CornerStone Continues Expansion

CornerStone Telephone Company, a local service reseller based in Troy, N.Y., is continuing to expand by opening a new office and hiring eight new employees. CornerStone is opening a new office in Carlisle, Penn. The provider has hired three new salespeople, a new account relations manager, a customer service representative, a sales engineer, a collections […]

Regional Bells Ink Wholesale Deals Opening Voice Network to Rivals

BellSouth Corp., the third largest local phone company, on Friday announced signing 100 commercial agreements that govern the terms under which rivals can access its voice network. The commercial agreements replace government-mandated arrangements that expired today under FCC regulations. Atlanta-based BellSouth said the agreements covered approximately 530,000 access lines in its nine-state territory. The FCC […]

PowerNet Global to Deploy IP Voice Network

PowerNet Global Communications (Booth 205), an integrated communications provider, is using its Aleron OC48 nationwide backbone to deploy an IP-based voice network in 11 U.S. cities, the company announced today. To roll out their facilities-based network, PowerNet Global has joined forces with softswitch vendor Veraz Networks. "Opening up key growth markets with enhanced, facilities-based services […]

Regulatory News – Qwest Views Opening Markets as Business Opportunity

Posted: 02/2001 Qwest Views Opening Markets as Business Opportunity By Amy Trautman The battle lines were set for local telecommunications service competition, when President Clinton signed the Telecommunications Act of 1996. The bill was packaged with promises of more competition, new services and lower prices for consumers. A month later, in Wyoming, the rhetoric met marketplace […]

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