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Telarus Adds NuVox FDN BizPac Product to GeoQuote

Master agent Telarus Inc. announced the introduction of BizPac into GeoQuote. BizPac, a voice and DSL package suited for growing businesses, joined the NuVox suite of products following its recent merger with FDN Communications. With the addition to GeoQuote, Telarus agents and customers will be able to run BizPac quotes and determine product availability in […]

News Briefs

Apples iPhone debuted this summer with lines of people clammoring for the sleek $500 device. Available exclusivley on the AT&T Inc. network, there are three new service plans, all of which include unlimited data, Visual Voicemail (which allows consumers to see a listing of their voice mails, decide which to listen to, then go directly […]

NuVox, FDN Complete Merger

Just three months shy of their initial merger announcement, NuVox Communications and FDN Communications on Wednesday closed the deal. Terms were not announced, as both companies are privately held. They have said their combined annual revenue will surpass $500 million, roughly the same amount claimed by recently merged Broadview Networks and InfoHighway Communications. FDN and […]

Merger Madness

CLEC M&A FEVER is spreading from coast to coast. In the span of one day, four major CLECs announced unions worth millions of dollars. Integra Telecom Inc. declared its $566 million acquisition of Eschelon Telecom Inc. on March 20, while NuVox Communications and FDN Communications disclosed their merger, minus the financial terms, on March 21. […]

NuVox, FDN to Merge

NuVox Communications and FDN Communications said on Wednesday they will merge in a deal that will result in more than 90,000 customers and 1 million voice and data lines. The transaction is expected to close in June. Financial details were not disclosed; both CLECs are privately held. However, they said their combined annual revenue will […]

FDN Makes Management Changes

Florida-based FDN Communications has named Kevin Smith chief marketing officer and Jim DaBramo executive vice president of strategic sales. Smith, who has been with the company since 1999 and was vice president of marketing, will oversee all company marketing and promotional efforts. He also will focus on developing customer services and programs geared specifically toward […]

No Parking

AS POST-UNE-P COMMERCIAL services agreements with the Bells come due over the next couple of years, former UNE-P resellers are evaluating their options and looking for certainty. Some are finding alternatives to the incumbents in the increasing number of UNE-P replacement offers for large competitive carriers. In many instances, though, Bell contracts remain the best […]

FDN Launches Online Service Portal for Select Partners

FDN Communications (Booth 805) demonstrates growing support of its agent program with the launch of its Select Partner online service portal. With the initial phase complete, FDN plans to expand the portals capabilities in a three-phase process, which FDN plans to complete by Nov. 1. Phase Two includes the addition of several elements designed to […]

FDN Appoints Manager of Wholesale Services

FDN Communications recently announced the addition of Rodney Sands, as its manager of wholesale services. In his new position, Sands will join the companys strategic sales team, leading the acquisition of large revenue streams through the sale of wholesale backhaul T1, DSL, and UNE port and switch services. He will provide UNE-P alternatives to resellers, […]

FDN Beefs Up Agent Channel

FDN Communications (Booth 900) has ramped up its agent program with more support, training and market communications, and a new program name. The Select Partner program, as it was renamed as of March 1, has extended its focus to include larger regional partners that may have business that extends beyond the Florida and Georgia area […]

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