garnered a considerable amount of controversy over reports the body wants to take over control of the Internet. The WSIS contends it wants to address the so-called digital divide. In an op-ed piece originally run in the […]

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