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ODP vs. Browser

THERES A DILEMMA faced by mobile operators, their wireless dealers and, ultimately, their customers: Long-distance is essentially free, and competitive pressures are driving the rest of voice revenue toward zero margins even as the mobile network infrastructure demands another round of multibillion-dollar investment. When margins suffer, everyone suffers. Thats why reducing churn, making data plans […]

Sherm Henderson

THEN: Sherm Henderson was founder and CEO of Charter Network Inc., a long-distance reseller operating in the Ameritech region. “In 1987, I was real happy to be a long-distance provider in five states,” he recalls. NOW: Today, Henderson is CEO of Lightyear Network Solutions and chairman of COMPTEL. His company, formed in 1993 as UniDial, […]

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 […]

People and Networks Make a Difference

They started in earnest on Sept. 1. The posts to the PHONE+ Web site, that is. The first went something like this: I am trying to get some information on family members in Ocean Springs, Miss. Their names are: John Gregory Matthews, his wife Shannon and 13-year-old daughter Olivia. Winston and Betty Jones, Mike and […]

People and Networks Make a Difference

They started in earnest on Sept. 1. The posts to the PHONE+ Web site, that is. The first went something like this: I am trying to get some information on family members in Ocean Springs, Miss. Their names are: John Gregory Matthews, his wife Shannon and 13-year-old daughter Olivia. Winston and Betty Jones, Mike and […]

The Letter – What a Difference a Day Makes

Posted: 11/2001 The Letter What a Difference a Day Makes As you read this issue, it is a month and a half from the fateful Sept. 11 attacks on America. As we prepare it, it is only a week and a half. We debated about whether there would be a disconnect to tie this issue […]

Agency Channel: Who Wants to be a Reseller?

Posted: 07/2000 Who Wants to be a Reseller? By Tara Seals Who wants to be a millionaire? We all do. And, from the comfort of our sofas, we’re sure our final answers would lead us swiftly to an entry in Regis Philbin’s checkbook. In much the same way, agents are looking at the resale business […]

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