Trading Desk – The GTX Suspends Operations

Posted: 03/2001 Trading Desk The GTX Suspends Operations By Bruce Christian The Global TeleExchange Inc. (www.thegtx.com), a McLean, Va.-based business-to-business exchange for the telecommunications industry, has "suspended operations." A prerecorded message alerts callers that, as of Jan. 11, all business has been suspended, and that any contact with the company should be through correspondence to […]

Trading Desk: Band-X Acquires German Exchange

Posted: 02/2001 Band-X Acquires German Exchange Band-X Ltd. (www.band-x.com), the London-based virtual market for international telecom wholesale capacity, has acquired Hanse-X (www.hanse-x.com), a switched minute traffic exchange in Germany. Hanse-X, which offers a bandwidth and collocation brokerage service, will be renamed Band-X Germany. Financial terms were not disclosed. As part of a technology investment program, […]

Trading Desk: Trading Post

Posted: 02/2001 Trading Post What can exchanges do to prevent looping? The key to preventing carrier looping is maintaining a global presence and creating liquidity. Looping refers to a phone call where the transmission path traverses an ocean or continent in order to be switched and returned to the same city. Looping is generally viewed […]

Trading Desk: ITCC Enters Minutes, Bandwidth Exchange

Posted: 02/2001 ITCC Enters Minutes, Bandwidth Exchange By Bruce Christian Insisting that its plan to rely on a single switch manufacturer allows for a more simplified global exchange, International Telecommunications Clearing Corp. (ITCC, www.itclearingcorp.com) has announced it will begin in March to trade telecommunications minutes and bandwidth capacity. "The most important thing from our position […]


Posted: 01/2001 IN BOX More DSL Research Would Have Helped In the interest of journalism, I think you ought to know that while the direction of the above article [Twisting Pairs: Getting the Kinks Out of Video Over DSL, Nov. Phone+] is very much on target, i.e., DSL is already a viable transport for delivering […]

Agency Channel: Providers Roll Out Unified Communications

Posted: 01/2001 Providers Roll Out Unified Communications By Tara Seals At least three companies are turning to agents to sell unified communications into small and medium-sized businesses. The product is ideal for vertical markets, is a business solution for medium-sized businesses, and can act as a personal communications portal, they say. The solution gives users […]

Trading Desk: AIG’s Minutes Exchange Runs Out of Time

Posted: 01/2001 AIG’s Minutes Exchange Runs Out of Time By Bruce Christian Erick Raab AIG Telecommunications A shock to some, but a natural process of "weeding out" to others, AIG Telecommunications LLC (www.aigtelecom.com) decided in early November to end its foray into online minutes trading. No official announcement had been made by press time at […]


Posted: 12/2000 IN BOX Additions, Corrections to Source Book Band-X One Liberty Plaza, 23rd Floor New York, NY 10006 +1 212 386 6194 Fax: +1 212 386 6599 Contact: Ilissa Mandelik, Business Development & Marketing ilissa.mandelik@band-x.com www.band-x.com Company Type: B2B Exchange for Int’l Telecom Support Services Offered: International Switched Minutes, International Bandwidth, IP Transit, Telco […]

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 […]


Posted: 11/2000 IN BOX ECHANNEL Addition On behalf of TeleGea, thank you for the wonderful story you did on e-channels in the October issue. For our part, we were pleased with the coverage and thought it was a well-done article. Becky Sheetz TeleGea, Inc. www.telegea.com Telecom Veteran Joseph Sadoti Passes Away Joseph Sadoti, founder of […]

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