Carrier Channel: News Briefs

Posted: 1/2003 News Briefs * The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York confirmed XO Communications Inc.‘s standalone plan of reorganization on Nov. 15, 2002, setting the stage for XO to implement that plan and emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings upon receipt of necessary state and federal regulatory approvals. The court […]

Aleron Bankruptcy Jolts Universal Access

A collapse in the carrier’s market knocked a hole in the first quarter revenue of Universal Access Global Holdings Inc., forcing the Chicago-based company to trim its workforce and narrow its focus.

Trading Desk Links

Posted: 2/2002 Trading Desk Trading Desk Links The American National Standards Institute www.ansi.orgAquila Inc. www.aquila.comArbinet-thexchange www.thexchange.comBand-X Ltd. www.-band.x.comDynegy www.dynegy.comEl Paso Corp. www.epenergy.comEnron Corp. www.enron.comFiberloops www.fiberloops.comThe International Telecommunications Union www.itu.chLighTrade Inc. www.lightrade.comRateXchange Corp. www.ratexchange.comReliant Energy Inc. www.reliantenergy.comTFS Telecom www.tfsbrokers.com Universal Access Inc. www.universalaccess.comWilliams Communications Group Inc. www.wiliamscommunications.com

Partner Channel – Universal Access Debuts Agent Program

Posted: 10/2001 Partner Channel Universal Access Debuts Agent Program By Khali HeendersonAfter months of development and planning, Universal Access launched its channel distribution program-opting for an agency modelThe new program was rolled out Aug. 1 to agents. Four initial contracts were signed early that month. Formal introduction of the program was scheduled to take place […]

Wholesale – Universal Access Says Resale Model is Possibility

Posted: 05/2001 Wholesale Universal Access Says Resale Model is Possibility UTXs Offer Remedy for Last-Mile Headache, Off-Net Hassles By Josh Long Universal Access Inc. (www.universalaccess.net) is doing what many resellers consider one of the most frustrating tasks in the business–delivering circuits on time. Now, executives for the Chicago-based research and infrastructure business say, resellers could […]

Wholesale: Williams, Universal Access Will Reduce Provisioning Times

Posted: 01/2001 Williams, Universal Access Will Reduce Provisioning Times Universal Access Inc. (www.universalaccess.net), a leading provider of network infrastructure services, and Williams Communications (www.williamscommunications.com), a leading international provider of telecommunications services and products for the carrier marketplace, announced in December that they have agreed on an arrangement that will improve service delivery intervals and accelerate […]

CALLS-driven Rates Unrealized

Posted: 01/2001 CALLS-driven Rates Unrealized In the Coalition for Affordable Local and Long Distance Service (CALLS) proposal announced last summer, a promise seemingly was made that consumers would see their rates reduced. The original intent of the CALLS was to re-examine access charges and to work out a fair structure for fees between long-distance and […]

Wholesale: Briefs

Posted: 12/2000 Briefs * Universal Access Inc. (www.universalaccess.net) has entered into an agreement to manage and deploy the network infrastructure to support the broadband transport and content services for Atlanta-based NetRail Inc. (www.netrail.net). Terms of the relationship were not disclosed. As a carrier-neutral service provider, Universal Access will provide NetRail with provisioning, installation and maintenance […]

Trading Desk: QoS Issues Stall Approval of Trading Agreement

Posted: 11/2000 QoS Issues Stall Approval of Trading Agreement By Bruce Christian An agreement for the Competitive Telecommunications Association (CompTel, www.comptel.org) sponsored universal bandwidth trading contract, which was expected to be approved during the organization’s Oct. 1-4 fall conference and exhibition in San Francisco, did not come about. Carriers who are part of a consortium […]

Business News – Universal Access Acquires Tri-Quad Enterprises

Posted: 10/2000 Universal Access Acquires Tri-Quad EnterprisesUniversal Access Inc. (www.universalaccess.net), a provider of Internet network infrastructure services, has acquired Tri-Quad Enterprises Inc., which produces the Local Area Transport Tariff Information System (LATTIS), a circuit pricing tool.Terms of the deal were not disclosed.The acquisition marks the third in a series of moves this year designed to […]

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