SunRockets Asset Distributor Sues Vonage

The company thats in charge of SunRockets assets is suing Vonage. Sherwood Partners, a company that handles tech firm liquidations, says Vonage illegally obtained, and is using, SunRockets customer list. SunRocket was the second-largest consumer VoIP provider; it went belly-up in July. Vonage says it got the list fairly, though a third-party marketing company in […]

Nacchio Sues Over Legal Fees

Former Qwest Communications International Inc. CEO Joe Nacchio has filed a lawsuit in a Delaware court over his legal costs. He said Qwest is balking at paying his legal fees and he is asking the court to require the company to keep footing the bills. Nacchio last month was found guilty on 19 of 42 […]

Visto Sues RIM, Seeks BlackBerry Service Shutdown

BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) is headed for another court battle. Visto Corp., a developer of products and systems for mobile e-mail systems for carriers, on Friday filed a lawsuit against RIM in federal court, claiming intellectual property infringement. Vistos lawyers filed the charges fresh off a win against competitor Seven Networks Inc., which […]

California CLEC Sues AT&T

A CLEC that claims to have helped SBC California, now part of the new AT&T Inc. conglomerate, enter the long-distance market in the Golden State is suing the RBOC for breach of contract. Fones4All, a provider gearing its local phone service toward low-income and minority subscribers, said today AT&T then SBC Communications Inc has reneged […]

Motorola Sues Over Zafirovskis Nortel Appointment

Motorola Inc. is suing its former president and COO for breach of contract now that he has taken another job.Mike Zafirovski is slated to become president and CEO of Nortel Networks Corp. on Nov. 15, and Motorolas lawsuit alleges Zafirovski, who resigned earlier this year, is violating various agreements with Motorola by accepting the position […]

FTC Sues Bankrupt Reseller

In the latest chapter of a bankrupt telecommunications reseller, the Federal Trade Commission has charged NorVergence Inc. with defrauding consumers through claims that it could offer them years of savings on their telephone, wireless and Internet bills. The New Jersey-based company promised customers a black box known as the ‘Matrix’ would be partly responsible for […]

FCC: IXCs Must Pay

The FCC ruled April 22 long-distance carriers must pay local phone companies access charges when they route calls over the Internet if the traffic originates and terminates on the PSTN controlled by SBC Communications Inc. and other regional Bells. In a lawsuit filed against AT&T Corp., SBC is seeking to recover $141 million in access […]

Former Agent Sues Qwest for $23 Million

Posted: 07/1999 Former Agent Sues Qwest for $23 Million By Ken Branson NCN Inc., Chattanooga, Tenn., a former agent of Qwest Communications International Inc., Denver, is suing Qwest for allegedly misleading its management, failing to pay commissions due NCN and breach of contract. NCN is asking for $23 million in compensatory and punitive damages. A […]

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