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FCC Triennial Review Likely a Prelude to Litigation

An appeal is highly likely once the Federal Communications Commission (www.fcc.gov) issues an order governing a local telephone resale platform that has sparked a nationwide debate packed with rhetoric and lopsided views. The FCC could issue its order in February after it completes it Triennial Review, but lawyers say in all likelihood the agency will […]

head:FCC Triennial Review Likely a Prelude to Litigation @author:Josh Long @body:An appeal is highly likely once the Federal Communications Commission (www.fcc.gov) issues an order governing a local telephone resale platform that has sparked a nationwide debate packed with rhetoric and lopsided views. The FCC could issue its order in February after it completes it Triennial […]

Q: What is the role of minutes exchanges in capacity trading?

Q: What is the role of minutes exchanges in capacity trading?A: Most fundamentally, a minutes “exchange” is not a true exchange where commodities traders meet to trade standard futures contracts. Minutes exchanges are actually physical delivery marketplaces for telephone minutes. It is more accurate then to refer to them as “minutes marketplaces.” Ultimately, all trades […]

Trading Post

Trading Post Q: What is the role of the OTC broker? A: One of the emerging players in the bandwidth commodity trading market is the over-the-counter (OTC) phone broker; a middleman whose function is to find counter-parties for its customer’s trades.The broker is much like a marketing subcontractor, searching through the marketplace for the most […]

ADDS,MOVES & CHANGES

Posted: 05/2000 ADDS,MOVES & CHANGESBellSouth has named Glen Estell president of BellSouth Interconnection Services (www.interconnection.bellsouth.com), the company’s wholesale telecommunications business responsible for more than $4 billion in annual revenue. Estell comes to BellSouth Interconnection Services from BellSouth’s wireless operations where he most recently was vice president and general manager for BellSouth Mobility in Georgia. Before […]

3G Wireless Holds Opportunities, Threats for WirelineOperators

Posted: 07/1999 3G Wireless Holds Opportunities, Threats for Wireline Operators By Keith Shank Third-generation wireless technology (3G) is on its way, and wireline operators need to be ready. If you’ve been thinking of 3G as simply high-speed wireless data, you’re going to be unprepared for the coming communications evolution. That’s because 3G is about more […]

No. 2 Won’t Do

Posted: 08/1998 No. 2 Won’t Do Sprint Wholesale’s Alves won’t settle for the ‘Avis’ role By Peter Meade Being No. 2 may be good enough for Al (Gore) or Avis, but not for Alves. Paget L. Alves, president of Sprint Wholesale, has taken a sharpshooter’s aim on making his operation into numero uno in the […]

Know Your Enemy

Posted: 09/1997 Know Your Enemy The Role of Competitive Intelligence in the Telecom Industry By Steve Racz The world’s most stunningly successful companies did not arrive at their preeminent positions by reading tea leaves to understand the behavior of their competitors and the direction of their markets. Companies like Metropolitan Life, General Electric, Intel, Microsoft, […]

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