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COMPTEL: Transaction Clearing Enters LEC Clearinghouse Market

Having recently made its debut in the LEC clearing market, Transaction Clearing (Booth 912) is unveiling various services and solutions at the COMPTEL PLUS show this week. The company offers validation services, customer care, billing management and back-office support for One-Plus providers, Zero-Plus providers, enhanced services, and digital merchant clients. Transaction Clearing provides Web-based tools […]

Agents See Strong Bell Rival in PAETEC-McLeod Pairing

PAETEC Holding Corp.s purchase of McLeodUSA Inc. appears to hold a number of benefits for agents, not the least of which is a footprint that creates a strong CLEC rival to the Bell system. But as with any merger, some challenges await. Agent and analyst reaction so far indicates PAETEC likely will encounter problems with […]

Broadview Closes InfoHighway Acquisition

Broadview Networks Holdings Inc. has closed its acquisition of InfoHighway Communications Corp. The deal was announced in February and was finalized May 31. Terms were not disclosed as both providers are privately held. Together InfoHighway and Broadview form a $500 million CLEC. That puts the new company just behind northeast U.S. rivals such as One […]

PAETEC Reports First Post-Merger Earnings

In its first earnings call since its merger with US LEC Corp., PAETEC Holding Corp. reported first quarter revenue of $194 million, which represented a 37.8 percent increase over first quarter 2006 revenue of $140.8 million. Adjusted EBITDA for the 2007 first quarter increased 52.5 percent to $34.2 million over adjusted EBITDA for the 2006 […]

WTG Offers Services From Any LEC

Master agency World Telecom Group (WTG, Booth 301) announced it is able to provide services from any LEC, thanks to a series of direct contracts, which means agents can offer complete telecommunications services to their clients. WTGs LEC portfolio is comprised of products from AT&T Inc.; BellSouth Corp. (now part of AT&T); Embarq; Frontier Corp., […]

WTG Offers Services From Any LEC

Master agency World Telecom Group (WTG, Booth 301) announced it is able to provide services from any LEC, thanks to a series of direct contracts, which means agents can offer complete telecommunications services to their clients. WTGs LEC portfolio is comprised of products from AT&T Inc.; BellSouth Corp. (now part of AT&T); Embarq; Frontier Corp., […]

PAETEC-US LEC Merger Completed

PAETEC Corp. and US LEC Corp. have completed their $450 million merger and the combined company began trading Thursday on the NASDAQ Syock Market under the symbol PAET. The combined company will conduct business as PAETEC Holding Corp. The merger, which was announced Aug. 14, was approved by both companies’ stockholders on Wednesday. The new […]

PAETEC CEO Chesonis to Opine on CLEC Resurgence Letterman-Style

Arunas Chesonis is the man of the hour. His company, 8-year-old PAETEC Communications (Booth 407), has just announced that it will acquire fellow CLEC US LEC, creating a billion-dollar Super Tier 2 provider, rivaling XO Communications Inc. (Booth 715) and the would-be combination of Time Warner Telecom Inc.-Xspedius, another recently announced CLEC deal. Chesonis serves […]

PAETEC, US LEC in $450 Million Merger

Another set of CLEC mergers announced on Monday highlighted an industry that continues to consolidate to better compete against RBOC rivals. US LEC and PAETEC Communications Inc. said they are merging in a deal worth approximately $450 million, excluding debt. The numbers total $1.3 billion when adding in debt and preferred stock amounts. Charlotte, N.C.-based […]

SunRocket Chooses US LECs MegaPOP VoIP

US LEC Corp., a full-service provider of IP, data and voice solutions to businesses and enterprise organizations throughout the Eastern United States, has announced its agreement to provide MegaPOP VoIP services to Vienna, Va.- based SunRocket Inc. US LEC will supply SunRocket with a customized MegaPOP VoIP solution including phone numbers available across the nation […]

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