AT&T Unveils Wholesale ISP Services

Posted: 06/1999 AT&T Unveils Wholesale ISP Services By Khali Henderson With the launch of its portfolio of private-label services for Internet services, AT&T Corp. joins a host of carriers that have announced wholesale Internet products in competition with large Internet service providers (ISPs), such as PSI Net and UUNet, in recent months. In February, Frontier […]

Realizing Their Own Worst Nightmare

Posted: 05/1999 Realizing Their Own Worst Nightmare By Ernest B. Kelly III Anyone who knows regional Bell operating company (RBOC) mentality knows that one thing they greatly fear in local service competition is the unbundled network element (UNE) approach and, in particular, the UNE platform, also known as the UNE-P. Next to losing customers outright […]

Collocation Moves into Neutral Territory

Posted: 02/1999 Collocation Moves into Neutral Territory By Khali Henderson Investment Equities Associates’ New World Tower carrier hotel located in downtown Miami Source: Investment Equities Associates Frustrated that their international carrier’s expansion plans were bogged down by the inability to easily place new switches, Jim Lavin, Sheila Peterson and Bob Marmon left Arbinet, New York, […]

Batten the Hatches

Posted: 12/1998 Batten the Hatches IXCs Take Local Loop by Storm By Gary Kim Although the tornado of long distance carrier entry into local services hasn’t yet touched down, competing carriers are well-advised to board up their windows. For despite the fact that some of the biggest carriers have scaled back their efforts, the onslaught […]

The Rules Have Changed

Posted: 10/1998 The Rules Have Changed By Khali Henderson The international wholesale buy-sell game is being changed by PTT players, plummenting prices and inconsitant quality. It used to be that a U.S. reseller knew who he was buying international termination from. Today, it’s not so clear. International long distance capacity is often resold three and […]

Resale Energizes Power Company Entry into Retail Telecom Markets

Posted: 03/1998 By Khali Henderson You probably heard about energy giant Williams Companies’ splashy January 1998 re-entry into the telecom business. But, you probably haven’t heard about Delmarva Power & Light Co.’s entry into local and long distance services businesses in Delaware and parts of Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Last fall, the company’s subsidiary, […]

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