• U.S. Wireless, Lightyear Sign Exclusive Agreement
    U.S. Wireless Online Inc., a fixed wireless broadband network operator, has made a three-year wholesale marketing agreement with CLEC Lightyear Network Solutions LLC. In return, Lightyear will exclusively promote and sell U.S. Wireless Online’s broadband service to its ...More
    May 9, 2005 Posted in News
  • XO Reports Results, Assesses “Strategic Alternatives”
    XO Communications Inc., a national telecommunications provider, on Monday announced a 39 percent spike in first-quarter revenue and said it was examining “strategic alternatives” amid industry consolidation. Revenue rose year over year from $260.9 million to $361.5 million, ...More
    May 9, 2005 Posted in News
  • PointOne Offers Portal for DIDs
    Wholesale VoIP network operator PointOne said today it is providing a portal for automated selection and automation of direct inward dial (DID) phone numbers to wholesale customers and distributors of its VoIP services. The new service will eliminate the delays and cost of ...More
    May 9, 2005 Posted in News
  • C&W Cayman Rebrands Net2Phone Services
    Cable & Wireless of Cayman, part of the company that pulled out of the U.S. market, is offering residential VoIP, called NetSpeak, to its customers across the three Cayman Islands. Cable & Wireless of Cayman is rebranding and reselling Net2Phone’s managed and hosted ...More
    May 9, 2005 Posted in News
  • Vonage Expanding Via Capital Infusion
    Vonage Holdings Corp., the biggest Internet phone company, on Monday said it will fund expansion in Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States after raising $200 million through its investors and senior management. Edison, N.J.-based Vonage also said it might launch ...More
    May 9, 2005 Posted in News
  • New Edge Adds MPLS To BigFoot Network
    Wholesale broadband provider New Edge Networks is combining MPLS technology with its “BigFoot” network that enables broadband network access for businesses in the United States and Canada. The company’s agents, VARs, systems integrators and other partners will be able to ...More
    May 6, 2005 Posted in News
  • FCC Denies SBC Petition
    Federal regulators on Thursday denied a petition by SBC Communications Inc. that requested deregulation of Internet Protocol services. The FCC said the forbearance petition filed by the second-largest local phone company was vague and requested exemption from requirements ...More
    May 5, 2005 Posted in News
  • SBC, AT&T Look to Covad for Out-of-Region Broadband Reach
    Counting on an approved merger, SBC Communications Inc. and AT&T Corp. have agreed to use Covad Communications Group Inc. for extended broadband services. Such an announcement could strengthen SBC's argument before the U.S. government that it plans to compete for ...More
    May 5, 2005 Posted in News
  • Vibrant Solutions Announces Customer Win, System Enhancements
    Billing and OSS company Vibrant Solutions said this week at Billing World it has signed a large contract with a North American wireless carrier and released a new version of its ViewLogic 7 Series. Vibrant Solutions signed the deal with the help of Netezza, a provider of ...More
    May 5, 2005 Posted in News
  • CGI Introduces IPCentricITy
    CGI Group Inc. at Billing and OSS World conference in Philadelphia launched IPCentricITy, a way for communications providers to design and deliver “revenue-producing services using IP technology,” said Cindy Ryland-Glynn, CGI director of consulting services, in a statement. ...More
    May 5, 2005 Posted in News