The Letter – What’s Next?

Posted: 09/2001 The Letter What’s Next? As I sit down to write my “comeback” editor’s letter (for those of you that didn’t notice, I was gone from this post for the past year), I am not nearly as anxious about its contents as I was the first time I came back from “entrepreneurhood” in 1998, […]

Trading Desk – To Pool or Not to Pool? That is the Question

Posted: 08/2001 Trading Desk To Pool or Not to Pool? That is the Question By Tara Seals LighTrade Inc. ( and Enron Broadband Services (EBS, are the only two players investing in the construction of bandwidth delivery pooling points for the trading community, but they believe they have the right solution for an emerging […]

Confused? You’re Not Alone

Posted: 07/2000 Confused? You’re Not Alone Savvy marketers long ago learned to take advantage of marketplace confusion. And, boy, are they having a heyday now. Everybody and his brother are calling themselves an ASP–even under the very loosest of definitions–presumably to capture the mind share and wallets of consumers and Wall Street.In researching this month’s […]

Business News – Williams Communications to Extend Long-Haul Fiber Network

Posted: 04/2000 Williams Communications to Extend Long-Haul Fiber Network By Khali Henderson Carriers’ carrier Williams Communications ( will extend its broadband fiber optic network to carrier customers in 50 top U.S. markets as part of a new three-year, $421 million initiative that gives the wholesaler greater control over local connectivity its customers require.Analysts say the […]

The Questions

Posted: 03/1998 By Larry Leikin The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), in an attempt to solve the problem of slamming, has ordered that every interexchange carrier (IXC), competitive local exchange carrier (CLEC) and incumbent LEC (ILEC) respond to a 21-question survey of verification procedures and primary interexchange carrier (PIC) dispute experience. All carriers certified in […]

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