SunRocket Chooses US LECs MegaPOP VoIP

US LEC Corp., a full-service provider of IP, data and voice solutions to businesses and enterprise organizations throughout the Eastern United States, has announced its agreement to provide MegaPOP VoIP services to Vienna, Va.- based SunRocket Inc. US LEC will supply SunRocket with a customized MegaPOP VoIP solution including phone numbers available across the nation […]

Former Sprint Exec Joins Aptela

Internet-based business communications services provider Aptela Inc. announced on Tuesday Art MacDowell, former vice president of wholesale services for Sprint Nextel, has joined the firm as vice president of alternate channels. In this role, MacDowell assumes responsibility for Aptelas channel sales including wholesale, VAR and master agent programs. MacDowell spent more than 17 years at […]

Alltel Plans to Buy Midwest Wireless

Rural wireless operator Alltel Corp. said today it will buy privately held Midwest Wireless Holdings Inc., gaining 400,000 customers in southern Minnesota, northern and eastern Iowa, and western Wisconsin. Alltel will pay $1.075 billion in cash for Midwest Wireless licenses, customers and network assets, which include 1.9 PCS spectrum. Alltels stock fell 11 cents on […]

Interoute Gets Cash from Tecom

Interoute Communications Ltd., the privately held owner and operator of the i-21 voice and data network in Europe, has signed a partnership agreement with Tecom, a United Arab Emirates telecom operator and member of Dubai Holding. Under the contract, Dubai Holding (Tecom) has taken a stake in Interoute, in exchange for an equity investment totaling […]

Trinsic Buys Sprint Local Lines

Trinsic Inc., the Florida-based CLEC that uses IP to deliver broadband and voice services, will buy Sprint Nextels local access lines for which it provides services under a wholesale, private label agreement. The former Z-Tel Technologies Inc. made the announcement yesterday, and would not disclose the deals terms. Trinsic says it provides wholesale services for approximately […]

Interoutes Gateway To Europe Fuels Growth In U.S.

Interoute (Booth 304), which says it is the owner and operator of Europes most advanced and densely connected voice and data network, has doubled its business in the United States so far in 2005. The company says it is riding the wave of international expansion of U.S.-based carriers, ISPs, resellers and enterprises as they expand […]

Broad Air Selects AT&T Networking Infrastructure

Broad Air Communications Inc., a provider of high-speed Internet access for residential and business customers, has selected AT&T Corp. to provide portions of the networking infrastructure for its wireless Internet service. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.Using AT&T’s IP backbone, Broad Air will provide customers in rural communities with high-speed Internet access, e-mail and […]

Business News – Bell Atlantic Offers Gateway Services to Internet Carriers

Posted: 05/2000 Bell Atlantic Offers Gateway Services to Internet Carriers By Stacy Lane Linkmeyer Bell Atlantic Corp. (www.bell-atl.com) has announced a gateway service that provides completion of phone calls made via IP data networks.“The platform will serve multiple Internet telephony carriers, which means you have to segregate and keep track of different carriers’ messages,” said […]

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