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Inspired by astronaut Lisa Nowak, the Game Show Network has created an online game for lonely hearts suffering from a recent breakup or an unwanted admirer. The cable channel has created Astronaut Moonstalker, an online game about an animated astronaut in a space lander. Collecting items in various caverns, then landing successfully, ends the love […]

CLEC Poster Child Trinsic Files for Bankruptcy Protection

Struggling CLEC Trinsic Inc., the former Z-Tel Technologies Inc., has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The company has steadily been losing money in what CEO Trey Davis called a post-UNE-P marketplace. In its most recent financial report with the Securities and Exchange Commission in December, Trinsic reported third-quarter losses of $1.5 million, or 8 […]

Trinsic Loses $6.9 Million in Revenue During Second Quarter

Trinsic Inc., the former Z-Tel Technologies Inc. that has relied heavily on UNE deals to provide its services, reported a $6.9 million drop in revenue for the second quarter of 2006. The CLEC also suffered a net loss of $2.8 million, or 15 cents per share, compared with a net loss of $3.3 million, or […]

Moving Up or Moving Out

AFTER YEARS OF CONTINUOUS legal salvos, the UNE-P debate is over. Many UNE-P contracts will revert to higherpriced total resale rate plans as of March 11, the final date set by the FCC for the yearlong phaseout of the wholesale offer (see related story on Page 41). Anticipating this change, UNE-P resellers will be either […]

New Directions for a New Decade

THE SBC COMMUNICATIONS INC./AT&T CORP. merger approval and the Triennial Review Remand Order (TRRO) proved the golden rule of business He who has the gold makes the rules is alive and well. My company, Trinsic Communications Inc. (formerly Z-Tel Communications Inc.), flourished in the early competitive marketplace and built a nationwide local service footprint. We […]

Trinsic Appoints New CFO

Trinsic Inc., the Florida-based CLEC that uses IP to deliver broadband and voice services, said today it has named Edward D. Moise as the company’s CFO. He replaces J. Michael Morgan, who left the former Z-Tel Technologies Inc. to go to another company. Moise is a managing partner of Alpina Capital, a private investment banking […]

Trinsic Buys Sprint Local Lines

Trinsic Inc., the Florida-based CLEC that uses IP to deliver broadband and voice services, will buy Sprint Nextels local access lines for which it provides services under a wholesale, private label agreement. The former Z-Tel Technologies Inc. made the announcement yesterday, and would not disclose the deals terms. Trinsic says it provides wholesale services for approximately […]

Trinsic Faces Possible Nasdaq Delisting

Trinsic Inc., the former Z-Tel Communications Inc. that was a major player in the UNE-P space, is in danger of losing its listing on the NASDAQSmallCap Market. The NASDAQ Stock Market Inc. last week notified Trinsic that it is in violation of NASDAQ’s voting rights rule, as well as rules requiring submission of a Listing […]

Trinsic Adds Two Customers

Trinsic Inc., which used to be UNE-P wholesaler ZTel, says it has added two major clients in New York City to its roster of IP voice and data services users. Trinsic started providing IP services for businesses earlier this year. The provider says it has signed a three-year, $250,000 term agreement with Weston United Community […]

New Directions for UNE-P CLECs

Z-Tel Technologies Inc. typifies the evolution of competitive local phone companies as they move to continue supporting millions of consumers and small businesses in the wake of changing federal regulations. For months, Z-Tel has been planning to deliver voice services to consumers and small businesses over high-speed networks, diminishing its reliance on the infrastructure controlled […]

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