Cellcos Sign Anti-Spam Code

The GSM Association (GSMA) has brought together 15 mobile operators to sign a code of practice committing them to work together to minimize spam sent via text and picture messages. Bharti, Cingular Wireless, Hutchison 3 Group, Hutchison Telecommunications International, mobinil, O2, Orange, SFR, Telefonica, Telenor, TeliaSonera, T-Mobile, Turkcell, VimpelCom and Vodafone have adopted the code […]

Broadwing, HCG Provision International Ethernet Network

Service provider Broadwing Communications LLC and Hong Kong-based operator Hutchison Global Communications Limited (HGC) have established a new intercarrier international Ethernet network. “Large enterprises around the world continue to expand their reach and require their networks to evolve in concert with them,” said Mike Smith, co-founder and managing director of research with Stratecast Partners, a […]


Posted: 04/2002 The following is a list of companies and organizations and their website addresses mentioned in this issue. Access Data Now www.accessdatanow.comAllegiance Telecom Inc. www.algx.comAmdocs Ltd. www.amdocs.comAmerican Fiber Systems www.americanfibersystems.comArbinet-thexchange www.thexchange.comAtlas Communications www.atlascomm.netATOGA Systems www.atoga.comAT&T Corp. www.att.comBellSouth Corp. www.bellsouth.comBroadview Networks www.broadviewnet.comCable & Wireless plc In-Stat Group www.instat.comCoastal Connections Corp. www.coastalconnectionscorp.comCogent Communications Inc. www.cogentco.comCommunications […]


Posted: 04/2002 Overheard…… at CompTel’s 21st annual Conference & Exposition, while addressing the passage of the Tauzin-Dingell bill in the U.S. House … “Make no mistake, we are not despondent. The fight goes on. Tauzin-Dingell will go nowhere in the Senate. Last week’s vote marked the Bells’ highwater mark. It’s all downhill for the Bells […]

Wholesale Channel: Will Global Crossing Sink or Swim?

Posted: 03/2002 WHOLESALE CHANNELWill Global Crossing Sink or Swim? By Josh Long The recent bankruptcy filing of Global Crossing Holdings Ltd. signifies the harshest blow to investors who gambled on the wholesale telecommunications market since the late ’90s, injecting billions of dollars into communications companies that built fiber-optic networks around the world to power the […]

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