COMPTEL Wraps with Comprehensive Regulatory Workshop

COMPTEL will cap off the Fall 2007 Conference & EXPO tomorrow with a morning of workshops designed to update members on the latest in federal policy proceedings. First up are: wireline regulatory issues. Genny Morelli, a partner at Kelley Drye & Warren LLP and frequent COMPTEL panelist, will host the session. Christopher McKee, vice president […]

The Best Things for Agents Arent Free

Conferencing is a lucrative market, but its hard to sell something that someone else is giving away. Legal challenges to free conferencing services could present a new opportunity for agents to sell paid conferencing services to small businesses and nonprofits. In the session, Free Conferencing Meltdown, Brad Dupee, founder of Copper Conferencing, and Greg Plum, […]

Danny Adams

THEN: In 1987, Danny Adams was an attorney with Wiley, Rein and Fielding where he was just starting to represent OSPs and competitive long-distance carriers in an industry dominated by AT&T and the Bell companies. He would soon become a regulatory columnist for PHONE+ magazine. NOW:   He is still practicing telecom law in Washington, […]

Kelley Drye & Warren Partners Present Regulatory, Business Panels

For the second consecutive COMPTEL show, experts from Kelley Drye & Warren LLP will lead a series of panels examining new rules and pending regulatory matters that impact IP-based service, alternative last-mile facilities, wireless resale and other significant next-generation business plans. First up, from 8 – 9 a.m. on Wednesday, March 22, is the seminar The […]

Round Table

Posted: 12/2003 …ON A FEDERAL APPEALS COURT DECISION (BRAND X VS. FCC) RULING THE FCC IMPROPERLY CLASSIFIED CABLE-MODEM TRANSMISSION AS AN INFORMATION SERVICE, WHICH IS SUBJECT TO LESS REGULATION THAN A TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICE. Cable modem customers enjoy unfettered access to any content of their choosing on the Internet. Nothing in the Brand X decision alters […]

Level 3 Beats Earnings Consensus, Lures Warren Buffett

Wholesale carriers that during the late `90s hey day raised a mountain of cash in public equity and high-yield bonds began their descent into insolvency last year after Silicon Valley’s dot com hotshots packed their bags. Faced with mounting debt payments and increasing skepticism about the viability of the wholesale carrier model following the demise […]

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