• Workshop Helps CLECs Survive in Era of Consolidation
    In an era of unprecedented consolidation, CLEC executives need to know how to keep their companies afloat or make them attractive to prospective buyers. The workshop “Financial & Strategic Actions for Success” slated for this afternoon at 3:10 p.m. will do just that — ...More
    October 9, 2006 Posted in News
  • Vanco Launches NetDirect
    Virtual network operator Vanco (Booth 601) at the COMPTEL PLUS Convention and EXPO launched Vanco NetDirect, designed to give customers greater DSL access to Direct Internet Access, as well as MPLS coverage. Customers select and provision the services through a Web portal. ...More
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  • Citynet Expands Footprint in Pennsylvania, Ohio
    Citynet Wholesale (Booth 821), a facilities-based broadband service provider for Tier 2 and Tier 3 markets, announced it will continue its network expansion, adding 11 new markets by year’s end. Several new markets are nearing completion in Ohio, including Delaware, Marion, ...More
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  • COMPTEL Classroom Debuts in Expo Hall, Studies Voice Peering and IMS
    This fall, the organizers of the COMPTEL PLUS show want to send attendees back to school with its new COMPTEL Classroom programming — short tutorials on hot topics delivered on the exhibit floor. Featured COMPTEL Classroom lecture topics include voice peering and IMS. Many ...More
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  • McLeodUSA Offers Expanded Wholesale Local Voice, Carrier Data Offerings
    McLeodUSA Inc. announced at the COMPTEL PLUS Fall 2006 Convention and Expo in Orlando, Fla., an expanded product suite of wholesale local voice and carrier data offerings. McLeodUSA now offers two major local voice services to carriers as part of it wholesale product ...More
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  • XO Forms New Business Units
    In order to drive greater agility in the execution of its growth strategy, XO Communications Inc. announced Monday the formation of two new business units, XO Business Services and XO Carrier Services. “The new lines of business structure aligns our company in a way that ...More
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  • Qwest Introduces Qwest Local Services Platform for Wholesale Customers
    Qwest Communications International Inc. on Monday announced a wholesale offering called Qwest Local Services Platform, which gives wholesale customers a choice for market-based pricing on local exchange services. The plan offers a finished service combination of local ...More
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  • Onvoy Selects Equinox's TeleLink Mediation Software
    Nashville-based Equinox Information Systems (Booth 718) has announced that Onvoy, an independent LEC based in Minneapolis, has licensed and installed the TeleLink mediation software system. TeleLink integrates with Lucent Technologies Inc.’s Plexus 9000 multiservice access ...More
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  • InTELEbill’s Online Payment Module Simplifies Prepaid Model
    The latest version of Sandy Beaches Software’s (Booth 721) customer care and billing software, InTELEbill, includes a real-time retail-type payment module. “The new feature is well-suited for the prepaid dial-tone provider [with] multiple agents and therefore several ...More
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  • telx Launches Enterprise Peering Facility in New York at 60 Hudson
    telx (Booth 207) recently concluded the acquisition of 13,000 square feet of additional space at 60 Hudson St. The area is immediately adjacent to its core interconnection facility on the ninth floor. The company, which has the most densely populated physical network ...More
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