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Palm Pre Plus, Palm Pixi Plus Prices Publicized

Palm lovers who have been waiting eagerly for a wireless network other than Sprint to strike a deal with the company got their wish last week at the Consumer Electronics Show. Today, they’re getting another wish granted: Prices for the new Palm Pre Plus and Palm Pixi Plus have been released, if you take stock in […]

FCC Allows All Bells to Combine Local, LD Operations

Qwest Communications International Inc. no longer is the only BOC one-stop shop. On Aug. 31, the FCC released an order that allows AT&T Inc. and Verizon Communications Inc. to also combine their local and long-distance operations. Under Section 272 of the 1996 Telecom Act, Bells must provide long-distance service in their own regions through separate […]

ShoreTel Prices 7.9 Million Shares

Nearly five months after announcing it would go public, ShoreTel Inc. on Tuesday priced its shares at $9.50 apiece. The enterprise IP phone systems provider is offering 7.9 million shares of common stock. It is trading on the Nasdaq Global Market under the ticker SHOR. ShoreTel also has given underwriters 30 days to buy up […]

TalkSwitch Launches Super Summer Savings Event

TalkSwitch, a designer and manufacturer of telephone systems for small and multilocation businesses, today announced the launch of the TalkSwitch Super Summer Savings event, a sale designed to help existing TalkSwitch customers expand and upgrade their TalkSwitch equipment at reduced prices. Until Aug. 31, 2006, existing TalkSwitch customers will save 20 percent on the MSRP […]

Birch Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Cassity Resigns

Kansas City-based Birch Telecom on Friday said it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and accepted the resignation of CEO Mike Cassity. The CLEC made the filings after announcing earlier in the week it was laying off one-third of its workers. The company is struggling to compete in the wake of changed FCC rules restricting […]

Eschelon Lowers IPO Share Prices

Eschelon Telecom Inc., a CLEC headquartered in Minneapolis, today set the price of its initial public offering at $14 per share. According to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, that price was lower than the originally expected $15-$17 range. Eschelon likely will close the offer on Aug. 9. Eschelon says a portion of […]

PAETEC Becomes Approved Government Vendor

The U.S. Government has approved PAETEC Communications Inc. as a vendor on its GSA IT Schedule 70 contract. Schedule 70 lets companies sell to all government agencies buying telecom IT, hardware, software and professional services. “We currently provide service to more than 400 agencies nationwide through our Government Solutions group, says Tom FitzGerald, vice president […]

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