Qwest Faces Criminal Investigation

Qwest Communications International Inc. ( said Tuesday that the Department of Justice (DOJ) informed it that the U.S. Attorney’s office had begun a criminal investigation of Qwest. The U.S. Attorney’s office did not disclose the nature of the investigation. In a statement released from its Denver headquarters, the company said Qwest will cooperate fully with […]

WorldCom: “We Turned Ourselves In”

In remarks that seemed crafted to exonerate executives from what could be one of the largest fraud cases in U.S. history, WorldCom Inc. ( CEO John Sidgmore said late Wednesday his own management blew the whistle. WorldCom’s auditing committee “immediately” informed independent auditor KPMG LLP ( that the No. 2 long-distance carrier had inflated earnings […]

Broadband Battle Balloons

Posted: 05/2002 Broadband Battle Balloons Bush Administration Begins to Take Notice, Seeks Avenues of Increased National Deployment By Kim SunderlandAFTER MONTHS OF INTERNAL DELIBERATION, the executive branch is beginning to stake out a position on broadband regulation. How and when it finally does will be a critical factor in the outcome of the broadband battle, […]


Posted: 03/2002 POLICY POLICY LINKS AT&T Corp. www.att.comBellSouth Corp. www.bellsouth.comCapsule Communications Inc. www.capsule.comCompetitive Telecommunications Association www.comptel.orgCox Communications Inc. www.cox.comDepartment of Public Utility Control Communications Commission www.fcc.govFlorida Public Service Commission www.psc.state.fl.usHarris, Wiltshire & Grannis www.harriswiltshire.comLegg Mason Telecom Research www.LeggMason.comNew York State Public Service Commission www.dps.state.ny.usPennsylvania Public Utilities Commission http://puc.paonline.comQwest Communications International Inc. www.qwest.comSmall Business Administration […]


Posted: 03/2002 PREPAID LINKS PHONE+ Prepaid Links American Public Communications Council www.apcc.netAssociation of Communications Enterprises www.ascent.orgaTelo Inc. www.atelo.comAT&T Corp. www.att.comAuxer Group Inc. www.axgiinvestor.comBoston Communications Group Inc. www.bcgi.netCahners In-Stat Group www.instat.comCallserve Communications Ltd. www.callserve.comComverse www.comverse.comCT Industries www.ctindustries.comCyberCash www.cybercash.comdeltathree Inc. corp.deltathree.comDeutscheTelekom www.telekom.dedynamicsoft Inc. www.dynamicsoft.comECI IP Inc. www.ecip.comFederal Bureau of Investigation www.fbi.govFederal Communications Commission www.fcc.govGet2Net www.get2net.comGlobal Prepaid Alliance […]

Policy  Links

Posted: 2/2002 POLICY NEWS  Policy  Links Allegiance Telecom Inc. Arizona Corporation Commission The Association of Communications Enterprises AT&T Corp. AT&T of the Southern States BellSouth Corp. CityNet Telecommunications Inc. Competitive Telecommunications Association The Eastern Management Group Inc. Federal Communications Commission Lucent Technologies Inc. Michigan […]

Wholesale Channel Links

Posted: 2/2002 Wholesale Channel Wholesale Channel Links 360networks www.360.netAlliance Group Services Inc. www.alliancegrp.comBandwidth Market www.bandwidthmarket.comCable & Wireless Communications Inc. www.capsulecom.comCIMCO Communications Columbus Capital Co. LLC www.3cadvisors.comConnect America www.linkus.netConvergent Communications Services Inc. www.converg.comCovista Communications Inc. www.covista.comFederal Communications Commission www.fcc.govFPL FiberNet www.fplfibernet.comForstmann Little www.forstmannlitle.comFusion Telecommunications International www.fusiontel.comGlobal Crossing Ltd. www.globalcrossing.comGrande Communications www.grandecom.comGRIC Communications Inc. www.gric.comGroup […]

News Briefs

Posted: 12/2001 News Briefs * In other communications security-related issues, FCC Commissioner Michael Copps said during a recent speech in Washington that because of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, the FCC should assume expanded regulatory authority, particularly with respect to the Internet. The FCC, which has statutory mandates with respect to the Communications Assistance for […]

Regulatory News – IXCs, Competitive Carriers Relish More ‘Democratic’ Senate

Posted: 08/2001 Regulatory News IXCs, Competitive Carriers Relish More ‘Democratic’ Senate By Kim Sunderland When the Democrats took over the U.S. Senate ( in the wake of Vermont Sen. Jim Jeffords’ resignation from the Republican Party earlier this summer, the nation’s IXCs and other competitive telecom carriers thanked the senator and their lucky stars.With new […]

Stock Watch

Posted: 02/2001 Stock Watch Markets Shed Buoyancy Stocks tanked on the last day of our trading session (Dec. 15), as software giant Microsoft Corp. ( caused some jitters with an earnings warning. A report from the U.S. Department of Labor ( indicated inflationary tendencies, which stoked fears that the late December Federal Reserve’s Open Market […]

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