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CALIFORNIA T1 PROMOTION

Said ATEL Vice-President, "Most business dedicated Internet access (DIA) T-1s are advertised at $399 so we think this is a great 'Sizzling Summer Special' telecom agents can share with their clients and prospects as a reason to call and drum up business through the end of August." ATEL will even

Surcharges for Customer Service

Comcast customers in many parts of the country may find that the company is charging them for the "privilege" of taking their money.

SUNROCKET BACK FROM THE DEAD?

SunRocket VoIP customers have dialtone once again, but only for a few more days. The carrier is giving customers until August 5th to port their numbers to another carrier.

MAGICJACK GOES ON SALE

Daniel Borislow's new company MagicJack releases new telecom gizmo that lets customers make "free long distance calls, forever". The gizmo costs $39.95, with subsequent "licensing fees" of $20 per year after the first year. More...

Another One Bites the Dust

Wireless MVNO AMPD Wireless has won a temporary reprieve from underlying carrier Verizon. The company's luck is scheduled to run out next week though, as the company's customers will lost service on July 31st.

Sunrocket Shuts Down

Troubled VoIP provider SunRocket has ceased operations as of Tuesday, leaving a reported 200,000 customers without phone service. Customers were given no notice of the impending shutdown, which appears to be permanent.

Guaranteed Cheapest VoIP

Want to buy or sell the absolute cheapest VoIP service available "guaranteed"? We uncover "hidden" offers that most people will never hear about. Details on their agent programs listed as well.

FCC SUSPENDS 39 RURAL ILEC TARIFFS

The Federal Communications Commission today announced that it has suspended the tariffs of 39 rural carriers, allegedly due to concerns over excessive termination fees. Most of them are believed to be in Iowa.

MOBILEPRO SELLS CLEC DIVISION

MobilePro Corp., announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its CLEC Division in a transaction valued at $30 million to United Systems Access Telecom, Inc., which does business as USA Telephone (http://www

MORE AT&T SERVICE CHARGES COMING

TRAC reports that AT&T will be raising the cost of their "Carrier Cost Recovery Fee", adding monthly recurring charges for some long distance plans and adding a monthly minimum usage charge for others.

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