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Consolidated Upgrades Network With Ciscos Gear Multi-Service Transport Platform

Consolidated Carrier Services (Booth 621) recently upgraded the infrastructure of its Texas-based network with the deployment of the Cisco Systems Inc. Multi-Service Transport Platform (MSTP 15454) DWDM system with ROADM capability. The carrier also completed new physical routes, geographic diversity and enhanced its PoP infrastructure. Consolidated serves the Texas metro areas of Austin, Dallas, Houston […]

Grande Hires New Senior Vice President

Grande Communications (Booth 700) has appointed Jeff Brennan as the new senior vice president of business services. He will lead the wholesale and enterprise departments at Grande. Brennan was the former vice president of Sprint-Nextel Corp.s public sector for the western region. I was always impressed by Jeffs work at Sprint, said Grande CEO Roy […]

Intermedia.NET Launches Private-Label Exchange Hosting

Intermedia.NET Inc., an exchange-hosting and Web-hosting enterprise for SMBs, on Monday launched a private-label exchange-hosting program that allows Web hosts, IT resellers and consultants to sell Microsoft exchange hosting under their own brands. Resellers sign up online, with no setup fee. Upon registration, resellers can resell the hosted exchange offering, which runs on an EMC […]

Brightpoint Deploys SanDisk Memory Card Products

Brightpoint North America L.P., a subsidiary of mobile phone dealer Brightpoint Inc., will supply San Disk Corp. flash memory data storage card products to U.S. independent wireless dealers, retailers, MVNOs, wireless operators and VARs through a recent agreement with San Disk. The agreement extends Brightpoints footprint in the accessories market through SanDisks patented high-density flash […]

Access One Earns Top Business Bureau Rating

The Better Business Bureau has named competitive carrier Access One an AAA provider in its top business markets. This marks the fourth year Access One a voice, data and Internet provider has maintained the status in its home base Chicago market; the company also recently earned the same title in the Los Angeles/Riverside/San Bernadino and […]

Wholesaler Vanco Direct Makes Debut at COMPTEL PLUS

Vanco Direct (Booth 413), the wholesale division of virtual network operator Vanco, is showcasing its tools and services, which it offers to carriers across the globe thanks to its acquisition last year of Universal Access. Vanco Direct used to be Universal Access and is making its debut at the COMPTEL PLUS Convention + Expo in […]

EarthLink to Invest $50 Million in Covad Build-Outs

Covad Communications Group Inc. stocks were up nearly 8 percent Thursday morning on news that ISP EarthLink Inc. is investing $50 million in the communications provider. EarthLink said it will provide the money as debt and equity financing for Covad to build networks in Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, New York City, Philadelphia, San Diego […]

Global Communications Named Master Agent for Adigo

Adigo (Booth 527) announced it has signed master agency Global Communications 2000 to sell its audio and Web conferencing services. Global Communications 2000, a 7-year-old master agency based in San Clemente, Calif., provides network services to consumers and businesses nationwide, but primarily in California. According to Jeff Fraser, vice president of sales and agent support, […]

Google, EarthLink Bid on SF Wi-Fi

Google Inc. and EarthLink have submitted a joint proposal to provide city-wide Wi-Fi in San Francisco. Their bid includes free access with 300kbps downstream and online advertising, along with a 1mbps ad-free premium service offered for $20 per month. The implementation will be a public-private partnership, and San Francisco will capitalize on the online advertising […]

TelePacific Promotes Madore

TelePacific Communications has promoted Robert Madore to senior vice president for network engineering and operations. Madore previously worked as the general manager of network engineering and operations where he managed provisioning, the CLECs capital expenditure budget, Internet operations and network engineering. He also played a key role in providing due diligence when TelePacific bought assets […]

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