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COFRAN'S TELECOM LINKS

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Note: This list presently is US Market oriented.




GOVERNMENT AGENCIES INVOLVED WITH TELECOM:

www.www.trade.gov: International Trade Administration (ITA), US Dept of Commerce
www.its.bldrdoc.gov: Institute for Telecommunication Sciences: Research and engineering branch of NTIA (US Dept of Commerce)
www.ntia.doc.gov: National Telecommunications & Information Administration (NTIA), a US Dept of Commerce agency
State public utility commissions: See link section below
www.fcc.gov: Federal Communications Commission


PHONE SYSTEM MANUFACTURERS:

www.alcatel.com: Alcatel
www.cisco.com: Cisco
www.cortelco.com: Cortelco
www.ericsson.com: Ericsson
www.executone.com: Executone (see Intertel, Mitel)
www.fujitsu.com: Fujitsu
www.harris.com: Harris
www.inter-tel.com: Intertel (see Mitel)
www.iwatsu.com: Iwatsu
www.alcatel-lucent.com: Lucent (see Alcatel-Lucent)
www.macrotel.com: Macrotel
www.mitel.com: Mitel
www.nec.com: NEC
Nitsuko: Nitsuko
www.panasonic.com: Panasonic
www.samsung.com: Samsung
www.siemens.com: Siemens
www.siemensrolm.com: Siemens-Rolm
www.toshiba.com: Toshiba


OTHER VOICE PROCESSING SYSTEM & CTI MANUFACTURERS:

www.avst.com: CTI products
www.amdevcomm.com: Amdev
www.callware.com: Callware
www.com2001.com: COM2001; unified messaging solutions
www.dialogic.com: Dialogic
www.voicemailinc.com: Key Voice Technologies Inc.
www.octel.com: Octel
www.rhetorex.com: Rhetorex
http://www.shoretelsky.com: cloud-communications, hosted VoIP
www.sim-phony.com: Sim-phony; voice platform
vocaltec.com: VocalTec-magicJack; voice communication over Internet (VOIP)
https://www.whichvoip.com: Help in selecting VOIP service providers

DATA COMMUNICATION/LAN/WAN HARDWARE & SOFTWARE:

www.adtran.com: Adtran
www.broadviewnet.com: Broadview Networks - OfficeSuite, an award-winning unified communication system hosted in the cloud
www.cisco.com: Cisco
www.dgii.com: Digi International; communication access products
www.telematics.com: ECI Telematics; networking applications, from narrow band dial access and point-of-sale to wideband frame relay and broadband/media ATM networks, including multiplexers & network management solutions
www.fastcomm.com: Fastcomm
www.fidelus.com: Fidelus. A leading provider of Cisco Unified Communications and Collaboration UCC solutions
www.hns.com: Hughes Network Systems
www.intel.com: Intel
www.motorola.com: Motorola
www.novell.com: Novell
www.qualcomm.com: Qualcomm
www.protogate.com: Simpact; protocol internetworking solutions
www.usr.com: US Robotics


LOCAL EXCHANGE & ALTERNATIVE ACCESS CARRIERS:

www.att.com: ATT
www.bellaliant.com: Bell-Aliant (Lincoln Tel; Nebraska)
www.centurylink.com: CenturyLink
www.mfsdatanet.com: MFS
verizon.com: Verizon


LD CARRIERS:

www.att.com: AT&T
www.centurylink.com: CenturyLink
www.level3.com: Level 3
www.mci.com: MCI
www.sprint.com: Sprint
www.verizon.com: Verizon


WIRELESS CARRIERS:

www.att.com: ATT
www.sprint.com: Sprint
www.uscellular.com: US Cellular
www.verizon.com: Verizon


OTHER TELECOM PERIPHERALS & MISCELLANEOUS TELECOM:

