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Frisby to Leave CompTel/ALTS on Friday

Tomorrow marks CompTel/ALTS CEO H. Russell Frisby Jr.s last day at the association. Frisby who said in late November he would step down to pursue his first love, law will be replaced by Drew Walker, former president of business services at ITC^DeltaCom, on an interim basis. Frisbys resume includes private practice and also a career- […]

They Say That Merging Up Is Hard To Do

“I think there is a lot of buzz in the industry right now about further consolidation.”- XO CEO Carl Grivner Driven by a frenzy of activity in the wireless industry, the megamergers reminiscent of the dotcom era have resurfaced - but the same cannot be said for competitive wireline providers. Competitors like McLeodUSA Inc. are still grappling […]

News Briefs

ITC^DeltaCom Inc. is scrapping plans to merge with Florida Digital Network Communications Inc. (FDN). The mutual agreement means ITC^DeltaCom does not plan to merge with Network Telephone Corp. because the agreement was contingent on the FDN merger closing. ITC^DeltaCom did not reveal why it is terminating the agreement with FDN. In September, ITC^DeltaCom announced plans […]

Competitors Still Pursuing Consolidation

Competitive telecommunications providers still are aiming to improve the bottom line through mergers and acquisitions. With plenty of assets on the market, dealmakers once saddled by huge debt obligations have conceded the necessity of getting bigger, some executives say. Many private companies backed by venture capitalists do not have an exit strategy to go public […]

Vero Systems Strikes New Agreement with ITC^DeltaCom

Vero Systems Inc (Booth 501) has signed a new agreement with ITC^DeltaCom Inc. (Booth 304) to implement products and services designed to reduce the costs of providing long-distance services. Building upon its six-year relationship with the West Point, Ga., telecommunications provider, Vero Systems is implementing AcuRate, a cost-management system that uses a combination of granular […]

Session: Use Networks to Full Advantage

Its a practice that has become extremely familiar in recent years to companies in the telecom industry: leveraging existing network assets to any extent possible while still meeting customer needs. Thats the theme of todays session Leveraging Your Existing Network. Panelists of the session will attack this issue from various angles. Among the panelists, Dave […]

ITC^DeltaCom Adds Colo, Managed IT

ITC^DeltaCom Inc. (Booths 116-118) has announced it is expanding its dealer services program to include colocation and managed IT services from e^deltacom. All of ITC^DeltaComs existing agents are part of the dealer services program. ITC^DeltaCom dealers can offer customers a range of data services, including colocation and hosting, hosted exchange, managed storage, streaming media and […]

Panel Discusses Local Landscape

Executives of three big telecommunications companies on Monday afternoon are set to discuss a core component of the business with indirect sales partners: selling local service. The panel is slated to feature executives from BellSouth Corp., ITC^DeltaCom Inc. and XO Communications Inc. ITC^DeltaCom Inc. is a relative newcomer to the agent world. The company, based […]

ITC^DeltaCom Expands Product Portfolio for Dealer Partners

ITC^DeltaCom (Booths 201-203), a provider of integrated communications services to customers in the southern United States, is expanding its product portfolio for its dealer partners. The enhanced voice and data service bundle, Simplici-T Plus, initially will be available for the company’s dealer partners initially in 10 markets, and eventually throughout the company’s other 30 markets […]

NEWS BRIEFS

Posted: 3/2004 NEWS BRIEFS TMC Communications has expanded its offerings from Qwest Communications International Inc. and AT&T Corp. TMC agents now can offer Qwest as an underlying carrier to customers across the country. Meanwhile, TMC signed an agreement with the Alliance Group, which went into effect Jan. 1, to add AT&T voice products to its […]

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