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Versos Metronet VoIP Overlay Solution Provides Prepaid Voice and Data Services Over a WiMAX-Based Wireless Network to Startech Communications

The Opportunity Startech Connections is a Private Telecommunications Operator (PTO) based in Abuja, Nigeria, that provides fixed broadband telecommunications services. The company sought a leading edge VoIP solution to replace its aging wireless and voice infrastructure. Specifically, Startech needed a cost effective, redundant and scalable solution that could deliver prepaid voice and data services over […]

XO Launches Wireless Broadband in Vegas

XO Communications has launched wireless broadband in Las Vegas, the company said Wednesday. The XO network can deliver services such as high-speed Internet, metro Ethernet and VoIP to businesses over wireless links at speeds of 45mbps to 155mbps. The broadband wireless technology allows XO Communications to expand its network coverage beyond its 366-route mile metro […]

Broadview Buys InfoHighway for Undisclosed Amount

Broadview Networks Holdings Inc. is buying New York-based InfoHighway Communications Corp. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, as both companies are privately held. Broadview did say the transaction should close in the second quarter. Buying InfoHighway gives Broadview a footprint in New York, extending overall coverage from to 20 markets from Maine to Virginia, […]

Mike Miller

THEN: In 1987, Mike Miller was director and area manager for ITT-USTS (United States Transmission Systems Inc., which sold private lines over an analog microwave network running from New York City to Houston through the Atlantic and Southern states and had 1,200 employees and revenue in the excess of $300 million). In 1987, ITT-USTS was […]

Atlantic-ACM Delivers Carrier Excellence Awards

Research firm Atlantic-ACM announced its first metro wholesale awards and its global wholesale awards to carriers at the COMPTEL PLUS Convention. The metro carrier awards are based on the companys 2006 Metro Carrier Report Card, which evaluates the performance of metro carriers by their wholesale and enterprise customers and is based on more than 5,000 […]

The Last Supper?

Level 3 Communications Inc.s hunger for M&A seems to be satisfied with the $1.4 billion purchase of Broadwing Corp., with CEO James Crowe admitting as much in an October investor conference call. Were going to work hard to do what we have already taken on, he said, adding the companys appetite for further acquisitions is […]

Level 3 Gives Agents A Go, Again

Level 3 Communications Inc. is taking aim at the agent world once again; the wholesaler in late October was set to launch the Level 3 Business Partner Program, mainly targeting master agents who will sell the companys metro Ethernet, private line, dedicated Internet access, MPLS, VPN, disaster recovery and business continuity services. This is the […]

Atlantic-ACM Delivers Carrier Excellence Awards

Research firm Atlantic-ACM announced its first metro wholesale awards and its global wholesale awards to carriers yesterday at the COMPTEL PLUS Convention. The metro carrier awards are based on the company’s 2006 Metro Carrier Report Card, which evaluates the performance of metro carriers by their wholesale and enterprise customers and is based on more than […]

ATLANTIC-ACM to Deliver Metro Carrier Excellence Awards at COMPTEL PLUS

Research firm ATLANTIC-ACM will deliver its 2006 U.S. Metro Carrier Excellence Awards today at the COMPTEL PLUS Convention and EXPO. The awards are based on the results of ATLANTIC-ACMs 2006 Metro Carrier Report Card, which evaluates the performance of metro carriers by their wholesale and business customers and is based on more than 5,000 individual […]

Leap Signs Up Kansas City

Leap Wireless International Inc. began offering Cricket cellular service in the Kansas City metro area this week. The launch includes the sign-up of around 40 indirect retailers and 33 premier dealers throughout the Kansas City market area. The carrier also opened three retail stores, with a fourth to soon follow. The Cricket CDMA service is […]

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