Contributing to across-the-board growth during the quarter, Roberts cited MCI's continued success in winning 800 service business as a result of 800 portability
and Fresh Look marketing efforts -- more than $1 billion in multi-year Fresh Look contracts were signed.
With 800 Portability
, we're able to take advantage of MCI 800 applications such as one-minute Guardian," said Wayne Henderson, Morgan Keegan director of communications and technology.
Small businesses are being prompted to examine complex and confusing telecommunications choices, such as 800 portability
and the pending deregulation of intrastate toll-calling in California, creating short-term volatility in the industry that is affecting our customer base.
The 800 Portability
ruling gave us a timely opportunity to rethink how we could use toll-free service and technology to our advantage," said Robert Bentrem, JC Bradford investment limited partner -- telecommunications.
GCI's increase in market share is due in part to the introduction of 800 Portability
on May 1, 1993," said Hughes.
Enhanced services like call waiting and forwarding, 800 portability
and messaging are more easily created with the core technology we implemented from the NewNet Division of ADC Telecom (Nasdaq: ADCT).
Today, almost a year after 800 portability
entered the market, 800 service continues to thrive.
Last May, AT&T took another hit with the advent of 800 portability
, legislation that transfers ownership of 800 phone numbers from the telephone company to the user, making it easier for a company to change carriers.
The latest revolution in telecommunications is 800 portability
Since the advent of 800 portability
in 1993, many carriers now serve the market, however toll free information has always been provided by and virtually an exclusive, by default, of AT&T.
LATAs (local access and transport areas) and between carriers on the network, 800 portability
database, and LIDB (line information database) services supporting telephone calling cards and AIN services.
Ross also led MCI's highly-successful marketing effort to capitalize on 800 portability