• Nortel Announces New President, CEO
    Nortel Networks Corp. today announced its board of directors has appointed a new president and CEO, since Bill Owens is leaving the company. Mike S. Zafirovski, 51, will take over on Nov. 15 and also will serve as president and CEO of Nortel Networks Ltd., the company’s ...More
    October 17, 2005 Posted in News
  • Broadwing COO Resigns
    Broadwing Communications LLC COO John McLeod has resigned effective Nov. 6, 2005. "Broadwing's network and operations functions are in a very strong position, a fact that was never more evident to me than when I witnessed the flawless performance of Broadwing's employees ...More
    October 14, 2005 Posted in News
  • Reports: Google, Comcast Want to Buy Part of AOL
    Media reports on Thursday said Google Inc. and cable company Comcast Corp. want to buy a minority stake in America Online, which is owned by Time Warner Inc. Microsoft Corp. also reportedly is in talks to buy part of AOL. If Google and Comcast are successful, it would mean ...More
    October 13, 2005 Posted in News
  • T-Systems to Locate Infrastructure with Digital Realty Trust
    Digital Realty Trust Inc., owner of technology real estate, said this week T-Systems has selected two of Digital Realty Trust’s Internet Gateway Facilities where it will house technology infrastructure for its network. Within the Deutsche Telekom group, T-Systems supports ...More
    October 13, 2005 Posted in News
  • Global Internetworking Turns up Miami Hub
    Wholesale service provider Global Internetworking Inc. (GII) at the COMPTEL show announced it has turned up a new network hub in Miami. The hub expands GII’s carrier-neutral telecom services for enterprises, carriers and service providers operating in Latin America ...More
    October 12, 2005 Posted in News
  • Covista Taps MetaSwitch
    MetaSwitch has added another service provider to its list of customers. Today the company announced Covista Communications will integrate a next-generation network based on switching and applications technology from the vendor. Covista, which has more than 200,000 ...More
    October 12, 2005 By Paula Bernier Posted in News
  • FiberNet Launches Professional Services Subsidiary
    FiberNet Telecom Group Inc., which sells metro access and colocation services to service providers, has formed a wholly owned subsidiary called Availius LLC that helps customers with product planning, project execution and ongoing network management. Prior to the creation ...More
    October 11, 2005 By Paula Bernier Posted in News
  • Dynavar, Riverstone Team on Remi Deal
    Riverstone Networks and its reseller Dynavar Networking have won the business of Remi Communications, which is building an end-to-end VPLS network in Pennsylvania, and later throughout the Northeast. Remi will use the Riverstone 15008 Ethernet edge routers and later add the ...More
    October 11, 2005 Posted in News
  • VoIP Inc. Acquires WQN Inc.
    VoIP services provider VoIP Inc. said today it has completed the acquisition of the VoIP business and assets of WQN Inc., an Internet telephony company. The acquired assets and business will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of VoIP Inc. "We're happy to complete this ...More
    October 11, 2005 Posted in News
  • FCC Data Highlight Vero Systems
    Margin assurance company Vero Systems Inc. said today new FCC data shows customers using the company’s software earned more than $100 billion in revenue in 2004. Operating on more than 2,500 carrier switches globally, Vero software is used by U.S. wireline carriers earning ...More
    October 11, 2005 Posted in News