Wholesale Lambdas’ Second Wave

Metro fiber providers are reporting an uptick in demand for their wholesale wavelength services in recent months, logging new business among an ever-widening pool of service providers and carrier-class enterprise clients. The Yankee Group forecasts wholesale metropolitan wavelength services to grow from $79 million in 2003 to $349 million in 2006. The increase has moved […]

partner channel: Coming Together

Posted: 3/2004 Coming TogetherAcceris Rolls Out New Structure, Equity Program, Products and PatentsBy Tara Seals Acceris Communications Partners enters 2004 with a fresh look, including a new agent equity program offering stock warrants. Parent company Acceris Communications Inc. (formerly I-Link Inc.) has finalized the acquisition and integration of what was WorldxChange Communications, Transpoint Communications and […]

Panelists Discuss How Systems, Process Combine to Stop Revenue Leakage

Service providers reportedly are losing as much as 11 percent of annual gross revenue as a result of revenue leakage. Today’s panel, "Revenue Assurance & Cost Containment," offers solutions for carriers to positively impact profitability. Participating in the talk show-style round table are Dan Lyman, senior director of service engineering, Transaction Network Services; Ron Van […]

OnFiber Achieves Triple Digit Revenue Growth for Second Consecutive Year

OnFiber Communications Inc., a provider of metro network solutions, today announced that its continued success and growth in 2003 has resulted in more than 100 percent annual revenue growth over 2002. This marks the second year in a row that the company has achieved triple digit revenue growth. At the end of 2003, OnFiber had […]

RESELLER CHANNEL: Wireless Resale Gets Second Look

Posted: 7/2003 Wireless Resale Gets Second Look By Khali Henderson AT&T plans to resell wireless services from none other than AT&T Wireless, the company it spun off in July 2001. Similar moves are being considered by other large carriers and are indicative of a changing view among carriers about network ownership and increasing pressure on […]

S&P Downgrades Qwest Following Debt Exchange Offer

Standard & Poor’s on Wednesday lowered its credit rating on Qwest Communications International Inc. after the phone giant announced a $12.9 billion debt exchange offer aimed to avoid a cash crunch. The debt exchange offer, which closes at 11:59 p.m. (EST) Dec. 20, is aimed to extend the date of maturities due in the next […]

Future of Qwest in Banks’ Hands

Qwest Communications International Inc., the Bell company under investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission and Justice Department, posted a $1.14 billion net loss in the second quarter and could be forced to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection by the end of the year, analysts said Thursday. Denver-based Qwest faces a cash crunch as […]

Aggressive, Active Agenda Laid Out for ASCENT

Speaking for the first time in front of the Association of Communication Enterprises (ASCENT) membership, the group’s newly appointed president Walter Blackwell announced Tuesday an aggressive, three-prong approach intended to increase the trade organization’s influence and prestige. Blackwell’s setting, the ASCENT 2002 Spring Conference & Expo in Las Vegas, comes at a time when the […]

Trading Desk: Regular or Premium: What Are You Buying?

Posted: 2/2002 Trading Desk Regular or Premium: What Are You Buying? By Steven J. ParrishHow do you ensure that service quality is where you expect it to be or, more importantly, that it meets the minimum standards that you paid for? Take something as mundane as the gasoline that you put into your car. No […]

Wholesale Channel:   NextWave Settlement Remains in Limbo

Posted: 2/2002 Wholesale Channel NextWave Settlement Remains in Limbo By Kim Sunderland Mobile telephone companies want a resolution to the lengthy dispute over wireless licenses held by bankrupt NextWave Telecom Inc., just as further involvement by Congress and now the U.S. Supreme Court becomes a heavier cloud hanging in an already overcast sky. “Industry players […]

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