Round Table

… On the challenges facing VoIP service providers from executives attending Internet Telephony Conference & Expo East We all love Vonage because theyre out there promoting VoIP. Its just were not all looking forward to going to zero on the [price point].Greg Welch, GlobalTouch Telecom chairman and CEO Simply making the audio quality better.Mark Fedor, […]

United Online to Use Covad Network in DSL Expansion

United Online Inc. will expand its recently launched NetZero DSL broadband Internet service offering using the Covad Communications Group Inc. network. The agreement allows United Online to offer NetZero broadband services to DSL-eligible customers within Covads service area. United Online estimated that with the expansion NetZero will be able to offer broadband services to approximately […]

Cogent Offers Cablecos ‘Zero Commit’

Ethernet provider Cogent Communications Group Inc. said today it is giving cablecos the chance to test its Internet service without the requirement of a long-term commitment. Termed Zero Commit, the deal lets cable operators cancel service within 30 days of signing on; they will pay the full first month of service charges, but be credited […]

Back to Zero

Posted: 11/1999 Back to Zero By Ernie Kelly Don’t look now, but they are at it again. The incumbent local exchange carriers (ILECs) have rounded up their supporters in Washington for one final charge up Capitol Hill in a last-ditch effort to perpetuate their market dominance. Having failed to stem the tide of competition through […]

Free Internet Access Hits the Ground Running

Posted: 02/1999 Free Internet Access Hits the Ground Running By Jennifer Knapp As Vienna, Va.-based Cable and Wireless Inc. made its November debut in the U.S. Internet market with a $14.95 per month dial-up service on par with AT&T Corp.’s WorldNet service and Sprint Corp.’s EarthLink service, smaller startups began challenging the monthly fee paradigm […]

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