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Trading Post – Where Has Bandwidth Trading Been? Where Is It Now?

Posted: 07/2001 Trading Post Where Has Bandwidth Trading Been? Where Is It Now? A: During the past two years, confusion has grown regarding what “Bandwidth Trading” is. To discuss the bandwidth trading market and its development, it’s first necessary to define it precisely. Hence, bandwidth trading is the utilization of tools in the marketplace to […]

E-Channel – Partnering Models for Apps Commerce

Posted: 06/2001 E-Channel Partnering Models for Apps Commerce Facilitators Wrestle With Ways To Bring Channels Together By Denise D’Onofrio and Fred Dawson The notion of making telecom agents key players in the emerging grid of distribution channels for applications software has moved from talk to action in a series of initiatives aimed at pulling together […]

E-Channel – Channel Briefs

Posted: 03/2001 E-Channel Channel Briefs * Simplexity.com Inc. (www.simplexity.com), an online marketplace for telecommunications services, and Sabre Holdings Corp. (www.sabre.com), the global leader in IT for the transportation industry, have announced a strategic alliance. Available through the recently unveiled Sabre Marketplace, Simplexity.com will enable travel agencies to quickly and cost-effectively learn about, compare, select and […]

Regulatory News – Advisory Group Named to Design FCC Reform Plan

Posted: 12/2000 Advisory Group Named to Design FCC Reform Plan By Kim Sunderland Washington-based think tank Progress & Freedom Foundation (PFF, www.pff.org) is expected to release a report this month on how best to reform the FCC (www.fcc.gov). The PFF recruited 15 of the nation’s foremost communications experts to serve on its Communications Policy Advisory Committee. […]

E-Channel: News Briefs

Posted: 11/2000 News Briefs * Small businesses participating in the "TeleBright.com Savings Challenge" found a way to slash their annual telecom rates by nearly $40,000, according to TeleBright.com Inc. (www.telebright. com), which offers analysis and comparison assistance to its small business clients. Results of the week-long challenge show that businesses can significantly reduce their telecom […]

Trading Desk: News Briefs

Posted: 11/2000 News Briefs * To guide its expansion in North America, the Asia Capacity Exchange Ltd. (ACE, www.ace-asia.com) has appointed Andrew Lipman to its board of directors. Lipman is vice chairman of Swidler Berlin Shereff Friedman LLP (www.swidlaw.com) and senior partner of the firm’s telecommunications group. Lipman and ACE CEO Paula Brillson were former […]

Business News – TMNG Boosts Services in Weathersby Merger

Posted: 11/2000 TMNG Boosts Services in Weathersby Merger By Josh Long The Management Network Group Inc. (www.tmng.com), a telecom and e-business management consultant firm, has announced it has acquired The Weathersby Group (www.weathersbygroup.com), which will enhance its standing in the provision of customer relationship management (CRM) services. Financial terms of the acquistion were not disclosed. […]

Q: What is the role of minutes exchanges in capacity trading?

Q: What is the role of minutes exchanges in capacity trading?A: Most fundamentally, a minutes “exchange” is not a true exchange where commodities traders meet to trade standard futures contracts. Minutes exchanges are actually physical delivery marketplaces for telephone minutes. It is more accurate then to refer to them as “minutes marketplaces.” Ultimately, all trades […]

Confused? You’re Not Alone

Posted: 07/2000 Confused? You’re Not Alone Savvy marketers long ago learned to take advantage of marketplace confusion. And, boy, are they having a heyday now. Everybody and his brother are calling themselves an ASP–even under the very loosest of definitions–presumably to capture the mind share and wallets of consumers and Wall Street.In researching this month’s […]

Long Distance – IDT Opens Debit Center in Dublin

Posted: 06/2000 IDT Opens Debit Center in Dublin IDT Corp. (www.idt.net) has opened its debit operations center in Dublin to oversee the design, manufacture and printing of IDT Europe’s prepaid calling and debit cards for its growing European clientele base.The Dublin staff also will handle all back-room operations, including invoicing/billing, shipping, activation, quality control and […]

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