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Trading Desk – News Briefs

Posted: 06/2001 Trading Desk NEWS BRIEFS* RateXchange Corp. (www.ratexchange.com) has joined with TeleCity plc (www.telecity.com) to launch “IP Access.” To address a major IP trading issue, TeleCity will measure key QoS metrics on Internet providers’ networks, enabling buyers to compare quality and make informed purchase decisions. Telecity, an Internet infrastructure and outsourcing service provider, also […]

Trading Desk – RateXchange Launches IP Access with TeleCity

Posted: 05/2001 Trading Desk RateXchange Launches IP Access with TeleCity RateXchange Corp. (www.ratexchange.com) and TeleCity PLC Internet Exchange (www.telecity.co.uk), Europe’s leading provider of Internet infrastructure and outsourcing services, jointly announced that they have launched the RateXchange "IP Access" Internet access service. TeleCity is building and will run the physical exchange upon which the neutral RateXchange […]

Trading Desk: Trading Post

Posted: 02/2001 Trading Post What can exchanges do to prevent looping? The key to preventing carrier looping is maintaining a global presence and creating liquidity. Looping refers to a phone call where the transmission path traverses an ocean or continent in order to be switched and returned to the same city. Looping is generally viewed […]

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 […]

Wholesale: Williams, Universal Access Will Reduce Provisioning Times

Posted: 01/2001 Williams, Universal Access Will Reduce Provisioning Times Universal Access Inc. (www.universalaccess.net), a leading provider of network infrastructure services, and Williams Communications (www.williamscommunications.com), a leading international provider of telecommunications services and products for the carrier marketplace, announced in December that they have agreed on an arrangement that will improve service delivery intervals and accelerate […]

Business News – Universal Access Expands Databases, Interconnection Facilities

Posted: 08/2000 Universal Access Expands Databases, Interconnection Facilities CUniversal Access Inc. (www.universalaccess.net) has expanded its Universal Information Exchange (UIX) databases and plans to open six additional Universal Transport Exchange (UTX) interconnection facilities.The UIX–a set of proprietary databases that contains information about current circuit routes, network availability, interconnection agreements, facility locations and pricing–now includes data on […]

Regulatory News – Bell Atlantic’s OSS Problems Spill Out of N.Y.

Posted:  05/2000 It’s a Broadband Bonanza By Kim Sunderland In the telecommunications world, maybe Capitol Hill should be referred to as Broadband Hill.With five pending pro-Bell broadband bills seeking resolution, the issue continues to simmer as the ILECs hold fast to their promise to push hard this year for legislative relief in offering advanced services. […]

Business News – MFN to Create First Premises-to-Premises Optical Internet Infrastructure

Posted: 04/2000 MFN to Create First Premises-to-Premises Optical Internet Infrastructure Metromedia Fiber Network, Inc. (MFN, www.mmfn.com) and its subsidiary AboveNet Communications Inc.(www.above.net) are implementing a $1.4 billion broadband infrastructure expansion that will create the largest customer premises-to-customer premises, purely optical, IP network in North America and Europe.“With our own end-to-end fiber network connecting AboveNet facilities […]

Business News – Williams Communications to Extend Long-Haul Fiber Network

Posted: 04/2000 Williams Communications to Extend Long-Haul Fiber Network By Khali Henderson Carriers’ carrier Williams Communications (www.williamscommunications.com) will extend its broadband fiber optic network to carrier customers in 50 top U.S. markets as part of a new three-year, $421 million initiative that gives the wholesaler greater control over local connectivity its customers require.Analysts say the […]

New Wholesale DSL Provider Rolls Out Services

Posted: 12/1999 New Wholesale DSL Provider Rolls Out Services A new facilities-based wholesale provider of broadband communications services, including digital subscriber line (DSL), has rolled out services in markets in Texas. Pontio Communications Co. Inc., Austin, Texas, has access to more than 1,500 dedicated fiber route miles and more than 150 collocation facilities in central […]

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