XO XOptions Flex over 10,000 business customers

May 17, 2007

XO ‘s XOptions® Flex, its award-winning VoIP services bundle, now supports more than 10,000 business customers in more than fifty-five major metropolitan markets across the United States.

Launched two years ago, XOptions Flex has rapidly grown to be one of the most widely deployed VoIP services bundle for small and medium-sized businesses and large enterprises with remote offices. As an integrated IP services solution, XOptions Flex offers businesses all the benefits of IP with enhanced features, functionality and value for voice, Internet access and web hosting services all in one simple package. Read the rest of this entry »

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Wal-mart deal with Skype

May 15, 2007

Wal-Mart has come to an agreement to sell Skype products in there store in a special section, like handsets, webcams and other Skype equipment.

“This relationship with Wal-Mart will increase exposure for Skype and our hardware partners in a single dedicated Internet communications section,” Don Albert, vice president and general manager of Skype North America, said in a statement. “Our research suggests that when users add a Skype-certified accessory like a headset, handset or Webcam, it greatly enhances their experience, and they use Skype more to connect with family, friends and business colleagues.”

Read the story on ZD-net.


Covad launches Bonded T1

May 8, 2007

Covad has launched a Bonded T1 service for small businesses and distributed enterprises. Covad only offers 2xT1 bonded, so that would give a speed of 3Mbps.  Covad bonded T1  is available nationwide throughout the same footprint as Covad’s standard T1 service.

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Qwest Q1 2007

May 1, 2007

Qwest Communications International Inc. (NYSE: Q) today reported solid first quarter 2007 results highlighted by sequential and year-over-year margin expansion as well as significant net income and earnings per share growth. For the quarter, Qwest reported earnings of $240 million, or $0.12 per diluted share compared with earnings of $88 million, or $0.05 per diluted share in the first quarter 2006. Read the rest of this entry »


Verizon’s VoIP pattents and Vonage / Verizon

April 10, 2007

This post will serve as a container for links to posts and articles regarding Verizon’s VoIP patterns and Vonage’s infringement.

 Techdirt: Prior Art On Verizon’s VoIP Patents

Techdirt: Judge ruling on Vonage


Covad receives ‘Customer First’ award

April 10, 2007

Covad has received the “Customer First” award from NeuStar, Inc.

“Covad is being recognized this year for putting its customers first and continuing to automate its provisioning and ordering functionality,” said John Malone, NeuStar senior vice president, Sales and Business Development. “As a valued partner, we applaud Covad’s focus on achieving technical excellence and its vision in creating an
excellent customer experience.”

I [editor of this page] would have to personally say that our customers have been impressed with Covad’s provisioning and customer service so I can second that award. See if your location can be reached by Covad here: covad T1 line

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Qwest Q3 2006

October 31, 2006

Qwest has released their Q3 2006 results. The earnings per share improved again for the 3rd quarter in a row. The number of customer connections have also increased.

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