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Global Crossing to Acquire Impsat

Global Crossing Ltd. today announced  it has agreed to acquire Impsat, a Latin American provider of IP, hosting and data solutions, for approximately $95 million. The transaction is expected to close in the first quarter of 2007. Global Crossing said the acquisition will accelerate its strategy to provide converged IP services to enterprises and carriers globally, […]

Last Mile Connections Names New CEO

Last Mile Connections (LMC) said on Tuesday executive chairman Ron LeMay will take over as CEO and president. He replaces founder, president and CEO James Martino, who is stepping down after helping the company raise $33 million in investment capital. LeMay came to the company in September 2005 from Ripplewood Holdings LLC, once Ripplewood closed […]

International Capacity Panel to Examine Opportunities for CLECs

While the overall market for international bandwidth appears to be improving, challenges remain depending on the markets being served. How can U.S.-based service providers successfully operate internationally, either directly or through partnerships? Thats just one of the questions panelists will explore during Its A Small World: Trends in International Services. The event will be moderated […]

XO Forms New Business Units

In order to drive greater agility in the execution of its growth strategy, XO Communications Inc. announced Monday the formation of two new business units, XO Business Services and XO Carrier Services. The new lines of business structure aligns our company in a way that will enhance our customer focus, decision making and speed of […]

SRP Telecom Assists in Providing Cell Service to West Valley Arizona

The new Cardinal Stadium debuted in August to a sold-out crowd, many of whom made calls on their cell phones to friends and family at some point during the game. Thanks to SRP Telecom (Booth 515), the vast majority of those calls went through successfully. Wireless phone coverage in Westgate and the area surrounding the […]

XO Communications Completes Nationwide Intercity Fiber-Optic Network

XO Communications Inc. (Booth 715) announced today it has completed its new next-generation, nationwide, intercity fiber-optic network and now carries customer traffic across all segments. The network allows XO to more than double network capacity and offer more higher-speed data transport services to content providers, enterprises and service providers. Our new next-generation network represents a […]

FCC Spectrum Auction Closes, T-Mobile Among Top Winners

The FCCs first auction of Advanced Wireless Service (AWS) spectrum licenses ended on Monday, with 104 bidders winning 1,087 licenses. FCC Chairman Kevin J. Martin called the auction the biggest and most successful in the agencys history. The spectrum offered was the largest amount of spectrum suitable for deploying wireless broadband ever made available in […]

i3 Networks Adds NexTone Products to Switch Program

Wholesaler i3 Networks is adding NexTone Communications Multiprotocol Session Exchange (MSX) and Real-Time Session Manager (RSM) products to its fractional switch program, giving VoIP service providers the ability to add network capacity with little capital and operational expenditures. i3 Networks said its partners now can add SIP routing and session control on a per-port basis […]

Verizon Plans Bandwidth-on-Demand Service to Speed Circuit Provisioning

Verizon Partner Solutions has plans to trial a new technology that will reduce the time it takes to establish high-capacity circuits including DS3, SONET and Ethernet, the company announced recently. The trial involves a technology and process known as bandwidth-on-demand within optical networks. The new process will enable wholesale customers to order and establish additional […]

ThinkEngine Networks Showcases Voice Router

Call-processing technology provider ThinkEngine Networks (Booth 107), which was acquired by Cognitronics Corp. in November 2005, announced it will showcase its VSR1000 Enhanced Voice Services Router, a carrier-class platform. The VSR1000 series is designed specifically to allow carrier networks to deliver enhanced network services quickly and easily in both TDM and IP networks, as well […]

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