Exercise First-Mile Options Wisely, Panelists Advise

Telecom service providers now have first-mile alternatives to copper-based wireline connections in technologies, such as broadband wireless, fiber, satellite and BPL. Today, a panel of industry experts will discuss the viability of these technologies as well as when and where they might best be used. Roundtable participant Michael Britt, vice president of channel development, Fonix […]

Congress Sure to Revisit ’96 Act in 2005, Panelists Say

A serious review of the 1996 Telecommunications Act in the next Congress was a virtual certainty, according to key professional staff members from both the House of Representatives and the Senate during an appearance before the ALTS 2004 Business and Policy Conference this week. They said legislation likely would not occur until the second session, […]

CLEC Industry Awaits Final TRO Remand Order

Speculation regarding the outcome of the FCC’s final TRO Remand decision ran rampant during presentations at the ALTS 2004 Business and Policy Conference held Wednesday in Washington, D.C. FCC staffers, who appeared on many of the conference panels, were peppered with questions about the timing and contents of the anticipated ruling. As expected, answers were […]

Panelists Discuss How Systems, Process Combine to Stop Revenue Leakage

Service providers reportedly are losing as much as 11 percent of annual gross revenue as a result of revenue leakage. Today’s panel, "Revenue Assurance & Cost Containment," offers solutions for carriers to positively impact profitability. Participating in the talk show-style round table are Dan Lyman, senior director of service engineering, Transaction Network Services; Ron Van […]

Channel Partners Expo Lights Up South Beach

Posted: 11/2003 Channel Partners Expo Lights Up South Beach Photos ASCENT’s president, Walt Blackwell TNCI’s booth The Wi-Fi session panelists Relieving stress on the show floor Staffers Bridget Brave and Tara Seals at the St. Moritz Lawn Party Previous Page | Back to Article

Vendor Q&A Provides a Window into the Future

The buzz in the meeting room was palpable as attendees got ready to hear from the participants in the show’s biannual Vendor Panel. Always a forum for stirring up dust, this year’s panelists gave valuable insight into what to expect in the next few months. The panelists were: Don Green, senior director of marketing and […]

Soap Box – Agents Searching for Carrier Promise Keepers

Posted: 12/2000 Agents Searching for Carrier Promise Keepers By Kieren J. McCobb Having attended the September AgENt Conference and Exhibition in New Orleans and the "Sounding Off" Carrier Panel session, I would like to share some observations. What I saw were agents who fall into the category of: "We are full time at this business […]

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