IRIS Adds 150 Miles of Fiber

IRIS Networks (Booth 517), a wholesale carriers carrier delivering high-speed transport for voice, video and data in and around Tennessee, is in the buildout stage of an additional 150 miles of fiber. The new route miles will provide wholesale telecommunications opportunities to nine rural West Tennessee counties with populations of 20,000 to 50,000 people. This […]

ALLTEL to Expand Fiber Network

ALLTEL (Booth 310) is announcing the expansion of its fiber-optic network to include a PoP in Birmingham, Ala., in 2006. Birmingham is an expanding market that will fulfill network needs from Atlanta and Dalton, Georgia, as well as Memphis and Nashville, Tenn. ALLTELs existing network is comprised of 10,374 sheath miles, extending to 124 PoP […]

USCarrier Telecom Beefs Up Network

Atlanta-based wholesale carrier USCarrier Telecom LLC (Booth 205) says it has made several improvements to its Southeastern network. USCarriers first project connected four telecom hotels in downtown Atlanta to enhance the metro network within the city limits. Another improvement to the USCarrier network is an express route between Atlanta and Chattanooga, Tenn., aimed at increasing […]

Wholesale: New Briefs

Posted: 02/2001 New Briefs * US LEC Corp. (www.uslec.com) now provides voice and data services to Johnson City, Tenn. The provider of integrated services has been serving Tennessee cities since 1998. The company now has nearly 4,000 customers and four switching centers located in Chattanooga, Knoxville, Memphis and Nashville, Tenn. * Network Telephone Corp. (www.networktelephone.net), […]

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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