Kentucky

 

INDATEL: One Group 23 States

The Independent Alliances Telecom Group (INDATELgroup, Booth 616), a trade association of carriers, has grown its membership to include nearly half of the United States. New Yorks Independent Optical Network (ION) and Indianas Fiber Network (IFN) are the latest to join. All 23 statewide networks are owned by the independent telephone companies in their respective […]

BellSouth Prevails in Conflict over Internet Obligations

In a victory for BellSouth Corp., the FCC has ruled that state regulators cannot require incumbent phone companies to provide high-speed Internet access to a customer over the same network that a rival uses to provide voice services. In an order released Friday, the FCC said the state rulings are inconsistent with federal rules and […]

Carrier Channel: Nacchio Resigns

Posted: 07/2002 Nacchio Resigns; Notebaert Takes Qwest’s Helm By Josh Long The man who led Qwest Communications International Inc. from an upstart telephony company into a global communications giant, Joseph P. Nacchio, resigned June 16 as the firm’s chairman and CEO. Joseph P. Nacchio Like many telecommunications companies today, Qwest faces a multitude of problems […]

INTERVIEW : Rubber-Stamp Review

Posted: 06/2002 Rubber-Stamp Review Section 271 Approvals Pile Up Against Beleaguered Competitive Industry By Kim Sunderland WITH THE FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION (FCC) approving nearly a dozen Section 271 applications and several more pending, the Bell operating companies effectively are trouncing the shrinking competitive carrier industry as they enter the long-distance business and expand their service […]

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