https://www.callersmart.com: CallerSmart. A smartphone app that helps you investigate mystery phone numbers, and avoid unwanted calls and texts. Includes reverse lookups
www.amphenol.com: Ammphenol; connectors
www.bogen.com: Bogen; commercial sound products and telco peripherals
www.citel.com: Citel, VOIP applications
www.crystalrugged.com: provider of computer architecture for operational, deployable, and high reliability applications
www.dees.com: Dees; a variety of peripheral telecom hardware
www.digitaltele.com: Digital Telecom
www.labels.desi.com: DESI Telephone Labels, Inc.; software to create labels for telephones.
www.enterasys.com: Secure network solutions
www.forum-com.com: Forum; conference bridges
www.guardiantelecom.com: Guardian Telecom Inc; a world leader in the design and manufacture of industrial communication equipment. A full line of explosion proof, hazardous area, weatherproof and industrial telephones deliver safe, reliable communication in harsh environments. Providing communication in the Oil & Gas, Mining and Off Shore Exploration industries
www.gkinc.com: Gordon Kapes; component products
http://headsetplus.com: HeadSetPlus
www.headsetsdirect.com: Headsets Direct; provides new and refurbished headsets
www.icc.com: International Connectors & Cable Corporation
www.iplp.com: Interpage; on-site wireless paging
www.kentelectric.com: Kent Electric
www.lifesize.com: Life Size; video teleconferencing equipment
www.mod-tap.com: Mod-Tap; wire and connectors; structured cabling systems
www.mastec.com: Mastec Comtec; premise wiring solutions
www.nefiber.com: NEF; offers high capacity optical fiber & colocation solutions with responsive service www.panduit.com: Panduit; wiring & connector products
www.plantronics.com: Plantronics; headsets
www.polycom.com: Polycom; teleconference phones
www.priorityline.com: Priority Line; billing Audit and Recovery with Inventory Book of Business. Wire-line Invoice Management, usage chargeback, and bill payment; Wireless Procurement, Helpdesk, Optimization, and usage chargeback. Data Center wiring, Risk Assessment, and Data Center Design.
www.prototel.com: Prototel Inc.; modular connectors, protectors, and line sharing devices
www.ringcentral.com: RingCentral; all-inclusive phone system with online meetings, messaging and more
www.siemon.com: Siemon; cabling systems, connecting blocks, cable management, tools & testers, modular patching, and fiber
www.suttleonline.com: CSI/Suttle Apparatus; voice & data connectors and related wiring devices
www.te.com: TE Connectivity
www.phoneheads.com: TeleServ; builds and operates Branded Call Centers: an outsourced, dedicated facility which processes calls to and from your customers exactly to your specifications
www.telizent.com: Telizent Communications; specializes in monitoring and maintaining Siemens PBX systems throughout the United States from its headquarters in Denver, Colorado.
www.teltone.com: Teltone; telecom component products
http://txmstore.com: TXM; manufactures high quality ethernet, CAT5E/CAT6 and RF low-loss and super flexible coaxial cable. Available in custom assemblies and bulk quantities.
www.tollfreeforwarding.com: Toll Free Forwarding; specializes in setting up international, VoIP 800 numbers for both small and large businesses
www.mytrendyphone.com: MyTrendyPhone; on-line retail store for small office automation, smartphones, telecom accessories and business electroniics www.tripplite.com: Tripplite; BBU/UPS systems
www.unitedasset.com: United Asset Coverage; a system maintenance PPO-like company
www.valcom.com: Valcom; paging equipment
www.vikingelectronics.com: Viking Electronics; component parts
www.viziflex.com: Viziflec Seels; phone guard polyurethane phone covers
www.wti.com: WTI


TELECOM CALL CENTERS AND CONTACT CENTERS:

www.americall.com: AmeriCall Call Center services
www.amtelco.com: Amtelco
www.callcenteroptions.com: ARO; Provides healthcare, insurance, virtual, medical & financial call center services. Leading-edge business process & back office outsourcing services from USA call center service provider.
www.avaya.com/usa/solutions/portfolio--contact-centers: Avaya Contact Center Solutions; Technology from Avaya is changing contact centers, call centers, and customer service centers around the world.
www.blue-pumpkin.com: Blue Pumpkin
www.callcentre.com: Call Centre.com; call center software and reviews on call center products.
www.callcentertalk.com: Call Center Talk; encourages requests for information, discussions of policy and practice issues.
www.nice.com: Nice
www.pipkins.com: Pipkins
www.specialtyansweringservice.net: Specialty Answering Service; a nationwide answering service and call center provider based in Pennsylvania
www.wfmg.com: The WorkForce Management Group, Inc.


TELECOM SUPPLY HOUSES & CATALOGS:

www.anixter.com: Anixter
www.graybar.com: Graybar
www.blackbox.com: Blackbox
www.hellodirect.com: Hello Direct
www.pacificcable.com: Pacific Custom Cable; computer cables and networking supplies
www.targetd.com: Target Distributing Co.
www.teleco.com: Teleco; large group of independent telecom distributors
www.teledynamics.com: Teledynamics
Note: See section below on Used Telecom gear, as many of these companies have multiple divisions involved with various aspects of telecom.


