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Tidbits # 2436

I know I just did a tidbits but there is a lot going on. Here is some of it in small bites, like tapas or potato chips. UC&C transitions closer to Workflow platform as task management is added to...

GoDaddy Buys Some Voice

In a surprise move, GoDaddy is acquiring FreedomVoice of Greater San Diego, a former client and employer, for $42M plus $5M more for milestones. The CEO and his wife have been building it to sell since 2012. GoDaddy is...

Telecom Tidbits #2435

A lot going on (especially with M&A). The FCC approved the Charter-TWC-BHN merger, despite being fined for blocking third-party modems. Frontier says that the 30K people affected by the transition (and who still have issues) will get credits and...

The SD-WAN and Why You Should Care Podcast # 1: Ecessa

In the first podcast of the SD-WAN series this month, I talk with Ken LaMere, Director of Channel Sales, from Ecessa as we begin the discussion on SD-WAN and why agents should care. Ken was on the Convey Cloud...

Open Source Versus Commercial Software (Part 3)

At ITEXPO West in Anaheim last year, I moderated a couple of panels on Open Source software, including one on Open Source in the Service Provider with Alan Percy of Dialogic and Anand Buch of Netsapiens. [see here] We...

The Google Hype Machine

When Google Fiber enters a market, the Duopoly gets worried. And this is great for consumers. However, I am watching the Hype Machine from inside Tampa after Google Fiber announced that Google Fiber MAY come to Tampa (and Jacksonville,...

What the Studies About UC Say

WOW! In a study of 1,000 businesses by Evolve IP, "71.5% were not very familiar with what "Unified Communications" actually is". You can scratch that off your SEO key word list right now. The stat that "40 percent of...

On Content for Lead Gen

There is a new CMO Council study (along with affiliate, Content ROI Center) out called "Lead Flow That Helps You Grow" focused on demand generation strategy. The report takes a deep look into the struggle companies are having in...

The Dip for Channel Partners

In the Art of Charm podcast with Seth Godin is a good listen, especially when Seth explains The Dip (at 8:30). On the pre-med school path in college, The Dip is Organic Chemistry. You have to pass it in...

Phones and TV Are Disappearing

During a CEO Exchange at the FISPA Live event last week, the discussion among the CEOs turned to TV service. Many in the room were primarily residential ISPs or CLECs, all of whom offered Internet. The discussion was about...

Mobile Phones are Hyperlinks

At SXSW, Biz Stone of twitter founding fame, made a comment "Mobile phones are hyperlinks of humanity." Hugh MacLeod expounded on that mobile phones are the new window to the hyper-connected world. It is funny I read that today...

The FCC Open Internet Order is Out!

The FCC's Open Internet order has been published. Before reading it, people were critiquing it. Now let's see how many can read it - all 400 pages! There are quite a few exceptions in network management for stuff like...

Things You May Have Missed at ITEXPO

With the official first day of ITEXPO in the bag and the dawn of Day 2 is upon us, here are some of things you may have missed. Bill Miller of FreedomVoice, Digium, Fujitsu fame is back in the...

6 Companies to Watch in 2015

Here are 6 companies that will be interesting to watch in 2015. In light of the consolidation - and pending mergers - there will still be some interesting moves in telecom. First up is Sangoma. Why? Because Sangoma has...

End of Year Tidbits

Stop watching the news. Seriously. It's nothing but depressing stuff. It is no way to end the day (go to sleep) or no way to start the day. Read something for 15 minutes instead. Want some ideas? Seth's blog...

What Did I Miss Part 34

Merger Details Emerge In the mix of the Comcast-TWC merger will emerge a new MSO created by divestitures and swaps called GreatLand Connections, previously called SpinCo. Charter will own one-third and operate it, says Telecompetitor. The FCC has received...

A Brief Look at Big Data

The term Big Data makes me laugh because we live in the information age where we collect a ton of data. People may be pack rats and hoarders IRL (in real life), but digitally we are far worse. We...

Don't Be Lazy in VoIP Sales

Things must be tough over at RC, because I received an email from an RC account exec titled, "Looking for best contact". The copy was "I am doing some research on your company to determine if there is any...

AT&T Buying Customers from T-Mobile

AT&T is offering cash and credit for customers to leave T-Mobile. Sprint, too. Literally buying customers now. Is the cell world that flat? Wall Street acts like this is the first time AT&T has done this. For years, AT&T...

FCC Telemarketing Rules Change

Bloomberg has an article making it sound like US businesses are paying through the nose for violating the Do Not Call list. The FCC has added rules to make it harder to call people on the DNC list. Why...

The FCC is Busy (Part 2)

Top stories at the FCC, where there seems to be a lot of activity lately. The FCC's Wireline Competition Bureau clarified the rules for data collection for Special Access circuits. WC Docket No. 05-25 Report and Order is out....

4 New Items

Just back from ITEXPO in Vegas. Here are 4 news items worth noting. 1 Fast Company has an article about Amazon and its distribution system: "Those 10 million Prime members (up from 5 million two years ago, according to Morningstar)...

Is The Market Ready for Hosted PBX?

When the hardware PBX companies have hosted PBX divisions, it might be that the market is ready for Hosted PBX. However, like VDI, is the channel ready to sell it and support it?...

A Spotlight on Women in the Channel

Nancy Ridge is the VP of Telecom Brokers, a master agency in California. She joins me on this podcast to discuss Women in the Channel, a grass-roots organization that she co-founded to promote women in telecom.We have already seen...

Tough Talk About the Channel - VARs and Agents

This 15 minute podcast with Chris Shubert, Director of Channel Sales at Telnes Broadband, hits on some of the pain points of the Channel:What do telcos do about Cloud? "Dumb it down so a Facebook user can buy it!"What will...
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