News Briefs

Posted: 2/2003 News Briefs * WilTel Communications Group Inc. has cleared the regulatory hurdles necessary to operate with a new investor. The company, after emerging from bankruptcy last fall, began trading in December on the Nasdaq National Market under the symbol WTEL. WilTel, formerly known as Williams Communications, had traded on the over-the-counter board since […]

Wholesale Channel:  News Briefs

Posted: 2/2002 Wholesale Channel  News Briefs* Ron Harden, former chief operating officer at PointOne Telecommunications Inc., has joined Grande Communications as executive vice president of network services for Grande Networks, the company’s wholesale division. Harden, an Association of Communications Enterprises board member, will oversee Grande Networks’ sales, marketing, customer management and other related duties. The […]

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 […]

Regulatory News – Adds, Moves & Changes

Posted: 01/2001 Adds, Moves & Changes Gary Gerard David O’Connor Jeff Verderame * TARGUS Information Corporation, a provider of Real Time Intelligence, has expanded its telecom services organization. David O’Connor, Jeff Verderame and Gary Gerard have joined TARGUSinfo. All three have held various positions at major local, long distance, ISP and operator services companies. O’Connor, vice […]

Business News – Adds, Moves & Changes

Posted: 11/2000 Adds, Moves & Changes * A special executive committee of ICG Communications Inc. ( has appointed Randall E. Curran the company’s new CEO, replacing Carl E. Vogel, who resigned last week as chairman and CEO. Curran most recently served as chairman, president and CEO of Thermadyne Holdings Corp. (, which is based in […]

No Carrier Is an Island

Posted: 08/2000 No Carrier Is an Island A n identifiable shift is occurring in the way business is conducted today, EDS ( chairman and CEO Dick Brown said during his keynote address at the June SUPERCOMM 2000 in Atlanta.“Communities of companies will triumph over individual companies,” Brown says, reasoning the customer experience is no longer […]

Business News – GRICtalk Puts Carriers in Global PC-to-Phone Business

Posted: 08/2000 GRICtalk Puts Carriers in Global PC-to-Phone Business By Khali Henderson GRIC Communications Inc. ( unveiled in late June GRICtalk to enable ISPs, Internet telephony service providers (ITSPs) and telecommunications service providers to offer privately branded PC-to-phone services without the need to build a global telephony network.“With these new solutions, GRIC expands its portfolio […]

Prepaid Internet Telephony

Posted: 03/2000 Prepaid Internet Telephony GRIC, Lucent Debut Prepaid Internet Telephony Platform GRIC Communications Inc. ( and Lucent Technologies Inc. ( introduced in mid-January a prepaid Internet telephony calling card system for service providers. Called GRICprepaid, the system is a Java-based software application that interfaces with Lucent’s PacketStar IP Telephony System via an application programming […]

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