Business News – Lucent Unveils Optics Minus Fiber

Posted: 09/1999 Lucent Unveils Optics Minus Fiber By Peter Lambert Telecommunications carriers soon may be able to take the fiber out of local fiber optic economics, thanks to WaveStar OpticAir, an over-the-air optical laser technology introduced by Lucent Technologies Inc. on July 14. By next March, Murray Hill, N.J.-based Lucent promises to deliver an initial […]

Rights-of-Way Rifts Sidetrack Long DistanceCarriers

Posted: 09/1999 Rights-of-Way Rifts Sidetrack Long Distance Carriers By Kim Sunderland Abandoned railroad right-of-way property has put the nation’s largest long distance carriers on a fast track to the courthouse steps in an issue that’s gaining speed and notoriety throughout the country. In a nutshell, several interexchange carriers (IXCs) are up the creek for laying […]

Business News – CapRock, Hyperion Sign IRU, Broadband Initiative Launched

Posted: 08/1999 CapRock, Hyperion Sign IRU, Broadband Initiative Launched CapRock Communications Corp., Dallas, has signed an indefeasible right of use (IRU) agreement with Hyperion Communications, a Coudersport, Pa.-based competitive local exchange carrier (CLEC). The IRU grants Hyperion a long-term license to about 1,650 route miles of long-haul fiber that will pass through more than seven […]

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