Birch Touts Beefed-Up Portfolio

The Cbeyond, Ernest and Lightyear purchases, among others, have given the service provider more footprint and more capabilities.

Birch Closes Acquisition of Ernest Assets

Birch Communications closed its asset purchase of the client base, accounts receivable and physical assets of Ernest Communications  the company’s 19th acquisition since 2005.

A Swimmingly Good Time With Ernest

Ernest Communications held a sales kickoff event for its partners on Jan. 21, at the Georgia Aquarium. The focus of the event was to educate partners on the direction of Ernest as it relates to new products and services in 2010. Ernest, which has historically been a multilocation local line provider, is now branching out […]

reseller channel: Piecing Together Nationwide Local Service

While some may argue there have been efforts on the M&A and regulatory fronts to put telecoms Humpty Dumpty back together again, complete nationwide local service from a single provider remains largely elusive save recent offers from resellers that piece together top CLEC and ILEC footprints. AireSpring Inc. is one of the latest resellers to […]

reseller channel: News Briefs

Broadband phone services provider BroadVoice Inc. has taken the wraps off its Corporate Partner Program for U.S. and international businesses. The program lets companies provide VoIP through BroadVoices branded, turnkey service offering. Partners receive a public Web site with customer auto-provisioning, tailored calling plans, a customer self-management portal, auto-configuring VoIP equipment and tools for managing […]

Ernest Adds New Market to Coverage Area

Ernest Communications (Booths 406-408), a provider of local and long-distance services, will expand its footprint significantly in the remainder of 2005, with expected nationwide coverage, the company announced. Ernest is opening 10 new markets to complement its already expanded coverage across the United States. This month, Ernest opens for business in the following Verizon markets: […]

Business News – CompTel Honors Hollings, Bliley

Posted: 04/2000 CompTel Honors Hollings, Bliley The Competitive Telecommunications Association (CompTel) has designated Sen. Ernest “Fritz” Hollings (D-S.C.) and Rep. Tom J. Bliley, Jr. (R-Va.) “Champions of Competition.”CompTel ( presented the congressmen its first of what is expected to become an annual honor to recognize “outstanding contributions that have helped build or redefine competition in […]

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