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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

There is Nothing Neutral about Net Neutrality

Not surprisingly, the FCC, under its new chairman, Ajit Pai, is pursuing the elimination of net neutrality rules established by Tom Wheeler, the prior FCC chairmen. This is consistent with the Yin/Yang practices of the two political parties, where policies swing from one end of the spectrum to the other, where each sees a problem from [...]

By | 2017-05-17T13:21:01+00:00 May 17th, 2017|Categories: General|Tags: , , |0 Comments

The Sales Killer is Ambiguity

Years ago, IBM created a sales technique that we refer to as FUD or Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt. The tactic was not to promote sales, but to hinder or slow sales. At the time, IBM was not considered a technology innovator and its competitors often came out with products that were more advanced and cheaper. IBM's [...]

The OTG Consulting Process

The OTG Consulting Process is providing benefits for both SMB and Enterprise type clients! Who is OTG? The Team was formed by a group of industry leaders in order to fill a gap in the marketplace. The Partners at OTG have led the companies that have defined business communications to date. We are going into a [...]

OTG Consulting & Secure View Announce Partnership

DENVER, CO. - OTG Consulting, a Master Agency made up of the industry's most experienced telecom executives, and Secure View, a provider of Cloud Based, Video Monitoring and Security Services in North America, announced today that the companies have partnered to offer OTG Consulting customers and agents access to Secure View’s service portfolio. Through its partnership [...]

By | 2017-03-29T10:00:40+00:00 March 29th, 2017|Categories: General|0 Comments