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Resale Channel: News Briefs

Posted: 09/2000 News Briefs Broadwing Communications, a subsidiary of Broadwing Inc. (www.broadwing.com), is the first communications carrier to provide its carrier customers 10gbps optical wavelength services. Broadwing’s 17,000-mile fiber network is made up of optical DWDM bandwidth, unlike other networks that commonly rely on a combination of four OC-48s and cannot produce a pure 10gbps […]

Business News – Carriers, Corvis Achieve Optical Networking Milestones

Posted: 09/2000 Carriers, Corvis Achieve Optical Networking Milestones With news reports appearing that say particle physicists claim they have broken the speed of light by accelerating light pulses 300 times their normal velocity, the applications of such a breakthrough are not even being deployed in the lab.Still, other optical milestones currently are taking place in […]

Carrier Channel: News Briefs

Posted: 07/2000 News Briefs As part of its plan to extend its network to 36 U.S. markets by the end of 2001, Allegiance Telecom Inc. (www.allegiancetele.com) has signed a three-year, $350 million agreement for a broad range of advanced telecommunications equipment, software and services from Lucent Technologies Inc. (www.lucent.com). The ICP currently serves small and […]

Business News – Qwest, Broadwing to Buy Intelligent Optical

Posted: 07/2000 Qwest, Broadwing to Buy Intelligent Optical By Charlotte Wolter Qwest Communications International Inc. (www.qwest.com) and Broadwing Communications, a wholly owned subsidiary of Broadwing Inc. (www.broadwing.com), have announced large deployments of intelligent optical technology in their long-haul and metro networks.They join Williams Communications Inc. (www.williamscommunications.com), Level 3 Communications Inc. (www.level3.com) and several European long-haul […]

Resale Channel: News Briefs

Posted: 07/2000 News Briefs FTV Communications LLC network partners Touch America Inc. (www.in-tch.com) and Williams Communications Group Inc. (www.williamscommunications.com) have entered into an $80 million agreement to exchange dark fiber on long-haul, fiber optic routes connecting key cities in the central United States. Each company will provide the other with fiber maintenance and collocation services. […]

Business News – Wholesalers Ride the Wavelengths

Posted: 07/2000 Wholesalers Ride the Wavelengths By Khali Henderson In the past nine months, several prominent wholesalers have rolled out optical wavelength services for their carrier customers. Broadwing Communications, a wholly owned subsidiary of Broadwing Inc. (www.broadwing.com), and Level 3 Communications Inc. (www.level3.com) are the latest to unveil a wholesale wavelength service. These come on […]

Business News – News Briefs

Posted: 06/2000 News Briefs Grande Communications to Acquire Thrifty Call Local broadband company, Grande Communications (www.grandecom.com) has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase the business and assets of Thrifty Call, an integrated network service provider offering wholesale local and long-distance services.The acquisition includes switches in markets located throughout Texas as well as Atlanta; Indianapolis; […]

Carrier Channel: News Briefs

Posted: 05/2000 News Briefs Recent Fiber Deals* US LEC Corp. (www.uslec.com) has completed the installation of its Lucent Technologies Inc. (www.lucent.com) 5ESS AnyMedia digital switch in Baltimore, continuing the company’s growth into Bell Atlantic Corp. (www.bell-atl.com) territory. Since March 1999, US LEC has installed five digital switches in the RBOC’s territory, bringing the total number […]

Broadwing Secures $2.1 Billion in Private Equity;Hires ‘E’ CFO

Posted: 03/2000 Broadwing Secures $2.1 Billion in Private Equity; Hires ‘E’ CFO By Ken Branson Hoping to become considerably more than the sum of its parts, Broadwing Inc. (www.broadwing.com) continues its metamorphosis. Broadwing, which grew out of the merger late last year of the former Cincinnati Bell Telephone Co. and the former IXC Communications Inc., […]

NEWS BRIEFS

Posted: 02/2000 NEWS BRIEFS? * EqualNet Corp., San Antonio, announced its common stock was pulled off the Nasdaq Stock Market as a result of not having met its maintenance listing requirement of $1 per share minimum bid price. EqualNet’s common stock now is traded on the Over the Counter market. EqualNet filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy […]

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