LDMI, Talk America Combo Debuts

At The Channel Partners Conference & Expo, LDMI Telecommunications and its parent company Talk America Holdings Inc. (Booth 803) are making their first joint appearance since the two merged in July. The combined company plans to use the show to reach Midwest-based agents, an audience that matches its growing service region in Michigan and Ohio, […]

PNG Brings Services to Georgia, New Jersey, Ohio

Service provider PowerNet Global Communications said today it has introduced local and long-distance phone service bundles for residential customers in Georgia, New Jersey and Ohio. The company is marketing the services through its channel partners. Todays news follows similar recent announcements for Florida, Indiana, Michigan, New York and Texas. Even though some players have left […]

Citynet Outlines Expansion Plans

Tulsa, Okla.-based Citynet Fiber Network LLC (CFN, Booth 733) says it is executing an aggressive growth plan for 2005, after the company experienced 35 percent overall growth in 2004. CFN anticipates continued high demand for bandwidth in the Tier 2 and 3 markets. Mike Friloux, COO of CFN, says the 2005 strategy includes opening at […]


Posted: 8/2003 Overheard… "Since January 1 of 2002, U.S. taxpayers have shelled out millions of dollars to keep afloat WorldCom/MCI, which is the poster child for ’90s-style corporate corruption in America. These inappropriate and outrageous contracts include the $45 million ‘sweetheart’/no-bid job that WorldCom/MCI was handed to rebuild the Iraqi cell phone system." –Will Thomas, […]

Telecom Companies Make Inc. 500 List

Posted: 12/1999 Telecom Companies Make Inc. 500 List By Liz Montalbano Five percent of the companies named to this year’s Inc. 500 list, the magazine’s guide to America’s fastest-growing private companies, are in the telecom industry. While the companies vary in composition from vendors of switching and cable equipment to fiber optic manufacturers and software […]

U.S. Operators Buys New Millennium ConQuest

Posted: 12/1999 U.S. Operators Buys New Millennium ConQuest U.S. Operators Inc., San Antonio, announced it has entered into an agreement to purchase the contracts and assets relating to the operator services, long distance and enhanced call services business of New Millennium ConQuest Services Corp., Dublin, Ohio. The terms of the deal have not been released. […]

Utility Subsidiaries Link Networks To ProvideHigh-Bandwidth Services

Posted: 08/1999 Utility Subsidiaries Link Networks To Provide High-Bandwidth Services By Liz Montalbano Four utility affiliates in the Northeast and Midwest have interconnected their fiber optic networks in an effort to serve rural communities with high-bandwidth, high-speed data, voice and video communications. An alliance between Allegheny Communications Connect Inc., Hagerstown, Md.; AEP Communications LLC, Columbus, […]

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