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iDeal or No iDeal?

UNLESS YOUVE BEEN HIDING out in the Yukon Territory, you may have heard that Apple Inc. unveiled the iPhone in January. Its a $500-$600 piece of sleek electronics that combines the iPod with wireless access (Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and GSM/EDGE cellular) and smartphone features. So, the question you have to ask is, should I become an […]

AOL Partners With Broadband Providers

America Online Inc. (AOL) said today it has partnered with BellSouth Corp., Time Warner Cable and Verizon Communications Inc. to expand its broadband network. The expansion will give AOL members in the carriers territory access to AOLs high-speed Internet services, rather than dialup. “With the new AOL broadband network, we’re leveraging the strength of our […]

AT&T Reports Progress Since SBC Merger

AT&T Inc. reported today on the companys progress since merging with SBC Inc., noting it already has won more than 3,900 deals from business customers and expanded its networking services. AT&T also has appointed its senior sales leadership teams and expects to have account representatives fully in place by the first week of January. The […]

MCI Reaches Pact with BellSouth

BellSouth Corp. on Tuesday announced striking a commercial agreement to provide MCI Inc. wholesale local phone services. The agreement covering BellSouths nine-state territory in the Southeast comes on the heels of federal regulations that ended government-mandated wholesale access to the networks controlled by Atlanta-based BellSouth, SBC Communications Inc., Qwest Communications International Inc. and Verizon Communications […]

Qwest Slams AT&T-SBC Merger

Qwest Communications International Inc., the regional phone company seeking to acquire MCI Inc., is opposing the planned $16 billion merger of AT&T Corp. and SBC Communications Inc. Denver-based Qwest claims the AT&T-SBC combination would hurt retail and wholesale customers by driving up prices, reducing service quality, and resulting in less choice and innovation. Qwest also […]

Vycera Expands in Qwest Territory

Vycera Communications Inc., a telecommunications company targeting Spanish-speaking households, is expanding in the West after reaching an agreement to lease the local network of Qwest Communications International Inc. The pact with Denver-based Qwest will allow Vycera to begin offering local and long-distance phone service next month in Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah and Washington. […]

BellSouth Strikes Wholesale Accord with AT&T

BellSouth Corp. on Wednesday announced signing a long-term commercial agreement with AT&T Corp. to open its local phone network to Old Ma Bell throughout its nine-state territory in the Southeast. Atlanta-based BellSouth says it has negotiated more than 100 commercial agreements governing the terms under which competitors can access its voice network. AT&T began retreating […]

Sage Guage

Posted: 12/2004 Sage Guage The Sage Research Inc. Current Conditions Index in September 2004 recovered from a dip in July returning to ‘high’ territory (above 50), matching levels recorded in May 2004. The September jump primarily is credited to a 12- point increase in two subindices: stock market values and revenue. Slight declines were reported […]

Birch Barks Up the Agent Tree

CLEC Birch Telecom is recommitting itself to the agent channel - this time with a proactive approach that involves beefing up its staff, revamping its contracts and retooling its extranet. The move is part of a global re-evaluation the company undertook at the end of 2003 that resulted in the hiring of Paul Hales to lead […]

Cinergy Taps Motorola

Cinergy, the Cincinnati-based gas and electric utility, has signed a contract with Motorola to upgrade and integrate its communications system. Cinergy will install a private voice and data IP network called Harmony Wireless Communications System throughout its 25,000-square-mile service territory. The network will integrate voice and data communications across Cinergys territory to provide mobile workers […]

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