• US LEC Adds SIP to Dynamic T
    US LEC Corp., a CLEC in the eastern United States, said yesterday it has bolstered its Dynamic T voice and broadband Internet service with SIP for direct IP peering with IP PBXs. The company sells Dynamic T through its channel partners.US LEC says adding SIP to Dynamic T ...More
    June 14, 2005 Posted in News
  • Access One Bolsters Executive Team
    Service provider Access One Inc. has hired two new executives.Jonathan “Mitch” Mitchell will serve as vice president of operations, responsible for the network and operations departments. He will provide technical and service direction for Access One and manage its network. ...More
    June 13, 2005 Posted in News
  • Mpower Acquires Metro Fiber Network
    Mpower Communications Corp., a subsidiary of wholesale provider Mpower Holding Corp., is acquiring a metro fiber network in Las Vegas from IDACOMM, the communications subsidiary of IDACORP.The 141-route mile fiber network will have three fully survivable rings, which will ...More
    June 10, 2005 Posted in News
  • Eureka, InfoHighway Announce Plans to Merge
    Eureka Networks and InfoHighway Communications, two CLECs serving SMBs in the northeastern U.S., said today they intend to merge. The combined entity will have annual sales of more than $100 million, serve approximately 14,000 customers and offer 150,000 access lines in 14 ...More
    June 9, 2005 By Kelly Teal Posted in News
  • CompTIA Forms Advisory Council for Resellers
    The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) has formed a new advisory council to help IT resellers evolve into technology solution providers, and will hold its first meeting next week. CompTIA formed the group in response to the recent shift in the channel from ...More
    June 8, 2005 Posted in News
  • CloseCall to Use CommPartners for VoIP
    MobilePro Corp. subsidiary CloseCall America has signed a commercial agreement with VoIP wholesaler CommPartners to offer digital phone service to CloseCall America broadband users. "Our goal is to give customers a choice in how they want their telephone service provisioned ...More
    June 7, 2005 Posted in News
  • VoX Chooses Global Crossing VoIP Services
    Global Crossing Ltd. is providing its VoIP Outbound Service and VoIP Local Service to VoX Communications, a services provider deploying wholesale, residential and business VoIP services throughout the country. VoX is a wholly owned subsidiary of eLEC Communications Corp. ...More
    June 7, 2005 Posted in News
  • FCC Not Finished with VoIP 911 Rules
    Taking your landline phone on the road is one of the cool features of Internet-based phone service, but it also is creating a headache for regulators who want to ensure emergency operators know where a distressed caller is located. The FCC plans to do something about it. In ...More
    June 6, 2005 Posted in News
  • EarthLink to Trial Covad’s Line-Powered VoIP
    EarthLink Inc. today announced it will offer a line-powered VoIP service on a trial basis in three markets beginning this fall. The service, powered by Covad, will enable the Atlanta-based ISP to offer voice services in apples-to-apples competition with the ILECs in those ...More
    June 6, 2005 By Khali Henderson Posted in News
  • Former Qwest CFO Charged with Insider Trading
    Robin Szeliga, the former CFO of Qwest Communications International Inc., has been charged with one count of insider trading, federal prosecutors announced Thursday. Prosecutors allege Szeliga had information about her employer’s true operating performance and financial ...More
    June 3, 2005 Posted in News