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Nacchio Sues Over Legal Fees

Former Qwest Communications International Inc. CEO Joe Nacchio has filed a lawsuit in a Delaware court over his legal costs. He said Qwest is balking at paying his legal fees and he is asking the court to require the company to keep footing the bills. Nacchio last month was found guilty on 19 of 42 […]

Regulators Not Paying Attention

By Peter Radizeski, RAD-INFO We see that the Pennsylvania courts rule that the merger of Verizon and MCI should not have been approved. Once again regulators have failed to protect the ratepayers. In the case of Verizon and Pennsylvania, Verizon is being sued by TeleTruth for collecting $2 billion of rate increases that were granted […]

ROUND TABLE

… On the FCCs inaction regarding Verizon Communications Inc.s forbearance petition, and allowing the RBOCs business broadband offerings to be reclassified as information services… The commission is going to try to reach regulatory parity by removing regulations on the incumbent telephone companies rather than on applying new regulations on the cable companies.Kevin J. Martin, FCC […]

SMS.ac Launches Mobile Pods

SMS.ac Inc. has launched Mobile Pods, a service that makes multimedia Web applications available to mobile consumers around the world. The company also said at CTIA Wireless in Las Vegas it has released its xPML markup language that allows content owners and developers to convert their existing applications into Mobile Pods. SMS.ac claims it has […]

Round Table

Posted: 10/2003 … ON ALLEGATIONS MCI ILLEGALLY AVOIDED PAYING ACCESS CHARGES BY CONCEALING THE ORIGIN OF PHONE CALLS CLAIMS THAT ARE THE FOCUS OF A U.S. ATTORNEYS OFFICE INVESTIGATION. [MCIs] scheme … improperly unloaded millions of dollars of debtors operating expense upon AT&T, and allowed debtors to continue understating and misrepresenting their true financial position […]

WorldCom Agents: Where is Our July Check?

WorldCom Inc., the telecommunications titan that last month filed the largest bankruptcy petition in U.S. history, has not paid independent sales representatives their July commission checks. Some agents said this week WorldCom has not communicated fully whether the carrier would pay them or treat them as an unsecured creditor. Independent sales representatives often are listed […]

Collection Challenge Stymies Payphone Potential

Posted: 09/2000 Collection Challenge Stymies Payphone Potential By Vincent Sandusky Someday soon, almost everyone, from mainstream consumers to high-end businesspeople, will have the opportunity to fulfill nearly any telecommunications need, from buying a movie ticket to participating in a videoconference, just about anywhere. And they will be able to do this with a high-tech device […]

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