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IDT to Begin Online Leasing of Airwaves

IDT Spectrum Inc. is beginning an online spectrum leasing strategy for its fixed wireless spectrum assets. Access to the program, which is for mobile and fixed wireless providers, is via IDT Spectrums newly launched website, www.idtspectrum.com. “As the more than $19 billion raised by the FCC at its recent 700 MHz spectrum auction clearly demonstrates, […]

COMPTEL Elects New Board Members

COMPTEL members elected new representatives to its board of directors at its annual meeting held at the COMPTEL PLUS Convention & Expo. The board also re-elected Sherm Henderson, president and CEO of Lightyear Network Solutions LLC, as its chairman. COMPTEL Chairman Sherm Henderson The association reelected three directors in the small-member category, including Ron Contrado, […]

News Briefs

IDT Corp. said it will buy wholesale VoIP provider Net2Phone Inc. for approximately $28.1 million and turn it into a privately held, wholly owned subsidiary. If all goes as planned, IDTs subsidiary, NTOP Acquisition Inc., will merge with Net2Phone, and keep the Net2Phone name. Progress Telecom LLC now offers customers the ability to bundle current […]

IDT Completes Net2Phone Acquisition

IDT Corp.s shares were down 11 cents at $10.90 Tuesday mid-morning after the company announced its subsidiary, NTOP Acquisition Inc., has merged with Net2Phone Inc. The $28 million deal, announced in February, makes Net2Phone, a VoIP enabler for service providers, a wholly owned subsidiary of IDT, as well as a private company. Net2Phone used to […]

IDT to Buy Net2Phone for $28 Million

IDT Corp., a New Jersey-based CLEC, said today it will buy wholesale VoIP provider Net2Phone Inc. for approximately $28.1 million and turn it into a privately held, wholly owned subsidiary. If all goes as planned, IDTs subsidiary, NTOP Acquisition Inc., will merge with Net2Phone, and keep the Net2Phone name. Meanwhile, Net2Phones common stock will be […]

IDT Launches Latino MVNO

IDT Corp. has rolled out TúYo Mobile, a wireless product tailored for Latinos. The prepaid service offers low rates for direct international calling, downloadable Latino ringtones and graphics, and a proprietary calling card feature allowing international calling from any phone using their TúYo balance. The offer is fully bilingual, including customer service, packaging, handset menu […]

CEOs Put Open Access on Policy Wish List

Access to incumbent networks topped the wish list of line items to be included in a rewrite of the Telecom Act for executives gathered for yesterdays CEO Forum: Open Markets, Open Networks, Open for Business. Without access to open networks, we are going to be out of business, says James A. Courter, CEO and vice […]

reseller channel: News Briefs

Broadvox LLC announced four companies Clear Reach, Hotwire Communications, Virtual-Switch.Com Inc. and VoIP Canada Inc. will offer Broadvoxs VoIP broadband services with a suite of local and long-distance service packages. Clear Reach is an Internet company in northern Colorado that provides wireless VoIP voice and data service across the state along with DSL, wireless Internet […]

IDT Gets $44 Million from Settlement

IDT Corp. says it will receive $44 million from Spain-based Telefonica S.A. now that the two companies have settled a lawsuit. IDT, a CLEC, in January 2001 filed a complaint against Telefonica and its Terra Networks division because Telefonica had gone back on a contract to operate jointly its Internet services in the United States. […]

IDT Signs Wholesale Services Agreement with Verizon

IDT Corp. said today it has signed a long-term wholesale services agreement with Verizon Communications Inc. for local phone service. The new agreement takes effect on Aug. 1. Verizon will provide IDT, a CLEC, with dial-tone services or access to its local networks for a term lasting up to five years. The deal preserves the […]

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