• Verizon Business Enhances Portfolio for Wholesale Customers
    Wholesale customers using Verizon Business’ Web-based tool called Portfolio now have broader flexibility and choice in accessing and managing their accounts for data products, the company says. Portfolio, launched in 2000, is a free Web-based service that Verizon wholesale ...More
    March 20, 2006 Posted in News
  • XO Signs Five Agreements for Wholesale Local Voice Solution
    XO Communications Inc. announced it has signed agreements with five CLECs for its wholesale local voice services solution. The agreements are valued at more than $66 million over the next five years. Launched in August 2005, XO’s wholesale offering for CLECs serving the ...More
    March 20, 2006 Posted in News
  • Thomson Puts IP Multimedia in Users’ Hands
    At TelecomNEXT, Thomson is unveiling the ST2077, a multimedia handset that supports voice and video over IP, and features Wi-Fi connectivity for mobile access to the voice and video features. The ST2077 supports video telephony as well as streaming video, and is one of the ...More
    March 20, 2006 Posted in News
  • Hatteras Wins XO, CTC, MTS Allstream Ethernet Business
    XO Communications is using the HN4000 and HN400 networking platforms from Hatteras Networks to extend its Metro Ethernet service offerings to the mid-band Ethernet services market segment. XO has a 10mbps Ethernet service running over fiber; the Hatteras gear will enable it ...More
    March 20, 2006 By Paula Bernier Posted in News
  • ANDA Networks Wins Rogers, Extends EtherReach, Partners with LWS
    Ethernet vendor ANDA Networks announced a flurry of news today, including a deal with Rogers Communications, the introduction of copper termination products and a partnership with Lucent Worldwide Services. Rogers is the latest service provider that ANDA – which has more ...More
    March 20, 2006 By Paula Bernier Posted in News
  • Enterprise Expands Product Line on Multiple Fronts
    Entrisphere unleashed a flurry of fiber access product news today at TelecomNEXT. The company has introduced two new modular fiber-fed remotes that support all triple-play and legacy communications services, while slashing the cost of delivering them across a range of ...More
    March 20, 2006 Posted in News
  • IMS is Focus for Tekelec at TelecomNEXT
    Tekelec will use TelecomNEXT this week to offer an update on its IMS strategy. Mark Whittier, Tekelec’s vice president of corporate marketing, said the company enables service providers to use its signaling platform to deliver new products without having to switch out its ...More
    March 20, 2006 By Paula Bernier Posted in News
  • BTI Photonic Systems Announces WDM Platform for the Metro Edge
    BTI Photonic Systems Inc. announced today the availability of its Netstender 2060 platform, which is designed to allow carriers to cost-effectively expand capacity required to accommodate growth in metro edge and regional markets. The Netstender family extends the reach of ...More
    March 20, 2006 By Khali Henderson Posted in News
  • RAD Delivers End-to-End Ethernet OAM
    RAD Data Communications Inc. says it has the world’s first-to-market pre-standard implementation of ITU Y.1731 and IEEE 802.1ag, which allow for end-to-end Ethernet operations, administration, and maintenance (OAM). Y.1731 and 802.1ag define end-to-end OAM capabilities ...More
    March 20, 2006 Posted in News
  • Telco Systems Ups the Action on its T-Metro Line
    If you liked the T-Metro 100, wait until you try the T-Metro 200. That’s the word from David Lee, vice president of marketing and services at Telco Systems, who said this new member of the vendor’s metro Ethernet product family delivers more scalability, reliability and ...More
    March 20, 2006 By Paula Bernier Posted in News