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Mpower Purchase Triggers $500,000 Agent Equity Payout

The pending aquisiton of CLEC Mpower Communications Corp. by rival TelePacific Communications will trigger more than $500,000 in payouts to Mpower agents that earned warrants in the company. JR Cook, vice president of alternate channels for Mpower, says the company issued 1,054,576 warrants to agents since the program was announced in October 2003. The total […]

Shedding New Light on Dark Fiber

Posted: 12/2003 Shedding New Light on Dark Fiber By Khali Henderson If you think that you understand the business case for dark fiber, think again. Providers say its a different buying decision than it was just a few years ago, that the gap between bandwidth and dark fiber has closed, making the choice between one […]

Trigger-Happy Approach to States Reviews Too Simplistic

Posted: 12/2003 Trigger-Happy Approach to States Reviews Too Simplistic By Thomas M. Koutsky State utility commissions are now dealing with the fallout from the FCCs Triennial Review Order as they embark upon the nine-month reviews of the unbundled availability of loops, transport and switching in their states. The Bell companies are trying to simplify this […]

Triggers Signal Stop to UNE-P Traffic

Posted: 10/2003 Triggers Signal Stop to UNE-P Traffic By Josh Long The FCC has listed two triggers that generally would require state regulators to eliminate a resale platform local phone companies predominantly use to serve homes and small businesses. In a nearly 600-page order released in August, the FCC said states must eliminate switching as […]

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