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Monthly Archives: September 2010

Billing reviews are only as good as your contract allows them to be

Posted on by Julie Gardner

The following is a guest post by TC2 Senior Consultant Julie Gardner, who leads TC2’s Contract Compliance and Optimization practice. One of the worst [best?] examples of cranky carrier contract practices is the tendency of carriers to limit your ability … Continue reading


Merger reports abound, but Asia-Pac business depends on network investment

Posted on by David Rohde

Swirling around the activity that my colleague Ben Fox noted this week about Vodafone has been a set of press reports about other prospective carrier deals in the Asia-Pacific region. And just as with Vodafone, the key issue is how … Continue reading


Changes are afoot at Vodafone, but what to do about Verizon Wireless?

Posted on by Ben Fox

The following is a guest post by TC2 managing director Ben Fox, who is based in London. A new organisational structure and key asset sales announced this month by Vodafone continue to move the carrier in a more rational — … Continue reading


MegaPath merger illustrates the potential of second-tier players with SIP

Posted on by David Rohde

The beginning of this month saw the consolidation of another group of smaller carriers who are hoping to take a bite out of AT&T and Verizon’s huge enterprise market share. The merger began as a long-planned melding of MegaPath and … Continue reading


Practical issues come to the forefront in SIP Trunking

Posted on by David Rohde

A few years ago one of my old colleagues at Network World got hold of an analyst report on MPLS, and we started discussing it by email. Contrary to almost every market research report up until then, the analyst’s survey … Continue reading