Session Addresses Tactics for Mining Current Customer Bases

By leveraging current customer relationships, agents can profit from selling new technologies to their existing customers despite the challenges of a slowing economy. Moderated by Ken Mercer, senior vice president with master agency Telecom Brokerage Inc., this panel, “Base Jumping: Upselling with New Technologies,” will explore ways agents can mine their installed base for new […]

OrbitCom, OneEighty Networks Combine Forces

Spokane-based OneEighty Networks now is owned by OrbitCom, a reseller headquartered in South Dakota. The deal wasnt a merger; rather, OrbitCom did an asset purchase for legal reasons, said Gregory Green, CEO of OneEighty Networks. The transaction closed on Nov. 21 although it still awaits regulatory approvals. Those should come by the middle of the […]

Global Crossing Goes Wireless with Nextlink

Global Crossing said Monday it will resell Nextlinks broadband wireless services nationwide, using Nextlinks high-capacity metro and last mile access solutions as virtual extensions of its IP network. The arrangement gives Global Crossing more direct access to its customers and increased local coverage, lessening the need to lease the last mile from wired LECs. Nextlink […]

Nextlink Unveils Network Resiliency Platform

Nextlink Wireless Inc. unveiled Nextlink Network Resiliency Services, an addition to its broadband wireless portfolio that enables service providers to offer enhanced network diversity and redundancy utilizing the companys carrier-grade broadband wireless networks and licensed spectrum. The new offering helps business and government organizations ensure maximum uptime of networks and meet compliance standards. It helps […]

XO Launches Wireless Broadband in Phoenix

XO Communications and Nextlink Wireless Inc. have rolled out broadband wireless technology in the Phoenix area. The high-speed network services businesses over wireless links at speeds ranging from 10mbps to 155mbps. The technology can support communications services such as high-speed Internet access, metro Ethernet, VoIP and WAN in campus or business park settings. The company […]

XO Reports Fourth Quarter Growth, Reduces Yearly Losses

XO Holdings Inc. boosted revenue and narrowed losses during the fourth quarter of 2006, mainly due to demand for its data and IP services. The company also improved its yearly losses from 2005. The parent company of XO Communications LLC and Nextlink Wireless Inc. released its latest earnings numbers on March 16 after the stock […]

Nextlink Adds Turnkey Resale Option

Carriers carrier Nextlink Wireless Inc. launched in October a new reseller program that includes not only the typical arms-length carrier agreement, but also a turnkey option for resellers of its broadband wireless network. The launch follows an August announcement that XO Communications Inc., Nextlinks sister company, is selling Nextlinks broadband wireless access services in nine […]

Nextlink Offers Turnkey, Self-Serve Wireless Resale Options

Nextlink Wireless Inc. (Booth 1102), one of the nation’s largest wireless spectrum holders, launched a new reseller program for their customers’ “middle mile” and “last mile” network connectivity requirements. The launch of this program follows the recent announcement that its sister company, XO Communications Inc., has initiated sales of Nextlink’s offerings in nine major markets […]

Nextlink Expands Footprint, Will Act as Last-Mile for XO

Nextlink Wireless Inc. has launched broadband wireless in Atlanta, Chicago and Houston, and said announced that CLEC parent company XO will use Nextlink services as an alternative last-mile solution within the Nextlink nine-city footprint. Nextlink holds spectrum in the 75 largest U.S. markets. Todays launch extends the companys footprint to nine markets, including Dallas, Los […]

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