Leap Signs Up Kansas City

Leap Wireless International Inc. began offering Cricket cellular service in the Kansas City metro area this week. The launch includes the sign-up of around 40 indirect retailers and 33 premier dealers throughout the Kansas City market area. The carrier also opened three retail stores, with a fourth to soon follow. The Cricket CDMA service is […]

C-CAMS Signs Kansas Citys Pager & Phone Co.

C-CAMS Inc. (Booth 1513) has signed The Pager & Phone Co., one of Kansas City, Missouris most successful niche communications companies, as a customer of its CCAMS customer service and billing suite. Under the terms of its sales contract, C-CAMS will provide The Pager & Phone Co. with a full-service solution that incorporates customer care, […]

FCC OKs ALLTEL-Western Wireless Merger

The FCC has given ALLTEL Corp. approval to acquire Western Wireless Corp., but imposed conditions requiring the divestiture of Western Wireless assets in 16 markets in Arkansas, Kansas and Nebraska. Federal regulators concluded the merger of Little Rock, Ark.-based ALLTEL and Bellevue, Wash.-based Western Wireless will serve the public interest, convenience, and necessity. Through the […]

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. (www.sbc.com), Birch Telecom Inc. (www.birch.com) 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 […]

Resale Channel: News Briefs

Posted: 07/2000 News Briefs FTV Communications LLC network partners Touch America Inc. (www.in-tch.com) and Williams Communications Group Inc. (www.williamscommunications.com) have entered into an $80 million agreement to exchange dark fiber on long-haul, fiber optic routes connecting key cities in the central United States. Each company will provide the other with fiber maintenance and collocation services. […]

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