Features mergers and acquisitions that have a direct impact on the telecom and IT channels.


PAETEC Responds to Agent Concerns Over VAR Channel Conflict

Channel partners agents and VARs alike have concerns over a potential channel conflict created by PAETEC expanding its VAR strategy nationwide. PAETEC execs hope to assuage those fears, citing 10 years of experience and rules of engagement to avoid such situations.

Speakeasy To Merge with MegaPath-Covad

In a three-way transaction hyped as a next-generation CLEC, Speakeasy, Covad and MegaPath plan to merge, but analysts see it as a deal primarily about scale and Best Buys chance to step back from the telecom business.

Concierge Communications Buys Subagent

In its second acquisition of the year, master agency Concierge Communications announced it will acquire one of its subagents, Streamline Management Group.

PAETEC Acquires Avaya Partner

CLEC PAETEC Corp., has closed on the acquisition of Quagga Corp., the top Avaya partner on the West Coast.

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