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Mammoth Hits 10,000-Circuit Mark

Mammoth Networks said it has reached the 10,000-circuit milestone on its wholesale data aggregation network. The milestone was reached in March, 24 months after the Gillette, Wyo.-based company began operations. The circuits are a combination of ATM, DSL and frame relay connections delivered to more than 75 service providers in the company’s 11-state coverage area. […]

Pandora Networks Appoints 70th Smart Partner VAR

Pandora Networks on Tuesday announced its Smart Partner channel program has reached its 70th VAR with the appointment of GHA Associates of Phoenix. GHA, a computer reseller and systems integrator, has more than 150 employees with annual sales reaching $80 million. By adding GHA to our family, we expect to continue our Smart Program channel […]

BlackBerry Settles Patent Case

Research In Motion Ltd., the manufacturers of the BlackBerry, and NTP have reached a $612.5 million settlement to end their long-running patent litigation. The settlement averts a potential court-ordered shutdown of the tremendously popular mobile “push” e-mail service in the United States, and is a full and final settlement of all claims, the companies said.

IPDR.org Says Milestone Reached in Cable Telephony

Marking what the organization called a milestone in the delivery of cable telephone service, the Internet Protocol Detail Record Organization (IPDR.org) has announced successful IPDR Compliant status by three member companies: Amdocs, ARRIS and BigBand Networks. The companies demonstrated IPDR v3.5 and the DOCSIS 2.0 OSSI interoperability to support usage monitoring and value-based billing for […]

CloseCall Signs Commercial Deal with Verizon

MobilePro Corp. says its subsidiary, CloseCall America, has reached a commercial agreement with Verizon Communications Inc. that is good through March 31, 2010. The deal replaces the former UNE-P rates. CloseCall America does business with Verizon in Delaware, Indiana, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.

Qwest Hires Firm in Fight for MCI

Qwest Communications International Inc. is not giving up in the fight with Verizon Communications Inc. to acquire MCI. Qwest has hired the Altman Group, a proxy solicitation firm, in a sign the regional phone company could ask MCIs shareholders to vote on Qwests offer as an alternative to the deal MCI has reached with Verizon, […]

Regional Bells Ink Wholesale Deals Opening Voice Network to Rivals

BellSouth Corp., the third largest local phone company, on Friday announced signing 100 commercial agreements that govern the terms under which rivals can access its voice network. The commercial agreements replace government-mandated arrangements that expired today under FCC regulations. Atlanta-based BellSouth said the agreements covered approximately 530,000 access lines in its nine-state territory. The FCC […]

Bottlenecks 101

Posted: 07/2001 Bottlenecks 101 Now that there’s an oilman in the White House, we’re all learning that the root cause of our immediate energy problems isn’t so much lack of core supplies as it is the bottleneck in energy distribution. Capacity in the nationwide power line and pipe grids wasn’t expanded fast enough over the […]

Business News – JD Services Files for Bankruptcy; VoCall CEO to Challenge Bankruptcy Petition

Posted: 11/2000 JD Services Files for Bankruptcy; VoCall CEO to Challenge Bankruptcy Petition By Josh Long JD Services Inc., a provider of cellular, pre-paid, and long-distance products and services, filed for bankruptcy in September under Chapter 7 in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court District of Utah. Headquartered in Salt Lake City, JD Services initially filed for […]

ExchangingThoughts onthe Exchange

IN-BOX Exchanging Thoughts on the ExchangeI was interested to read your recent article “Communications Breakdown” [in the Feb. 21 CompTel Daily on bandwidth exchanges]. You come to the same conclusion I did a year ago; all the proposed “exchanges” are not commodity exchanges at all.Your observations are mostly correct except that regulation is not necessary […]

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