Sprint Avoids Litigation With Northern PCS Acquisition

Sprint Nextel Corp. will buy another of its affiliates to end pending legal action. Sprint, the nations third-largest mobile phone company, said on Wednesday it will pay $312.5 million for Northern PCS Services LLC. Sprint also will assume $5.3 million in debt. Northern PCS serves 236,000 customers in parts of Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota and […]

AccessLine Launches Retail SmartVoice Service, Partners With COMLINK

AccessLine Communications has announced the North Carolina launch of its new retail version of SmartVoice Service, its hosted VoIP service designed for SMBs. The SmartVoice Service combines local, long-distance, and toll free service with no equipment purchase requirements. The company also announced a partnership with COMLINK Inc., as an AccessLine authorized SmartVoice Dealer, serving markets […]

FCC Says AT&T Avoids Millions of Dollars in Payments

In a case involving prepaid calling cards, federal regulators on Wednesday said AT&T Corp. unlawfully avoided paying millions of dollars in connection fees and universal service contributions that subsidize telecommunications services across the country. FCC Chairman Michael Powell said the $160 million AT&T avoided in universal service contributions on enhanced prepaid calling cards since 1999 […]

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