TODAY'S independent local exchange carriers
(ILECs) have a great opportunity to leverage their residential consumer base to deliver emerging multimedia broadband services such as video on demand (VoD), gaming and music downloads as a means of growing their competitive telecom revenue.
The MAG access charge reform plan is adopted for non-price cap and small independent local exchange carriers
Even Independent Local Exchange Carriers
, including Denver-based Qwest Communications International Inc., have embraced the technology, the use of which often is transparent to users.
A study by CHR Solutions of Dallas (www.chrsolutions.com) indicates that the 160-plus independent local exchange carriers
(ILEC) in the U.S.