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NuVox Rolls Out Wholesale Services

  NuVox Communications launched a new wholesale program for resellers, cablecos and larger carriers needing backhaul and VoIP. The company recently merged with service provider FDN. Once the deal closed, they combined their strengths FDNs product set and NuVoxs MPLS network to roll out the wholesale channel, says Jim DaBramo, executive vice president of strategic […]

Fate of Last-Mile Venture in FCC Hands

If M2Z Networks Inc. gets its way, then competitive service providers could have another alternative to incumbent lastmile access. By press time, though, the company was ready to go to court against the FCC, citing word that Chairman Kevin Martin is prepared to reject its proposal. Read FCC Opens Unused-Spectrum Proceeding, M2Z Appeals Dismissal for […]

Lawsuit Has Little Impact on ShoreTel IPO

ShoreTel Inc.s ongoing legal tiff with rival Mitel Networks Corp. doesnt seem to have impacted its initial public offering (IPO). ShoreTel got $86.3 million from its debut July 9 and has since traded at prices between $9.80 and $15.01. The legal wrangling began just before ShoreTel embarked on its IPO. On June 27, Mitel slapped […]

iCore Enhances SMB VoIP Services

iCore Networks (Booth 702), a provider of hosted VoIP telephony services in the Mid-Atlantic states, delivers a complete Cisco based, VoIP solution to its customers. The backbone of the iCore hosted service offering is its INAC (iCore Network Application Center). Employing the Tekelec T-6000 softswitch, the INAC connects to the PSTN via direct fiber connections, […]

Broadview Restructures Agent/VAR Organization

Broadview Networks (Booth 200-202), a Channel Partners Conference & Expo sponsor, has announced a revamped program for its agent and VAR partners, reflecting the recent acquisitions the company has made. The streamlined organization combines the assets of Broadviews existing channel partners program with that of acquired InfoHighway Communications and ATX Communications. Under the leadership of […]

M5 Networks Launches Call Center

M5 Networks (Booth 509), an outsourced VoIP phone system service provider, announced the launch of M5 Call Center, an M5 On-Demand Solution. A component of M5s innovative voice as a service (VaaS) model, M5 Call Center enables decision makers and call center supervisors at medium businesses to make informed decisions about staffing and call flow. […]

Attract Big Spenders Without Breaking the Bank

Drawing on experience from insurance, real estate and manufacturing industries to supplement his work in telecom, Tim Basa, vice president of sales at BullsEye Telecom, plans to shoehorn a three-day clinic of dos and donts into todays session, Marketing for Maximum Profit, for agents targeting large, multisite businesses. Companies are wasting a lot of time […]

ThinkEngine Unveils Updated Conferencing Software

ThinkEngine Networks Inc. said Tuesday Release 3.0 of its conferencing software is generally available. Enhancements to the software include the ability to create a set of conferencing capabilities that can be assigned to subscribers; to block certain numbers from dialing into the service; and to emulate other competitors call flows. The softwares operator assistance and […]

Mammoth Networks Expands Eastward

Mammoth Networks said it has leased fiber to expand the company’s wholesale data network eastward. The Gillette, Wyo.-based company, which provides data and Internet connectivity to service providers, said it will be serving South Dakota, eastern Nebraska and southern Minnesota by November. The new coverage areas bring Mammoth’s footprint to 13 states. Mammoth’s network allows […]

SEC Charges More Ex-Nortel Executives

Four more former Nortel Networks Corp. executives have been charged with accounting fraud. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filed the charges Wednesday against Douglas Hamilton, vice president of finance for optics; Craig Johnson, vice president of finance for wireline; James Kinney, vice president of finance for wireless; and Kenneth Taylor, vice president of finance […]

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