Business News – ADDS, MOVES & CHANGES

Posted: 04/2000 ADDS, MOVES & CHANGES As part of its strategy to grow its core business and expansion into Internet-related services, Teltrust Inc. (www.teltrust.com) has named Doris Granatowski as CEO overseeing the company’s outsourcing business. Granatowski also was appointed a member of the board of directors. She replaces Marc Cohen, who resigned. Granatowski has more […]

News Briefs

Posted: 03/2000 News Briefs * GST Telecommunications Inc. (www.gstcorp.com) has announced an indefeasible right of use (IRU) agreement with Worldwide Fiber Inc. (www.wwfiber.com) under which GST receives fiber between Seattle and Portland, Ore., and approximately $30 million. In exchange, Worldwide Fiber receives conduit on GST’s Sacramento, Calif.-to-Los Angeles long-haul route. This agreement marks the third […]

Telecommodities Indices

Posted: 01/2000 Have U.S. East-West Bandwidth Prices Bottomed? The Real-Time Bandwidth eXchange*Revealed Price Index (RTBX*RPI), which tracks the current weighted average price, is applied to DS-3 bandwidth for major U.S. east-west routes in the accompanying chart for RateXchange trades since June 1998. For this period, the average rate for a DS-3 declined by 40 percent […]

Slamming Controversy Thickens in Washington

Posted: 07/1999 Slamming Controversy Thickens in Washington By Kim Sunderland Washington’s rising humidity index this month isn’t the only thing making federal legislators hot under the collar. Slamming is pumping up temperatures around Capitol Hill as telecommunications lawmakers attempt to ice down those companies that switch a consumer’s long distance carrier without permission. Most recently, […]

New Coalition Lobbies for Advanced Services

Posted: 06/1999 New Coalition Lobbies for Advanced Services By Kim Sunderland Advanced services mean big bucks for the local exchange competitors. They are expected to fuel triple-digit growth of the competitive local telecom market, propelling total industry revenue from nearly $10 billion now to more than $83 billion by 2001, according to a report by […]


Posted: 04/1998 GUEST EDITORIAL By Robert M. McDowell, ESQ. It was a drizzly February morning when I arrived at work to be greeted by a Washington-style rumor more chilling than the mid-winter weather. Phone calls were abuzz with whispers laden with sincere anxiety: Bell Atlantic Corp./NYNEX was in "secret" negotiations with the Federal Communications Commission […]

Industry News

Posted: 09/1997 Industry News Click on a heading to read news text… United States Telephone Association Update Executive Talent Hard To Find Access Charge Reform Order Reconsideration Petition U.S. Wholesale Long Distance Revenues Up, ATLANTIC-ACM Reports Bell Atlantic, MCI Link Frame Relay Services Teltrust Prepaid Card Services For Flying J CompTel Salutes James M. Smith […]

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