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Top 10 Reasons to Come to D.C. in August

Top 10 Reasons to Come to D.C. in August   With apologies to David Letterman, here are the Top 10 reasons to attend The Fall 2006 Channel Partners Conference & Expo Omni Shoreham, Washington, D.C. Aug. 23-25  10. Tick off a few more spaces on Travel Bingo. The show hotel is a quick cab ride […]

AccessLine Moves Into New York

Hot off the heels of its Boston market launch, hosted VoIP provider AccessLine Communications on Wednesday introduced its SmartVoice Service in New York. At the same time, the company said it has partnered with solutions provider Gotham Telecom, making it an authorized dealer for all of New York. SmartVoice now is available in a number […]

AccessLine Expands SmartVoice Market, Signs New Dealer

Hosted VoIP provider AccessLine on Wednesday announced the second rollout in a week of its retail SmartVoice Service. The company last week launched SmartVoice in New England; on Wednesday, it added Indiana to its coverage area and signed a new Midwest dealer. CTI Solutions Inc., a nearly 70-year-old company, serves all Indiana markets. The solutions […]

FCC Upholds VoIP CALEA-Compliance Deadline

The FCC on Wednesday stuck with a May 14, 2007 deadline requiring VoIP providers to comply with 1994s Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act (CALEA). The agency last August had said providers must meet CALEA obligations, but a number of carriers asked the FCC to reconsider the deadline. The FCC on Wednesday refused to change […]

Channel Partners Debuts Radio Show

Today, the Channel Partners Expo is debuting it’s own show on Web radio (see story). Every Wednesday at 4 ET, we will be previewing hot opportunities and critical issues that will be presented at the upcoming show. Listen Live to find out what we have in story for D.C.  

Opening Day Reactions

The show floor at Channel Partners opened Wednesday night to a large crowd of partners and more than 130 vendors. PHONE+ spoke to a few of the exhibitors about new products and programs as well as their support for the indirect channel and the exclusive industry event — the Channel Partners Conference & Expo. Hear […]

TMC Hosts Refuse to Lose Luncheon

TMC Communications (Booths 512-514) at The Channel Partners Conference & Expo is announcing new products designed to win business accounts with more than $5,000 in monthly billings. TMCs sales team on Wednesday will hold a Refuse to Lose Big Deals luncheon, during which time executives will introduce the new services, including sub-penny rates with LATA-based […]

Verizon Reports Higher Revenue, Earnings

Verizon Communications Inc. on Wednesday said annual revenue rose in the first quarter on stronger earnings as wireless sales contributed to approximately 40 percent of the companys overall revenue. Consolidated revenue of $18.2 billion increased 6.6 percent, or $1.1 billion, while earnings rose to $1.8 billion from $1.2 billion in the first quarter of 2004. […]

MCI, Qwest Continue Talks

MCI Inc. is continuing merger discussions with Qwest Communications International Inc. Verizon Communications Inc., which entered a $6.75 billion agreement last month to acquire MCI, said it has agreed to allow MCI and Qwest to continue talks through March 28. Denver-based Qwest, a regional phone company in 14 states, has made an $8.45 billion bid […]

Congress, FCC Work to Improve E911

David Koon, a New York State Assemblyman, testified Wednesday a 911 dispatcher unable to locate his daughter listened helplessly as she was being murdered. Jennifer Koon, a college sophomore, had called 911 from her wireless phone after being kidnapped in the parking lot of a shopping center Nov. 13, 1993. A 911 system capable of […]

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