GlobalTouch Lands Greenfield Communications

Hosted VoIP and video provider GlobalTouch Telecom Inc. (Booth 708) landed a new customer in Greenfield Communications. The company builds FTTH networks for master-planned communities. Residents in Greenfield communities have had access to GlobalTouch digital voice services since July. As wired communities continue to sprout across the country, such as those developed by Greenfield, its […]

Info Directions Lands Upgrade Deal

Info Directions, a top maker of billing, rating order management and workflow systems for telecom operators, announced that service provider New Horizon Communications (NHC) of Waltham, Mass., is upgrading to its CostGuard.NET OSS/BSS Software. NHC will use CostGuard.NET in the Info Directions ASP to manage rating, billing, operations and customer care functions for its rapidly […]

Qwest Lands Affinity Group Deal

Qwest Communications International Inc. this week signed a new national agreement with MiCTA and the ATAlliance, making it the voice, data and IP services provider for the groups members. MiCTA/ATA aggregates demand for products and services, including telecommunications, for its members in higher education, health care, libraries, K-12 schools, government bodies and other nonprofit groups. […]

Anexeon Partner Lands Four Seasons VoIP Trial

VoIP service provider Anexeon Communications says its channel partner MAS Enterprises will deploy VoIP on a trial basis for The Four Seasons Las Vegas at its Four Seasons Resort. The hotel will use VoIP in its sales and catering functions. MAS Enterprises will integrate the resorts current phone system and four-digit dialing capabilities, moving it […]

Verizon Lands Programming Deal with Starz Entertainment

Gearing up to deliver television service this year, Verizon Communications Inc. yesterday announced a long-term affiliation agreement with Starz Entertainment Group LLC that will allow the No. 1 phone company to carry 13 movie channels. Verizon said it will be able to carry all 13 Starz Entertainment Group movie channels, including more than 100 movies-on-demand […]

Lands of Opportunity

Posted: 05/1999 Lands of Opportunity Complaining has graduated from hobby to profession in this country. Our medicine is the most advanced in the world. Yet, it is the most expensive. Our cinema is the most prolific. Yet, our thespians are grossly overpaid. Our TV programming is the most varied. Yet, there are too many channels […]

End Run on Long Distance Market Lands Two Baby Bells in Court

Posted: 07/1998 End Run on Long Distance Market Lands Two Baby Bells in Court By Carol L. Bowers Federal law prohibits regional Bell operating companies (RBOCs) from offering in-region long distance service until they meet 14 requirements, but US WEST Inc. and Ameritech Corp. are trying to prove the law doesn’t preclude them from offering […]

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