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WestCom Launches TraderConneX

WestCom Corp. (Booth 519), an international telecommunications company that provides specialty trader voice and data products to the financial industry, announces here at The Channel Partners Conference & Expo that it will launch an enhanced trading platform, TraderConneX (TCX), providing one-day circuit turn-up times for on-net locations. WestComs TCX network was built specifically for the […]

Trading Desk: Brokers Regroup after Traders Call it Quits

Posted: 03/2002 TRADING DESK Brokers Regroup after Traders Call it Quits By Josh Long Brokers that were handling the lion’s share of firm bandwidth contracts last year are at a crossroads since market maker Enron Corp. and the small entourage of energy companies striving to create a liquid broadband market have called it quits. In […]

Trading Desk: Carriers Seek Rewards of Risk Management

Posted: 1/2002 Trading Desk Carriers Seek Rewards of Risk Management By Josh Long The energy merchants that pioneered commodity bandwidth trading lost hundreds of millions of dollars in 2001. Now, other backbone providers are investigating their dogged pursuit of risk management and seeking to assuage potential liabilities on global networks that have proved as volatile […]

THE LETTER: Bandwidth Trading at a Crossroads

Posted: 1/2002 The Letter Bandwidth Trading at a Crossroads In editing this magazine over the years, one of my favorite beats has been bandwidth trading. I don’t know if I feel this affinity because I have been covering its evolution from the beginning, or because it seemed to represent a truly revolutionary step in the […]

Trading Desk – Plunging Prices Impact Trading Market Forecast

Posted: 09/2001 Trading Desk Plunging Prices Impact Trading Market Forecast By Josh Long The proliferation of brokers, traders and online exchanges in the telecommunications market has accelerated the number of bandwidth transactions, but the spate of bankruptcy filings and declining price of circuits during the last year has cast uncertainty over the future value of […]

Trading Desk: RateXchange Sponsors Open Trading Platform

Posted: 10/2000 RateXchange Sponsors Open Trading Platform By Khali HendersonRateXchange Corp. (www.ratexchange.com) in August announced the successful completion of the beta trial of RateXmatch, its new market service for bandwidth trading that breaks the confines of a proprietary trading system and opens it up for use by traders without regard to the method of delivery […]

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