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| Peter Radizeski of RAD-INFO, Inc. talking telecom, Cloud, VoIP, CLEC, and The Channel.

VirtualPBX Invented the UCaaS Space. This is What They're Doing Now.

In 1997, years before Skype, Vonage and before Cisco discovered VoIP, VirtualPBX was invented. To say the company was early is an...

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MasterStream ERP Expands Carrier Offerings

MasterStream, the complex quoting engine of many of today's carriers has been successful at working with enough carriers that they provide 15...

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Why We will need Voice Services

  Last week I wrote about Fax.  I figure I should write about Voice.  Not because I’m leaving voice out, but because I...

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How Nuance is Powering the Voice Economy

It's no secret that voice interfaces have become one of the most successful product categories in recent years. With the price point...

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FCC and FTC Co-Host April 23rd Expo on Robocall Blocking

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will host a Stop Illegal Robocalls Expo on Monday, April...

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Why Not Move to Cloud Fax?

  The last couple of weeks I explored the topic of SIP Trunking.   One of the benefits I discussed is that cloud...

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Jabra Responds To Evolving Workplace with Engage 65, 75

After exhausting interviews with 400 call center professionals and IT administrators, Jabra set out to design headsets for the evolving workplace. Respondents...

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Widgets, Back-up, and stuff

February 25, 2008

This is a little off topic, but since I have spent 2 days restoring my laptop after a Windows Update issue gone bad, I figured I would share some nifty widgets.

Backup your data. SD cards are 4GB and cost $30. That's where I keep my Outlook pst file now.

The FCC's Agenda

February 25, 2008

I get a headache trying to figure out the FCC (Federal Communications Commission). First, it works diligently to UN-Regulate the RBOCs and to re-create not on, but two, Ma Bells. Then it orders states to give franchise deals to the Ma Bells to hasten triple-play. For the sake of competition, FCC Chair Kevin Martin (herein refered to as K-Mart) says.

C-Beyond Expectations

February 22, 2008

Rich pointed out Cbeyond's 4th Q financials and they are amazing!

Highlights include:

  • 4th quarter net earnings = $12.5 million due to quarterly sales rising 31% to $76.9 million!
  • Cbeyond now has 35,041 customers in the 9 markets it has operations in; that's net 1754 customer adds this quarter, which is about 65 clients per metro per month!
  • ARPU is $750, up a dollar.
  • Mobile penetration = 24%

Cbeyond CEO Geiger did warn that the slowing economy might affect numbers the next 2 quarters, but they are watching their credit process and receivables. Cbeyond opens Miami this quarter. Minneapolis = the 11th market.

March is Road Trip Month

February 21, 2008

Lots of travel the next 7 weeks.

  • Next Thursday, Friday and Saturday, I am attending Future of Web Apps in Miami Beach.
  • March 6 is the webinar How to Sell SAAS with HyperOffice. (There is a webinar with NeuStar about Recursive DNS in March as well. Email me for more info or to register).
  • Then March 9 through 12, I am in Vegas for Channel Partners, where I am moderating a panel on Virtual Office.
  • NCTA is holding an executive forum in Tampa from March 16-18.
  • VoiceCon is in Orlando on March 17-20.
  • An ISP association is meeting in Orlando on March 20.
  • I'll have copies of my book with me every where I go

The one show I am skipping is CompTel. Why?

What's on your Radar?

February 21, 2008

Welcome to ON RAD's RADAR! My name is Peter Radizeski. I work for RAD-INFO, Inc., where I have been knee deep in telecom and ISP's since 2000. I will be writing about telecom: ILEC's, CLEC's, VoIP Providers, Cable MSO's, Hosting, data centers, and managed services.

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