CNS Re-Enters IXC Market

Consolidated Network Services (CNS, Booth 807) is re-entering the interexchange carrier wholesale network market in Illinois, Indiana and Missouri after completing several network additions. CNS is a wholly owned subsidiary of Consolidated Communications Inc., which serves markets in Illinois and Texas and is the 15th largest independent local telephone company in the nation. CNS recently […]

Consolidated Operator Services Achieves Master Call Center Certification

The Consolidated Operator Services centers (Booth 428) in Mattoon and Taylorville, Ill., recently were recognized by consulting firm The Paisley Group Ltd. as Master Call Centers for providing exceptional customer service to directory assistance customers, the company reports. Data from The Paisley Group Ltd show Consolidated ranks higher than major local and long-distance carriers in […]

The Rules of the M&A Road

Posted: 02/1999 The Rules of the M&A Road By Duane W. Richardson It has been an explosive time for mergers and acquisitions (M&As) in the telecom industry. MCI Communications Co. and WorldCom Inc. have joined forces. AT&T Corp. is negotiating with Tele-Communications Inc., focusing its sights on combining voice, data and video services over a […]

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