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Regulatory News – School of Hard Rocks

Posted: 08/2001 Regulatory News School of Hard Rocks States Stuck Between Competitors, Incumbents in Coast-to-Coast Onslaught By Kim Sunderland State regulators find themselves wedged between a rock and hard place as the furor over this year’s Section 271 activity blazes like the roaring August sun.On one side of the regulators are IXCs and other competitive […]

Business News – Founder Sells U.S. Payphone School

Posted: 10/1999 Founder Sells U.S. Payphone School Dave Singleton, founder of the U.S. Payphone School, Ballston Spa, N.Y., which trains entrepreneurs for the payphone business, has sold the school. The new owners, George Sowards, owner of Premiere Payphone Services Inc., Bowling Green, Ky., and Jack Wheatley, owner of Wheatel Communications, Louisville, Ky., plan to take […]

Centralized Database Approach Boosts IN Performance and Cost-Efficiency

Posted: 11/1998 Centralized Database Approach Boosts IN Performance and Cost-Efficiency By Cody Bowman Service providers have been scanning the telecom horizon for an easier, more efficient way to deploy advanced intelligent network (IN) capabilities. For the first time in years, a significant advancement is in sight. A new network architecture has emerged that employs a […]

Pinning the Tail on the Donkey

Posted: 01/1998 Pinning the Tail on the Donkey LEC/CLEC Billing in a Destabilized Telecom Environment By Debera Bell-Beam Traditionally, local exchange carrier (LEC) billing has meant local carriers bill on behalf of long distance carriers. Billing information–generally forwarded from a clearinghouse to the LEC–must be appended to an address and a physical location controlled by […]

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