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MegaPath Expands Duet Offering

MegaPath Inc. announced the national expansion of Duet, its low-cost high-speed data and full-featured voice service bundle for SMBs. The company has extended the number of central offices supporting the service from 350 to more than 2,000 since June, expanding its reach to more than 7.3 million SMBs. With Duet, MegaPath is able to provide […]

Broadview Networks Files IPO Paperwork

Broadview Networks Inc., a competitive carrier in New York, has filed to raise up to $287.5 million in an IPO. That number could change, though, as Broadview didnt say how many shares it expects to offer or at what price. The company plans to trade on the Nasdaq under a yet-undetermined ticker symbol and use […]

Occam Networks Increases Support to the DSL Forum

Occam Networks Inc. (Booth 915) significantly is increasing its commitment to the DSL Forum, based on the associations continued work to expand the BroadbandSuite to better enable end-to-end access-agnostic service delivery, manageability and efficiency as well as other forum activities. We are excited by the progress of the BroadbandSuite as well as the quality and […]

NuVox Rolls Out Wholesale Services

  NuVox Communications launched a new wholesale program for resellers, cablecos and larger carriers needing backhaul and VoIP. The company recently merged with service provider FDN. Once the deal closed, they combined their strengths FDNs product set and NuVoxs MPLS network to roll out the wholesale channel, says Jim DaBramo, executive vice president of strategic […]

The Managed Service Sell

By Peter Radizeski, RAD-INFO Managed Services are coming. As more services and applications move to the Web, the Internet becomes an easier sale. However, your basic small biz owner wants DSL or cable modem. You know, the lowest possible price. You have to explain SLA, uptime and mean-time to repair. The other route is to […]

TNCI Adds Covad Services

TNCI said it has expanded its data products portfolio to include Covad Communication Groups Bonded T1 and Covad ADSL2+. Covad Bonded T1 Service combines two industry standard DS1 loops bonded together using MLPPP for 3mbps of symmetrical speed. The Covad ADSL2+ also offers up to 15mbps of DSL bandwidth. The company said the service doubles […]

IKANO Signs MSA With AT&T

IKANO Communications Inc., a provider of private-label, wholesale and retail Internet services, has signed a 30-month multiservices agreement (MSA) worth $26 million with AT&T. The MSA includes a new DSL commercial agreement for AT&T DSL Internet Service, which allows IKANO to provide broadband access to its end users, as well as the AT&T Wholesale Roaming […]

AT&T Pledges $335M for Missouri Network

AT&T said Tuesday it plans to invest $335 million in network upgrades and expansions to deliver video, VoIP and Internet to customers in Missouri after the state approved pro-AT&T legislation. Although the company said the spending will cover fiber network upgrades and other new technology to bring video and Internet services to Missouri, the company […]

Mammoth Hits 10,000-Circuit Mark

Mammoth Networks said it has reached the 10,000-circuit milestone on its wholesale data aggregation network. The milestone was reached in March, 24 months after the Gillette, Wyo.-based company began operations. The circuits are a combination of ATM, DSL and frame relay connections delivered to more than 75 service providers in the company’s 11-state coverage area. […]

Channel Bias

By Peter Radizeski, RAD-INFO Recently, I tried to move a couple of customers from the DSL provided by an independent ISP to Embarq DSL. The order was declined after seven days, because there was already DSL on the line. Now I find this funny for a couple of reasons, the biggest being that ILEC’s slam […]

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