Teleglobe Launches Local Number Service

Teleglobe, which provides telecommunications services to carriers, ISPs, and fixed and mobile network operators, today launched Teleglobe Local Number Service. The new service gives Teleglobe customers the ability to offer their clients local access DID numbers from Western Europe and North America in addition to the toll-free numbers used for conference calling, calling card, customer […]

Teleglobe Acquired by Indian Telecom Company VSNL

Indian telecom giant Videsh Sanchar Nigam Ltd. (VSNL), has completed its acquisition of Teleglobe International Holdings Ltd. The new combined company will own and operate one of the world’s largest international mobile, data and voice networks with coverage to more than 240 countries and territories. It plans to offer wholesale customers voice, data and mobile, […]

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Wholesale provider Teleglobe International Holdings Ltd. agreed in late July to be acquired by Indian provider Videsh Sanchar Nigam Limited (VSNL). VSNL will pay $239 million for Teleglobe. The transaction should close in first quarter 2006. VSNL says the deal makes it the third-largest international wholesale voice provider, behind AT&T Corp. and MCI Inc. CLEC […]

VSNL to Buy Wholesaler Teleglobe

Wholesale provider Teleglobe International Holdings Ltd. said today it has agreed to be acquired by Indian provider Videsh Sanchar Nigam Limited (VSNL). VSNL will pay $239 million for Teleglobe.Teleglobes board of directors has approved the transaction, which should close in the next six to eight months. Reuters India reported VSNL officials said today the deal […]

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Wholesale provider Teleglobe International Holdings Ltd. is offering its regional ISP clients managed network services from Virtela Communications Inc., a network solutions company. ISP customers of Teleglobe will be able to offer Layer 3 VPN services to their enterprise customers. The deal calls for Teleglobe to market and sell Virtela’s IP VPN technology to regional […]

High Expo

One hundred vendors exhibited at the Fall 2004 CompTel/ASCENT trade show in Orlando, which was rescheduled from its original dates in mid-September following a hurricane threat to host city Miami. In an apparent vote of confidence for the association and the competitive telecom industry, attendance reached more than 2,000 despite the change of venue and […]

Clash Over VoIP Patent Claims

Acceris Communications Inc. and ITXC Corp. are suing each other over intellectual property related to Internet telephony. First, Acceris claimed ITXC’s services and systems infringe on its U.S. patent “Method and Apparatus for Implementing a Computer Network/Internet Telephone System.” ITXC then filed a lawsuit against Acceris, alleging infringement of five of ITXC’s patents related to […]

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OSG Billing Services Inc. has agreed to manage invoice presentment and distribution services for dPi TeleConnect LLC (dPi), a provider of prepaid home telephone service. dPi chose OSG because it needed to meet two-week turnaround deadlines, and wanted to the ability to change messages and color schemes on invoices. dPi also is using OSG’s Insight […]

TeleGlobe/ITXC Contends for Wholesale Heavyweight Title

AT&T Corp., France Telecom and Global Crossing Ltd. and MCI are among the telecom companies now facing a new rival in the wholesale international voice business. Teleglobe International Holdings Ltd., of Montreal acquired ITXC Corp., the company specializing in routing Internet voice traffic internationally, including to and from developing countries. The combined company carried about […]

Merger Creates Wholesale Voice Giant

Posted: 12/2003 Merger Creates Wholesale Voice Giant By Josh Long Teleglobe International Holdings Ltd. says it plans to acquire ITXC Corp. in a stock agreement, creating what Teleglobe President and Chief Executive Liam Strong claims will be the largest wholesale voice carrier in the world. That claim is plausible, says Stephan Beckert, research director with […]

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