Wave7 Annnounces Multiple Trident7 Optical Access Platform Deployments

Wave7 Optics Inc., a supplier of FTTH/FTTP equipment for residential and business services, recently announced a number of new Trident7 Optical Access Platform customers. Crawfordsville Electric Light & Power (CELP) will install the Trident7 Optical Access Platform for a new municipal network slated to begin service in January 2007. CELP is a community-owned electric utility […]

ComTec Upgrades Print Platform

ComTec Inc., provider of print and electronic customer communications, will upgrade its printing technology and install highlight color printers in its facilities in New Jersey and Minnesota. The Docutech 180 HLC printer from Xerox Corp. offers the highest resolution in its class with 2400 DPI black and white and 600 DPI highlight color resolutions. The […]

Service Provider Panelists Look at CLECs in a World Without UNE

Facing regulatory mandates restricting the availability of UNEs, service providers have a number of access options to evaluate for line migration and growth. A panel of service providers Tuesday will discuss whats available and when to use them. Panelists will take a look at the subject one layer of the OSI model at a time, […]

DecisionOne Inks Nationwide VoIP Support Deals

DecisionOne, a support services firm for IT, announced this week at the Internet Telephony Conference and Expo in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., agreements with Pandora Networks and FacetCorp to use DecisionOne’s Desktop to DialTone service to install and support VoIP deployments, particularly those for customers with multiple locations. DecisionOne will support deployments of Pandora Networks’ WorkSmart […]

Click, Talk, Sell

Click4Talk this year rolled out a Web-based click-to-talk service designed to instantly connect online shoppers with customer service or sales representatives. What’s new about that? On the surface, it sounds pretty much like the same offer you’ve been hearing about for the last five years. But David Landa, Click4Talk’s vice president of sales and marketing, […]


Satellite resale might be the final piece in the jigsaw puzzle of broadband technology. Adding satellite to their portfolios allows resellers to put together a total network for businesses especially chain restaurants, hotels, motels and gas stations with remote locations and other needs that DSL, cable and other technologies cant meet. “Of the more than […]

Wholesale: Birch Among First To Test Pronto Network

Posted: 12/2000 Birch Among First To Test Pronto Network By Khali Henderson Through a market trial being conducted with SBC Communications Inc. (, Birch Telecom Inc. ( will be among the first CLECs to offer its customers Internet access over the network platform SBC is creating through its $6 billion Project Pronto initiative. SBC spokeswoman […]

Business News – Level 3 to Install Corning’s New Generation Fiber

Posted: 10/2000 Level 3 to Install Corning’s New Generation Fiber Level 3 Communications Inc. ( announced it will deploy Corning Inc.’s ( new generation of optical fiber throughout its U.S. intercity network.The company pairing significantly increases Level 3’s capacity and cost efficiency, and it gives Corning a chance to show off its fiber, which it […]

Business News – Universal Access Acquires Tri-Quad Enterprises

Posted: 10/2000 Universal Access Acquires Tri-Quad EnterprisesUniversal Access Inc. (, a provider of Internet network infrastructure services, has acquired Tri-Quad Enterprises Inc., which produces the Local Area Transport Tariff Information System (LATTIS), a circuit pricing tool.Terms of the deal were not disclosed.The acquisition marks the third in a series of moves this year designed to […]

AT&T to Build Metro Network with Help from SomeFriends

Posted: 02/2000 AT&T to Build Metro Network with Help from Some Friends By Liz Montalbano AT&T Corp. ( has contracted with three carriers to build a fiber optic network linking 30 major U.S. metropolitan areas. Working with CapRock Communications Corp. (, PF.Net and Touch America, Inc. (, AT&T will overlay the new conduit and fiber […]

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