Carrier Channel: NEWS BRIEFS

Posted: 3/2003 NEWS BRIEFS William T. Esrey, chairman and CEO of Sprint Corp., hammed it up at a January awards ceremony in Scottsdale, Ariz., where consulting firm Frost & Sullivan presented him its Lifetime Achievement Award. Just three weeks later, Esrey came under fire after the Wall Street Journal reported he and his right-hand man, […]

Optical Delusions:

Posted: 2/2003 Optical Delusions: Wavelengths Slow to Reach Potential By Khali Henderson YOU KNOW THOSE FIREWORKS that shoot way up in the sky, explode with a bang and then literally fizzle out? They are a little like wavelength services. They had a bright future when they burst on the scene four years ago — analysts […]

Carrier Channel: News Briefs

Posted: 09/2002 News Briefs * Hutchison Whampoa Ltd. and Singapore Technologies Telemedia Pte. Ltd. will take control at Global Crossing Ltd. The companies agreed to invest $250 million for a 61.5 percent interest in Global Crossing — a third of what they initially offered in January. The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of […]

Carrier Channel: News Briefs

Posted: 08/2002 News Briefs * SBC Communications Inc. assures its wholesale customers it will continue to provide line sharing under existing terms, despite a May 24 appeals court decision vacating the FCC’s rules. When the court’s final order is issued, which was expected sometime in July, it could allow companies like SBC to invoke provisions […]

Carrier Channel: Nacchio Resigns

Posted: 07/2002 Nacchio Resigns; Notebaert Takes Qwest’s Helm By Josh Long The man who led Qwest Communications International Inc. from an upstart telephony company into a global communications giant, Joseph P. Nacchio, resigned June 16 as the firm’s chairman and CEO. Joseph P. Nacchio Like many telecommunications companies today, Qwest faces a multitude of problems […]

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