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CallTower Signs WCC, Sandler as New Partners

CallTower Inc., a provider of hosted communications and collaboration applications for businesses, said today it has added two regional partners in Southern California. West Coast Consultants Inc. (WCC) and Sandler Partners now will sell CallTower’s voice and data products that connect applications including the Cisco Systems Inc. CallManager and the Microsoft Exchange Server with mobile […]

BellSouth Launches Regional Fast Packet Access Service

BellSouth Corp. announced the launch of Regional Fast Packet Access Service (RFPAS), providing a more cost-effective solution for service providers to expand their markets and serve customers across the BellSouth region. RFPAS will enable customers to construct frame relay and ATM networks across the BellSouth region and aggregate frame relay and ATM traffic at major […]

ICG Sells Calif. VoIP Customers to ONIT

ICG Communications Inc., the Colorado-based wholesale services provider, has sold its corporate VoIP customers in California to ONIT Communications Inc., the companies said today. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. This will be ONITs third acquisition of a regional group of ICG business customers in less than a year. The hosted VoIP provider bought […]

Grande Names New Directors

Texas-based CLEC Grande Communications has appointed Reid A. Fitzgerald as director of network sales and H. Lee Linton as director of Grande Business Solutions. Fitzgerald oversees sales and marketing for the companys wholesale data and phone services. He also is responsible for budget allocation, business strategy and development, and direct sales of nationwide telecommunications services. […]

Citynet Deepens Tier 2/3 Network

Citynet (Booth 809) is expanding its fiber-optic network in an effort to provide the most extensive market coverage in Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. The carriers carrier has 18 PoPs in Ohio covering all eight of the states LATAs. Our build into the Youngstown market, providing both IXC and special central office access, has […]

babyTEL Comes to States

babyTEL (Booth 1019), a Canadian provider of high-speed Internet phone service, announces its official launch into the U.S. market. The provider will offer its VoIP services and products to regional cable companies, ISPs, network integrators and others through its solutions providers. As a provider of providers, babyTEL has built a robust VoIP network that has […]

Bell Fiber Introduced To Resellers Diets

The biggest phone companies in the United States are under no legal obligation to lease their advanced fiber networks to unaffiliated Internet service providers, yet SBC Communications Inc. and Verizon Communications Inc. say they are open to such an arrangement. Verizon has even confirmed it has been in discussions to lease its fiber network, a […]

News Briefs

Wholesale provider Teleglobe International Holdings Ltd. is offering its regional ISP clients managed network services from Virtela Communications Inc., a network solutions company. ISP customers of Teleglobe will be able to offer Layer 3 VPN services to their enterprise customers. The deal calls for Teleglobe to market and sell Virtela’s IP VPN technology to regional […]

MCI, Qwest Continue Talks

MCI Inc. is continuing merger discussions with Qwest Communications International Inc. Verizon Communications Inc., which entered a $6.75 billion agreement last month to acquire MCI, said it has agreed to allow MCI and Qwest to continue talks through March 28. Denver-based Qwest, a regional phone company in 14 states, has made an $8.45 billion bid […]

BellSouth Strikes Wholesale Accord with AT&T

BellSouth Corp. on Wednesday announced signing a long-term commercial agreement with AT&T Corp. to open its local phone network to Old Ma Bell throughout its nine-state territory in the Southeast. Atlanta-based BellSouth says it has negotiated more than 100 commercial agreements governing the terms under which competitors can access its voice network. AT&T began retreating […]

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