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AireSpring Launches Nationwide Virtual Local Service

AireSpring Inc. (Booths 313-315) announces it is launching a Unified National Local Network service for immediate sale by its channel partners. We think we are the only reseller to have as many carriers as we do both in the local and long-distance sides, says Daniel Lonstein, senior vice president of marketing for AireSpring. AireSpring has […]

Broadwing, Focal Highlight Merger

Broadwing Inc. and Focal Communications (Booth 611) plan on giving Channel Partners Expo attendees a glimpse of what the combined company will look like following their expected merger. Broadwing and Focal agents will represent all Broadwing and Focal voice and data product lines, such as dedicated Internet access, frame relay, switched and dedicated long distance […]

News Briefs

Metro carrier OnFiber Inc. has acquired most of the assets and approximately 15 customer contracts from Massachusetts-based C2C Fiber Networks for an undisclosed sum. The C2C Fiber network covers about 350 route miles in 25 communities in the Boston area. The customer contracts OnFiber acquired are mostly with carriers. OnFiber plans to retain most of […]

Carrier Channel: News Briefs

Posted: 8/2003 News Briefs * Level 3 Communications Inc. has signed an agreement with Cox Communications to provide 2.5gbps wavelengths that stretch from Rhode Island to California on a route that also connects to Level 3 facilities in Omaha and Las Vegas. The (3)Link Global Wavelength services also connect San Diego to Phoenix and Dallas […]

Covad Adds Voice to High-speedData Offer

Posted: 2/2003 Covad Adds Voice to High-speed Data Offer By Khali Henderson COVAD COMMUNICATIONS Co. is adding voice services to its high-speed Internet access service in select markets. The services, offered as a bundle called TeleXchange Integrated Services, will be marketed first to small businesses in the San Francisco Bay Area at rates up to […]

Partner Channel: Focal Fashionably Late to Agent Party

Posted: 2/2002 Partner Channel Focal Fashionably Late to Agent Party By Khali Henderson After six months in development, Focal Communications Inc. rolled out its agent program in January. Company executives say the channel strategy’s time has come for the five-year-old integrated communications provider. While it may seem a little late in the game for the […]

Partner Channel Links

Posted: 2/2002 Partner Channel Partner Channel Links 1-800-FLOWERS.COM Inc. www.1-800-flowers.com500PLUS LLC www.500plus.comAmeritech www.ameritech.comAT&Tcorp. www.att.comBellSouth Corp. www.bellsouth.comCisco Systems Inc. www.cisco.comFederal Communications Commission www.fcc.govFocal Communications Inc. www.focal.comInfonetics Research www.infonetics.comInternational Data Corp. www.IDC.comJamcracker Inc. www.jamcracker.com MCI www.worldcom.comMirror Image Internet www.mirror-image.com Myrient www.myrient.comNeuStar Inc. www.neustar.comOvum www.ovum.comPacific Bell www.pacbell.comPower Net Global Communications www.powernetglobal.comQwest Communications International Inc. www.qwest.comSAN Valley Systems www.sanvalley.comSAVVIS […]

Special Report Links

Posted: 11/2001 Special Report Restoring America’s Connections   Special Report Links Allegiance Telecom Inc. www.algx.comAmerican Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research www.aei.orgAmerican Tower Corp. www.americantower.comCompetitive Enterprise Institute www.cei.orgAT&T Corp. www.att.comBand-X Ltd. www.band-x.comBeacon Group www.thebeacongroup.comBroadwing Communications Inc. www.broadwing.comCogent Communications Inc. www.cogentco.comCompaq Computer Corp. www.compaq.comCTC Communications Corp. www.ctcnet.comData Storage Corp. www.stortek.comDynegy Inc. www.dynegy.comEssengent www.essengent.comEverest Broadband Networks www.everestbroadband.comExodus […]

Carrier Channel: News Briefs

Posted: 09/2000 News Briefs Integrated communications provider BTI Telecom Corp. (www.btitele.com) and TollBridge Technologies Inc. (www.tollbridgetech.com) have formed a partnership that will let BTI offer voice over DSL (VoDSL) services. BTI will deploy the TB200 platform, which translates information between BTI’s local switch and its high-speed ATM network. The gateway enables the delivery of voice […]

Resale Channel: News Briefs

Posted: 03/2000 News Briefs * UniDial Communications Inc. (www.unidial.com) has awarded Focal Communications Corp. (www.focal.com) a three-year, $18 million service agreement. UniDial will resell Focal’s local dial-tone services within the major metro areas it serves. In other UniDial news, the ICP has chosen NorthPoint Communications Inc. (www.north point.com) as its provider of digital subscriber line […]

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