Universal Service Will be Addressed this Year, Says FCC’s Copps

Speaking at the NTCA show yesterday, FCC Commissioner Michael Copps said 2006 will be “the year of action” on a contribution methodology. Copps is a member of the Universal Service Joint Board, which he said will make recommendations on rates this year. Noting that he knows access charges are vital to many rural telcos, Copps […]

Network Marketing Alliance Buzzes at Lightyear

Anyone who knows Sherm Henderson knows networking comes naturally for this telecom entrepreneur. It’s served him well as a businessman and led him to the top of his industry association. Presently, he is chairman of CompTel/ASCENT, the organization for competitive service providers. It is no wonder then that he is counting on networking to fuel […]

The Man Who Knows Too Much

Posted: 08/2000 CASP Powered Carriers Plug Into Private-Branded Enhanced Services By Khali Henderson Communications services–the enhanced IP-based ones–have not escaped the widening grip of the emerging hosted applications delivery model. Communications ASPs, or CASPs, are springing up to deliver specialty applications, such as voice mail, e-mail and conferencing, on a subscription or per-use basis.While these […]

The Man Who Knows Too Much

Posted: 07/2000 The Man Who Knows Too Much By Khali Henderson Editor’s Note: PHONE+ is pleased to debut a new monthly feature aptly named, “Intellectual Capital.” In it we will profile the innovators, the mavericks, the change agents in the competitive telecommunications industry. Our first subject embodies the intention of this ongoing project. He is […]

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