• Disney CEO to Keynote TelecomNEXT
    USTelecom announced yesterday that Robert Iger, president and CEO of the Walt Disney Co., will share his thoughts on how content providers can use new technologies to distribute programming to consumers when the communications industry meets at TelecomNEXT in March 2006. ...More
    October 26, 2005 Posted in News
  • Content Experts: Telco TV Must Create Its Own Programming, Format, Delivery
    As phone companies enter the content-delivery business, they should take care not to recreate what already is offered by cable TV and satellite TV companies, said Robert Clasen, president and CEO of Starz Entertainment Group LLC. Instead they must create a new offer that is ...More
    October 26, 2005 Posted in News
  • ECI Telecom Introduces Hi-FOCuS MiniCAB
    ECI Telecom (Booth 1033) this week introduces the Hi-FOCuS MiniCAB, the latest addition to the Hi-FOCuS family of broadband platforms. The MiniCAB is an all-in-one outside-plant solution containing all the components needed for a remote broadband deployment. This unit ...More
    October 26, 2005 Posted in News
  • MetaSwitch Intros Small Class 5 Solution
    MetaSwitch (Booth 1323) this week is coming out with what it calls the world’s smallest fully featured Class 5 switch, which also can be used for IP traffic. The 7U high, 19-inch wide, 12-inch deep product serves up to 15,000 subscribers. MetaSwitch intends to sell the ...More
    October 26, 2005 Posted in News
  • EmergeCore Partners With Frontier Communications
    In a move to make SOHO business networking as easy as a phone call to a local ISP, EmergeCore Networks (Booth 1364) of Boise, Idaho, announces its first national incumbent telecommunications provider agreement today with Frontier Communications. Effective immediately, ...More
    October 26, 2005 Posted in News
  • ADC Unveils OmniReach Line for MDUs
    ADC (Booth 1234) announces the launch of the OmniReach Multiple Dwelling Unit (MDU) product line, an extension to the OmniReach portfolio of FTTX infrastructure solutions. The new line provides high-performance interconnection of fiber cables and equipment in the more ...More
    October 26, 2005 Posted in News
  • Robbins to Telcos: ‘Bring it On’
    Cox Communications President and CEO Jim Robbins came out swinging for his keynote speech yesterday morning. “I want you to know we’re ready for you,” he told the TELECOM ’05 audience. “As I’ve always said to competition ‘Bring it on.’” While the major telcos are just ...More
    October 26, 2005 Posted in News
  • Comporium Packages Integrated Approach
    Comporium (Booth 1452) announces the consolidation of its integrated services for telcos under the name “Comporium Business Solutions.” These services include OSS, directory publishing, engineering, operator, marketing and advertising services as well as its security dealer ...More
    October 26, 2005 Posted in News
  • ILC Delivers MaxView 5.0
    ILC (Booth 1335), a network management provider with more than 600 deployments worldwide, is launching into the broadband triple play network management arena, MaxView 5.0, which is on display this week at TELECOM ’05 this week. Wherever broadband services such as IPTV and ...More
    October 26, 2005 Posted in News
  • CostGuard.NET OSS/BSS Adds Customer-Driven Work Plans
    Info Directions (Booth 305) has added new customer-driven Work Plans in the latest release of its CostGuard.NET OSS/BSS. The new release offers incumbent carriers a comprehensive OSS/BSS solution that leverages leading-edge workflow and automation tools to help streamline ...More
    October 26, 2005 Posted in News