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Carrier Channel: Sizing the U.S. Long Distance Market

Posted: 12/1999 Sizing the U.S. Long Distance Market By Dr. Judy Reed Smith and Wona Park Source: )1999 Atlantic-ACM, Boston The U.S. long distance industry is being drastically reshaped by mergers and acquisitions, legitimization of Internet protocol (IP) telephony, convergence, expansion of domestic and international wholesale services and by a new tier of data-centric carriers. […]

Teleglobe Offers Wholesale, Retail Global IPTelephony Services

Posted: 11/1999 Teleglobe Offers Wholesale, Retail Global IP Telephony Services By Khali Henderson Tapping into the nearly $3 billion market for Internet protocol (IP) telephony services, Reston, Va.-based Teleglobe Communications Corp. announced it will offer voice over IP (VoIP) services to its expanding global base of carrier, Internet service provider (ISP), Internet content provider (ICP) […]

Business News – Viatel To Buy Destia in Estimated $1 Billion Stock Swap

Posted: 10/1999 Viatel To Buy Destia in Estimated $1 Billion Stock Swap By Ken Branson Viatel Inc., New York, intends to buy Destia Communications Inc., Paramus, N.J., in a stock swap valued at approximately $1 billion. The two companies are competitive long distance carriers active in Europe, but they do different things in different countries. […]

PRIMUS To Acquire Retail Business, Assets ofTelegroup

Posted: 07/1999 PRIMUS To Acquire Retail Business, Assets of Telegroup PRIMUS Telecommunications Group Inc., McLean, Va., a facilities-based global telecommunications company, announced that it has agreed to acquire substantially all of the retail assets and business of Telegroup Inc., Fairfield, Iowa, for approximately $72 million in cash and debt securities. PRIMUS will purchase Telegroup’s retail […]

A Road Map for Internet Billing

Posted: 04/1999 A Road Map for Internet Billing Part Three of Three By Richard K. Crone When the numbers are evaluated objectively, as was done in parts one and two of this three-part series, the biller-controlled channels for Internet bill presentment and payment (IBPP), such as direct-at-the-biller’s-own-website, offer the greatest revenue and cost-reduction opportunities in […]

Bandwidth Builders Employ Wholesale Strategies

Posted: 08/1998 Bandwidth Builders Employ Wholesale Strategies Resellers Run Gamut of IXCs, CLECs and ISPs By Ken Branson Kent Lanum, director of brand management at UniDial Communications Inc., says it succinctly: "Voice will go wherever data goes." With data traffic growing by 30 to 40 percent annually, and voice plugging along at 5 percent or […]

Resale Energizes Power Company Entry into Retail Telecom Markets

Posted: 03/1998 By Khali Henderson You probably heard about energy giant Williams Companies’ splashy January 1998 re-entry into the telecom business. But, you probably haven’t heard about Delmarva Power & Light Co.’s entry into local and long distance services businesses in Delaware and parts of Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Last fall, the company’s subsidiary, […]

Sherman Tank Arms for Retail

Posted: 02/1998 Sherman Tank Arms for Retail LOUISVILLE, Ky.–UniDial Communications, a long distance reseller with a nationwide network of 470 independent agents, has teamed with IXC Communications to form a retail sales organization called UniDial Communications Services, LLC, a.k.a. UniDial Direct. UniDial will own 80 percent and IXC 20 percent of the new company, which […]

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