AT&T deals with dismantling

AT&T deals with dismantling

AT&T Corp.'s move to break itself into four separate companies began in earnest last week, with some calling the split...

July 16th, 2001 Jennifer Jones

Wheel of telecom history spinning back to monopoly

Wheel of telecom history spinning back to monopoly

The history of the telecom industry offers a critical lesson that is worth recalling in the face of many recent...

June 14th, 2001 Lawrence Surtees

Rogers proposes to take wireless business private

Rogers proposes to take wireless business private

Rogers Communications Inc. announced Tuesday that it is proposing to take its subsidiary Rogers Wireless Communications Inc. private and buy...

June 13th, 2001 IT World Canada

Brazil’s failed PCS auction points to regional caution

Brazil’s failed PCS auction points to regional caution

Brazilian telecommunications regulator Anatel failed for the second time last week to auction off certain PCS (personal communication services) wireless...

June 11th, 2001 Scarlet Pruitt

Nortel revamps enterprise VoIP package

Nortel revamps enterprise VoIP package

Nortel Networks Corp. may be a latecomer to the IP PBX market, but the company could be getting in the...

May 31st, 2001 Phil Hochmuth

Reports: Alcatel, Lucent boards to vote on merger

Reports: Alcatel, Lucent boards to vote on merger

The boards of Alcatel SA and Lucent Technologies Inc. are due to meet Tuesday to consider a merger of their...

May 29th, 2001 Peter Sayer and George A. Chidi Jr

Telecom shareholders need a Reformation

Telecom shareholders need a Reformation

The disastrous drop in telecom share prices and controversy surrounding massive stock option payouts to industry kingpins, including Nortel Networks...

April 19th, 2001 Lawrence Surtees

Compaq announces servers for telecom central office

Compaq announces servers for telecom central office

Houston-based Compaq Computer Corp. last month announced the release of two new beefed-up servers geared for the telecommunications central office...

March 22nd, 2001 Tim Foran

MTN Cameroon taps Ericsson for new GSM network

MTN Cameroon taps Ericsson for new GSM network

In the area of mobile communications, Cameroon has leapfrogged other countries in Africa with a US$36.6 million GSM wireless network...

January 22nd, 2001 Gideon F. For-mukwai