FRAMINGHAM (10/24/2003) - Sprint PCS is offering business users more choices when it comes to accessing their corporate applications remotely.
Stories by Denise Pappalardo
FRAMINGHAM (10/23/2003) - Chris Rooney was named president of business sales at AT&T Corp. in April after having joined the company in February 2002 as head of its government services division. Rooney recently met with Network World Senior Editor Denise Pappalardo to discuss contract negotiations, the competitive landscape, customer satisfaction and how to increase revenue.
FRAMINGHAM (10/16/2003) - Sprint is streamlining service-level agreements for its global IP (Internet Protocol), ATM (Asynchronous Transfer Mode) and frame relay data services to offer users more choices and stronger guarantees.
FRAMINGHAM (10/14/2003) - Glowpoint Inc., known until last month as Wire One Technologies, says it will expand beyond videoconferencing services and into Webcasting by year-end.
FRAMINGHAM (10/10/2003) - Incumbent long-distance carriers insist they are not sitting idle as fledgling voice-over-Internet Protocol (VoIP) service providers skim voice minutes - and revenue - from their networks.
FRAMINGHAM (10/07/2003) - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) this week issued an order on wireless number portability rules that attempts to limit barriers some service providers were seeking.
FRAMINGHAM (10/06/2003) - Nortel Networks Corp. and U.S. Cellular announced a multiyear deal Monday for the service provider to deploy Nortel's third-generation (3G) wireless equipment throughout its network.
FRAMINGHAM (10/02/2003) - A new metropolitan Ethernet service that AT&T launched last week lets users go beyond point-to-point LAN connectivity.
FRAMINGHAM (09/29/2003) - Hughes Network Systems Inc. (HNS) this week is expected to announce an enhanced version of its satellite Internet access service.
FRAMINGHAM (09/26/2003) - AT&T Corp. this week announced a voice-over-IP option for its managed VPN service that promises multinational customers an easier way to support voice between sites around the world.
FRAMINGHAM (09/23/2003) - Verizon Communications and Verizon Wireless Monday announced that it will offer customers the flexibility to port their phone numbers between the service provider's local and wireless services.
FRAMINGHAM (09/17/2003) - Sprint Corp., the third-largest IXC, this week announced a plan to reduce costs while reorganizing its business structure.
MCI could emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection as soon as November. That's thanks in large part to successful negotiations last week between the carrier and two groups of creditors that had been expected to throw up some road blocks during MCI's confirmation hearings. The next obstacle for the company is getting a federal judge to approve its reorganization plan.
AT&T is investing $US3 billion — virtually all of this year's capital expenditure budget — to facilitate its migration from a circuit-switched network to an IP packet-based one.
Sprint looked within and Wednesday appointed a new president and COO.