• BT Signs Virgin Mobile for Mobile TV
    Virgin Mobile UK will use BT Group's Movio wholesale mobile TV product to offer up to five digital television channels and 350 radio channels in the United Kingdom beginning this summer. Virgin Mobile, Britain’s fourth-largest mobile operator and widely considered a target ...More
    February 14, 2006 By Tara Seals Posted in News
  • Teleglobe Acquired by Indian Telecom Company VSNL
    Indian telecom giant Videsh Sanchar Nigam Ltd. (VSNL), has completed its acquisition of Teleglobe International Holdings Ltd. The new combined company will own and operate one of the world's largest international mobile, data and voice networks with coverage to more than ...More
    February 14, 2006 Posted in News
  • Sprint Eyes Super 3G
    Sprint Nextel Corp. will test IPWireless’ new UMTS TD-CDMA platform, which will give operators a smooth upgrade path to the Long Term Evolution (LTE) standard, a.k.a. “super 3G.” The IP Wireless platform delivers peak speeds up to 29mbps per sector in a pair of 5MHz ...More
    February 14, 2006 By Tara Seals Posted in News
  • Boucher Predicts 55% Chance of New Telecom Laws This Session
    Rep. Rick Boucher, D-Va., said this morning there is a 55 percent chance the 109th Congress will sign a new telecom bill into law before convening in the summer. If legislation does not pass, he said, at least “the work we’re doing now is fundamentally important.” Boucher ...More
    February 14, 2006 By Kelly Teal Posted in News
  • Stevens Asks NARUC Members to Rethink Intercarrier Comp Reform Strategy
    Sen. Ted Stevens, R-Alaska, today outlined the topics he hopes to address in a likely rewrite of the Telecommunications Act of 1996, and called on National Association of Regulatory Utility (NARUC) members to reconsider their proposals for reform of intercarrier ...More
    February 13, 2006 By Kelly Teal Posted in News
  • Motorola Provides vistream With IP Core Network Solutions and Services
    Global communications company, Motorola Inc. has signed a contract with vistream, a subsidiary of MATERNA GmbH, to supply its IP core network solution to deliver services across Germany. Vistream is expected to launch its service in the second quarter of 2006. The company ...More
    February 13, 2006 Posted in News
  • CTC Communications, Choice One to Merge
    CTC Communications and Choice One Communications announced today they are merging to create one of the largest CLECs in the United States, and the largest privately held CLEC in the Northeast. The merger creates a behemoth competitor to carriers such as InfoHighway, one of ...More
    February 10, 2006 Posted in News
  • Level 3 Buys Additional Transatlantic Capacity
    Wholesale provider Level 3 Communications Inc. is buying 300GB of transatlantic capacity from Apollo Submarine Cable System Ltd. to accommodate the growth of its IP network. "The purchase increases the total available capacity on our transatlantic network to more than 700 ...More
    February 10, 2006 Posted in News
  • Telstra Uses Global Crossing’s Fast-Track Services
    Telstra Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of the Australian carrier Telstra Corp. Ltd., has signed on to use Global Crossing’s wholesale Fast-Track portfolio so it can better roll out IP and network services to companies in North America. In return, Telstra is providing Global ...More
    February 9, 2006 Posted in News
  • Mirapoint Starts Partner Program for Providers
    Mirapoint, maker of messaging servers, has launched its managed e-mail and e-mail security services partner program for providers offering managed services. The program will provide technical and sales and marketing support for participants using Mirapoint’s Message Server ...More
    February 9, 2006 Posted in News