Agents See Strong Bell Rival in PAETEC-McLeod Pairing

PAETEC Holding Corp.s purchase of McLeodUSA Inc. appears to hold a number of benefits for agents, not the least of which is a footprint that creates a strong CLEC rival to the Bell system. But as with any merger, some challenges await. Agent and analyst reaction so far indicates PAETEC likely will encounter problems with […]

Regulatory News – BA-GTE Pairing Heads Up Local, Wireless Race

Posted:  08/2000 BA-GTE Pairing Heads Up Local, Wireless Race By Kim Sunderland There’s a new leader in the race to control the local and wireless segments of the telecom industry since the FCC ( approved the Bell Atlantic Corp. ( and GTE Corp. ( merger earlier this summer.Setting 25 conditions, the FCC approved a two-year-old […]

Stop the Music!

Posted: 09/1998 Stop the Music! It used to be you could enjoy the Sunday paper with your coffee. If the headlines were jaw-dropping, the worst that could happen was a little soggy newsprint with your eggs and toast. Now, with 24-hour online news, it’s hazardous to health–yours or your computer’s–what with the risk of electrocution, […]

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