facilities-based

 

Mpower Cuts Two Executives from Payroll

Facilities-based provider Mpower Communications Corp. has shaken up and consolidated its senior management team, indicating only in a press release that it needed to streamline operations to reduce costs, increase productivity and enhance shareholder value, said Rolla P. Huff, chairman and CEO of Mpower Communications, in a prepared statement. Mpower did not immediately return calls […]

CopperCom Program Aids Transition to Facilities

CopperCom (Booth 319) is unveiling a program that provides CLECs with no-risk financing for the CopperCom Converged Switching Xchange softswitch platform, plus a range of consulting services to help get their networks and businesses up and running. The program is designed for CLECs migrating from UNE-P to a facilities-based business model, but also is expected […]

Qwest Offers OCN Billing Option for IP Voice Terminating Service

Qwest Communications International Inc. today announced it will provide operating company number-based (OCN) billing to wholesale facilities-based carrier customers of its IP voice termination services. The new billing option provides pricing at the individual OCN/LATA level, giving wholesale customers the ability to manage costs more effectively. Traditionally, customers pay for services using blended or averaged […]

CopperCom Offers UNE-P CLECs Rent-to-Buy Switch Program, Support

CopperCom has launched a softswitch rental program and related professional services for CLECs that need to find new business models in light of regulatory changes outmoding UNE-P. Under the program, CLECs can rent CopperComs CSX next-generation switching system, and can opt to put those rental fees toward the purchase of the switch should they elect […]

CRG West Opens Neutral Meet-Me-Room in Nations Capital

CRG West has opened its first neutral meet-me-room in Washington, D.C., at its 1275 K Street NW facility, offering interconnections and data center colocation to tenants including facilities-based telecommunication carriers, ISPs, and VoIP, wireless and content providers. Tenants can lease or license space within the facility, and have unrestricted rights to link with other authorized […]

Xspedius Offers Wholesale Local Voice, Data Services

Xspedius Communications LLC has made its voice and data services available for wholesale distribution. The facilities-based integrated communications provider has 31 Class 5 switches on its fiber network consisting of 3,500-plus route miles throughout the southern United States. Xspedius recent network upgrade to a robust MPLS backbone offers telecommunications providers the option of leveraging its […]

Sandy Beaches Softwares InTELEbill Primed for Facilities-Based Migration

Anticipating the flood of small to midsize CLECs migrating from UNE-P to a facilities-based model, Sandy Beaches Softwares latest release of InTELEbill caters to their needs. The already flexible InTELEbill rating engine now encompasses a three-tier approach to include the origination, transport, and termination legs from the operating company. We enhanced other features to support […]

Concretio Expands Set of OSS Modules

Concretio, an OSS provider, has released an expanded version of the Complete Suite set of modules to support conversions from UNE-P to UNE-L, VoDSL and LSR gateway functions. The Naperville, Ill., company says Complete Suite allows facilities-based carriers to acquire new customers, convert UNE-P customers to UNE-L, and process all ancillary services from one application. […]

AireSpring Releases Facilities-Based Local Services

AireSpring (Booths 207-209), announced it now is offering new local services through CLEC facilities. AireSpring is offering local T1s and PRIs as well as integrated T1s with local phone lines and Internet access on the same circuit. Rollout will begin in California. Service will follow in Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Missouri, New Jersey, New […]

PowerNet Global to Deploy IP Voice Network

PowerNet Global Communications (Booth 205), an integrated communications provider, is using its Aleron OC48 nationwide backbone to deploy an IP-based voice network in 11 U.S. cities, the company announced today. To roll out their facilities-based network, PowerNet Global has joined forces with softswitch vendor Veraz Networks. "Opening up key growth markets with enhanced, facilities-based services […]

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