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BellSouth Takes a Stake in Qwest

Posted: 06/1999 BellSouth Takes a Stake in Qwest By Ken Branson BellSouth Corp., Atlanta, ever anxious for the day when it can offer long distance service, has taken a $3.5 billion, 10 percent stake in Qwest Communications International Inc., Denver. The companies will share sales forces and technical resources, marketing to each other’s customers when […]

Myths and Misconceptions of IP Telephony

Posted: 03/1999 Myths and Misconceptions of IP Telephony By Ofer Gneezy Internet protocol (IP) telephony continues to heat up the already smoking telecommunications industry. As VIP Calling Inc., Burlington, Mass., and other next-generation telcos play David to the established circuit-switched Goliaths, we alternately are buoyed by some analysts’ predictions of an "imminent packetized world" and […]

IntraLATA Toll Dialing Parity:

Posted: 11/1998 IntraLATA Toll Dialing Parity: Last Bastion of the RBOCs By Ernest B. Kelly III Return with me now to late fall 1995, in the last days of the epic struggle to fashion the legislative compromises that eventually would result in the passage of the Telecommunications Act of 1996. In drafting that bill, one […]

The Urge to Merge

Posted: 07/1998 The Urge to Merge By Jennifer Haney In the first five months of 1998, $614 billion worth of transactions have been announced by corporate America. Compare this figure to the record-setting $908 billion for all of 1997. Of that $614 billion,approximately $90 billion is claimed by the following telecommunications megamergers representing only a […]

Mr. Ed’s Traveling Salvation Show for Monopolies

Posted: 06/1998 Mr. Ed’s Traveling Salvation Show for Monopolies Competitors attempting to penetrate the local markets are reporting an assortment of anti-competitive practices by these same incumbents. By Casey Freymuth Internationally, incumbent alliances have failed at many levels. At home, however, they’ve done a pretty good job of protecting market share by anyone’s standards. When […]

Court of Appeals Says No to SBC, Upholds FCC Denial of Oklahoma 271 Application

Posted: 05/1998 Court of Appeals Says No to SBC, Upholds FCC Denial of Oklahoma 271 Application By Danny E. Adams, partner Kelly Drye & Warren LLP The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) won an important (and much needed) victory March 20 when the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit upheld the agency’s denial of […]

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