operate

 

TelePacific Goes Wholesale

When TelePacific Communications bought Mpower Communications Corp. in August, it also took on that carriers successful wholesale division. The same people and services now operate under the TelePacific umbrella, giving the California-based CLEC another line of business. TelePacifics Russ Shipley The move is significant for TelePacific, which has made its name as a retail carrier. […]

GT3 Buys New Global Telecom Division

New Global Telecom (NGT) said Monday it has agreed to sell its General Telecom division to GT3 Holdings LLC. General Telecom will become part of GT3 and operate as a standalone entity, unaffiliated with NGT. GT3 will own and operate the General Telecom suite of telecom switch partitioning services. The deal is effective immediately. NGT […]

Pantech Wireless Introduces PX-500

Pantech Wireless Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of South Koreas Pantech Group, announced Wednesday the introduction of the PX-500 mobile broadband connection card in the United States. The card is certified to operate on the current Sprint Nextel Corp. Power Vision NetworkSM and will support higher data speeds for a mobile DSL-like experience once Sprint makes […]

Alltel Completes Purchase of Midwest Wireless

Alltel Communications Inc. has completed its $1.075 billion cash purchase of Midwest Wireless Holdings of Mankato, Minn. Alltel expects to gain approximately 450,000 wireless customers in southern Minnesota, northern and eastern Iowa, and western Wisconsin, expanding the companys 850MHz wireless business into contiguous markets that cover a population of 1.9 million. Alltel is purchasing Midwest […]

Don’t Keep Your Head in the Sand!

If you are in the channel and you are not taking the time to understand the current regulatory environment or more importantly, the pending regulatory environment, you are doing your company a disservice. There are many issues that are being debated in Congress, the FCC and the state PUCs that, ultimately, will impact the way […]

Verilink Files Bankruptcy, Fires Company Heads

Verilink Corp., makers of broadband access equipment for ILECs, CLECs, IXCs and other carriers, said today it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The Colorado-based company which distributes through VARs and other channel partners said it needs to reorganize so it can relieve some of its financial pressures, according to its news release. Verilink has […]

Fujitsu Expands BWA Line

Fujitsu Network Co. Communications Inc. expanded its broadband wireless strategy today at CTIA. The vendor will offer a native mobile WiMAX solution based on the IEEE 802.16 2005 standard, along with a series of Wi-Fi mesh products for carriers, cable operators, utilities and municipalities to offer turnkey wireless services. The WiMAX portfolio will include WiMAX […]

Axalto Signs Multiple MVNO, MVNE Deals

Axalto, a provider of microprocessor cards for digital networks, said on Tuesday at CTIA it signed 11 multiyear agreements with MVNOs and mobile virtual network enablers (MVNEs) in 2005 to supply SIM cards and services such as applications, server solutions and customized logistics. Axalto said it expects to sign more such deals throughout this year. […]

Teleglobe Acquired by Indian Telecom Company VSNL

Indian telecom giant Videsh Sanchar Nigam Ltd. (VSNL), has completed its acquisition of Teleglobe International Holdings Ltd. The new combined company will own and operate one of the world’s largest international mobile, data and voice networks with coverage to more than 240 countries and territories. It plans to offer wholesale customers voice, data and mobile, […]

Brightpoint Opens First Fono Wireless Store

Mobile phone distributor Brightpoint Inc. said today the company has opened its first Fono Wireless retail store in Noblesville, Ind., a city approximately 20 miles north of Indianapolis. Brightpoint will license the Fono Wireless brand to retailers that will own and operate each store location; they will sell products and services from providers including Sprint […]

The ID is: 71037