Long Distance at Heart of SBC Woes, Not UNE-P, Says Consultant

SBC Communications Inc. (www.sbc.com), the No. 2 local phone company, is rightly panicking over local competition in its dominant region, said Phil Jacobson, founder of research and consulting firm Network Conceptions LLC, on Tuesday. But he added SBC’s strife is related to internal problems, not unfair regulatory policies. Local phone competitors and the Baby Bells […]

Survivor: Telecom

Posted: 10/2002 Survivor: Telecom Who Will Outdo the Competition? Experts Pick Their Favorites Philip Jacobson CONTESTANTS ON THE CBS series Survivor have nothing on today’s telecom executives. Dropped into the heart of the tech bust, these players have had it tougher longer than any two-bit game show contestant. Of course, today’s telecom marketplace is far […]

Business News – Adds, Moves & Changes

Posted: 10/2000 Adds, Moves & Changes* Paul B. Domorski has been appointed president and CEO of RSL Communications Ltd. (www.rslcom.com), succeeding Itzhak Fisher, who remains as a consultant to the company’s board of directors.Domorski had been president of British Telecom Syncordia Solutions (www.syncordia.bt.com) since 1997. Syncordia is BT’s worldwide value-added solutions business, covering outsourcing, network […]

Just for CICs

Posted: 05/1998 Just for CICs Switchless Resellers Join the PSTN Crowd By Ken Branson Just as the U.S. Postal Service uses names, addresses and ZIP codes to identify and sort mail, the public switched telecommunications network (PSTN) uses carrier identification codes (CICs) to sort out telecommunications traffic. "CICs are used to ‘mark’ the carrier of […]

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