Monthly Archives: July 2017

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We will get back to one, “Ma Bell”

For those of you OTGers "Old Telecom Guys" you remember "Ma Bell". Ma Bell was what we called ATT. ATT is long gone, SBC (A Baby Bell) took the name as they acquired them along with other assets. Verizon another baby bell bought MCI/Worldcom but kept their own (new name) Comcast may buy Verizon The Communications [...]

By | 2017-07-27T17:45:00+00:00 July 27th, 2017|Categories: General|0 Comments

PBX guys……. Not many left!

PBX guys are becoming a thing of the past! Not many left! Nortel, gone, Avaya Bankrupt, Toshiba Gone, now this. Mitel to Acquire ShoreTel! "The deal is part of a trend toward providing businesses with the ability to move their enterprises to the cloud." I don't think there is anyone starting a company today, that says, [...]

By | 2017-07-27T15:31:29+00:00 July 27th, 2017|Categories: General|0 Comments

Illinois Agrees to Chop Landlines

Illinois joined the "Death of the PSTN" club and decided to let go of the aging technology we all grew up with. Traditional landlines will soon go the way of Buggy Whips and 8 track tapes. ATT already has FCC approval in 19 of their 20 legacy states, CA is the only one holding out for [...]

By | 2017-07-10T21:35:20+00:00 July 10th, 2017|Categories: Death of the PSTN, General, landlines, Unified Communications, Voice|0 Comments