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AccessLine Offers U.S. Entities Local U.K. Numbers

AccessLine Communications (Booths 529-531) announced that its SmartVoice hosted VoIP service now offers U.S.-based businesses the ability to use local phone numbers from Great Britain. This capability enables any U.S.-based organization conducting business in the United Kingdom to develop a virtual presence by offering callers a local phone number. At the same time, they can […]

Copps: FCC Needs to Better Address its Homeland Security Role

The FCC, which by federal law is responsible for public safety as it relates to communications, is falling short of meeting its responsibilities, said FCC Commissioner Michael Copps, during a rousing speech at the NTCA show yesterday. But the agency is working to correct that, he said. “We meaning us and the government dont have […]

GST Named Premier Master Agent

Global Systems Telecom has qualified for designation as a CSP Network Premier Master Agency. The CSP Network Master Agency Certification Program was rolled out by PHONE+ last fall to bring clarity to the definition of this unique player in the distribution channel. PHONE+ has sought to formalize this increasingly important dealer category and to recognize […]

Verizon Makes Another Move for MCI

Verizon Communications Inc. has agreed to purchase 43.4 million shares of MCI Inc. common stock for $25.72 per share from eight entities affiliated with billionaire Carlos Slim Helu in the fight between Verizon and Qwest Communications International Inc. to acquire MCI. While this was an opportunity for us to purchase a block of shares under […]

Regulatory News – Separate Entities

Posted: 01/2001 Separate Entities As Convergence Alters Telecom Policy, Local Competition Needs to Separate BOC Affiliates By Kim Sunderland H. Russell Frisby Jr. CompTel president Competitive carriers want state and federal regulators to require the RBOCs to split their local exchange service operations into separate retail and wholesale affiliates. If not, the onslaught of cross-subsidization and […]

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