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Mammoth Hits 10,000-Circuit Mark

Mammoth Networks said it has reached the 10,000-circuit milestone on its wholesale data aggregation network. The milestone was reached in March, 24 months after the Gillette, Wyo.-based company began operations. The circuits are a combination of ATM, DSL and frame relay connections delivered to more than 75 service providers in the company’s 11-state coverage area. […]

AT&T-BellSouth Merger Hits Hurdles

WITH THE FCCS APPROVAL of the AT&T Inc.-BellSouth Corp. merger in mid-October fraught by last-minute deal-brokering and controversy, agency Chairman Kevin J. Martin canceled consideration of the transaction altogether until November. He said he was responding to concerns voiced by Democratic Commissioners Michael J. Copps and Jonathan S. Adelstein, although other factors likely came into […]

ECI Hits the ROADM

ECI Telecom (Booth 1308) announced the XDM ROADM platform for dynamic optical networking. The XDM is for building agile, scalable and futureproof networks based on ECIs 10-degree wavelength selectable switch (WSS) ROADM and lambda management suite. Multidegree networking enables on-the-fly topology changes and subtended WDM rings from a single node, the company said. The WSS […]

Now Entering Big City Limits

WHOLESALE BROADBAND WIRELESS is striking out from its small-deployment roots and bringing its friend VoIP along for the ride. For instance, Aspen Communications, a regional service provider, rolled out a WiMAX infrastructure in the Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, metroplex area to support other wireless broadband service providers beginning last month. Aspen has created an initial network […]

An Evening of Music With Kenny Loggins

After a full day of exploring the show floor at the COMPTEL PLUS Spring 2006 Convention + Expo, get ready to rest your feet but keep your toes tapping. This evenings entertainment An Evening with Kenny Loggins is being presented by Compass Global and held at 8:15 p.m. at 345 B St (4th and B; […]

TELECOM REFORM HITS SNAG

TELECOM POLICY REFORM IN Washington this fall took a sudden turn in the direction of deep quagmire as House backers of new pro-Bell legislation stirred howls of protest across a wide spectrum of affected parties, including some who had been supportive of earlier legislative efforts. [Bartons bill] would create gatekeepers for the internet with negative […]

NOT NECESSARILY NEWS

Jetsetters Keep in Touch Travelers now can keep in constant touch when they fly in business jets, thanks to the new MiniMIJET antenna from Starling Advanced Communication Ltd. The device provides two-way Ku band-based connectivity for broadband in-flight applications, such as the Internet, VPN, PDA,VoIP, e-mail, mobile phones, video conferencing, instant messaging and entertainment. Starling […]

VoIP Hits the Big Time

No longer hoofing eight days a week it in the telecom chorus line, voice over IP has gotten its big break. Incumbent and competitive service providers alike have announced plans to deploy VoIP for residential and business in the next 12 months, if they havent done so already. VoIP should be front and center for […]

Global Crossing Recovery Hits Speed Bump

Four months out of bankruptcy, Global Crossing Ltd. is taking a detour on its road to recovery. The carrier disclosed in April the access charges it paid to local phone companies were greater than it had estimated in its financial statements. Global Crossing revealed it may have to restate financial results for 2002 and 2003 […]

NOT NECESSARILY NEWS

Posted: 03/2002 NOT NECESSARILY NEWS Overheard… … following the FCC’s (www.fcc.gov) announcement it wants to fine SBC Communications (www.sbc.com) $6 million for failing to provide shared transport to competitive carriers … John Windhausen Jr., … “The Bell companies are as bad as serial killers; they have become addicted to bad behavior. We are pleased that […]

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