Detroit

 

AT&T Worker Dies After Loud Boom

A man only heard what he described as a “loud boom.” When he looked up, he saw that his co-worker, an AT&T technician, was hanging motionless. It happened Thursday on Detroit’s west side. The worker, in his 40s, was high above the ground working on a utility pole. He was pronounced dead shortly after arriving […]

Cavalier to Buy Talk America for $251 Million

Privately held provider Cavalier Telephone & TV said on Friday it is buying publicly traded Talk America Inc. for $251 million, or $8.10 per share. There was no word whether Cavalier would remain private or go public à la PAETECs transaction with US LEC. The deal is slated to close in December. Talk America shareholders […]

Federal Judge Rules Warrantless Wiretapping Unconstitutional

A federal judge on Thursday declared the governments warrantless wiretapping program unconstitutional. U.S. District Judge Anna Diggs Taylor also ordered an immediate halt to the surveillance by the National Security Agency, the Associated Press and other media reported. Taylor, a judge in Detroit, is the first to shoot down the governments efforts to listen in […]

US Signal Expands Further Into Indiana, Michigan

US Signal (Booth 211) announced at the Channel Partners Conference & Expo it has activated new PoPs in Detroit and Portage, Ind. The Portage location gives wholesale and enterprise customers access to US Signals long-haul network at PRTGINXA, the company said. US Signals expansion of its metro presence in Detroit introduces service access at the […]

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