Westcon Buys Largest U.S. Nortel Voice Distributor
by Steven Burke
Westcon Group North America is upping the ante in the voice/data converged solutions market by buying the distribution arm of Ronco Communications and Electronics, the largest U.S. Nortel Networks voice products distributor.
EDS Lands $1.7 Billion IT Contract At Kraft Foods
by W. David Gardner
EDS and Kraft Foods agree that EDS will support Kraft's global IT operations with a seven-year contract valued at $1.7 billion.
Science Fiction Legend Sir Arthur C. Clarke Dies At 90
by Kevin McLaughlin
Sir Arthur C. Clarke, was the author of 2001: A Space Odyssey and more than 100 other science fiction works.
Microsoft Settles With U.K. 'Smartphone' Company
by CRN Staff
Microsoft and Sendo Holdings fell out two years ago over the development of Sendo's "smartphone," which originally was planned to operate with Microsoft software.
MCI Names New Board Members
The former WorldCom Inc. named five new board members Friday to help lead the telecommunications giant after it emerges from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
Verizon Wireless Inks $1 Billion Deal With Nortel To Expand Network
by Christina Torode
Verizon Wireless Wednesday signed a $1 billion, multiyear deal with Nortel Networks to expand and upgrade its CDMA2000 1X network.
Supreme Court: Cable Companies Don't Need to Share Lines
by The Associated Press
The Supreme Court ruled on Monday that cable companies may keep rival Internet providers from using their lines, a decision that will limit competition and consumers' choices.
ISPs In Uproar Over Verizon-MCI Merger
by Dan Neel
The California ISP Association (CISPA) claims the merger of Verizon Communications and MCI will threaten ISP business models.