Network-Hosted IP Services Find Legs

Posted: 12/1999 Network-Hosted IP Services Find Legs By Peter Lambert Source: Zyan Communications, Los Angeles DSL (digital subscriber line) carrier, Zyan Communications, Los Angeles, is using the Cisco 6400 access device to offer its own custom version of Cisco’s Service Selection Gateway to teleworkers. Through the gateway, teleworkers can sign-on to multiple Internet protocol (IP) […]

Business News – DigitalSelect Aligns with Redback To Provide Wholesale DSL

Posted: 10/1999 DigitalSelect Aligns with Redback To Provide Wholesale DSL Sunnyvale, Calif.-based Redback Networks Inc. has announced that Washington-based DigitalSelect has purchased Redback’s Subscriber Management System (SMS) 1000 to provide wholesale digital subscriber line (DSL) services to smaller Internet service providers (ISPs) and resellers across the Southeast. DigitalSelect also will deploy SMS 1000s to roll […]

Putting the Brakes on Churn

Posted: 01/1999 Putting the Brakes on Churn By John Andrews If you run a growing telecommunications company, imagine 10 of your most valued subscribers sitting in your office. Then picture four of those customers standing up, slamming the door and walking away from your company forever. Not a pretty thought. But with churn rates now […]

Calling the Free Way

Posted: 09/1998 Advertising the FreeWay Will sponsored communications succeed in the telecom industry? By Jennifer Knapp As the telecom industry scratches its head in wonder, the creators of FreeWay, the service that offers free long distance minutes to consumers for listening to commercials on the line, continue to sign new advertisers, including marquee names such […]

Congress Takes on Slamming, Cramming, Spamming

Posted: 08/1998 Congress Takes on Slamming, Cramming, Spamming By Danny E. Adams Partner, Kelley Drye & Warren LLP On June 23, the U.S. House of Representatives held hearings on a bill introduced in May by Republican Congressman Billy Tauzin of Louisiana (H.R. 3888) that was designed primarily to improve the protections afforded consumers against "slamming" […]

Marketing Prepaid Wireless to TheCredit-Challenged

Posted: 09/1997 Marketing Prepaid Wireless to The Credit-Challenged By Mary E. Stanhope Marketing to the credit-challenged is a key part of a successful prepaid cellular service offering. It is important to market prepaid cellular service as a standard service offering, as the credit-disadvantaged will not likely respond positively to a hidden service that makes them […]

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