WTG Adds O1 Services to Portfolio

World Telecom Group (WTG) agents now can add O1 Communications Inc. services to their portfolios. The California companies announced their new partnership this week. Vince Bradley, president and CEO of WTG, said the deal gives his master agency “a strong presence in the California market for bundled facilities-based colocation and MPLS services.” Products include direct […]

Channel Partners: Expands Facility, Adds Partnerships

Service provider (Booth 1437) has completed its acquisition of rival Expedient Florida/WebUnited and opened its 19,000-square-foot facility. The recent expansion increased the colocation space by 6,800 square feet, and added a NOC and more than 10,000 square feet of disaster recovery office space. Its a milestone for us to add the Expedient Florida assets […]

Trading Desk: Band-X Focuses on Improving IP, Minutes Exchanges

Posted: 03/2002 TRADING DESKBand-X Focuses on Improving IP, Minutes Exchanges By Josh Long John Lewis, COO, Band-X Ltd. Neutral exchange Band-X. Ltd. always knew it would need more money to support operations around the globe, says COO John Lewis. Unfortunately, the privately-held company faced the same glum reality as so many other telecom businesses did […]

Trading Desk: Collocation Finds a Market on Bid-Ask Bulletin Board

Posted: 11/2001 Trading Desk Collocation Finds a Market on Bid-Ask Bulletin Board By Josh Long Neutral telecom exchange Band-X reports the largest quarter-on- quarter growth in the number of collocation postings on the exchange. Nearly a quarter of the offers represent the majority of transactions in the world’s largest cities, the firm’s report states. Band-X […]

Trading Desk – NEWS BRIEFS

Posted: 10/2001 Trading Desk NEWS BRIEFS* The average price of racks offered through neutral exchange Band-X ( has declined marginally despite the largest quarter-on-quarter growth in the number of postings on the exchange. Band-X attributes the growth in collocation trading activity through the online marketplace to tough market conditions. The number of offers on the […]


Posted: 09/2001 Collocation: Never Mind the Spelling, It’s How It’s Delivered By Tom Payne Collocation is one of the most critical and misunderstood services in the telecommunications industry. Collocation is a combination of real estate, civil engineering, electrical engineering, facility management and the standard bits and bytes of telecommunications fare.“What should one look for in […]

Getting a Channel Bounce

Posted: 04/2001 Getting a Channel Bounce Collocation, Web Hosting Good for IT, Telco Resellers By Josh Long Surging demand for web-hosting services, bandwidth and rack space is affording telecommunication companies and IT concerns who have been outsourcing their collocation needs an opportunity to bundle those turnkey solutions and partially resell them as services to third […]

Providers Roll Out Collocation, Referral Plans

Posted: 04/2001 Providers Roll Out Collocation, Referral Plans By Tara Seals Collocation service providers not only are supporting resale programs to enhance their sales reach; they’re rolling out referral programs as well, thereby opening opportunities for agents and value-added resellers (VARs) that are less technology-intensive than direct resale. These programs allow channel partners to work […]

Trading Desk – Band-X Now Has Minutes to Trade in U.S. Market

Posted: 04/2001 Trading Desk Band-X Now Has Minutes to Trade in U.S. Market By Bruce Christian Band-X Ltd. (, the London-based neutral, independent marketplace for wholesale telecommunications capacity, has crossed the Atlantic Ocean to set up shop in New York City. Band-X has opened a switched minutes platform with integrated VoIP capabilities at 60 Hudson […]

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