AITech Names Director of National Marketing

AITech has named Lorri Wolfe as its director of national marketing. Wolfe has been with the company since 1998, serving in a variety of leadership positions, most recently general manager. AITech and Wolfe, who has technical experience and a proven track record for building long-term, successful relationships with members of the telecom wholesale and agent […]

Lightyear Promotes Company Veteran

Lightyear Network Solutions LLC has promoted Kevin Shady to vice president of operations. Shady has been with the company since 1994 and has served in a variety of leadership positions, most recently as director of product development. He has led the launch of most Lightyear products, including its Dynamic T1, EnterpriseIP and other VoIP-related offerings, […]

OnFiber Expands into Cincinnati

OnFiber Communications Inc. has expanded its services into Cincinnati, Ohio. The market is the companys 18th in the United States. OnFiber now has more than 5,000 route miles of fiber optic network across the country. Demand for our services is continuing to increase all across the country, says Michael Guess, COO and co-founder of OnFiber. […]

MCI, Qwest Continue Talks

MCI Inc. is continuing merger discussions with Qwest Communications International Inc. Verizon Communications Inc., which entered a $6.75 billion agreement last month to acquire MCI, said it has agreed to allow MCI and Qwest to continue talks through March 28. Denver-based Qwest, a regional phone company in 14 states, has made an $8.45 billion bid […]

BellSouth Signs 27th Agreement

BellSouth Corp., show sponsor, has signed an agreement with Georgia-based ACCESS Integrated Networks to provision wholesale local phone services in nine states. The commercial deal marks the 27th such contract BellSouth has made with wholesale carriers. This new BellSouth-Access Integrated Networks agreement is a major milestone in ushering in a marketplace based on free market […]

Business News – Billing Concepts Discontinues Separation of Businesses; Court Dismisses Lawsuit

Posted: 11/1999 Billing Concepts Discontinues Separation of Businesses; Court Dismisses Lawsuit San Antonio-based Billing Concepts Corp. will discontinue the proposed separation of the company’s LEC (local exchange carrier) Billing and Software businesses into two separate public companies, according to a decision by the company’s board of directors. The company will continue to operate as Billing […]

Unfair At Any Price?

Posted: 12/1997 Unfair At Any Price? The Continuing Struggle Over Payphone Compensation By Kathleen Franklin Payphones are not a particularly sexy issue unless you associate them with Clark Kent’s famous phone booth costume changes. Nevertheless, in two rulings issued in early October, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) decided two important issues that will have a […]

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