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Your Front-Row Seat for the Future

ITS GENERALLY CONSIDERED BAD manners to toot your own horn. I say this only to offer my mother plausible deniability against potential accusations that I was not taught this life lesson. Nevertheless, I am going to do it anyway. (Sorry, Mom!) To start with, I am pleased to tell you the Channel Partners Conference and […]

News Briefs

Wholesaler Intelliverse unveiled its new company name and its new service, Talking Planet, a private-label VoIP service for CLECs, hosting companies and other communication VARs. Intelliverse was formed from the combination of Voicecom Telecommunications LLC, a 20-year veteran of the telecommunications industry providing IVR products for the business-to-business market, and iNuntius Inc., a SIP VoIP […]

New Directions for a New Decade

THE SBC COMMUNICATIONS INC./AT&T CORP. merger approval and the Triennial Review Remand Order (TRRO) proved the golden rule of business He who has the gold makes the rules is alive and well. My company, Trinsic Communications Inc. (formerly Z-Tel Communications Inc.), flourished in the early competitive marketplace and built a nationwide local service footprint. We […]

What a Difference a Decade Makes

I HAVE BEEN A PART OF THE TELECOM industry for much of its competitive lifespan. The past 17 years have given me plenty of time to have witnessed most of the substantive changes following the divestiture of AT&T, including passage of the Telecom Act of 1996. At the time, I was still working for the […]

Business News – A Future Not Quite Like the Past

Posted: 07/2000 APCC 2000 Conference NewsPayphones: A Future Not Quite Like the Past By James R. Dukart Woe is the payphone industry, right?It should come as no surprise to industry observers that the public communications industry, faced with steadily increasing nationwide wireless penetration, feels a bit under siege lately.Facing the dual specter of falling coin […]

Lands of Opportunity

Posted: 05/1999 Lands of Opportunity Complaining has graduated from hobby to profession in this country. Our medicine is the most advanced in the world. Yet, it is the most expensive. Our cinema is the most prolific. Yet, our thespians are grossly overpaid. Our TV programming is the most varied. Yet, there are too many channels […]

ECCI Celabrates Its First Decade

Posted: 07/1998 ECCI Celabrates Its First Decade By Peter Meade Sherry Manning has enjoyed success as a real estate executive and a college president, but neither has brought her as much of a sense of accomplishment as her work with the Education Communications Consortia Inc. (ECCI), the organization she co-founded that is celebrating its 10th […]

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