Stories by Paul Krill and Jennifer Jones

US ATTACK: Telecom companies hit with high call volumes

In the wake of the disaster at the World Trade Center, AT&T Wireless Group reported losing access to some network sites based near or at the Manhattan office complex Tuesday. AT&T Corp., AT&T Wireless, and Sprint said an inundation of calls was taxing their networks, although calls still were going through.

Lucent touts its service provider strengths

Conceding that it trails others in selling to enterprises, Lucent Technologies officials last week pitched the company's next-generation networking technologies primarily to service providers.