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Alcatel-Lucent Net Drops

Alcatel-Lucent posted a net loss 8 million euros, or $10.8 million, during the first quarter mostly because of the companys $11 billion dollar merger. The French-American equipment maker reported first quarter net income of 199 euros ($268 million), or 9 cents per European share, compared with 306 million euros, or 13 cents per share, during […]

BellSouth Drops Monthly DSL Fee After Reports of FCC Inquiry

BellSouth Corp. has dropped a $2.97 monthly fee it was charging DSL subscribers in lieu of Universal Service Fund (USF) contributions. The FCC late last week opened an investigation into BellSouth and fellow Bell company Verizon Communications Inc. for tacking on the fee even though the carriers no longer pay USF monies from their DSL […]

KGP Offers Factory-Terminated FO Drops

KGPs Solutions Group (Booth 1534) now offers factory-terminated copper/fiber composite drop cables. The composite drop cables offer up to two fibers and five copper pairs terminated with one or two SC fiberoptic connectors. The Solutions Group pre-terminated drop cables incorporate the Superior-Essex BroadGain-CF cables that combine the attributes of fiber-optic and copper technologies in a […]

Qwest Drops out of Hunt for MCI

Qwest Communications International Inc. on Monday said it was dropping out of the bidding war with Verizon Communications Inc. to acquire MCI Inc. after MCI declared a lower bid by Verizon to be superior. It is no longer in the best interests of shareowners, customers and employees to continue in a process that seems to […]

Indiana Senate Drops Broadband Bill, Adopts Resolution

The Indiana State Senate introduced a resolution Thursday that asks regulators to support broadband and wireless deregulation and consider various costs SBC Communications Inc. must incur when leasing its local phone network to rivals. In the resolution, the Senate also said the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission should review SBC’s pending application to provide long-distance services […]

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