• Charter Communications Launches Music To-Go
    Charter Communications Inc., the St. Louis-based cable TV and high-speed Internet provider, this week added Charter Music To-Go to its Charter Music service. Charter Music To-Go is a subscription service that gives the company’s high-speed Internet customers access to more ...More
    January 17, 2006 Posted in News
  • Tate to Head Two Federal-State Joint Boards
    The FCC has appointed its newest commissioner, Deborah T. Tate, as the new chairman of the Federal-State Joint Board on Universal Service and the Federal-State Joint Board on Jurisdictional Separations. Former commissioner Kathleen Q. Abernathy, who left the FCC in ...More
    January 16, 2006 Posted in News
  • New Edge Offers Flat-Rate Pricing on WAN Locations
    New Edge Networks, which is being acquired by ISP EarthLink Inc., today launched a three-month trial of flat-rate pricing for WAN locations in the United States. New Edge Networks is targeting medium and large businesses with more than 50 WAN locations, whether it reaches ...More
    January 16, 2006 Posted in News
  • tekVizion Tests Vendors’ Technologies for Level 3’s Network
    Systems integrator tekVizion PVS Inc. has joined wholesale provider Level 3 Communications Inc.’s (3)VoIP Technology Alliance Program to offer independent interoperability certification and testing services for wireless and wireline products. Level 3 started the initiative ...More
    January 16, 2006 Posted in News
  • CRG West Offers Voice Peering Fabric
    CRG West, which operates the One Wilshire Building carrier hotel in Los Angeles, now offers Stealth Communications’ Voice Peering Fabric (VPF). The VPF is a distributed Ethernet network where carriers and enterprises exchange, or provide meet-points for, VoIP traffic. "The ...More
    January 13, 2006 Posted in News
  • i2Telecom Gets $1.75 Million Investment
    i2Telecom International Inc. has gotten a $1.75 million shot in the arm from venture capitalists, Cornell Capital Partners LP. i2Telecom makes the USB-compatible VoiceStick that lets users carry their phone numbers wherever they go, so they can use their softphones. The ...More
    January 13, 2006 Posted in News
  • Digital Realty Trust Buys Several Facilities
    Digital Realty Trust Inc., which buys and leases technology real estate, said this week it has closed on several facilities in key U.S. technology markets. The company has bought 251 Exchange Place in Herndon, Va., which is close to Washington, D.C.. The building measures ...More
    January 13, 2006 Posted in News
  • Arbinet to Provide AxcessCode to ECTA Members
    Minutes trader Arbinet-thexchange Inc. this week signed an agreement with The European Competitive Telecommunications Association (ECTA) to provide its AxcessCode international calling code management service to the association's 150-plus members. “This service facilitates ...More
    January 13, 2006 Posted in News
  • Verilink Faces Nasdaq Delisting
    Verilink Corp., which makes products that help ILECs, CLECs, IXCs and other carriers build converged access networks, is in danger of losing its Nasdaq listing. The trading network said Verilink’s stock has sold for less than the minimum $1 requirement for the last 30 ...More
    January 12, 2006 Posted in News
  • Broadwing, HCG Provision International Ethernet Network
    Service provider Broadwing Communications LLC and Hong Kong-based operator Hutchison Global Communications Limited (HGC) have established a new intercarrier international Ethernet network. "Large enterprises around the world continue to expand their reach and require their ...More
    January 12, 2006 Posted in News