Jury Debates Nacchio Fate

The trial of Joe Nacchio, former CEO of Qwest Communications International Inc., went to the jury today, shortly after noon Mountain Time. A jury of eight men and four women is considering whether Nacchio took part in insider trading for sales of $100.8 million in Qwest stock between Jan. 2, 2001, and May 29, 2001. […]

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On behalf of the John V. Budney Memorial Fund, thank you for supporting our 1st Annual Golf Tournament. Your sponsorship was essential to our success, and, as a result of your generosity, we raised a total of $71,938.47 for the fund. More than 250 golfers were in attendance a record number at Eagle Vale! In […]

Eschelon Telecom Closes IPO

After lowering its share prices to $14 last week, Eschelon Telecom yesterday closed its initial public offering, which garnered net proceeds of $69.8 million. Eschelon sold 5.3 million shares, leaving nearly 804,000 for its underwriters. The company now trades on the Nasdaq under the symbol “ESCH.” Some of the proceeds from the IPO will go […]

Acceris to Enforce VoIP Patent

Acceris Communications Inc. (Booth 401) has secured a patent for the Voice Internet Transmission System. Filed in 1996, the patent reflects foundational thinking, application and practice in what has grown to be the VoIP services market. The VoIP patent, together with an existing Acceris patent and its related international patent applications, forms an international patent […]

industry news

Posted: 9/2003 industry news Epana Acquires VCGs U.S. Operations Epana Networks, a New York-based CLEC delivering prepaid calling card and enterprise telecom services, will acquire the U.S. business unit of Via Communications Group (VCG), an international carrier and prepaid calling card service provider. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Epana will continue to use […]

Regulatory News – Inquiry 2000 Proceeds on Deployment of Advanced Services

Posted:  04/2000 Inquiry 2000 Proceeds on Deployment of Advanced Services BY KIM SUNDERLAND The FCC has initiated a second inquiry into whether advanced services are being deployed in a reasonable and timely manner.Commission Chairman William E. Kennard says the FCC ( particularly is interested in deployment rate for rural and inner-city areas, and for people […]

Debt vs. Equity: Capital-Raising Primer

Posted: 04/1999 Debt vs. Equity: Capital-Raising Primer By Bryan Mitchell and Salman Tajuddin As any telecom insider would tell you, telecommunications is a capital-intensive business. The ability to execute on a business plan is predicated not only on raising the appropriate amount of capital, but also on raising the appropriate type of capital from the […]

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