Date: Jul 10, 2000
This foundation team will be responsible for research into services offerings, infrastructure requirements, business plan creation, operational guidelines, alliance development and generating the overall 'blue print' for the potential telecommunications opportunity.
The team will be responsible for defining:
The first step for any organization contemplating a leap into the telecommunications market, is for the organization to determine who we are now by examining the following:
The next step will be to determine where the organization wants to go in the telecommunications market. The important issues to take into account are as follows:
The final step will be to determine the business entity through which the organization will conduct business.
What regulatory filings must be made and certifications received to commence business?
Once the organization has established a foothold in the telecommunications market, the next logical step may be to expand its footprint.
What regulatory filings must be made and certifications received to commence interconnection?
What regulatory filings must be made and certifications received to effect partnering.
What regulatory filings must be made and certifications received to effect a merger?
The telecommunications industry has the potential to provide extensive business opportunities for various organizations and businesses. While many such organizations may not be interested in pursuing such a venture, many more may simply not realize that such an opportunity exists. This outline will provide a framework for assessing how any interested organization may enter this lucrative market.
Authored by David I. Readerwho can be contacted at (202) 434-4187 or email@example.com,with thanks to C. Douglas Jarrett and Kevin G. Rupy ofKeller and Heckman LLP, and Jerry Neal.