Five-Year Dispute Over PCS Licenses Likely to End

Posted: 11/2001 Wholesale Channel Five-Year Dispute Over PCS Licenses Likely to End By Khali Henderson In what could be the final chapter in the ongoing dispute over its ownership of certain PCS licenses, would-be carrier’s carrier NextWave Telecom Inc. was negotiating a settlement with the Federal Communications Commission and the major wireless carriers that won […]

Trading Desk: Band-X Acquires German Exchange

Posted: 02/2001 GE Brings Good Things to Arbinet By Bruce Christian Arbinet-thexchange Inc. (, a full-service trading solution for buyers and sellers of telephony bandwidth, reached an agreement in December with GE Capital Commercial Services ( that provides thexchange with global credit risk management, a variety of financing and back-office support services. The deal supports […]

Walled In

Posted: 03/2000 Walled In: Why IP Voice is Held captive (And, what Carriers, Vendors Are Doing to Set it Free) By Charlotte Wolter Level 3 Communications Inc. ( has made its reputation in transport networking and on Wall Street as the advocate of pure IP networking. Yet when Level 3 hands off IP voice traffic […]

Rights-of-Way Rifts Sidetrack Long DistanceCarriers

Posted: 09/1999 Rights-of-Way Rifts Sidetrack Long Distance Carriers By Kim Sunderland Abandoned railroad right-of-way property has put the nation’s largest long distance carriers on a fast track to the courthouse steps in an issue that’s gaining speed and notoriety throughout the country. In a nutshell, several interexchange carriers (IXCs) are up the creek for laying […]

FCC Eases International Settlements Regulation

Posted: 06/1999 FCC Eases International Settlements Regulation By Kim Sunderland he Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has approved sweeping reform of the international settlements policy, deregulating settlement arrangements between U.S. carriers and foreign nondominant carriers on competitive routes. In a Report & Order adopted April 15 in Docket No. IB-98-148, the FCC unanimously approved lifting international […]

High Court Rests on FCC’s Interconnection Order

Posted: 03/1999 High Court Rests on FCC’s Interconnection Order By Kim Sunderland Clearly, the majority of the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent ruling in AT&T Corp. et al v. Iowa Utilities Board et al bodes well for competitors vying for a slice of the local telephone market. But there’s a catch, as there always is, and […]

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