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Birch enhances operations with new VPs of sales and telesales

Birch Communications has made another move to sharpen its sales operations by promoting company veterans Brad Smith to vice president of Dealer Sales and Mike Otting to vice president of Telesales.

Wholesale telecom trends in 2014

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EarthLink appeals to Southeast carrier's wholesale needs with T-1, Ethernet offering

EarthLink Carrier, the service provider's wholesale division, has completed what it says is the first phase of building out its new wholesale T-1 and Ethernet product offering in the Southeast U.S. market. These new services will likely appeal to other service providers trying to fulfill out-of-franchise business service opportunities.

Windstream establishes 9 Ethernet interconnection locations for wholesale customers

Windstream has come up with a way to simplify the way its wholesale Ethernet customers interconnect with them by establishing nine External-Network to Network Interconnection locations across the United States as part of the company's effort to become what CEO Jeff Gardner calls an enterprise-focused service provider.

CSG jazzes up wholesale billing offer

CSG International has released its enhanced Wholesale Business

KPN, Telecom Austria wholesale partnership to reach 173 PoPs

KPN and Telekom Austria have entered a wide-ranging wholesale partnership that will create a joint footprint which includes 173 points of presence (PoPs) within 35 countries.

4G LTE a boon for small wireline telcos

4G LTE is moving steadily out of the urban/suburban markets and into the secondary and tertiary markets where the big carriers have limited, if any, wireline infrastructure to support increased demand. And that's good news for any number of independent telcos which are finding a lucrative new business opportunity backhauling wireless traffic for big carriers.

NBN Co. meets FTTH deployment goal, but competitors want lower wholesale prices

NBN Co., the public-private company building out Australia's National Broadband Network, said that it has met its revised end-of-year target of 190,000 to 220,000 homes passed by its fiber to the home rollout. However, a key wholesale customer is threatening to abandon the NBN over its prices.

Windstream's Gardner: Our wholesale team needs to sell more than wireless backhaul

Jeff Gardner, president and CEO of Windstream told investors this week that while the telco's wholesale sales force has been successful in selling fiber to the tower services, they will focus more on selling other network services.

Report: BT could reunite with O2 UK in wholesale LTE deal

BT has opened the bidding for a new mobile partner in a move that could see the UK's former telecoms monopoly back together with its former mobile unit, O2 UK, according to a report in the Financial Times.