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Nextlink Hires CEO

Nextlink Wireless, the broadband wireless services division of XO Holdings Inc., has hired Robert E. Beran as its new CEO. Beran also becomes a senior vice president at XO Holdings, reporting to XO CEO Carl J. Grivner. Beran comes to Nextlink from First Avenue Networks, where he was senior vice president of operations. He oversaw […]

XO Reports First Quarter Losses

Despite strong growth in commercial and wholesale IP services, XO Holdings Inc. this week reported first quarter 2006 losses of $43.7 million. XO Holdings operates XO Communications LLC, which runs the wireline business, and Nextlink Wireless Inc., the wireless division. The company posted $349.7 million in revenue and a net loss of $43.7 million. The […]

Equinox Signs GTA

Equinox Information Systems (Booth 1317) has announced that TeleGuam Holdings LLC (known as GTA), has licensed its Collector and TeleLink software. Collector and TeleLink comprise the Equinox mediation platform for downloading and integrating usage data from the switch-to-billing applications and other operational support systems. GTA will use the mediation software to download usage data from […]

Vonage Names New CEO, Prepares IPO

A day after it filed documents with the Securities and Exchange Commission to introduce an IPO, Vonage Holdings Corp. on Thursday announced it has named a new CEO. Vonage hired Michael Snyder, who comes to the company from ADT Security Services Inc., where he served as president from 1997 to 2006. He will begin work […]

Round Table

… ON SPRINT NEXTEL CORP.S OCT. 5 LAWSUIT AGAINST VONAGE HOLDINGS CORP., VOICEGLO HOLDINGS INC. AND THEGLOBE.COM INC. ASSERTING THESE COMPANIES HAVE WILLFULLY INFRINGED SEVEN PATENTS RELATING TO VOICE-OVER-PACKET TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPED BY SPRINT NEXTEL. THE CARRIER SEEKS AN INJUNCTION AND UNSPECIFIED MONETARY DAMAGES. Voiceglos technology is unique, proprietary and patent-pending.Though we are still reviewing the […]

Carriers Win Big with Triple-Play IP Services

By Michael Khalilian, above, and Farshid Mohammadi The U.S. communications market has changed rapidly in the past few years; DSL and cable broadband connections are becoming ubiquitous, new types of cable and DSL services are proliferating and incumbent carriers are losing market share to carriers that offer VoIP service. To remain competitive in this environment, […]

Acceris to Enforce VoIP Patent

Acceris Communications Inc. (Booth 401) has secured a patent for the Voice Internet Transmission System. Filed in 1996, the patent reflects foundational thinking, application and practice in what has grown to be the VoIP services market. The VoIP patent, together with an existing Acceris patent and its related international patent applications, forms an international patent […]

Is a Turnaround Near?

Posted: 3/2004 Is a Turnaround Near? Trade Association Says Industry Headed Toward Recovery By Josh Long It has been a long three years mired by scandals and bankruptcies. But it may be over. The telecommunications industry is beginning to turn around and broadband has been a catalyst, Matt Flannigan, president of the Telecommunications Industry Association […]

Merger Creates Wholesale Voice Giant

Posted: 12/2003 Merger Creates Wholesale Voice Giant By Josh Long Teleglobe International Holdings Ltd. says it plans to acquire ITXC Corp. in a stock agreement, creating what Teleglobe President and Chief Executive Liam Strong claims will be the largest wholesale voice carrier in the world. That claim is plausible, says Stephan Beckert, research director with […]

ASCENT Names 3 to Board

Posted: 2/2003 ASCENT Names 3 to Board ComoreTel’s Gail Jones THE ASSOCIATION OF COMMUNICATIONS Enterprises (ASCENT) added three new board members. Two of the appointments result from the expansion of the board from nine to 11 members, to include a representative from the supplier community as well as the new Regional Advisory Council (RAC). Dr. […]

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