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Level 3 Layoff Rumors

I received some information from a source claiming to work for Level 3 Communications.  He stated, "They are not doing well. Just laid off 4% of the workforce.  14% planned in January."File this under pure speculation / rumor at this...

Top 20 VoIP Innovators of All Time

VoIP has come a long way since it was first popularized by VocalTec in the mid 1990s. Here is a slideshow of the Top 20 VoIP Innovators of all time with photo captions explaining why they merit this top 20...

Level 3 Buys Global Crossing for $3 Billion

Level 3 Communications announced on Monday that it would buy Global Crossing for $3 billion. Is it me or does it seem like the entire telecom sector is consolidating? AT&T acquiring T-Mobile being just one recent example. Not a good...

Level 3 & Packet8 major outage

BREAKING!A source is telling me that Level 3 Communications and Packet 8 are having a system-wide network outage for the last 30 minutes. Level 3 is a huge provider of VoIP termination and I believe Packet8 uses their network for...

Quest, Level 3, Sprint/Nextel incest

Skibare has the goods on a potential incestuous relationship between Quest, Level 3, and Sprint/Nextel. Aren't Quest and Sprint/Nextel rival competitors? Looks like the carriers and major backbone providers have to get along much more than the 1990s if they...

XO Communications Total VoIP Minutes Explodes

XO Communications today announced that it carried more than 2.9 billion minutes of voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) traffic across its nationwide IP network in the first quarter of 2006, a 32 percent increase over the previous quarter. 32% over...

Microsoft buys Yahoo?

In my 2006 Predictions, I predicted that Microsoft would buy Level3. It was more of a "should" than "would" prediction. I intertwined some "should" predictions into my "would" predictions. In any event, the rumor mill is churning around a Microsoft...

Earthlink launches trueVoice a national broadband VoIP service

You didn't really think Earthlink was going to sit idly by while AOL launched a national VoIP service did you? I didn't think so. Actually, it's poor timing by Earthlink to launch if you ask me considering their competitor, AOL,...

Level3 3Tone Killed

The rumor in my Level 3 3Tone Gone? blog entry is a rumor no more. Level3 is killing their business (3)Tone product. read the full story here: Level 3 retreats from hosted IP service ...

Level 3 3Tone Gone?

I've been hearing a few rumors that Level 3 has stopped taking orders for its 3Tone business VoIP platform and will pull the plug on existing users completely by June 2005. I just went to Level 3's website and I...

Level 3 Layoffs

Several sources over the past few days have been telling me rumors of Level 3 performing layoffs. I didn't want to speculate on my blog, but it looks like the rumors I heard are true. Layoffs are never a good...

Level 3 Offers E-911

Some VoiP news already from the CES show to share. Level 3 made the announcement on the eve of the Consumer VoIP Summit being held in conjunction with CES. Check out the release: Level 3's VoIP Services Offer Critical E-911...

Level 3 and Comcast

We can put the Level 3 & Comcast rumors to bed. Comcast has indeed chosen Level 3. Excerpt: Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA - News, CMCSK - News) today announced a long-term agreement with Level 3 Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: LVLT -...

Level3 News

Cox Communications Inc., a customer of Level 3 Communications Inc has increased its purchase of long-distance minutes on Level3's global broadband network recently as it rolls out VoIP. A Level3 official, declined to give specifics, however did state that traffic...
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