Posted: 06/2002 News Briefs * Two-year-old facilities-based reseller Telegenius, a wholly owned subsidiary of GPA, is adding an agent program to its indirect channel sales initiative for its nationwide 1+ long-distance services and local services in 12 states. Based on the prepaidonline.com program GPA launched last year, Telegenius offers complete online automation of sales and […]

Is an IP Spot Market Around the Corner?

Posted: 05/2002 Is an IP Spot Market Around the Corner? By Josh Long Russ McGuire, chief strategy officer, TeleChoice Inc. Communications companies soon may be able to reserve IP capacity and instantly buy bandwidth inside a colocation hotel on 60 Broadway. At least, that is the ultimate vision of InvisibleHand Networks Inc., a Burlington, Mass.-based […]

Cover Story: Catch the Wave Wholesale Wavelength Services Build Momentum as Economy Slows

Posted: 03/2002 COVER STORY Catch the Wave Wholesale Wavelength Services Build Momentum as Economy Slows By Khali HendersonWhen wholesale wavelengths were "productized" in 1999, they were regarded as a middle ground between private lines and dark fiber. They still are, but their unique positioning has taken on new significance as carriers struggle to carry out […]

Wholesale: BLECs Cautioned: Second-Tier Carriers Looking to Build

Posted: 02/2001 Second-Tier Carriers Looking to Build By Josh Long Many carriers in secondary markets are entering short-term leases with wholesalers as they prepare to build facilities-based networks, a recent Yankee Group (www.yankeegroup.com) survey has found. The Boston-based consulting firm conducted 75 interviews with CLECs, data LECs (DLECs) and ISPs, and found that 55 percent […]

Resale Energizes Power Company Entry into Retail Telecom Markets

Posted: 03/1998 By Khali Henderson You probably heard about energy giant Williams Companies’ splashy January 1998 re-entry into the telecom business. But, you probably haven’t heard about Delmarva Power & Light Co.’s entry into local and long distance services businesses in Delaware and parts of Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Last fall, the company’s subsidiary, […]

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