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PPL Telcom Pulls out of BPL Market

Carriers carrier PPL Telcom is getting out of the broadband over power line (BPL) business, the company announced today. It is ending its market trial for residential customers in Pennsylvanias Lehigh Valley at the end of this month. “While our market trials indicate that BPL technology is promising, the combination of a competitive marketplace and […]

POLICY LINKS

Posted: 03/2002 POLICY POLICY LINKS AT&T Corp. www.att.comBellSouth Corp. www.bellsouth.comCapsule Communications Inc. www.capsule.comCompetitive Telecommunications Association www.comptel.orgCox Communications Inc. www.cox.comDepartment of Public Utility Control www.state.ct.us/dpucFederal Communications Commission www.fcc.govFlorida Public Service Commission www.psc.state.fl.usHarris, Wiltshire & Grannis www.harriswiltshire.comLegg Mason Telecom Research www.LeggMason.comNew York State Public Service Commission www.dps.state.ny.usPennsylvania Public Utilities Commission http://puc.paonline.comQwest Communications International Inc. www.qwest.comSmall Business Administration […]

ROUND TABLE

Posted: 11/2001 Opinion ROUND TABLEOn the FCC’s approval to let Verizon Communications Inc. provide in-region, long-distance service in Pennsylvania . . .: “The record before us fails to prove that Verizon provides competitors with adequate wholesale bills. Verizon has therefore not yet met its burden of proving that it complies with item 2 of the […]

ROUND TABLE

Posted: 11/2001 Opinion ROUND TABLEOn the FCC’s approval to let Verizon Communications Inc. provide in-region, long-distance service in Pennsylvania . . .: “The record before us fails to prove that Verizon provides competitors with adequate wholesale bills. Verizon has therefore not yet met its burden of proving that it complies with item 2 of the […]

Bells Speed Down 271 Highway

Posted: 11/2001 Bells Speed Down 271 Highway By Kim Sunderland The nation’s Bell operating companies are progressing in their quests to provide long-distance services within their regions.This fall, Verizon Communications Inc. received FCC approval to provide in-region long-distance service in Pennsylvania. Meanwhile in Louisiana, regulators endorsed Bell South Corp.’s application to provide long-distance in that […]

Soap Box: Through a Glass, Darkly

Posted: 11/2001 Soap Box Through a Glass, Darkly Ernie B. Kelly III It is traditional for me to write a Soapbox column for PHONE+ in conjunction with the big conferences we sponsor in May and November.I always look forward to writing them. They serve as a twice-a-year opportunity to reach out and touch readers on […]

Regulatory News – BOC Break-Up Campaign Gains Momentum

Posted: 05/2001 BOC Break-Up Campaign Gains Momentum Competitive Carriers Press State Regulators to Save Competition by Splitting Bells By Kim Sunderland Competitive carriers don’t want to hear any sad songs from the BOCs about what it means to be forced by state and federal regulators to carve up their local exchange service operations into separate retail […]

Regulatory News – Competitors Jam BellSouth’s, Verizon’s Foward Movement

Posted: 02/2001 Competitors Jam BellSouth’s, Verizon’s Foward Movement By Kim Sunderland East Coast Bell operating companies BellSouth Corp. (www.bellsouth.com) and Verizon Communications (www.verizon.com) remain snarled in competitive jams that are holding up their plans to enter the long-distance market in certain parts of their regions. Competitive carriers have launched a frontal attack to gain assurances that […]

Pennsylvania PUC Adopts Competitive Rules

Posted: 10/1999 Pennsylvania PUC Adopts Competitive Rules By Kim Sunderland The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) has adopted new rules aimed at promoting local exchange competition, but Bell Atlantic-Pennsylvania has railed against the decision and plans a court appeal. In a split decision, the PUC voted to accept a decision in its "global settlement" proceeding […]

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