Broadband Centric Unveils SIP Services

Broadband Centric (Booth 626) introduces its suite of next-generation SIP-based business solutions including SIP trunking, hosted PBX, international DID, Internet access, IP PBX and unified messaging. The solution consultants have extensive SIP, voice and PBX experience to deliver superior service, support, and personal attention to customers to meet the needs of SMBs and enterprise customers.

Qwest Drops out of Hunt for MCI

Qwest Communications International Inc. on Monday said it was dropping out of the bidding war with Verizon Communications Inc. to acquire MCI Inc. after MCI declared a lower bid by Verizon to be superior. It is no longer in the best interests of shareowners, customers and employees to continue in a process that seems to […]

MCI Declares Qwest Bid Superior

MCI Inc. on Saturday declared a bid by Qwest Communications International Inc. superior to an offer by Verizon Communications Inc. in the ongoing battle for the No. 2 long-distance carrier. Verizon, the biggest phone company in the United States, has until Friday to respond with a better offer than its current bid for MCI, which […]

Qwest Lifts Bid for MCI

Qwest Communications International Inc. on Thursday raised its bid to acquire MCI Inc. and gave the company previously known as WorldCom until Saturday to declare its offer superior over a rival offer from Verizon Communications Inc. The bid valued at $9.7 billion in cash and stock is more than $2 billion higher than what Verizon […]

Verizon Makes Another Move for MCI

Verizon Communications Inc. has agreed to purchase 43.4 million shares of MCI Inc. common stock for $25.72 per share from eight entities affiliated with billionaire Carlos Slim Helu in the fight between Verizon and Qwest Communications International Inc. to acquire MCI. While this was an opportunity for us to purchase a block of shares under […]

Verizon Threatens to Walk Away from MCI

Verizon Communications Inc. has threatened to walk away from plans to acquire MCI Inc. if the long-distance phone company declares a competing bid by Qwest Communications International Inc. to be superior. Qwest has imposed a midnight deadline for MCI to accept its $9.07 billion offer, which exceeds a $7.64 billion bid by Verizon. If the […]

Success by Association

Posted: 07/1998 Success by Association The Association Resource Group Is Powered by Superior Customer Service When William H. Power and Gregory J. Praske met 20 years ago they were two cocky college grads. That encounter turned into a friendship that would outlast many marriages and evolved a mutually profitable independent telecommunications agency. On the surface, […]

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