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BSG Names New CEO

Billing Services Group Ltd. (BSG) today said Roland Josef Bopp will join the company on April 15, 2006, as CEO and member of the board of directors. Bopp will bring to BSG more than 20 years of executive leadership in telecom service organizations in both North America and Europe. His most recent position was chairman, president […]

COMPTEL Honors Sensenbrenner as Competition Champion

F. James Sensenbrenner, a long-time Republican representative from Wisconsin, on Sunday night was named COMPTEL’s Champion of Competition in the association’s 25th year, for his record of defending competition in telecommunications and other markets. Sensenbrenner — whom COMPTEL Chairman J. Sherman Henderson III termed “a humdinger” of a candidate for the evening’s award — heads […]

Billing Concepts, Other Subsidiaries Re-Named

Billing Services Group Ltd. said today it has combined the operation of its subsidiaries and is re-branding the Billing Concepts operating company and the former EDS Interoperator Services GmbH to BSG Clearing Solutions. Our new name BSG Clearing Solutions clearly communicates our ability to clear financial and data transactions across varied communications platforms for the […]

NOT NECESSARILY NEWS

Posted: 07/2005 Safety Quest for Qwest In an effort to prevent child victimization stemming from online threats, Qwest Communications International Inc. and the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) have kicked off an Internet safety campaign for parents and guardians. Called Parents Safety-Net Test, the tool gives adults an instant tool to check […]

Xspedius Completes Financing

Xspedius Communications LLC, a private telecommunications carrier targeting businesses in the Southeast, has arranged $55 million in senior secured debt financing. Missouri-based Xspedius announced using the proceeds of the loan to repay existing subordinated debt and to support general purposes, including potential acquisitions. The loan arranged by Jefferies & Company Inc. matures in March 2010. […]

Carrier Channel: Briefs

Posted: 5/2003 Briefs * Grande Communications acquired a 3,000-mile backbone network spanning four states from C3 Communications. American Electric Power, of Columbus, Ohio, sold the assets for $7 million. Grande will sell SONET protected point-to-point private line and wavelength services to other communications providers over the fiber-optic network, which spans Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas. […]

Business News – Sprint Improves Wholesale Order Management

Posted: 06/2000 Sprint Improves Wholesale Order Management Sprint Wholesale (www.sprintbiz.com) will expand its portfolio of e-business applications with the release of two new solutions that permit greater customer management and control in order management.The Sprint Wholesale DeskTop Manager III and Sprint Wholesale InfoLink, electronic order management tools, will replace previous order-entry tools utilizing Sprint Mail […]

Act III: Working It Out

Posted: 12/1999 Act III: Working It Out By Kim Sunderland The Telecommunications Act of 1996 turned 3 years old this year amid a lot of hype over whether the federal agency charged with overseeing its implementation was actually doing its job. As the national law roars up on its fourth birthday in February 2000, telecom […]

UniDial, Bell Atlantic in $300 Million LocalResale Deal

Posted: 06/1999 UniDial, Bell Atlantic in $300 Million Local Resale Deal By Ken Branson Seated: Jack Goldberg, president, Bell Atlantic Corp. Telecom Industry Services division (left) and J. Sherman Henderson III, president and CEO, UniDial Communications Inc. Standing: Peter Karoczkai, vice president of marketing and product management, Bell Atlantic Telecom Industry Services division (left) and […]

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