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Limelight Ordered to Pay Akamai $45.5M for Infringement

Akamai Technologies Inc.on Feb. 29 won its patent infringement lawsuit against Limelight Networks Inc.  Limelight also faces a patent infringement allegations from Level 3 Communications Inc. A Boston jury said Limelight infringed on four of Akamais patents and must pay $45.5 million in damages, plus interest. Limelight said it will appeal the decision. Both Massachusetts-based […]

Soap Box: Competitive Spirit Will Endure Change

We now are well into 2008 and have begun a New Year with all the promise and challenges each New Year brings. Every New Year also brings a lot of changes in both our personal and professional lives. What are your expectations for 2008? What excites you about the opportunities? What concerns you? What are […]

FCC Denies Verizon

The FCC In early December dealt Verizon Communications Inc. a bruising forbearance blow when it denied, unanimously, the companys request for UNE deregulation in six northeastern markets. The move didnt bode well for Qwest Communications International Inc., which has a similar petition pending. The decision came a day earlier than expected, on dec. 4, after […]

Appeals Court Wont Overturn Verizon Relief

A federal appeals court on Friday said it wont consider overturning Verizon Communications Inc.s deemed granted broadband relief because there was no FCC data to review. Qwest Communications International Inc. and Sprint Nextel Corp. last year asked the court to reverse the relief Verizon got when FCC commissioners deadlocked over a forbearance petition. The March […]

Round Table: Verizon’s VoIP Petition

On Verizons request that the FCC be the sole regulator of VoIP services The FCCs Vonage decision already makes clear that theres exclusive federal jurisdiction for voice over IP. Jim Kohlenberger, VON Coalition If it goes too far and there are problems the states dont have the power to deal with, that would probably lead […]

East Meets West: PAETEC/McLeodUSA Combo Creates Nationwide CLEC

McLeodUSA CEO Royce Holland and PAETEC Chairman and CEO Arunas Chesonis JUST AS THE Louisiana Purchase nearly doubled the size of the United States, PAETEC Holding Corp. has added to its territory with its acquisition of McLeodUSA Inc. Whether or not the combination will have the kind of impact on the competitive carrier landscape that […]

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