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Carriers Help Customers Cut Cord

Posted: 01/2000 Carriers Help Customers Cut Cord By Shelly Tyler Service providers are looking to differentiate their services, reduce churn, increase average revenue per user and attract new, high-value customers. One way carriers can achieve all these goals is to offer their business customers wireless office services. Wireless office customers are "golden customers" because they […]

Business News – Tellabs To Acquire Netcore Systems

Posted: 09/1999 Tellabs To Acquire Netcore Systems Lisle, Ill.-based Tellabs and Wilmington, Mass.-based NetCore Systems Inc. have announced an agreement for Tellabs to acquire NetCore in an all-stock deal valued at about $575 million. NetCore is a developer of carrier-class Internet protocol (IP) routing and asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) switching solutions. Tellabs’ acquisition of the […]

Keep Competitors Off Your Intellectual Property

Posted: 09/1999 Keep Competitors Off Your Intellectual Property Telecommunications companies, like other technology-related ventures, often base their businesses on the unique and proprietary nature of their business ideas, processes, products and services. Indeed, it is these proprietary products and services that allow many telecommunications businesses to stake out a niche in the marketplace and to […]

It’s Not Just Technology

Posted: 06/1999 It’s Not Just Technology Of MCI WorldCom Inc.’s total cost to deliver one minute of voice service, only 6 percent is transport and switching; nearly twice that (11 percent) is attributable to billing and operations support systems (OSSs). This revelation, made by Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer John Sidgmore, speaking before a […]

What About Bob?

Posted: 04/1999 What About Bob? Sometimes you’ve just got to do what you’ve got to do. Isn’t that what we say when we can’t think of a better reason for doing something? It’s also what we say to others sometimes when we don’t understand their reasons for doing something. But most of the time, it’s […]

Signs of Intelligence

Posted: 10/1998 Signs of Intelligence Open, Software-centric IN Solutions Help Next-Gen Telcos Bring Enhanced Services to Market Quicker and Cheaper By Khali Henderson As "the" telephone network is redefined to include not only the public switched telephone network (PSTN) but also the Internet, wireless, satellite and corporate networks, so too must be the provision of […]

Going Global?

Posted: 07/1998 Going Global? European Alliance Can Help Make the Introductions By Charlene O’Hanlon Everyone’s heard the expression, "It’s not what you know, it’s who you know." Nowhere is that more true than in international telecom. But long distance companies looking to break into the European market now have an ally to help them get […]

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