C&W Cayman Rebrands Net2Phone Services

Cable & Wireless of Cayman, part of the company that pulled out of the U.S. market, is offering residential VoIP, called NetSpeak, to its customers across the three Cayman Islands. Cable & Wireless of Cayman is rebranding and reselling Net2Phones managed and hosted IP platform.NetSpeak service includes pricing plans of unlimited calling to the United […]

Phone Plus Prepaid: RETAIL NEWS

Posted: 3/2003 RETAIL NEWS Blackstone Launches Prepaid Traffic School By Tara Seals Blackstone Calling Card Inc. added prepaid online traffic school to its suite of prepaid products and services. The service is available in Florida and will roll out nationwide by the third quarter. "Approximately 3.5 million tickets are issued each year in the state […]

Phone Plus Prepaid: CHANNEL NEWS

Posted: 3/2003 CHANNEL NEWS AOL Sells Prepaid Internet Through Retail Partners By Khali Henderson America Online Inc. rolled out its first prepaid Internet service — in competition with Sprint Corp. and AT&T Corp as well as smaller, independent ISPs, just before the winter holiday shopping season. The service currently is sold through three of the […]


Posted: 12/2002 News Briefs * UNE-P reseller Z-Tel Technologies Inc. has expanded its local and long-distance service for businesses, Z-LineBUSINESS, to nine new states. Tested in Illinois since October 2001, Z-Tel now also offers Z-LineBUSINESS in California, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Texas, representing nearly 14 million businesses. Z-LineBUSINESS combines Z-Tel’s […]

Phone Plus Prepaid: retail news

Posted: 09/2002 retail news Compiled and reported by Khali Henderson and Tara Seals ePHONE Launches Online Sales of New e-Trans-Port ePHONE Telecom Inc.’s latest product, e-Trans-Port, is available for purchase at www.emin.tv. The unit, which plugs into the phone jack of a home or office telephone, allows savings on long-distance prepaid calling by routing toll […]

Stock Watch – Earnings Warnings Dampen Investor Enthusiasm

Posted: 10/2001 Stock Watch Midsummer Doldrums Leave Markets Weaker The markets witnessed a broad sell-off this session characterized by light trading, as investors awaited signs of the U.S. economic rebound predicted earlier this year. Instead, the profit recession is lasting longer than anticipated. U.S. companies are expected to record the worst profit decline in a […]

Local – Western Union Unveils ‘SwiftPay’ Program

Posted: 06/2000 Western Union Unveils ‘SwiftPay’ Program Western Union introduced "SwiftPay" earlier this year to take cash payments for local prepaid service, and the money wire company feels the program has immense potential.When a consumer prepays for monthly service from a SwiftPay enrolled with a LEC, the Western Union (www.westernunion.com) agent initiates an electronic link. […]

Pac-West To Buy Napa Valley Telecom

Posted: 02/2000 Pac-West To Buy Napa Valley Telecom As part of its strategy to increase its small and medium-sized customer base and expand its footprint in the western United States, Pac-West Telecomm Inc. (www.pacwest.com) has agreed to acquire Napa Valley Telecom (NVTS), a switch-based telco headquartered in northern California. NVTS was founded in 1983 and […]

Business News – ADDS, MOVES & CHANGES

Posted: 07/1999 ADDS, MOVES & CHANGES PaeTec Communications Inc., Fairport, N.Y., has assembled its Alternate Channels/Agent Sales leadership team. John Budney has been named vice president-alternate channels for the northern region. Gary Eisenberger is vice president for the western region, Louie Holmes is vice president for the southern region and Jerry Tedino is vice president […]

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