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Oracle Supports Linux, Releases TimesTen Database

Oracle said on Monday its communications billing and revenue management application now supports Linux. Companies need to run the Oracle application and Linux on IBM Bladecenter servers, however. Oracle said the new support method will lower total cost of ownership because companies using grid computing with a Linux operating system often save more money than […]

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 […]

AT&T: Buying BellSouth Logical Next Step

Calling the acquisition of BellSouth Corp. a logical next step, AT&T Inc. executives in a conference call today outlined the deals synergies, saying it means better wireless expansion and service to businesses. The $67.1 billion purchase of BellSouth means the former SBC Communications Inc. will have gobbled up rivals AT&T Corp. and BellSouth Corp. and […]

i3 Offers CLECs Alternative to UNE-P

As some CLECs experience hardships after the loss of UNE-P rules, another company has introduced an alternative to reselling RBOC lines. Houston-based i3 Networks, a voice and data telecommunications firm, has developed UNE-3 Fractional Switch Ownership for CLECs. The company says the model contains four elements. The first part is fractional ownership of a MetaSwitch […]

Round Table

Posted: 8/2003 … ON GLOBAL CROSSING’S PROPOSAL TO SELL A MAJORITY STAKE IN THE BANKRUPT FIRM TO SINGAPORE TECHNOLOGIES TELEMEDIA PTE. "Global Crossing’s prolonged bankruptcy and dwindling cash reserves are expected to result in continued erosion of its customer base unless an alternative offer is put in place." –Brian Oliver, executive vice president of strategy […]

Round Table

Posted: 12/2002 …on the Telecommunications Ownership Diversification Initiative, giving sellers of telecom businesses a tax deferral when their assets are bought for cash by other small business telecom companies. "It is critically important that new entrants and small businesses have a chance to participate across the broad spectrum of areas that make up the telecommunications […]

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