• Media Reports: MCI Shareholders Withhold Votes
    MCI Inc. shareholders on Monday reelected nine board members, including CEO Michael Capellas at the company’s annual meeting, but some shareholders expressed their disapproval of a takeover bid by Verizon Communications Inc. by withholding their votes, according to national ...More
    May 16, 2005 Posted in News
  • Anexeon Partner Lands Four Seasons VoIP Trial
    VoIP service provider Anexeon Communications says its channel partner MAS Enterprises will deploy VoIP on a trial basis for The Four Seasons Las Vegas at its Four Seasons Resort. The hotel will use VoIP in its sales and catering functions. MAS Enterprises will integrate the ...More
    May 16, 2005 Posted in News
  • Logical Exchange Targets Resellers
    Logical Exchange LLC, which provides foreign exchange or virtual presence Internet telephone service for developing countries and cash-based economies, has launched its INXcash program for resellers worldwide. INXcash is a new international calling service that incorporates ...More
    May 16, 2005 Posted in News
  • PAETEC Extends MPLS Network
    PAETEC Communications Inc. has grown its SECURETEC MPLS network from 27 to 151 markets. The provider says this allows it to offer a complete MPLS with quality of service to areas once considered “off-net.” So, if a customer has one or more sites outside of PAETEC's ...More
    May 13, 2005 Posted in News
  • CloseCall Signs Commercial Deal with Verizon
    MobilePro Corp. says its subsidiary, CloseCall America, has reached a commercial agreement with Verizon Communications Inc. that is good through March 31, 2010. The deal replaces the former UNE-P rates. CloseCall America does business with Verizon in Delaware, Indiana, ...More
    May 13, 2005 Posted in News
  • Judge Declares Transcom Legitimate ESP
    Nearly three months after it declared Chapter 11 bankruptcy under pressure from the nation’s second-largest phone company, Transcom Enhanced Services, a wholesale VoIP network operator, has been vindicated by the courts. Transcom calls itself an enhanced services ...More
    May 12, 2005 By Kelly Teal Posted in News
  • Earl Comstock Named Head of CompTel/ALTS
    CompTel/ALTS today named Washington telecommunications attorney and former senior Senate staffer Earl W. Comstock to lead the newly merged organization. Comstock will start as president and CEO of CompTel/ALTS on June 1, succeeding H. Russell Frisby Jr., who resigned ...More
    May 12, 2005 Posted in News
  • Frisby Joins Washington Law Firm
    H. Russell Frisby, Jr., the former CEO of CompTel/ALTS, has joined the Washington office of Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham LLP (K&LNG) as a partner in its telecommunications practice. Frisby worked for CompTel in its various merged forms for nearly seven ...More
    May 11, 2005 Posted in News
  • Arbinet Adds TDM Traffic Option to New VoIP Exchange
    Minutes trader Arbinet-thexchange Inc., which launched what it calls a partitioned softswitch service last year for the termination of VoIP traffic, has now extended that service with the addition of TDM ports for customers that do not yet have the infrastructure to deliver ...More
    May 10, 2005 Posted in News
  • Global Crossing Improves Gross Margins as Revenue Falls
    Global Crossing Ltd. on Tuesday reported a 21 percent decline in revenue for the first three months of the year, but improved its gross margins as the worldwide network services operator strived to get closer to profitability. First-quarter revenue of $526 million declined ...More
    May 10, 2005 Posted in News