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Otomi, Marcatel Partner

Otomi Group LLC (Booth 114), which serves telecommunications carriers around the world with IP services and marketing consulting, and Marcatel have partnered to provide the Mexican community in the United States the best option to call family and friends in Mexico. The combination of Otomi IP services with Marcatels telecommunications network provides the best solution […]

Trinsic Buys Sprint Local Lines

Trinsic Inc., the Florida-based CLEC that uses IP to deliver broadband and voice services, will buy Sprint Nextels local access lines for which it provides services under a wholesale, private label agreement. The former Z-Tel Technologies Inc. made the announcement yesterday, and would not disclose the deals terms. Trinsic says it provides wholesale services for approximately […]

Network Access Panel Addresses Carriers Alternatives

The loss of UNE-P as a result of the FCC TRRO and the deployment of advanced IP-based services make finding alternative network access more important than ever before. Sue Platner, president of telecom consulting company, The Northridge Group, will moderate todays session Network Access: Where Do We Go From Here?, which will analyze options available […]

Covad Launches TeleSoho

Covad Communications Group Inc. this week unveiled higher bandwidth broadband service for SOHO and Internet users. The Covad TeleSoho 6mbps/768kbps broadband service offers users maximum download speeds of 6mbps, and upstream speeds of up to 768kbps. This means multiple users within the same small office or home can share a broadband connection and still receive […]

Raindance Adds Tiers to Program

Raindance Communications Inc. (Booth 608), a provider of conferencing services, announces it has restructured its channel partner program, to create three tiers of sales agents, which the company calls business partners. The three tiers Gold, Silver and Bronze each represent different levels of sales volume by the agent and sales support by Raindance. Raindance also […]

Covad Looks to Samsung for Line-Powered Voice Equipment

Covad Communications Group Inc. said this week it has chosen Samsung Telecommunications America as the provider of new central office equipment for Covad’s line-powered voice access. The technology enables Covad to offer basic local and long-distance voice services, along with high-speed Internet and, eventually, video over DSL. Line-powered voice access combines the usability of traditional […]

Progress Takes to the Air

With content and data services growing in popularity, wireless operators are feeling the heat to carry higher volumes of traffic with competitive quality of service. To aid the effort, Progress Telecom LLC has hatched PT Wireless, a technologyagnostic network provider aimed at helping wireless carriers expand their capacity cost-effectively. Click to Enalrge PT Wireless is […]

Verizon Reports Higher Revenue, Earnings

Verizon Communications Inc. on Wednesday said annual revenue rose in the first quarter on stronger earnings as wireless sales contributed to approximately 40 percent of the companys overall revenue. Consolidated revenue of $18.2 billion increased 6.6 percent, or $1.1 billion, while earnings rose to $1.8 billion from $1.2 billion in the first quarter of 2004. […]

Qwest Lifts Bid for MCI

Qwest Communications International Inc. on Thursday raised its bid to acquire MCI Inc. and gave the company previously known as WorldCom until Saturday to declare its offer superior over a rival offer from Verizon Communications Inc. The bid valued at $9.7 billion in cash and stock is more than $2 billion higher than what Verizon […]

Will a Lower Profile Lead to Higher Profits?

Does everybody want to do wireless? At first glance, it seems that way. New wireless services are cropping up at some unusual venues, such as 7-Eleven convenience stores, and bearing non-telecom brand names such as Virgin and MTV. Having spun off its wireless unit in 2001, AT&T Corp. plans to get back into the wireless […]

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