Summer of the Small Business

Summer of the Small Business Mike Rowley is the treasurer for Rowleys Tires & Automotive Services Inc., in Bay City, Mich. He is the third generation of Rowleys in the business, which was started by his grandfather in 1921. Like many people in family-owned businesses, Rowley has worked at the company for most of his […]

US Signal Expands Fiber Network

US Signal (Booth 510), a full-service fiber-optic solutions provider, has expanded its lit network into Lansing, Mich. with the addition of a 50-route-mile SONET ring and four new central office locations. The Grand Rapids, Mich.-based provider says the move into Michigans capital city came in direct response to increasing customer demand for greater capacity and […]

Telegration Expands Long-Distance Offering to Agents

Telegration Inc. (Booth 229) will begin offering access to its long-distance products to agents and their customers throughout the Midwest. Telegration, based in Troy, Mich., is the nation’s largest SBC-authorized agent and has been an MCI rebiller for 13 years. "Our SBC sub-agents were running into Telegration long-distance bills in our target markets and began […]

Carrier Channel: News Briefs

Posted: 09/2000 News Briefs Integrated communications provider BTI Telecom Corp. (www.btitele.com) and TollBridge Technologies Inc. (www.tollbridgetech.com) have formed a partnership that will let BTI offer voice over DSL (VoDSL) services. BTI will deploy the TB200 platform, which translates information between BTI’s local switch and its high-speed ATM network. The gateway enables the delivery of voice […]

Business News – OneStar Completes Acquisition

Posted: 08/1999 OneStar Completes Acquisition OneStar Long Distance Inc., Evansville, Ind., has completed its acquisition of the customer base of Cellnet Telecommunications of Michigan LLC, Madison Heights, Mich., doing business as C-Net Communications. C-Net Communications is an affiliate of Cellnet Communications Inc., a provider of cellular/wireless and paging services. Services provided by Cellnet Communications are […]

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