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Broad Air Selects AT&T Networking Infrastructure

Broad Air Communications Inc., a provider of high-speed Internet access for residential and business customers, has selected AT&T Corp. to provide portions of the networking infrastructure for its wireless Internet service. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.Using AT&T’s IP backbone, Broad Air will provide customers in rural communities with high-speed Internet access, e-mail and […]

Escape Cell Hell

Posted: 11/2003 Escape Cell Hell EscapeCellHell.org, a service of Consumers Union, allows users to contact their members of Congress directly, urging them to uphold a Nov. 24 Federal Communications Commission deadline requiring companies give customers their phone numbers when they change providers (see related story here). One-third of the nearly 22,000 subscribers of www.ConsumerReports.org surveyed […]

Special Report: A Tribute to Fallen Friends

Posted: 11/2001 Special Report Restoring America’s Connections A Tribute to Fallen Friends General Telecom (GT) will never be the same. GT, with headquarters on the 83rd floor of One World Trade Center, lost 13 employees after a plane commandeered by terrorists crashed into the tower on Sept. 11, collapsing the 110-story building. That more lives […]

Special Report: Wholesalers, Resellers Revisit Redundancy Strategies

Posted: 11/2001 Special Report Restoring America’s Connections Wholesalers, Resellers Revisit Redundancy Strategies By Josh Long The Sept. 11 terrorist attack at the World Trade Center ravaged Verizon Communications Inc.’s central office (CO) on 140 West St., knocking out or disrupting 200,000 voice access lines, 100,000 business lines, 3.6 million data circuits and 10 cellular towers. […]

Wholesale Channel – Fiberloops’ Maps Shorten Cable Searches

Posted: 06/2001 Wholesale Channel Fiberloops’ Maps Shorten Cable Searches By Bruce Christian Resellers and other competitors looking to expand services have a new tool to help them locate where fiber is available.“CLECs go on a big witch hunt, because there never has been an easy way to find out,” says Dan Munson, part owner and […]

Not Necessarily News

Posted: 10/2000 Overheard … … at an industry slamming implementation forum at the FCC…“You have keys to your own jail. You will make it harder if you slam–easier if you don’t. I think of this as an opportunity for the carriers and state and federal regulators to act in concert to eliminate a problem.”–Dorothy Attwood, […]

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