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CNS Re-Enters IXC Market

Consolidated Network Services (CNS, Booth 807) is re-entering the interexchange carrier wholesale network market in Illinois, Indiana and Missouri after completing several network additions. CNS is a wholly owned subsidiary of Consolidated Communications Inc., which serves markets in Illinois and Texas and is the 15th largest independent local telephone company in the nation. CNS recently […]

Contents Under Pressure

When it comes to wireless content, most mobile operators turn to aggregators or cut licensing deals with individual companies to provide carrier-specific offerings as a competitive differentiator. However, the approach means an inherently limited array of content offerings for consumers, and an increase in management complexity for operators. Crisp Wireless mLogic Store and Billing Concepts […]

CenturyTel Completes Purchase of KMC Fiber Networks

CenturyTel Inc. has completed the acquisition of fiber networks from KMC Telecom Holdings Inc. (KMC) in 16 markets. The deal is valued at $65 million. The purchase means CenturyTel has added the following markets to its operations: Alabama, Indiana, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Ohio, Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin. “This acquisition helps expand CenturyTel’s competitive local […]

Verizon Wireless Completes NextWave License Transaction

Verizon Wireless and NextWave Telecom Inc. said today they have completed the transaction, originally announced in November, for Verizon Wireless to purchase all of NextWave’s PCS spectrum licenses. The deal covers 23 markets around the country and is worth $3 billion. The 10 and 20MHz licenses, in the 1.9GHz PCS frequency range, pass over a […]

Verizon Makes Another Move for MCI

Verizon Communications Inc. has agreed to purchase 43.4 million shares of MCI Inc. common stock for $25.72 per share from eight entities affiliated with billionaire Carlos Slim Helu in the fight between Verizon and Qwest Communications International Inc. to acquire MCI. While this was an opportunity for us to purchase a block of shares under […]

Matrix Telecom Planning to Acquire Acceris Communications

Acceris Communications Corp. could soon become a part of Matrix Telecom. San Diego-based Acceris Communications Inc. on Monday announced a letter of intent to sell its communications subsidiary to Matrix Telecom for cash and other consideration for the transfer of shares. Completing the sale is contingent upon the execution of a share purchase agreement, approval by […]

Regulators Clear Verizon Wireless Purchase of NextWave Licenses

The FCC has approved Verizon Wireless $3 billion agreement to acquire licenses in 23 markets from NextWave Telecom Inc., according to national media reports. Verizon Wireless, the second largest U.S. wireless carrier, is acquiring licenses in such big cities as Boston, Los Angeles, New York and Washington, D.C., as well as smaller markets, including Portland, […]

VoIP Company 8×8 Delivers Unlimited Worldwide Calling with Purchase of Terminal Adapter

Broadband voice and video service provider 8×8 Inc. has launched a new service plan that gives customers unlimited worldwide calling to other Packet8 users and subscribers for a one-time equipment purchase. The Packet8 Freedom plan requires that users purchase a Desktop Terminal Adapter model 310 (DTA-310) for a one-time equipment fee of $75 from the […]

Collaborative: Survey Reveals Web Conferencing Purchase, Use Trends

Posted: 8/2003 Survey Reveals Web Conferencing Purchase, Use Trends Wainhouse Research released in May the results of its Web Conferencing Products & Services survey conducted in July 2002. In all 1,182 surveys were completed including 543 end users. Highlights include: About half of the end users have an official Web conferencing solution in place; another […]

Round Table

Posted: 8/2003 … ON GLOBAL CROSSING’S PROPOSAL TO SELL A MAJORITY STAKE IN THE BANKRUPT FIRM TO SINGAPORE TECHNOLOGIES TELEMEDIA PTE. "Global Crossing’s prolonged bankruptcy and dwindling cash reserves are expected to result in continued erosion of its customer base unless an alternative offer is put in place." –Brian Oliver, executive vice president of strategy […]

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