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Comcast-NBC Merger is Failure Two

This will be a far reaching rant but I think that it's time the FCC (and other F-Agencies) close their doors. Really. We have a huge deficit and really you just aren't honoring your duties or worth the expense any...

Tele-Pacific Looking Wireless

TelePacific Communications, the largest California-based CLEC providing integrated voice and data telecommunications services to the small and medium-sized business (“SMB”) customer segment in California and Nevada, and MegaPath Inc., the leading provider of managed IP data, voice, and security services...

EarthLink Wins One

It looks like EarthLink won the auction for ONE Communications, the CLEC with a HQ in New England and network in Mid-Atlantic, Midwest and New England. EarthLink will pay $370M for ONE including $285M of debt.EarthLink Business will end up...

Did EarthLink Goof on Branding?

Yesterday when I was speaking to a client, I mentioned that new Edge Networks merged with Deltacom to become EarthLink Business. The confused look on his face was not unexpected. Again this morning when discussing the new name, EarthLink is...

3 New Acquisitions

PAETEC subsidiary Paetec Software Corporation, bought Formula Telecom Solutions Inc. for $13 million in cash, according to this release. PAETEC is just buying the billing platform it has used for over ten years. Makes sense. And $13M for a BSS...

J2 Buys Competition (and other M&A)

So Salesforce bought a Ruby based cloud platform company called Heroku for $212M, which my RubyonRails geeks say is a steal. Why? Marc Benioff, chairman and CEO, salesforce.com, says: "Ruby is the language of Cloud 2, and Heroku is the leading...

DISH Bought a CLEC

Per an FCC filing (WC Docket No. 10-231) DISH Media is acquiring Liberty-Bell Telecom, a Colorado limited liability company, which provides competitive local exchange carrier (CLEC) and long distance services in Colorado and has limited operations in New Mexico and...

Novell?

After a long tenure as a chemist for such companies as Oil of Olay, BIC Corp., Bayer and Glaxo, my shift into IT was through a friend who owned a Novell VAR. At the time, Novell 3.12 was as rock...

Cloudy With a Chance of Rain

The news is filled with Cloud and mergers. Will it Rain?Rain is revenue. Will all these acquisitions turn into revenue? We’ll wait and see, but most big mergers do not see the synergies that were predicted.The big merger is The...

Rural ILEC Strategy

You have probably read about the unemployment rate. I would love to know how many jobs that the ILEC’s have shed in the last 3 years. 75,000? Probably more. Verizon has shed over 25,000 themselves in the last 3 years....

My Take on Stocks

So “BroadSoft Inc.(BSFT) shares climbed 43% after the voice-enabling software company reported third-quarter earnings that exceeded estimates,” according to MarketWatch. Total revenue increased 22% year-to-year to $22.3 million; up 13% from the second quarter of 2010. License revenue increased 27%...

Not a Cloud in the Sky - Clear Sailing for M&A

The headline is goofy. I know. But another acquisition happened. Windstream grabbed some hosting.We saw Cbeyond’s purchase of both Aretta Communications and MaximumASP for what appears to be 3.5x anual revenue today. (Cbeyond will pay at most $40M for almost...

I Cannot Keep Up. CBEY Maxes Cloud

Cbeyond, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBEY), a leading provider of IT and communications services to 55,000 small businesses across the country, today announced that it has acquired the assets of privately held MaximumASP and its affiliated companies, as well as the outstanding...

Geckotech Acquired by M5

M6 powered Geckotech out of Chicago was acquired by VoIP pioneer M5 Networks. M5 is based in New York City with offices in Chicago (at least in 2008 when I was working their).Geckotech made the 2009 and 2010 INC 5000...

Little Things To Keep You Informed

Food for thought: from @davegirouard: OH at Google event: Fastfood operators know how important speed is to get more customers. Most website operators don’t. <— BINGO!Dell lost the bidding war for 3PAR to HP. Now Dell is acquiring SaaS integration...

The Carlyle Group is on a Tear

Yesterday the Carlyle Group bought Syniverse for $2.6B just days after buying CommScope for $3.9B.Syniverse handles about 90% of the US cellular market, taking care of back office stuff like roaming, SMS, and MMS. All growth at Syniverse is global...

M6 Migration

Apparently, this article produced a small bruha at Broadsoft Connections 2010 this week.  The service providers on M6 have a lot at stake - like all their customers. The M6 user group is a fairly vocal contigent as well. It's a...

Add Some Skinny to Broadworks

Genband M6 platform is a softswitch that allows service providers to utilize Cisco IP phones running Skinny. The problem has been that Broadsoft, which bought Genband's M6 platform, has completed the process of adding the M6 feature set to the...

Lots of Shorts

So HD Voice isn’t quite taking off as expected.Sorry Doug. A lot more VoIP Peering required yet.Shout out to Big surprise as Windstream lays off 220 Iowa Telecom employees. It’s called synergies of consolidation.Qwest has taken to Twitter like Comcast...

Broadvox and Cypress: What Now?

Broadvox and Cypress acknowledged the merger rumors on Thursday, announcing that they were still working out the details of the merger. (TMC broke the story here). Both companies wanted to assure customers that it will be business as usual.Executives told...

Broadvox Inks Deal to Acquire Cypress

And so the VoIP Consolidation continues. (This is a good thing for two reasons: I need something to write about and this industry has too many players mucking about.)Rumor has it that Broadvox has inked a deal to acquire...

Broadsoft Acquires Casabi

I received a tip that Broadsoft was buying Casabi and a link to a PR website that had this to say: "BroadSoft, Inc. (Nasdaq: BSFT), the leading global provider of IP-based communications services to the telecommunications industry, today announced it...

Time For VoIP Consolidation

There are over a thousand VoIP Providers in North America. When you talk to many of the sales folks and executives, you can hear about the hyper-competitive marketplace and the lack of positioning. (Positioning is the unique value proposition of...

This Week at ITEXPO

I have been busy at ITEXPO so have not blogged this week. There are lots of familiar faces that I only get to see at ITEXPO East and West.There has been a lot of content at ITEXPO: at least 13 sessions going...

EarthLink Acquires Deltacom

I had to check the calendar to make certain it was October 1 and not April 1 when I read the headline that EarthLink bought Deltacom.Deltacom has a lot of fiber in the Southeast - 35 metro rings and 16,400...
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