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Alcatel-Lucent Posts Another Loss

Alcatel-Lucent, still struggling from last years merger, posted its second straight quarterly loss Tuesday. The equipment maker reported an adjusted net loss of $460.3 million in the second quarter, or 37 cents per share, compared with what would have been a profit of $413 million, or 17 cents per share, from a year ago. The news sent […]

Sprint Announces WiMAX Partners, Adds Planned Markets

Sprint Nextel Corp. laid out more concrete plans for its 4G mobile WiMAX strategy at CTIA this week, unveiling device ecosystem partners. Sprint will partner to incorporate WiMAX technology in a range of computing, portable multimedia, interactive and other business and consumer electronic devices. The new partners include: Samsung will provide PC cards in both […]

BellSouth, Wavelength Team to Deploy Wi-Fi Hotspot Service in Planned Communities

BellSouth Corp. on Wednesday announced it has entered into a nonexclusive agreement with Wavelength Corp. to jointly market and deploy Wavelength Surfspot Wi-Fi hotspot service to planned community developments in BellSouth’s service area. The Surfspot service will be offered in both single-family and multifamily housing developments, complementing BellSouth’s current voice, video and data portfolio. Under […]

SBC to Keep Using Wholesaler WilTel

WilTel Communications and SBC Communications Inc. said today they have extended their relationship by signing a new master services deal good through 2009. WilTel, the Oklahoma-based wholesale carrier, earlier this year feared it could lose business with its biggest customer SBC if the No. 2 local phone company bought AT&T Corp. Fitch Ratings even had […]

AT&T, SBC File Merger Document with FCC

AT&T Corp. and SBC Communications Inc. on Tuesday officially began the process for regulatory review of their planned merger through a joint filing with the FCC. AT&T and SBC said the planned merger comes in response to a competitive marketplace, and new technologies like wireless and Internet phone service, which are replacing traditional wireline services. […]

Round Table

… ON SPRINT CORP.’S PLANNED MERGER WITH NEXTEL COMMUNICATIONS INC. “This creates three big wireless competitors carrying about 75 percent of the traffic, which is very helpful. Three major carriers can help keep prices low for customers, expenses lower for the companies and innovation high.” independent analyst Jeff Kagan “Assuming this merger is approved by […]

Round Table

ON THE NEWS IN JULY THAT NEW YORK INVESTMENT FIRM LEUCADIA NATIONAL CORP. PLANNED TO FILE A REQUEST WITH THE FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION AND THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE SEEKING PERMISSION TO ACQUIRE A CONTROLLING INTEREST IN MCI. “Leucadia’s bid for MCI underscores a larger trend toward industry consolidation.Other potential acquirers likely will surface if the […]

ROUND TABLE

Posted: 04/2002 RESELLER CHANNEL THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UNE Resellers Draw on UNE-P in Local Service Showdown Instead of letting the Bell operating companies beat them at the local game, competitive carriers are shooting for customers by using the unbundled network element platform (UNE-P). VARTEC-LIGHTYEAR MERGER BUST BLAMED ON BANKS What went wrong […]

Business News – Velocita Earns Larger Network Contract with AT&T

Posted: 05/2001 Velocita Earns Larger Network Contract with AT&T By Josh Long and Bruce Christian Building along some of the most coveted rights of way in the nation, Velocita Corp. (www.velocita.com) won a contract in February to develop roughly 1,300 additional route miles of AT&T Corp.’s (www.att.com) fiber optic network. From excavating to installing the […]

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