Competitive local exchange carrier

The Importance of Creating Digital Business Certainty, by Skyler Ditchfield, GeoLinks CEO

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 11:06pm

Add in the probability that most home connections are sharing access with the rest of their neighborhood and have restricted upload speeds.

Key Points: 
  • Add in the probability that most home connections are sharing access with the rest of their neighborhood and have restricted upload speeds.
  • You can now start to sense the feelings of frustration cropping up in home offices across the nation.
  • About the Author: Skyler Ditchfield is the CEO of Camarillo, Calif.-based GeoLinks, a leading telecommunications company and competitive local exchange carrier (CLEC) public utility, nationally recognized for its innovative Internet and Digital Voice solutions.
  • About GeoLinks: Headquartered in Southern California, GeoLinks is a leading telecommunications company and competitive local exchange carrier (CLEC) public utility, nationally recognized for its innovative Internet and Digital Voice solutions.

Closing the Digital Divide, By Skyler Ditchfield, GeoLinks CEO

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 11:04pm

Im referring to the Digital Divide that is ever-present, not always seen by those with high-speed connection, but all-too familiar to those without.

Key Points: 
  • Im referring to the Digital Divide that is ever-present, not always seen by those with high-speed connection, but all-too familiar to those without.
  • As a company we are dedicated to closing the digital divide that so many people, especially children, are living with every day.
  • About the Author: Skyler Ditchfield is the CEO of Camarillo, Calif.-based GeoLinks, a leading telecommunications company and competitive local exchange carrier (CLEC) public utility, nationally recognized for its innovative Internet and Digital Voice solutions.
  • About GeoLinks: Headquartered in Southern California, GeoLinks is a leading telecommunications company and competitive local exchange carrier (CLEC) public utility, nationally recognized for its innovative Internet and Digital Voice solutions.

Everstream Closes Purchase of LightBound Fiber Assets from DataBank

Monday, February 3, 2020 - 5:00pm

Everstream, the business-only fiber network, today announced that it has completed its purchase of a 200-plus-mile Indianapolis-based fiber network and CLEC operation from DataBank, a leading provider of enterprise-class data center, connectivity and managed services.

Key Points: 
  • Everstream, the business-only fiber network, today announced that it has completed its purchase of a 200-plus-mile Indianapolis-based fiber network and CLEC operation from DataBank, a leading provider of enterprise-class data center, connectivity and managed services.
  • The fiber network and CLEC assets originally owned by LightBound were purchased by DataBank .
  • The acquisition of LightBounds fiber assets have given us a tremendous head start in delivering reliable, high-performance connectivity to Indianapolis area businesses, said Everstream President and CEO Brett Lindsey.
  • Everstreams enterprise-grade network delivers robust business fiber services, including dedicated internet access, dark fiber, Ethernet and data center solutions.

Hugh O'Kane Electric Company, Inc. Commemorates 18th Anniversary of 9/11

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 2:05am

On the morning of September 11, 2001, Hugh O'Kane Electric immediately went into action to restore the numerous telecom networks that were crippled by the destruction.

Key Points: 
  • On the morning of September 11, 2001, Hugh O'Kane Electric immediately went into action to restore the numerous telecom networks that were crippled by the destruction.
  • For weeks on end, the men and women of Hugh O'Kane Electric worked 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to re-establish communication to the businesses of New York.
  • Previously, after the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, the team at Hugh O'Kane Electric responded immediately to restore the network of the company's original telecom customer, Teleport.
  • Since then, Hugh O'Kane Electric has been a leading CLEC (competitive local exchange carrier) network contractor in New York City.

Hammer Fiber Optics Holdings Corp to Close Acquisition of American Network, Inc.

Monday, August 26, 2019 - 2:45pm

PISCATAWAY, N.J., Aug. 26, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hammer Fiber Optics Holdings Corp (OTCQB: HMMR)announced the closing date for the acquisition on all of the equity of American Network, Inc. a New York CLEC.

Key Points: 
  • PISCATAWAY, N.J., Aug. 26, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hammer Fiber Optics Holdings Corp (OTCQB: HMMR)announced the closing date for the acquisition on all of the equity of American Network, Inc. a New York CLEC.
  • Hammer obtained all of the regulatory approvals and the acquisition will close on September 1, 2019.
  • Hammer acquired all of the equity of American Network is exchange for common stock and payables associated with the expenses of the transaction.
  • Hammer Fiber Optics Holdings Corp. (OTCQB:HMMR) is a telecommunications company investing in the future of wireless technology.

