Carrier Channel: News Briefs

Posted: 02/2000 News Briefs * GST Telecommunications, Inc. ( has activated its MAN in Houston, continuing that market’s integration into GST’s core ICP operations. The Vancouver, Wash.-based ICP turned up its 38-mile, multiple conduit fiber backbone through Houston’s central business district, which connects it with previously deployed voice and data switches. GST entered Houston in […]

Carrier Channel: News Briefs

Posted: 01/2000 News Briefs Broadview Networks (, an ICP serving the Northeast, has announced a service plan for residents in New York that offers a flat-rate package for local, regional and long distance calling and Internet access. The Broadview No Limits plan is $29.95 per month and currently is available for residents of New York, […]


Posted: 01/2000 NEWS BRIEFS As part of its recent reorganization (see story), Teleglobe Communications Corp., ( has formed a new business unit called Teleglobe Value Added Services (VAS) to offer product and support to switchless resellers in the United States, Canada and other countries. Andrew Burroughs, the carrier’s former vice president of global marketing, has […]


Posted: 01/2000 NEWS BRIEFS? WorldxChange Communications ( has a new agent program called xPECTATIONS, which offers agents a variety of discounted programs to residential and business customers almost anywhere in the United States. Elite representatives of Worldx-Change xPECTATIONS pay a $299 entry fee to become an agent and have a choice between the company’s 2 […]

Business News – News Briefs

Posted: 06/1999 News Briefs Sprint Acquires Broadband Wireless Company Bringing wireless access to its Integrated On-demand Network (ION), Sprint has entered a definitive merger agreement with People’s Choice TV (PCTV), Shelton, Conn. PCTV has licenses to provide wireless broadband services in Chicago; Detroit; Indianapolis; Houston; Phoenix; St. Louis; Milwaukee; Salt Lake City; Tucson, Ariz.; and […]

There’s Rough Terrain Ahead as AT&T, TCI Move to Offer Local IP-BasedPhone Service, Bundled Offerings

Posted: 08/1998 There’s Rough Terrain Ahead as AT&T, TCI Move to Offer Local IP-Based Phone Service, Bundled Offerings By Paula Bernier and Ken Branson Following their proposed merger, AT&T Corp. and Tele-Communications Inc. will be able to offer long-distance services, wireless, cable TV, Internet service and the @Home online service (including access via high-speed cable […]

What’s News

Posted: 06/1998 Westinghouse Strengthens RSL’s Data Strategy By Paula Bernier RSL COM U.S.A. Inc.’s $90 million purchase of Westinghouse Communications will be key in driving the company’s intranet services strategy targeted at businesses, says RSL COM U.S.A. President and CEO Ed Thomas. "We want to offer intranets to business–closed users groups, e-commerce via the intranet," […]

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