CloseCall Signs Commercial Deal with Verizon

MobilePro Corp. says its subsidiary, CloseCall America, has reached a commercial agreement with Verizon Communications Inc. that is good through March 31, 2010. The deal replaces the former UNE-P rates. CloseCall America does business with Verizon in Delaware, Indiana, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.

Columbus Nova Invests in sentit0, Subsidiary Signs Resale Deal

sentit0 Networks (Booth 811) has signed a definitive reseller arrangement with Columbus Nova Investments. Under the terms of the agreement, Columbus Nova, through its Nova Telecom subsidiary, will resell and support sentit0 Networks solutions to telecommunications service providers throughout Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) region. Columbus Nova and Nova Telecom have strong […]

Cybertel Lets Military Families Talk Overseas during Holidays

With some help from Cybertel Communications Corp., Marines stationed in Iraq this holiday will be able to talk with their families in the United States. Cybertel Communications, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cybertel Capital Corp., says troops will place calls on its Cphone VoIP phone. More than 150,000 Marines, soldiers, sailors and air personnel are […]

PPL Telcom Solves BPL Interference Problems, Says Executive

Mike McCabe, of Quincy, Ill., has no beef with broadband over powerline service (BPL) so long as it doesnt disrupt his hobby as an amateur radio operator. Not all his peers feel precisely the same way. In late April, the National Association for Amateur Radio (ARRL) asked President Bush to withdraw his support of BPL […]

GulfTel Names EUR as Outsourcing Provider

EUR Systems (Booth 714) announced today that GulfTel Communications, a member of the Local Telecommunications Division of Madison River Communications and an ILEC providing bundled services to customers in Alabama, has chosen EUR Systems as its business process outsourcing provider. Each month, EUR will coordinate the printing, stuffing and mailing of bills for GulfTel’s 48,000 […]

Wholesale Channel – Telecom Providers to Bid on Decommissioned Utility Pipes

Posted: 09/2001 Wholesale Channel Telecom Providers to Bid on Decommissioned Utility Pipes By Josh Long AGL Resources Inc., a regional energy holding company in the Southeast, has launched, a website where telecom companies can bid for and lease decommissioned pipes. Its subsidiary, Atlanta Gas Light Company, founded in 1856, has been retiring pipes for […]

Regulatory News – SBC Subsidiary Charged with Consumer Fraud

Posted: 03/2001 SBC Subsidiary Charged with Consumer Fraud Illinois Regulators Scrutinize Ameritech’s QoS Problems By Kim Sunderland The Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC, .us) recently found Ameritech Corp., a subsidiary of SBC Communications Inc. (, guilty of fraudulent marketing of a controversial rate plan. The ICC subsequently banned Ameritech from marketing the plan, which the incumbent […]

Wholesale: Briefs

Posted: 12/2000 Briefs * Universal Access Inc. ( has entered into an agreement to manage and deploy the network infrastructure to support the broadband transport and content services for Atlanta-based NetRail Inc. ( Terms of the relationship were not disclosed. As a carrier-neutral service provider, Universal Access will provide NetRail with provisioning, installation and maintenance […]

Wholesale: Deals Energize Carrier’s Carriers

Posted: 10/2000 Deals Energize Carrier’s Carriers By Khali Henderson With extensive rights of way and fiber networks, energy companies are not new to the carrier’s carrier business, but deals announced in August will supercharge several players’ wholesale telecommunications activities.Florida Power and Light’s ( intended $27 billion merger with Entergy Corp. ( will give its newly […]

Business News – Broadwing Takes Wing Over New York, Notre Dame

Posted: 10/2000 Broadwing Takes Wing Over New York, Notre Dame Broadwing Communications, a wholly owned subsidiary of Broadwing Inc. (, has received approval from the New York Public Service Commission to operate as a CLEC in that state, and it has filed for CLEC status in seven other states and the nation’s capital.Broadwing also has […]

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