Lightyear

 

Still Standing

J. SHERMAN HENDERSON III, or Sherm, as he is known to most everyone in the telecom industry, is aptly described by those who know and work with him as persuasive, the consummate salesman, a cheerleader. He has used those attributes over the past 20-plus years to build two telecom companies and to lead the competitive […]

reseller channel: News Briefs

U.S. Wireless Online Inc., a fixed wireless broadband network operator, has made a three-year wholesale marketing agreement with CLEC Lightyear Network Solutions LLC. Lightyear will exclusively promote and sell U.S. Wireless Online’s broadband service to its business customers in U.S. Wireless Online’s network coverage area. The contract calls for Lightyear to sell a minimum of […]

U.S. Wireless, Lightyear Sign Exclusive Agreement

U.S. Wireless Online Inc., a fixed wireless broadband network operator, has made a three-year wholesale marketing agreement with CLEC Lightyear Network Solutions LLC. In return, Lightyear will exclusively promote and sell U.S. Wireless Onlines broadband service to its business customers in U.S. Wireless Online’s network coverage area. The contract calls for Lightyear to sell a […]

Lightyear Unveils XSTREAM Dynamic T1 Service for Business

Lightyear Network Solutions (Booth 125) has come out with a new service called Lightyear XSTREAM Dynamic T1. Lightyear is on the front wave of the new VoIP economy, leading in the effort to fulfill the demand for better, faster communications. This is the way that businesses will be communicating with their customers and each other […]

Lightyear Expands XSTREAM Product Line

Lightyear Network Solutions LLC today announced a new product at the CompTel/ASCENT Convention & Expo in New Orleans that will let VARs and wholesalers deliver VoIP to their users. The CLEC has added XSTREAM EnterpriseIP to its XSTREAM family, rolling it out with the help of Sylantro Systems platform. Lightyear, like a number of other […]

Ding, Dong … BellSouth Calling

BellSouth is taking a tried-and-true approach to reach residential customers - door-to-door sales. Cydcor Ltd., which provides outsourced sales operations, is outfitting BellSouth with authorized agents for the effort. These representatives promote BellSouth services, such as BellSouth FastAccess DSL service, BellSouth long-distance and DIRECTV service. “This new consumer sales channel has everything to do with competition […]

High Expo

One hundred vendors exhibited at the Fall 2004 CompTel/ASCENT trade show in Orlando, which was rescheduled from its original dates in mid-September following a hurricane threat to host city Miami. In an apparent vote of confidence for the association and the competitive telecom industry, attendance reached more than 2,000 despite the change of venue and […]

Exhibitors Feature VoIP Products, Services

For the first time, CompTel/ASCENT is featuring a VoIP Showcase highlighting the wares and services of 20 exhibitors. The exhibitors, ranging from telecom equipment makers to wholesale carriers, will feature their VoIP products and services on the trade show floor, open Sunday through Tuesday. CompTel/ASCENT is pleased to bring together carriers and vendors on the […]

Lightyear Gets XSTREAM

Lightyear Network Solutions LLC (Booth 604) has announced strategic partnerships with Level 3 Communications Inc. (Booth 710), Covad Communications Group Inc. and Sylantro Systems Corp. to deliver Lightyears new XSTREAM, a suite of VoIP and broadband products for business and residential customers. The business-class products include VoIP, DSL, local PRI, dynamic T1, IP Centrex and […]

reseller channel: Wholesale Agreements Stall

Four weeks after a court rejected federal rules and three days after a divided FCC called upon the telecommunications industry to negotiate commercial agreements controlling wholesale access to the biggest local phone networks, SBC Communications Inc. announced striking a seven-year accord with Sage Telecom. “There is no reason in the world why we can’t reach […]

The ID is: 70725