BSG Names New CEO

Billing Services Group Ltd. (BSG) today said Roland Josef Bopp will join the company on April 15, 2006, as CEO and member of the board of directors. Bopp will bring to BSG more than 20 years of executive leadership in telecom service organizations in both North America and Europe. His most recent position was chairman, president […]

T-Systems to Locate Infrastructure with Digital Realty Trust

Digital Realty Trust Inc., owner of technology real estate, said this week T-Systems has selected two of Digital Realty Trusts Internet Gateway Facilities where it will house technology infrastructure for its network. Within the Deutsche Telekom group, T-Systems supports the business customer segment, ranging from medium-sized and large companies to multinational corporations and public institutions. […]

T-Systems Launches Wholesale IP-VPN

Now, carriers and ISPs can include remote access and site-to-site solutions to their services with T-Systems’ IP-VPN. Solution providers can cater to all levels of network outsourcing needs through T-Systems’ Telekom Global Net, says the company. T-Systems says benefits to the customer include: access to the largest pan-European network, global coverage, a state-of-the-art MPLS-based network, […]

Carrier Channel: Europe’s Carriers: Are They Here to Stay?

Posted: 07/2002 Europe’s Carriers: Are They Here to Stay? By Josh Long THE U.S. CARRIER MARKET COULD be summed up in one word: cutthroat. Yet that hasn’t stopped Europeans from operating networks in a country that routes most of the world’s Internet traffic. In fact, France Telecom is getting its sales force settled in after […]

E-Channel: News Briefs

Posted: 11/2000 News Briefs * Small businesses participating in the " Savings Challenge" found a way to slash their annual telecom rates by nearly $40,000, according to Inc. (www.telebright. com), which offers analysis and comparison assistance to its small business clients. Results of the week-long challenge show that businesses can significantly reduce their telecom […]

E-Channel: News Briefs

Posted: 10/2000 News Briefs * Inc. (, which recently added 18 DSL providers, may have the largest database of DSL plans in the country. The information is available through the company’s new "DSL Search & Save” function.Small businesses can use DSL Search & Save to compare more than 120 DSL plans from 35 providers–side […]

Business News – WorldCom/Sprint Deal Dies

Posted: 08/2000 WorldCom/Sprint Deal Dies Deutsche Telekom May be Ready to Buy By Ken Branson and Kim Sunderland After twisting in the wind for several days, the proposed $129 billion merger between WorldCom Inc. ( and Sprint Corp. ( apparently is dead. Antitrust regulators in the European Union (EU) and the United States killed it.Given […]

Business News – Coming Full Circle: FCC Approves US WEST, Qwest Merger

Posted: 04/2000 Coming Full Circle: FCC Approves US WEST, Qwest Merger BY STAFF REPORTS fter a tumultuous week of rumor and speculation that had threatened to break up a major merger agreement, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) conditionally approved March 10 the near $50 billion merger of Qwest Communications International Inc. and US WEST Inc.The […]

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