Sprint Plans National Expansion as CLEC

Sprint Corp. plans to go head-to-head next year with the regional bell operating companies and other rivals such as AT&T Corp. and WorldCom Inc. to vie for customers in business markets where it traditionally has stayed away. The No. 3 long-distance carrier has been providing local phone service to businesses in Columbus, Ohio, since October, […]

Special Report: Agency Eases Disaster Recovery

Posted: 11/2001 Special Report Restoring America’s Connections Agency Eases Disaster Recovery By Tara Seals In the aftermath of the World Trade Center twin towers collapse, unrest and insecurity run through the business world, as everyone tries to make sense of the post-attack economy. Disaster recovery and business continuity services, like those offered by Fortune Consulting […]

Business News – Sprint ION Spreads Bundled Package to Four Areas

Posted: 09/2000 Sprint ION Spreads Bundled Package to Four Areas By Bruce Christian Businesses and residents in Los Angeles; Orange County, Calif.; Phoenix; and San Diego now can choose a service that gives them multiple telephone lines, videoconferencing, high-speed Internet connections, local and long-distance service over a single broadband connection.Previously, Sprint ION, the integrated on-demand […]

Business News – Four Companies Pair Off in Wireless Ventures

Posted: 05/2000 Four Companies Pair Off in Wireless Ventures BY KEN BRANSON AND STACY LANE LINKMEYER Bell Atlantic Corp. ( and Vodafone AirTouch plc ( launched a joint wireless and paging joint venture, Verizon Wireless on April 4.One day later, BellSouth Corp. ( and SBC Communications Inc. (, said they too would come together with […]

Teleglobe Reorganizes, Forms 4 Units

Posted: 01/2000 Teleglobe Reorganizes, Forms 4 Units By Khali Henderson With little fanfare, Teleglobe Communications Corp. ( has reorganized by forming four market-focused business units each accountable for growth of revenue, customer base and profitability in specifically assigned markets. The new business units are International, Value Added Services, Content Distribution and Business Solutions. All units […]

Selling Long Distance as an Agent Revisited

Posted: 09/1998 Selling Long Distance as an Agent Revisited An Updated How-To Planner for 1998-’99 By Dan Baldwin Two years ago, shortly after forming the One Plus Agent Association (OPAA), we conceived, wrote and published on our website ( our 70-page book, "How to Sell Long Distance." At the time it was the end-all, be-all […]

SprintExpands Local Services

Posted: 09/1997 Business News FRONTLINE INFORMATION Click on heading to read news text… Sprint Expands Local Services Phoenix Network-US ONE Merger Called Off Summa Four, Dialogic Develop Switching Platform Tempus Incorporates IVR Software Centigram Licenses TruVoice Qwest Signs Facility Agreement SNET Picks Lucent Genesis, RFC Reach Financing Agreement Ernst & Young Select Sprint, Global One […]

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