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Google, EarthLink Bid on SF Wi-Fi

Google Inc. and EarthLink have submitted a joint proposal to provide city-wide Wi-Fi in San Francisco. Their bid includes free access with 300kbps downstream and online advertising, along with a 1mbps ad-free premium service offered for $20 per month. The implementation will be a public-private partnership, and San Francisco will capitalize on the online advertising […]

XO to Sell Wireline Business for $700 Million

XO Communications Inc. is selling its wireline assets for $700 million and turning itself into a fixed broadband wireless services provider for businesses and carriers. The company is selling to its largest creditor, billionaire investor Carl Icahn, whose company, Elk Associates LLC, will take over the XO name. XOs board of directors several months ago […]

SkyStream Wins MPEG-4 Customer Aztech International

SkyStream (Booth 204) announces it has won 20 MPEG-4 AVC customers worldwide for its Mediaplex and iPlex video headend systems. One of these MPEG-4 customers, Aztech International, will be the largest operational U.S. MPEG-4 customer, in terms of targeted subscriber count and channels offered, according to a SkyStream spokesperson. Aztech has partnered with Hoover Homes […]

Dynavar, Riverstone Team on Remi Deal

Riverstone Networks and its reseller Dynavar Networking have won the business of Remi Communications, which is building an end-to-end VPLS network in Pennsylvania, and later throughout the Northeast. Remi will use the Riverstone 15008 Ethernet edge routers and later add the Riverstone 15100 Ethernet access routers to provide the networks multiservice infrastructure enabling services like […]

Hatteras Adds Optical Interface, Subtending Features

Hatteras Networks has added an optical interface as well as a subtending feature to its line of to its Ethernet in the First Mile (EFM) products, the company announced today. The HN400-U typically sits in the central office close to the copper termination/master distribution frame. But if the carriers switch is elsewhere within the CO, […]

Weather Keeps It Comfortable for Golfers

The rain cleared up on Monday, giving 27 foursomes a pleasant day to play 18 holes at Oak Harbor Golf Club. Opened to critical acclaim in 1992, Oak Harbor was nominated by Golf Digest for Americas Best New Course of 1992 and was rated Four Stars by Golf Digest Places to Play. Golfers at this […]

Birdieon Hole 4

As blue herons looked on, 15 teams teed up at 8 a.m. Sunday for the CompTel/ASCENT golf tournament sponsored by Vero Systems Inc. (Booth 501). The teams played a shotgun start team scramble through Floridas humid midday sun at the Orlando Marriott World Centers Hawks Landing Golf Club. At just longer than 6,800 yards, the […]

Tell ’em What They’ve Won, Bob

Renowned television personality and emcee Bob Eubanks will deliver the Channel Partners Conference & Expo keynote presentation today in Islander Room H. For four decades, Eubanks reigned supreme as the dynamic host of "The Newlywed Game," in addition to hosting or producing several other shows on all three networks. Eubanks began his broadcasting career as […]

Going the Distance

Strong winds and slightly chilly temperatures did not detract from a morning of sunshine and golf for the teams competing in Sunday’s CompTel/ASCENT Alliance tournament at the Coyote Hills Golf Course in Fullterton, Calif., which was designed by Cal Olson and PGA legend Payne Stewart. It caters to all levels of play and features winding […]

PARTNER CHANNEL: How the Rest Was Won

Posted: 3/2003 How the Rest Was Won Agents Stick by CLECs Despite Rough Ride By Tara Seals Consolidation. Bell long-distance re-entry. The use of facilities vs. the unbundled network element-platform (UNE-P). These and other threats have made the open range of competition a dangerous place to roam. But some CLECs have conquered the frontier and […]

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