Enron Execs Convicted on Multiple Counts

A Houston jury on Thursday convicted former Enron Corp. executives Kenneth Lay and Jeffrey Skilling of fraud that led to the energy companys collapse in 2001. Lay, the companys founder, was convicted on all six counts and Skilling, the former CEO, on 19 of 28 counts. Both men will be sentenced on Sept. 11. News […]

Enron Broadband Trial Imminent

Five former Enron executives who worked at the defunct broadband services unit are set to go to trial on a range of charges levied by the Department of Justice. The search for a jury began Monday, the Houston Chronicle reported. Executives from Enron Broadband Services Inc. (EBS) are accused of 170 counts of conspiracy, wire […]

Carrier Channel: SEC: Enron Broadband A Fairy Tale

Posted: 7/2003 SEC: Enron Broadband A Fairy Tale By Josh Long In January 2000, Wall Street was so enamored with the broadband services unit of Enron Corp. that its shares rose 36 percent one day after executives gloated over its ability to connect with every network in the world and deliver advanced capabilities that would […]

Trading Desk NEWS BRIEFS

Posted: 03/2002 TRADING DESK NEWS BRIEFS* Arbinet-thexchange introduced “peak/of-peak” trading on its voice minutes exchange in select European markets. The service allows members to buy or sell minutes on the same destination at two different prices depending on the time of day or day of week. A service provider terminating calls during weekday business hours […]

Trading Desk Links

Posted: 03/2002 TRADING DESK  Trading Desk Links 360networks www.360.netAmerex Energy www.amerexenergy.comArbinet-thexchange www.thexchange.comAtlantic-ACM www.atlantic-acm.comBandwidth Market Ltd. www.bandwidthmarket.comBand-X Ltd. www.band-x.comCantor Telecom www.cantor.comEnron Broadband Services Inc. www.enron.comEnron Corp. www.enron.comEPIK Communications www.epik.netGoldman Sachs www.goldmansachs.comLevel 3 Communications Inc. www.level3.comMadison Dearborn Partners www.mdcp.comMetromedia Fiber Network Inc. www.mmfn.comMorgan Stanley Private Equity www.morganstanley.comRateXchange Corp. www.ratexchange.comTeleGeography Inc. www.telegeography.comTFS Telecom www.tfsbrokers.comWorldCom Inc. www.worldcom.com 

Trading Desk: Brokers Regroup after Traders Call it Quits

Posted: 03/2002 TRADING DESK Brokers Regroup after Traders Call it Quits By Josh Long Brokers that were handling the lion’s share of firm bandwidth contracts last year are at a crossroads since market maker Enron Corp. and the small entourage of energy companies striving to create a liquid broadband market have called it quits. In […]

Trading Desk Links

Posted: 2/2002 Trading Desk Trading Desk Links The American National Standards Institute www.ansi.orgAquila Inc. www.aquila.comArbinet-thexchange www.thexchange.comBand-X Ltd. www.-band.x.comDynegy www.dynegy.comEl Paso Corp. www.epenergy.comEnron Corp. www.enron.comFiberloops www.fiberloops.comThe International Telecommunications Union www.itu.chLighTrade Inc. www.lightrade.comRateXchange Corp. www.ratexchange.comReliant Energy Inc. www.reliantenergy.comTFS Telecom www.tfsbrokers.com Universal Access Inc. www.universalaccess.comWilliams Communications Group Inc. www.wiliamscommunications.com

Wholesale Channel

Posted: 1/2002 Wholesale Channel Are Utilicoms Pulling the Plug? Energy Company Broadband Spinoffs Revisit Wholesale Strategies By Josh Long Touch America, the telecommunications subsidiary of Montana Power, has its work cut out in 2002. As of November, The Montana Power Company was working to raise $40 million, after violating credit covenants while it awaited approval […]

THE LETTER: Bandwidth Trading at a Crossroads

Posted: 1/2002 The Letter Bandwidth Trading at a Crossroads In editing this magazine over the years, one of my favorite beats has been bandwidth trading. I don’t know if I feel this affinity because I have been covering its evolution from the beginning, or because it seemed to represent a truly revolutionary step in the […]

Trading Desk: News Briefs

Posted: 11/2001 Trading Desk NEWS BRIEFS * A report published in September by Analysis Research (www.analysys.com) estimates that the addressable market for voice and data commodity trading could be worth more than $18 billion in 2006. Forecast total value of addressable market for traded bandwidth, 2001-2006 chart Source: Analysis Research (www.analysis.com)The firm’s analysts say there […]

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