The Future of Cbeyond: Mergers, Sales and Cuts

The Future of Cbeyond: Mergers, Sales and Cuts

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The Future of Cbeyond: Mergers, Sales and Cuts Cbeyond, the telecommunications provider based in Atlanta, Georgia known for the development of the world’s first 100% voice over internet protocol (VoIP), has downsized by 100 jobs and speculation abounds as to whether or not the company will be sold. Cbeyond provides broadband phone service, internet, email, and hosting to small businesses throughout the United States. In 2010 the company expanded its services to include cloud based products in Georgia and Kentucky, and merged the new acquisitions into a side company known as Cbeyond Cloud Services. One potential buyer is Pleasanton, California based competitor MegaPath Corp. Similar to Cbeyond, MegaPath offers data, security, IT services, hosting, and voice services for businesses of all sizes. Also providing nationwide wholesale solutions to carriers and…
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What Can a Telecom Analyst Do For Me?

What Can a Telecom Analyst Do For Me?

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What Can a Telecom Analyst Do For Me? Telecommunications analysts are an important part of any business environment. These analysts are responsible for managing the voice and data systems within a company’s infrastructure, and ensure that all networks are operating. A telecom analyst can assess the needs of the company and decide which services are ideal for the business to run smoothly. Telecommunications services include voice or data services, such as phone, fax, internet, and networking. Telecom analysts update all communications systems to change as the business grows, and is required to offer solutions for any issues that may arise. Phone Telecom analysts will decide which type of phone service is best for your business. With options like traditional service or VoIP, some businesses may get better rates with by…
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What Type of Telecom Does My Business Need?

What Type of Telecom Does My Business Need?

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What Type of Telecom Does My Business Need? Telecommunications services are increasingly important to a business, as they are the primary means of exchanging information through electronic sources. In the past, this term was basically synonymous with landline phones, as it was one of the few services offered. Today, the term encompasses a wide range of services, including sources of wireless technology, and more data is transferred through telecom services. With all the different options available, a business can get bogged down in deciphering which service is right for their company. VoIP service Voice over internet protocol (VoIP) is an option for businesses that is more cost efficient than traditional phone lines. All the basic features of standard phone lines are available, including caller ID and voicemail. With a business…
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Comcast and Time Warner Merger

Comcast and Time Warner Merger

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Comcast has proposed an acquisition of Time Warner for $45.2 with Billion in hold of their stock. People have been questioning this move, and its threat to create a monopoly in the cable industry, but is it really? From most of the news we've been hearing, most advisers are saying its a great move. Both companies will still be marketing separately under their own names, but sharing the same resources and technology. What this means for people up North, especially in New York, is that they will now have access to faster and more dependable technology that Comcast brings to the table that TW can't match. "Comcast’s chief executive, Brian Roberts, on Thursday said that his company and Time Warner Cable do not operate in the same ZIP codes. But…
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T1 VS Cable

T1 VS Cable

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T1 VS CABLE What is T1? What is Cable? Both are great questions for anyone who is making decisions to run a succesful company. What is more effecient and cost effective? Will it be of a higher capacity to let 50+ employees download files at once? Cable - Broadband Cable Internet (such as Comcast Business Class Internet) uses existing cable lines in or around your office building to bring you Internet access. Cable lines are already present in many areas since companies and residential locations often utilize Cable for television services. This type of broadband requires a cable modem to be installed at your location, which can either be leased or purchased based on the agreement between you and your provider. The drawback to Cable is that you share Internet…
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