PARTNER CHANNEL: WorldCom Revamps Channel Approach

Posted: 4/2003 WorldCom Revamps Channel Approach DISGRUNTLED AGENTS SKEPTICAL OF CLAIMS By Tara Seals WorldCom’s Ron McMurtrie WorldCom Inc. Chairman and CEO Michael Capellas in January laid out a plan for the first 100 days of 2003, the period leading up to the bankrupt giant’s reorganization plan filing set for this month. Among other initiatives, […]

PARTNER CHANNEL: WorldxChange, RSL, Transpoint Rebrand As Acceris

Posted: 4/2003 WorldxChange, RSL, Transpoint Rebrand As Acceris By Tara Seals Three agent-focused telecom players have come together under a new name: Acceris Communications Inc. The new moniker officially was unveiled at the Channel Partners Conference & Expo, held March 24-26 in Las Vegas. Sister companies WorldxChange Corp., RSL COM USA Inc. and Transpoint Communications […]

Channel Partners Extra

Posted: 11/2002 Ay Caramba! Channel Partners Tops Attendance Records  By Tara Seals Miami’s South Beach is hot, hot, hot, from the clubs to Ocean Drive’s models to the ever-present samba beat. The Channel Partners Con-ference & Expo, held Sept. 8-10 at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel, fit right in, with lively expo hall action and […]

PARTNER CHANNEL: WorldxChange, RSL U.S.A., Transpoint Merger to Create New Brand

Posted: 11/2002 WorldxChange, RSL U.S.A., Transpoint Merger to Create New Brand By Khali Henderson and Tara Seals WORLDXCHANGE COMMUNICATIONS INC., RSL Com U.S.A. Inc. and Transpoint Communications Inc. unveiled a plan to merge under one brand at the Channel Partners Conference & Expo in September. The details were still under wraps at press time, but […]

PARTNER CHANNEL: WorldxCh-Ch-ChChanges

Posted: 07/2002 WorldxCh-Ch-ChChanges By Tara Seals WORLDXCHANGE COMMUNICATIONS has announced a three-pronged company redirection and agent program relaunch, which will take the company to new service sectors. The carrier will make its redesigned agent channel the primary focus adding new services such as presubscribed long distance for the residential market and dedicated circuits for businesses, […]

The Pitch: New Tricks of the 10-10-XXX Trade

Posted: 09/2000 New Tricks of the 10-10-XXX Trade By Khali Henderson With day parts, fees and free tie-ins, marketing consumer long-distance services could be considered somewhat of a black art–exemplified in no small measure by dial-around services. Almost magically, purveyors of casual calling services have overcome limited marketing budgets, large carrier backlash, a bill-padding scandal […]

Business News – WorldxChange Moves Sales Program Forward as Merger Awaits

Posted: 05/2000 WorldxChange Moves Sales Program Forward as Merger Awaits BY  TARA SEALS WorldxChange Communications (, a private multinational telecommunications service provider has announced it will enhance its independent sales program and expand its multilevel distribution channel to other markets, while it awaits a merger approval with WorldAccess ( The approval is expected in June.In […]

WorldxChange Buys ACC from AT&T

Posted: 01/2000 WorldxChange Buys ACC from AT&T In a move that expands its presence in Europe, WorldxChange Communications Inc. ( announced it has bought ACC, United Kingdom, from AT&T Corp. ( ). According to Worldx-Change, the combined company has annual revenues of US$640 million. The deal includes ACC’s operating companies in France, Germany and Italy, […]

Operating Support Systems Key to Success

Posted: 02/1998 By Paula Bernier Better, faster, cheaper are the three watchwords in telecommunications today. These words couldn’t be more salient than in the long distance resale game. As long distance prices continue to drop, resellers need to ensure they’re maximizing the transport capacity they’ve purchased, so they can turn around and sell services to […]

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