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Click on the links or scroll down to find useful links and information on telecommunications training, telecom carriers, regulators, equipment manufacturers in the US, Canada and worldwide, as well as training courses and certifications on telecom, datacom, networking, Voice over IP (VoIP), wireless, IP, IPv6 and more.
Telecommunications Carriers - Canada
- Bell Canada The biggest, providing all types of telecom services nationwide through Bell (Ontario and Quebec), Aliant (Maritime provinces), Bell West (western provinces), sympatico ISP service, Bell Mobility cellular and other subsidiaries.
- Telus provides wireline service in Alberta, British Columbia and parts of Quebec plus wireless service nationwide.
- MTS-Allstream, formerly AT&T
Canada Corp., and prior to that, Unitel, and before that, CNCP Telecommunications.
- BCE Inc., formerly Bell Canada
Enterprises Inc. A holding company that owns Bell Canada and other
- Entourage, an installation company
in Canada, formerly Bell Canada employees.
- Globalstar Canada, the Canadian
arm of the of the Globalstar
low-earth-orbit satellite telephony system.
- London Telecom Network best
known for flat-rate voice service, but also offers business and residential
packages, Internet access and travel cards.
- MTS, the telephone company serving
Manitoba, sometimes known as MTS-Allstream following the Allstream acquisition.
- NorthernTel, a telephone
company in Ontario.
- Northwestel, a telephone company
serving the Yukon, the Northwest Territories, Nunavut and northern British
- 151 Front St. West in
Toronto, a carrier hotel in the building that was once the headquarters for CN
- Ontario Telecommunications
Association, formerly Ontario Telephone Association, the association of
Ontario's independent telephone companies.
- Peer 1 Network Inc. ISP offers high
performance bandwidth and server co-location facilities.
- Telus Québec,
formerly Québec-Téléphone, Quebec's second-largest telephone company.
- Rogers Communications Inc. runs cable
TV systems, owns Rogers AT&T Wireless (formerly Cantel), and publishes
Maclean's magazine and other
- SaskTel, Saskatchewan's telephone
- Télébec, another telephone company
- Teleglobe was Canada's
overseas telecommunications carrier. Acquired by tata communications.
- Telesat Canada, Canada's domestic
- Yak Communications, a dial-around
long distance reseller (10-15-945 from Montreal and Toronto)
Selected Telecommunications Carriers - U.S.A
- ALLTEL Corporation.
- AT&T Corporation.
- Association for Local Telecommunications
- Association of TeleServices International
(ATSI), a trade association for telephone answering services.
- Billing Concepts of San
Antonio, a clearinghouse for telecommunications bills.
- Excel, a carrier whose services are
sold on a multi-level marketing basis.
- Frontier Communications acquired by Citizen's communications. Includes the former Rochester Tel.
- j2 Global Communications fax-to-email
- MCI, formerly WorldCom, now known as Verizon Business
- One Wilshire. A carrier hotel.
- Orbcomm. Satellite company.
- Pac-West Telecomm, Inc.
- SBC Communications Inc., formerly known as Southwestern
Bell, Ameritech, Pacific Bell, Nevada Bell, and SNET.
- SDN Communications, an independent in South Dakota.
- SMS/800, the 800 Service Management
System, the central database for the management of toll-free numbers in North
- Time Warner Telecom, a provider of
metro-area broadband optical networks and services to businesses..
- VarTec Telecom, Inc.
- Verizon, the company born from the
merger between Bell Atlantic and GTE.
- Western Union
- Wireless Communications Association
International. Trade association promoting fixed wireless broadband
Telecommunications carriers and government agencies - other countries
- AHCIET, Association of
Spanish-language telecom research centres and carriers.
- Albacom, a telecommunications carrier
- AMC, Albanian Mobile Communications.
- Aliatel, a new telecommunications
carrier in the Czech Republic. Site is in Czech only.
- Autorité de Régulation des
Télécommunications, France's regulatory agency.
- Azercell, a cellular operator in
- Azerbaijan: Terracom
- Bezeq, Israel's
largest telecommunications carrier.
- Anatel, Brazil's
- British Telecom.
- Cable & Wireless Falkland
- Faroese Telecom.
- Cegetel, a private telecommunications
carrier in France.
- Carrier 1, Europe's long distance
- Inter-American Telecommunication
- Cofetel, Mexico's telecom
- D2 Privat, Germany.
- Deutsche Telekom, Germany.
- Dial 1602, a British carrier.
- Econophone, Zürich, Switzerland.
Offers local telephone service and ADSL.
- Eurotunnel Telecom.
- Federated States of Micronesia
- France's government
- Japan's Ministry of Posts and
- Kingston Communications (Hull)
PLC, Hull, England.
- Maroc Telecom, Itissalat Al-Maghrib S.A.,
- Matav, a telecommunications carrier in
- max.mobil, a mobile operator in
- Miditel, a telecommunications
carrier in Mexico.
- Mobile Telephone Networks (MTN), South
- Morocco's regulator, Agence Nationale de
Réglementation des Télécommunications (ANRT).
Zealand Post's telegram service.
- Oftel, the United Kingdom's
telecommunications regulatory agency.
- The Personal Number
Company, which provides 0700 phone numbers in the U.K.
- Slovak Telecom, Slovenske
- Swisscom, the dominant carrier in
- Telfort, a telecommunications carrier
in the Netherlands.
- PT. Telekomunikasi Indonesia.
- Telefonica of Spain.
- Tele Greenland.
- Telkom SA, South Africa's telephone
- Vodacom, a wireless carrier in
Telecommunications and VoIP Training
Selected Manufacturers and Organizations
Telecom Hardware, Software and Service Development
- Nortel Networks
- Itechcentre is a new lab in
Ottawa, a joint venture of Bell Canada and Nortel Networks, providing a complete captive network for development of Voice over IP and next-gen All-IP Network technologies and services.
- Alcatel-Lucent - incorporating the former Newbridge Networks
Telecommunications: Canadian government agencies
Directories and "Yellow" Pages - Canada
Telecommunications: U.S. government agencies
U.S. directory services
- bigyellow.com, the directory service of Bell Atlantic, has been merged
- SMARTpages.com, a directory service from SBC Communications
- DexOnline.com, formerly Qwest Dex, from the company that
publishes white and yellow pages directories under contract with Qwest.
- RealPages.com, a directory service
- SuperPages.com, a directory
service from Verizon (formerly GTE).
Directory services - other countries