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Barton, Other Congressmen Support Telecom Megamergers

Some lawmakers on Capitol Hill expressed support Wednesday for the giant mergers developing in the U.S. telecommunications industry. The broad public interest is well served by the mergers, said U.S. Rep. Rick Boucher, D-Va., during a hearing before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas, chairman of the committee, also signaled […]

Click, Talk, Sell

Click4Talk this year rolled out a Web-based click-to-talk service designed to instantly connect online shoppers with customer service or sales representatives. What’s new about that? On the surface, it sounds pretty much like the same offer you’ve been hearing about for the last five years. But David Landa, Click4Talk’s vice president of sales and marketing, […]

Qwest Probes Don’t End with Minnesota

The record fine the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission levied Tuesday on Qwest Communications International Inc. marks the first time the phone giant has been penalized this year for striking interconnection agreements with rivals without filing them with state regulators. But it may not be the last penalty Qwest faces. Several other states have opened probes […]

Carrier Channel: Arizona Commissioners Probe Qwest Wholesale Billing

Posted: 1/2003 Arizona Commissioners Probe Qwest Wholesale Billing By Josh Long THE ARIZONA CORPORATION COMMISSION (ACC) plans to conduct a hearing concerning why Qwest Communications International Inc. failed to implement new wholesale billing rates after local regulators slashed the average price of an unbundled loop nearly in half. In June 2002 the ACC cut the […]

Wholesale Channel: Five-Year Dispute Over PCS Licenses Likely to End

Posted: 11/2001 Wholesale Channel Five-Year Dispute Over PCS Licenses Likely to End By Khali Henderson In what could be the final chapter in the ongoing dispute over its ownership of certain PCS licenses, would-be carrier’s carrier NextWave Telecom Inc. was negotiating a settlement with the Federal Communications Commission and the major wireless carriers that won […]

Five-Year Dispute Over PCS Licenses Likely to End

Posted: 11/2001 Wholesale Channel Five-Year Dispute Over PCS Licenses Likely to End By Khali Henderson In what could be the final chapter in the ongoing dispute over its ownership of certain PCS licenses, would-be carrier’s carrier NextWave Telecom Inc. was negotiating a settlement with the Federal Communications Commission and the major wireless carriers that won […]

The OSS Obligation

Posted: 02/1998 The OSS Obligation Do Operational Support Systems Represent the Final Hurdle to the InterLATA Market? By Andrew O. Isar A look at a recent proposed Illinois order reveals just how close Ameritech may be to fulfilling its operational support systems (OSS) requirements–at least in the opinion of an Illinois Commission hearing examiner–while pointing […]

The OSS Obligation

Posted: 01/1998 The OSS Obligation Do Operational Support Systems Represent the Final Hurdle to the InterLATA Market? By Andrew O. Isar A look at a recent proposed Illinois order reveals just how close Ameritech may be to fulfilling its operational support systems (OSS) requirements–at least in the opinion of an Illinois Commission hearing examiner–while pointing […]

The OSS Obligation

Posted: 11/1997   The OSS Obligation Do Operational Support Systems Represent the Final Hurdle to the InterLATA Market? By Andrew O. Isar A look at a recent proposed Illinois order reveals just how close Ameritech may be to fulfilling its operational support systems (OSS) requirements–at least in the opinion of an Illinois Commission hearing examiner–while […]

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