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ATLANTIC-ACM Delivers Metro Carrier Excellence Awards

Research firm ATLANTIC-ACM announced its 2007 U.S. Metro Carrier Excellence Awards at the COMPTEL PLUS Convention + Expo. The awards are based on the results of ATLANTIC-ACMs 2007 Metro Carrier Report Card, which evaluates the performance of metro carriers by their wholesale and business customers and is based on more than 3,000 individual carrier evaluations. […]

FCC Gives AT&T Partial Forbearance Relief

The FCC late Thursday night partially granted AT&T Inc.s petition for forbearance from rules governing its commercial broadband services. Perhaps of greatest concern to CLECs is that AT&T can price its commercial broadband services as it sees fit and not share those rates with providers using its networks. The FCC issued a statement just minutes […]

Federal Lawmakers Take Time Out for Telecom Policy Issues

Congress appears to be taking a renewed interest in telecom issues. In the past week, two subcommittees have held hearings on special access, Bell forbearance petitions and copper loop retirement. Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., held the first hearing last week. He is chairman of the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee. Kerry wanted to examine ways […]

EMBARQing on the Channel

EMBARQing on the Channel Theres always something new on the horizon, and for EMBARQ Corp., that thing is its channel program. Its channel strategy is a work in progress, launched when EMBARQ was spun off a year ago this June from Sprint Nextel. And rather than take a template from competitors, the company is taking […]

EMBARQing on the Channel

Theres always something new on the horizon, and for EMBARQ Corp., that thing is its channel program. Its channel strategy is a work in progress, launched when EMBARQ was spun off a year ago this June from Sprint Nextel. And rather than take a template from competitors, the company is taking its cues from an […]

Embarq Adds Gephardt to Board

Embarq Corp. said Monday that former Congressman Richard A. Gephardt will join the companys board of directors. Gephardt, a Democrat, served as House majority leader from 1989 to 1995 and as minority leader from 1995 to 2003. We are very pleased to be enhancing a strong board of directors even further by adding someone with […]

Just What Are You Looking For?

By Peter Radizeski, RAD-INFO In response to Khali Henderson’s story about PlanetOne’s exclusive Platinum offer, I am wondering what agents are looking for. Is 1 percent to 3 percent more of commission what you want? Better back-office support? Easier quoting ability? (I would like that, especially from L3, Sprint, Embarq, Qwest and GX.) Sales Training? […]

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 […]

Embarq Announces Online Self-Service Ordering Tool

Embarq Corp. (Booth 104), announced it soon will be implementing EASE, the Embarq Administration & Service Ordering Exchange for self-service. The company said that customers can look forward to a new, simpler ordering process as Embarq rolls out the online offering. A single, streamlined ordering tool, EASE will provide the ability to order access, interconnection […]

Embarq Announces Online Self-Service Ordering Tool

Embarq Corp. (Booth 104), announced it soon will be implementing EASE, the Embarq Administration & Service Ordering Exchange for self-service. The company said that customers can look forward to a new, simpler ordering process as Embarq rolls out the online offering. A single, streamlined ordering tool, EASE will provide the ability to order access, interconnection […]

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