• VoX Private-Labels VoIP for Stowe
    eLEC Communications Corp.’s VoX Communications subsidiary is providing VoIP to Stowe VoIP, an arm of Stowe Cable in Vermont. Stowe will private-label the services for its broadband subscribers. VoX will provide a branded Web site where consumers can view their usage, pay ...More
    July 12, 2005 Posted in News
  • Grande Loses Another Exec, Names Interim Leader
    Grande Communications’ board of directors today named Scott Ferguson the company’s interim president and CEO, as the company last week said it would do after announcing Bill Morrow’s resignation. Morrow last week resigned as CEO, and president and co-founder Joe Ross just ...More
    July 11, 2005 Posted in News
  • Cogent Expands U.S., European Footprint
    Cogent Communications Group Inc., a facilities-based ISP, is expanding its footprint in the United States and Europe. The company’s new “on-net” markets include Baltimore, Cleveland, Portland, Ore., and St. Louis in the United States, and Copenhagen, Denmark; Nuremberg, ...More
    July 11, 2005 Posted in News
  • XO Names New President of Indirect Sales
    XO Communications Inc. said today it has named Jim Delis president of indirect sales. Delis replaces Rob Westervelt, who has left the company. Delis previously served as XO’s vice president of channel marketing, where he oversaw marketing programs for commercial, carrier ...More
    July 11, 2005 Posted in News
  • CommPartners Buys Minutes Trader
    Wholesale IP network operator CommPartners is expanding its services to carriers with the acquisition of New Jersey-based TPC Networks. CommPartners said today it has bought TPC for its expertise as a buyer and seller of carrier transport minutes. TPC will become part of ...More
    July 11, 2005 Posted in News
  • New York Regulators Find MCI-Verizon Merger Troubling
    New York regulators have tentatively concluded the pending merger of MCI Inc. and Verizon Communications Inc. would increase the market power of the two carriers, resulting in less competition and potential harm for consumers. In a white paper released this week, the New ...More
    July 8, 2005 Posted in News
  • FCC Broadband Report Promotes Calls for Greater Penetration
    The number of U.S. broadband Internet subscribers grew by 34 percent in 2004, but some policymakers fear that increase is happening too slowly. The FCC yesterday released data on high-speed Internet connections, information, which facilities-based broadband providers must ...More
    July 8, 2005 By Kelly Teal Posted in News
  • i2Telecom Unveils Global Calling Plan
    i2Telecom International Inc., a provider of VoIP products and services, this week introduced a worldwide calling plan that costs $24.99 per month. The One Planet, One Rate Plan offers unlimited calling throughout the United States and Canada, and to more than 100 cities ...More
    July 8, 2005 Posted in News
  • Disney Turns MVNO with Sprint’s Help
    Mickey Mouse is coming to a home near you. The Walt Disney Internet Group announced yesterday it is becoming an MVNO as it teams with Sprint Corp. to offer its brand of wireless phone service for families in the United States. The service, called Disney Mobile, will use the ...More
    July 7, 2005 Posted in News
  • Intrado Deploys VoIP E911 in New York City
    Service bureau Intrado Inc. said today it has deployed new infrastructure throughout New York City so VoIP service providers there can provide E911 service for their subscribers. Intrado says New York City is the starting point for a nationwide rollout of its FCC-compliant ...More
    July 7, 2005 Posted in News