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Fishing for Finance

Fishing for Finance After some slow years, private money again is fueling the communications sector. Its a breeze for the big-name companies to score funding, yet not so simple for lesser-known providers or resellers. Plus, if you dont want more than $10 million, major investment banks and venture capitalists wont even look at you. So […]

Glitches Don’t Slow iPhone Much

To hear some tell it, the history of man goes something like this: There was fire. Then the wheel. Then metal tools, democracy and penicillin. And now, the next great evolution: the iPhone. iCrazy or iTrue? Well, it finally came and went, the magic moment when Apple stores and AT&T retailers opened their doors Friday […]

They Say That Merging Up Is Hard To Do

“I think there is a lot of buzz in the industry right now about further consolidation.”- XO CEO Carl Grivner Driven by a frenzy of activity in the wireless industry, the megamergers reminiscent of the dotcom era have resurfaced - but the same cannot be said for competitive wireline providers. Competitors like McLeodUSA Inc. are still grappling […]

Trading Desk – There’s No Business like Slow Business

Posted: 12/2001 Trading Desk There’s No Business like Slow Business By Tara Seals In theory, short-term contracts at low prices and on a just-in-time basis should make bandwidth trading appealing to the broadcast industry. In practice, however, capacity traders had better look at getting true bandwidth-on-demand capability, and fast. As providers add Gigabit Ethernet and […]

E Channel – Sales Reps Slow to Adopt Mobile Pricing Tools

Posted: 09/2001 E Channel Sales Reps Slow to Adopt Mobile Pricing Tools By Josh Long Telco Exchange Inc., a pioneer in the telecommunications portal sector, has been offering web-enabled pricing tools that can be accessed over a wireless device for more than a year.But service providers that could place the tools in their sales representatives’ […]

Back Office – Convergent Billing Slow to Catch On Despite Promise

Advanced Search Latest state, federal regulatory compliance actions. Posted: 08/2001 Back Office Convergent Billing Slow to Catch On Despite Promise By Chris Garifo A single, convergent bill for residential and business telecommunications consumers has been an industry Holy Grail for years now, but the move toward reaching that goal is taking longer than the initial […]

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