FCC Chairman to Join Aspen Institute

Outgoing FCC Chairman Michael Powell will join the Aspen Institute as a senior fellow for three months, the Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit group announced Friday. Powell, who is leaving the FCC after having served on the commission since 1997, will advise the Aspen Institute Communications and Society Program on leadership, communications policy and program activities and […]

Round Table

  …ON THE RESIGNATION OF FCC CHAIRMAN MICHAEL POWELL. “Chairman Powell’s tenure at the FCC has not resulted in a better deal for America’s telecommunications consumers. Regulatory uncertainty under Powell’s watch has created ideal conditions for a ‘perfect storm’ of endless litigation that has set back the development of a 21st century telecommunications policy by […]

Billing Concepts Names President

Billing Services Group LLC (Booth 211) has appointed Don Philbin as the president of Billing Concepts Inc. Philbin brings over 15 years of experience to the post, and has been closely associated with Billing Concepts since the companys inception in 1988, where he has held the titles of COO and general counsel. During his tenure […]

Regulatory News – IXCs, Competitive Carriers Relish More ‘Democratic’ Senate

Posted: 08/2001 Regulatory News IXCs, Competitive Carriers Relish More ‘Democratic’ Senate By Kim Sunderland When the Democrats took over the U.S. Senate (www.senate.gov) in the wake of Vermont Sen. Jim Jeffords’ resignation from the Republican Party earlier this summer, the nation’s IXCs and other competitive telecom carriers thanked the senator and their lucky stars.With new […]

Planning, Measuring, Managing Market Share

Posted: 01/2001 Planning, Measuring, Managing Market Share By Karen G. Strouse Understanding one’s market share, represented by the ratio between a company’s total sales and the total sales of its industry, can be elusive but essential. Monopoly, oligopoly, perfect competition and monopolistic competition are familiar market structures that can describe the market share characteristics of […]

Wholesale: Williams Network Realigns Leadership

Posted: 11/2000 Williams Network Realigns Leadership By Khali Henderson Williams Communications (www.americasfibernetwork.com) and was followed by many Williams’ employees who also left to join the Tulsa-based startup. Among those were Bunker Sessions, vice president of technology; Gary Watson, vice president of service delivery and assurance; David Cordeiro, vice president of planning and business development for […]

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