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Janzen In as New One Communications CEO

Telecom industry vet Howard Janzen is taking over as CEO of One Communications. Janzen replaces Thomas Casey, who served as CEO after CTC Communications and Choice One Communications merged last year. One Communications on Monday would only say that Casey is no longer with the company. It would not provide further details. Casey previously had […]

Choice One, CTC, Conversent Wrap Up Group Merger

Choice One Communications, CTC Communications and Conversent Communications this week completed their group merger in a move that will create the largest privately held CLEC in the United States. The new company will go by the name One Communications as of July 24, and will serve businesses in 16 states within the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and […]

News Briefs

IDT Corp. said it will buy wholesale VoIP provider Net2Phone Inc. for approximately $28.1 million and turn it into a privately held, wholly owned subsidiary. If all goes as planned, IDTs subsidiary, NTOP Acquisition Inc., will merge with Net2Phone, and keep the Net2Phone name. Progress Telecom LLC now offers customers the ability to bundle current […]

CTC, Choice One to Buy Conversent

Mirroring the overall industry penchant for consolidation, CTC Communications and Choice One Communications two CLECs that have yet to complete their own merger said today they will jointly acquire Conversent Communications Inc. The move creates an even stronger competitor to the incumbent local exchange carriers like Verizon and AT&T, explained Ray Allieri, president and CEO […]

Hatteras Wins XO, CTC, MTS Allstream Ethernet Business

XO Communications is using the HN4000 and HN400 networking platforms from Hatteras Networks (Booth 1108) to extend its metro Ethernet service offerings to the mid-band Ethernet services market segment. XO has an existing 10mbps Ethernet service running over fiber; the Hatteras gear will enable them now to extend that over copper as well. Gary Bolton, […]

Hatteras Wins XO, CTC, MTS Allstream Ethernet Business

XO Communications is using the HN4000 and HN400 networking platforms from Hatteras Networks to extend its Metro Ethernet service offerings to the mid-band Ethernet services market segment. XO has a 10mbps Ethernet service running over fiber; the Hatteras gear will enable it to now extend that over copper as well. Gary Bolton, vice president of […]

CTC Communications, Choice One to Merge

CTC Communications and Choice One Communications announced today they are merging to create one of the largest CLECs in the United States, and the largest privately held CLEC in the Northeast. The merger creates a behemoth competitor to carriers such as InfoHighway, one of the largest CLECs in the Northeast created by the merger of […]

CTC Picks MetaSwitch Softswitch Platform

MetaSwitch (Booth 1323) announced this week CTC Communications is using its softswitch platform to deliver a range of hosted business services. CTC is one of the largest converged communications service providers in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. Compatibility with our existing network standards was a key requirement, as was a resilient future-proof applications platform based […]

CTC Chooses OSG Billing Services

OSG Billing Services late last week announced an agreement to manage invoice presentment and distribution services for Consolidated Telecommunications Company (CTC), a communications cooperative in Brainerd, Minn. CTC provides telecommunications services to its customers, who are the company owners. CTC wants OSG Billing Services to provide invoice consultation services, and design, print and mail services. […]

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