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Vonage Shares Halt Trading in Wake of Federal Injunction

Vonage Holdings Corp. shares stopped trading on Friday afternoon after a federal judge permanently barred the company from using technology owned by Verizon Communications Inc. The decision came two weeks after a jury declared that Vonage had infringed on Verizons intellectual property. The technology involves connecting IP calls to the PSTN. On March 23, U.S. […]

Vonage Shares Halt Trading in Wake of Federal Injunction

Vonage Holdings Corp. shares stopped trading on Friday afternoon after a federal judge permanently barred the company from using technology owned by Verizon Communications Inc. The decision came two weeks after a jury declared that Vonage had infringed on Verizons intellectual property. The technology involves connecting IP calls to the PSTN. On March 23, U.S. […]

InfoHighway CEO: CLEC Industry Needs to Wake Up And Grow Up

InfoHighways Raul Martynek Eureka Networks and InfoHighway Communications Corp. merged last year to create one of the largest CLECs in the Northeast with annual sales of more than $100 million. The combined company now serves approximately 14,000 SMBs in 14 Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic states with traditional and next-generation telecom services. In August 2006, on the […]

T-Mobile Gives Hurricane Victims Free Wi-Fi Access

T-Mobile HotSpot is offering free Wi-Fi Internet service throughout Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi, in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. The provider is offering service in Borders Books and Music stores, FedEx Kinko’s, Starbucks, Hyatt Hotels, Red Roof Inn Motels, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and US Airways clubs and lounges, if those facilities are open. […]

PNG Launches Service Bundles in Texas

Service provider PowerNet Global Communications yesterday introduced local and long-distance phone service bundles for residential customers in Texas. The services are sold through the companys channel partners. The packages start at $16.33 for unlimited local calls and 30 minutes of monthly domestic long-distance. For $21.33 per month, Texas residents get unlimited local calls and 120 […]

Local Phone Companies Continue Retreat in Wake of FCC Ruling

Acceris Communications Inc. is among the U.S. local phone companies scaling back operations in the wake of changing regulations that take effect today. Earlier this week, the telecommunications provider announced it would stop accepting new orders for local residential phone customers in five states: Florida, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. The San Diego-based […]

What’s Left In NorVergence’s Wake?

Mike Pimentel, a family doctor based in Maryland, received a call this winter from a NorVergence representative. NorVergence pledged to consolidate his phone bills and provide a T1 line that would allow the physician to transmit copies of aviation medical exams at higher speeds than over his dialup Internet connection. It sounded like a good […]

Corporate Oversight Bill Passed in Wake of Telecom Crisis

The corporate oversight bill the Congress passed Thursday is certain to result in more regulation in a beleaguered industry, but it could restore investor confidence in an industry whose reputation has been sullied during the past year.

Competitors Wake Up to Worst Nightmare

Posted: 04/2000 Competitors Wake Up to Worst Nightmare Feared Problems Manifest After Bell In-region Long Distance OK’d By Kim Sunderland hen the BOCs were vying for approval to provide in-region interLATA services, competitors were extremely leery. They feared that their orders would be dropped; that customer switchovers from the incumbent would get lost; and that […]

What’s Fair?

Posted: 11/1997 What’s Fair? FCC Ponders Payphone Compensation Rules in Wake of Court Remand "Fair’s fair," as the old saying goes. That’s not a very enlightening definition in any context. Fortunately, the circularity of this definition isn’t enough to support policy arguments. Unfortunately, federal regulators continue to struggle over trying to figure out what’s fair […]

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