CommPartners Buys Minutes Trader

Wholesale IP network operator CommPartners is expanding its services to carriers with the acquisition of New Jersey-based TPC Networks. CommPartners said today it has bought TPC for its expertise as a buyer and seller of carrier transport minutes. TPC will become part of CommPartners new Carrier Services Division.The privately held companies did not disclose the […]

VoIP Inc. Buys Caerus, Subsidiaries

Wholesaler VoIP Inc. has completed its acquisition of Caerus Inc. and that companys wholly owned subsidiaries, Volo Communications Inc., Caerus Networks Inc and Caerus Billing Inc. The deal is valued at $30 million. VoIP Inc. says it will keep the Caerus companies operating under their existing names. Volo is a facilities-based carriers carrier. Caerus Networks […]

Mpower Buys ICG, Launches New Services

Mpower Communications Corp. (Booth 301), a sponsor of the Channel Partners Conference & Expo, has acquired a new company and introduced several new services for sale through agents. Mpower earlier this year bought ICG Communications Inc.s California customer base and network assets, giving the provider a statewide self-healing SONET fiber network with metropolitan fiber rings […]

Switch and Data Buys MeridanTelesis

Switch and Data (Booth 508) last month completed the acquisition of Philadelphia, Penn.-based MeridianTelesis, a privately held company providing carrier neutral and network neutral colocation services for enterprises in the Internet-oriented, telecommunications and data storage markets. The asset acquisition of this enterprise-centric colocation facility in Philadelphia provides Switch and Data with more than 30 new […]

E Channel – Maine Carrier Buys Customer Base from Defunct

Posted: 10/2001 E Channel Maine Carrier Buys Customer Base from Defunct By Josh Long In a $1.3 million agreement, United Systems Access Inc., a small competitive carrier based in Kennebunk, Maine, has acquired the telecommunications customer base from online retailer Burlington, Mass.-based, a marketplace where consumers could purchase utility and telecommunications services […]

Business News – AT&T Buys NorthPoint

Posted: 05/2001 AT&T Buys NorthPoint By Josh Long In a $135-million agreement, the United States Bankruptcy Court has given AT&T Corp. ( the go-ahead to purchase most of the assets belonging to NorthPoint Communications Group (–the embattled DSL wholesaler who lost out on a golden future when Verizon Communications Inc. ( nixed a merger agreement […]

Trading Desk: Energy Merchant Buys Into Capacity Trading

Posted: 10/2000 Energy Merchant Buys Into Capacity Trading By Khali Henderson In a deal that puts yet another energy merchant at the forefront of capacity trading, Dynegy Inc. ( announced Aug. 2 that it will acquire Extant Inc. (, a provider of transport, OSS interconnect and clearinghouse solutions to ICPs for $60 million in cash […]

Business News – ATC Teleports Buys General Telecom for $30 Million

Posted: 07/2000 ATC Teleports Buys General Telecom for $30 Million By Ken Branson It’s Big Bang Day for Melissa Craig. ATC Teleports Inc. ( will buy Craig’s company, General Telecommunications Inc., for $30 million, she has announced.This is not like Bell Atlantic Corp. ( buying GTE Corp. (, but in the corner of the telecom […]

WorldxChange Buys ACC from AT&T

Posted: 01/2000 WorldxChange Buys ACC from AT&T In a move that expands its presence in Europe, WorldxChange Communications Inc. ( announced it has bought ACC, United Kingdom, from AT&T Corp. ( ). According to Worldx-Change, the combined company has annual revenues of US$640 million. The deal includes ACC’s operating companies in France, Germany and Italy, […]

U.S. Operators Buys New Millennium ConQuest

Posted: 12/1999 U.S. Operators Buys New Millennium ConQuest U.S. Operators Inc., San Antonio, announced it has entered into an agreement to purchase the contracts and assets relating to the operator services, long distance and enhanced call services business of New Millennium ConQuest Services Corp., Dublin, Ohio. The terms of the deal have not been released. […]

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