separation

 

Regulatory News – BOC Break-Up Campaign Gains Momentum

Posted: 05/2001 BOC Break-Up Campaign Gains Momentum Competitive Carriers Press State Regulators to Save Competition by Splitting Bells By Kim Sunderland Competitive carriers don’t want to hear any sad songs from the BOCs about what it means to be forced by state and federal regulators to carve up their local exchange service operations into separate retail […]

Regulatory News – Verizon Takes Hits

Posted: 03/2001 Verizon Takes Hits Company Still Standing Despite Lawsuit, Separation Order By Kim Sunderland Verizon Communications Inc. (www.verizon.com) recently received the kind of one-two punch that might knock a lesser competitor to the canvas. In Pennsylvania, the Public Utility Commission (PUC, http://puc.paonline.com) is expected to order Verizon to separate its wholesale and retail operations. Verizon […]

Soap Box – Breaking the Bottlenecks: The Telecom Act at 5

Posted: 02/2001 Breaking the Bottlenecks: The Telecom Act at 5 By H. Russell Frisby Jr. As I write this, the nation emerges from a turbulent year; 2000 was full of unprecedented doubt and confusion in many key areas, political and economic. The controversies surrounding November’s presidential election and the wild ride that Wall Street gave […]

Regulatory News – Separate Entities

Posted: 01/2001 Separate Entities As Convergence Alters Telecom Policy, Local Competition Needs to Separate BOC Affiliates By Kim Sunderland H. Russell Frisby Jr. CompTel president Competitive carriers want state and federal regulators to require the RBOCs to split their local exchange service operations into separate retail and wholesale affiliates. If not, the onslaught of cross-subsidization and […]

Business News – Billing Concepts Discontinues Separation of Businesses; Court Dismisses Lawsuit

Posted: 11/1999 Billing Concepts Discontinues Separation of Businesses; Court Dismisses Lawsuit San Antonio-based Billing Concepts Corp. will discontinue the proposed separation of the company’s LEC (local exchange carrier) Billing and Software businesses into two separate public companies, according to a decision by the company’s board of directors. The company will continue to operate as Billing […]

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