Industry Leading Trade Partners Team Up to Offer VoIP Evolution - Providing CLECs, IVPs, and VoIP Providers Local Number Access & Control Over Local Number Porting

Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 11:00pm

Prior to this ruling, only CLECs and ILECs could directly control DIDs, handle porting, gain access to local number pooling, and register to 911.

Key Points: 
  • Prior to this ruling, only CLECs and ILECs could directly control DIDs, handle porting, gain access to local number pooling, and register to 911.
  • Later in the year, the order was extended to VoIP and Wireless Carriers who register and qualify under the guidelines.
  • From CSR/LSR to SV activation and every step in between, Porting.com features full-service solutions for local number porting, CSR/LSR, LSMS, and local number query.
  • A perfect example of this strategy is the successful implementation and support of Enhanced Service Providers becoming Interconnected VoIP Providers.

VoIP Innovations Announced Today That They Have Become a Virtual CLEC

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 7:30pm

PITTSBURGH, Pa., Feb. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --VoIP Innovations has announced today that they have become a virtual competitive local exchange carrier (CLEC).

Key Points: 
  • PITTSBURGH, Pa., Feb. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --VoIP Innovations has announced today that they have become a virtual competitive local exchange carrier (CLEC).
  • As a virtual CLEC, VoIP Innovations can now provide their own network in order to compete with incumbent local exchange carriers (ILEC).
  • VoIP Innovations has been making moves to augment their already robust wholesale VoIP platform and grow beyond a traditional wholesale VoIP reseller.
  • In addition to wholesale VoIP services, VoIP Innovations offers a unique set of developer tools with their communications platform as a service (CPaaS) product, Apidaze .

Evocative Announces Investment and Partnership with Fiber Internet Center, Silicon Valley California

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 8:00pm

Evocative's initial minority investment in Fiber Internet Center will increase to an outright purchase of the company pending regulatory approval from the California Public Utilities Commission.

Key Points: 
  • Evocative's initial minority investment in Fiber Internet Center will increase to an outright purchase of the company pending regulatory approval from the California Public Utilities Commission.
  • Fiber Internet Center and Fiber International (a California licensed CLEC) was started in 2001 by Bob Evans and Gus Sanchez who built and selected their customers and helped them navigate their network needs.
  • The company provides network and internet services in 150 buildings and data centers in Northern and Southern California.
  • Fiber Internet Center has been providing carrier-grade, reliable, ultra high-speed fiber and internet services to the Silicon Valley market since 2001.

Simwood Poised for Major USA Expansion as a Carrier

Friday, December 14, 2018 - 1:33pm

BRISTOL, England, Dec. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --Simwood, the innovative UK wholesale VoIP provider headquartered in Bristol, is pleased to announce that expansion gathers pace across the United States.

Key Points: 
  • BRISTOL, England, Dec. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --Simwood, the innovative UK wholesale VoIP provider headquartered in Bristol, is pleased to announce that expansion gathers pace across the United States.
  • The first step was the attainment of Legal status in 2017 as a Carrier with accreditations for both Competitive Local Exchange Carrier "CLEC" and Interconnected VoIP carrier (known as Internet Protocol Enabled Services) "IPES".
  • Now, Simwood are about to gain a licence as an Interexchange carrier "IXC", a U.S. legal and regulatory term for a telecommunication company, commonly called a long-distance telephone company.
  • Simwood CEO, Simon Woodhead, commented: "this will be a game changer for us.

Inteliquent Announces New Peak In On-Net Footprint

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 4:00pm

PLYMOUTH, Minn., Nov. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --Inteliquent, Inc., a premier network-based communications enabler focused on delivering high quality voice and messaging services, announced today that it has significantly increased its on-net local voice footprint to over 9,400 rate centers.

Key Points: 
  • PLYMOUTH, Minn., Nov. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --Inteliquent, Inc., a premier network-based communications enabler focused on delivering high quality voice and messaging services, announced today that it has significantly increased its on-net local voice footprint to over 9,400 rate centers.
  • Inteliquent has robust and redundant direct network connections to virtually all of the nation's CLECs, wireless and cable providers.
  • To learn more about Inteliquent's service and solutions and how the company is leading the way in the industry, visit www.inteliquent.com .
  • Inteliquent is a premier network-based communications enabler focused on delivering high quality, reliable and robust voice and messaging services.