USED TELECOM EQUIPMENT RESELLERS:

www.comsal.com: Com-Sal, Inc.
www.mainresource.com: Main Resource Inc
www.metrocominc.com: Metrocom
www.musicsupply.com: Music Supply Co.
www.source.com: Source Inc.
www.supply.com: Supply Technology
www.truepulse.com: TruePulse
www.ascdi.com: NATD Telecom Trading Network
www.usedparts.com: UsedParts.com; buy & sell auction on-line
www.valucomm.net: Valucomm.net; Unused and refurbished phones and user-friendly business phone systems, office voice mail systems and related telecommunication equipment


TELECOM PERIODICALS, WEBZINES & EXPOS:

www.comdex.com: COMDEX; unites computing, wireline, wireless communications and consumer electronics
www.comnews.com: Communications News re networking for network managers, focusing on case studies and real-world solutions
www.thedigest.com: The Digest; VOIP
www.fiercetelecom.com: Fierce Telecom; telcom news
www.iec.org: IEC; International Engineering Consortium; Supercomm expo and seminars
www.intelecard.com: Intelecard; Wireless dealer magazine
www.lightreading.com: Light Reading Cable
www.lightwaveonline.com: Lightwave Online; Optical communications
www.networkworld.com: Network World
www.nojitter.com: No Jitter; Insight for the connected enterprise
www.telecomengine.com: Telecom Engine
www.telestrategies.com: Telestrategies; telecommunication industry conferences, seminars, trade shows, newsletter "Insight"
http://technews.tmcnet.com: TMC Net
www.wiring.com: Wiring.com, cabling business magazine, on-line
www.washingtondcnewswire.com: Washington DC Newswire; Coverage includes significant legislation on Capitol Hill, activities at the Federal Communications Commission and issues before the federal courts


TELECOM ASSOCIATIONS & TRADE GROUPS:

www.acuta.org: Assn of College & University Telecommunications Administrators
www.callcentres.com.au: Call Center Managers Forum
www.ieee.org: The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
www.idra.com: International (Telecommunications) Disaster Recovery Association
www.itu.ch: The ITU, headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland is an international organization within which governments and the private sector coordinate global telecom networks and services. ITU activities include the coordination, development, regulation and standardization of telecommunications and organization of regional and world telecom events
www.ascdi.com: North American Association of Telecommunications Dealers (NATD); represent users, owners, buyers, sellers and maintainers of telecommunications equipment worldwide. Association of Service and Computer Dealers International.
www.sbca.com: Satellite Broadcasting and Communications Association
www.sia.org: Satellite Industry Association
www.usta.org: United States Telephone Association. Broad-based association for the local exchange carrier industry.


MISCELLANEOUS TELECOM RESOURCES:

www.cofran.com: The premier independent telecom consultancy
www.alcatel-lucent.com/wps/portal/BellLabs: Bell Labs; an Alcatel-Lucent division
www.howtocallabroad.com: How To Call Abroad; Website provides country codes, area codes and other useful info on how to make international calls from the USA
www.tarifica.com: Telecom tariff data
www.allareacodes.com: Area codes & country codes
www.yellow.com/areacode.html: Area codes
www.yellow.com/tollfree.html: Toll-free phone number finder & reverse
www.whitepages.com/maps: Area code maps
www.switchboard.com: Locate people & phone numbers
www.my800vanity.com: Vanity toll-free number locator
www.voxomate.com/how-to-get-good-phone-numbers-for-a-new-business-or-marketing-campaign: All about Vanity Numbers


TRAFFIC CALCULATORS & TELECOM TOOLS:

www.erlang.com: Telecom traffic calculators by Westbay Engineers
www.htlt.com: Telecom traffic calculator by i2Gemini
www.phonespell.org: Phone number spelling calculator
www.stuffsoftware.com: Stuffsoftware; tariff and software resources


STATE PUBLIC SERVICE & UTILITY COMMISSIONS:



HOUSTON AREA TELECOM (SITES NOT INCLUDED ABOVE):

http://co-nexus.com: Co-Nexus; sell/service: Mitel, Inter-Tel, Siemens, call recording
www.datavox.net: Datavox Business Communications-Houston; sell/service: Cisco, Avaya, Toshiba
www.digitalphoneworks.com: Digital Phone Works: sell/service: Avaya, Nortel, Panasonic, Toshiba
www.genesistelecom.com: Genesis Telecom Incorporated; sell/service: Iwatsu, ShoreTel, LifeSize, OnSSI, and Enterasys
www.hoopercom.com: Hooper Communications; sell/service: NEC, Univerge
www.ics-com.net: Innovative Communication Systems (ICS); sell/service: Tohsiba, Mitel, Tadiran
www.mitel.com: Mitel; sell/service: Mitel


LOCAL TELECOM PROVIDERS SERVING ELSEWHERE:

www.1stalliancecom.com: First Alliance Communications; VOIP, traditional telephone systems and voicemail sales and service in the Greater Chicago and Milwaukee Metro Areas
www.hcwt.com: Hi Country Wire and Telephone, a Denver Colorado based phone company that provides business phone systems, network data equipment, voice mail systems, local phone service, long distance, internet access, voice over IP (VoIP) solutions and network services. Nortel, Avaya, AVST CallXpress, Cbeyond, ICG, Qwest Master agent. Family owned and operated since 1984.







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