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XO Offers CLECs New UNE-P Transition Solution

With only a few months left before another set of new rates goes into effect for leasing facilities from the ILECs, XO Communications Inc. (Booths 300, 1018) is offering another UNE-P transition solution to CLECs. XO last year launched a transition solution for CLECs focused on businesses; now, it is providing a platform for CLECs […]

XO Targets Residential-Focused CLECs Wanting to Move Off RBOC Facilities

XO Communications Inc.s Wholesale Local Voice services platform now can help CLECs serving residential customers transition off of the RBOCs UNE-P, and instead use central office and transport services from XO to deliver telephone services. CLECs using the XO services typically will save between 15 and 30 percent compared to what they would spend through […]

Bells Win Another Round

Telecoms battleground for consumers now has officially two warring camps the cablecos and telcos. This situation was assured by the June U.S. Supreme Court decision upholding an FCC ruling against Brand X Internet LLC that frees cable operators from requirements to open their broadband lines to other ISPs. While the courts finding only addressed the […]

The Winner’s Circle

When judging your opportunity in converged communications, here are some signs that you are looking at a winner: Mobility. Today’s networks are evolving heavily toward mobility. Whether they are high-speed or low-speed, they enable users the freedom to move within the network wirelessly and, increasingly between networks, such as VoWi- Fi to cellular, cellular to […]

U.S. Colocation Consolidation Likely Contagious

With Switch and Data announcing yet another acquisition in January, it looks like the consolidation we have seen in the North American colocation market is continuing unabated. By contrast in Europe, where there is a strong case for similar consolidation to take place amongst a multitude of regional providers, hardly anything has happened over the […]

XO Offers Alternatives to UNE Transport, UNE-P

XO Communications Inc. (Booth 717) announced it is ready to assist service providers affected by new rules issued in December by the FCC that limit their abilities to obtain cost-based rates for leasing network facilities from the regional Bell operating companies. Due to the new rules, the rates to lease certain Bell network facilities will […]

Intec Selects Connectivity Providers

Intec Telecom Systems (Booth 211), maker of billing, multiservice mediation and real-time mobile service charging software, has chosen SBC Communications Inc. and NTT America to complete its global network for connectivity between Intec offices and employees. SBC companies will provide a SBC PremierSERV network-based VPN, dedicated Internet access and data CPE support for Intecs U.S. […]

Technology, Policy Face-Off in 2005

J. Sherman Henderson III and James F. Geiger If you thought 2004 was eventful - with an explosion of VoIP offerings and high-stakes regulatory proceedings at the FCC - just wait. Expect 2005 to be an even more turbulent year when advances in technology and critical policy decisions intersect to usher in a new era in communications. […]

Cellular Industry Offers New Revenue Opportunities

Carriers carriers not targeting the cellular industry are overlooking an important revenue stream. Thats the key message of todays Capturing Wireless Traffic and Extra Revenue session. We hope to be able to demonstrate there are very attractive opportunities for folks if they focus on the marketplace both from a fiber optic and cell tower leasing […]

Where Did AT&T Go Wrong?

Hindsight is 20-20. However, AT&T has made a series of miscalculations since its divestiture that have landed it in its present precarious circumstances. Further cost-cutting and workforce reductions were announced in October following the company’s high-profile exit from the residential telecommunications market this summer. To an outsider it appears the company’s fundamental mistake was banking […]

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