Verizon Business Provides Rate That Gives Wholesale Customers Greater Ability to Manage Costs

September 12, 2007

Verizon Business is offering wholesale customers an additional pricing option that provides a detailed breakdown of the rates that are used to calculate the customers’ monthly bills for Verizon Business’ network services.

The new pricing option, Operating Company Number (OCN)-Based Billing, provides rates based on the underlying local exchange carrier (LEC) and geographic region for delivering voice and IP calls over the Verizon Business global network. This enables wholesale customers to better manage costs.  Read the rest of this entry »

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TelePacific Communications “Fastest Growing Private Companies in America”

September 12, 2007

TelePacific Communications has been named one of Inc. Magazine’s 2007 “Fastest Growing Private Companies in America.” The rankings are based on TelePacific’s impressive 294.5% revenue growth from 2003 through 2006.TelePacific ranked highly on several category lists, including:

  • 39 in the Top 100 Companies nationwide by Dollars of Growth;
  • 51 in the Top Companies in Telecommunications by Percent of Growth; and
  • 67 in the Top Companies in the Los Angeles area by Percent of Growth.

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PEATEC nominated for the Corporate Stewardship Award

September 6, 2007

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC) today named PAETEC, headquartered in Fairport, NY, as a finalist for a Corporate Citizenship Award in the category of Corporate Stewardship, Small/Midsize Business.

“The businesses being nominated for the Corporate Stewardship Award are models of business citizenship at its finest,” said U.S. Chamber President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue. “PAETEC has earned this recognition for its dedication and attention to the needs of its customers, investors, employees, and community.” Read the rest of this entry »


Internet not meant for IPTV ?

August 14, 2007

“Internet has not been designed for viewing videos” according to Mary Turner from Tiscali in the Financial Times. The British public tv station BBC has received a warning from English broadband carriers that the BBC’s new iPlayer is putting too much strain on their network. The carriers treathen to block iPlayer unless the BBC will start paying for the bandwidth used.

Though streaming videos are not the greatest bandwidth-eaters. According to research by CacheLogic (2007) it is peer-to-peer transfers that are responsible for over 60% of all bandwidth consumption.

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/f3428cd4-48fb-11dc-b326-0000779fd2ac.html


Level 3 CEO James Crowe has to undergo surgery

August 10, 2007

James Crowe, level 3 CeOJames Crowe, level 3 CeOJames Q. Crowe (57) , chief executive officer of Level 3 Communications, Inc has to undergo surgery for a most likely benign tumor. Of course we wish him all the best and a lot of strength. James stated:

“During a routine physical examination, my physician discovered a tumor of the pituitary gland. I have been advised that the tumor is almost certainly benign, and that it does not have a negative effect on my ability to conduct my usual business affairs.

“However, if left untreated, this condition could have significant, adverse, long-term health consequences. Therefore, surgical removal is recommended. The procedure is safe and successfully resolves the condition in most cases. In the event surgery is not completely successful, additional treatments are available including medications and radiotherapy. Read the rest of this entry »


PAETEC Q2 2007

August 9, 2007

  • Revenue of $274.5 million, which represented an 89% increase over second quarter 2006 revenue of $145.6 million;
  • Adjusted EBITDA* of $52.5 million, which represented a 109% increase over second quarter 2006 adjusted EBITDA of $25.1 million;
  • Net income of $6.0 million compared to a $<5.8> million net loss in second quarter 2006;
  • Free cash flow* of $31.5 million, which represented the 18th consecutive quarter in which PAETEC Holding or its predecessor generated positive free cash flow;
  • Ended the quarter with a cash balance of $84.5 million;
  • An increase of 141% in the number of access line equivalents in service, from 1.10 million as of June 30, 2006 to 2.65 million as of June 30, 2007; and
  • Successful completion on July 10, 2007 of amendments to PAETEC’s existing bank credit facility and a $300 million senior note offering priced at the end of the quarter.
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XO Q2 2007

August 9, 2007
  • Total Sequential Revenue Grew 1% to $352.9 Million
  • Data and IP Services Revenue Up 18%, Core Services Revenue Up 5% Compared to Same Period Last Year
  • Total Sales Bookings Up 12% Compared to Same Period Last Year
  • Strong Demand for High-Capacity Inter-City Network Transport Services with Number of Orders Up 483% Compared to Same Period Last Year
  • Continued Network Investments with Recently Announced 800/Gbps Capacity Upgrade to Meet Current and Future Customer Demand for High-Capacity Services
  • Nextlink Expansion to 37 Operating Markets, Creating Nation’s Largest Broadband Fixed Wireless Access Network

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