• PowerNet Global Uses Sylantro, Iperia Platforms
    PowerNet Global Communications has selected Sylantro Systems’ application feature server platform for its nationwide hosted VoIP service offering in conjunction with its next-generation network. It also has chosen IPeria Inc.’s ActivEdge voice mail for its nationwide ...More
    November 2, 2004 Posted in News
  • PAETEC Gives Customers New Tools
    PAETEC Communications Inc. (Booth 419), a CLEC serving customers in 27 U.S. markets, announced a wholesale package the company describes as “regulatory-resistant.” The offering combines special access with integrated services, including integrated T1s, email scanning, ...More
    November 2, 2004 Posted in News
  • DPI Teleconnect Taps OSG
    OSG Billing Services has announced an agreement to manage invoice presentment and distribution services for DPI Teleconnect, a provider of prepaid home telephone service in 42 states. OSG Billing Services is providing invoice consultation services and new capabilities for ...More
    November 2, 2004 Posted in News
  • No Optical Illusion: Carriers Focus on Strategy
    A two-session track hosted by Cisco Systems Inc. will focus on strategies for carriers wishing to put fiber-optic technology to use. Session leader Chris Hurst, Cisco area vice president, will tackle optical architectures and optical business models with help from a range ...More
    November 2, 2004 By Tara Seals Posted in News
  • Merger Anyone? Experts Share Financial Insights
    Are you interested in raising capital, pursuing a merger or acquisition, or understanding how a company is valued? A group of finance experts will discuss such issues today during a panel at CompTel/ASCENT '04. Consolidation leads to higher valuations, resulting in a ...More
    November 2, 2004 Posted in News
  • Matrix Rolls Out TeleConvergence
    Matrix Telecom is introducing TeleConvergence, a new service that integrates enterprise-class local, long-distance and data communications in a VoIP solution. The company says this service offers savings over traditional services by using a single access circuit. “Clearly ...More
    November 2, 2004 Posted in News
  • Martin Group Announces Employee Promotions, Certifications
    Martin Group (Booth 524), which provides OSS/BSS solutions for telecom carriers, recently announced the promotions of employees Steve Angerhofer, Dave Fridley and Steve Scarbro, as well as the certification of Brandon Sigmund and Conrad Carson as Professional Engineers. ...More
    November 2, 2004 Posted in News
  • IPCC Signs MOU Agreement with ETSI
    The International Packet Communications Consortium (Booth 717) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI), the European equivalent of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). The MOU creates a ...More
    November 2, 2004 Posted in News
  • IPCC Talks VoIP in Two-Part Track
    The International Packet Communications Consortium (IPCC) is hosting two sessions today, The Next Generation of Interconnection and OSS for Next-Generation Networks. Michael Khalilian, chairman and president of IPCC, will host the first session. Michael Tribolet, executive ...More
    November 2, 2004 By Kelly Teal Posted in News
  • INDATELgroup Membership Continues to Grow
    The president of the INDATELgroup (Booth 625) reports the not-for-profit trade association has grown from 15 charter members serving 14 states to 20 members serving 19 states. The group’s members are independent telco-owned statewide network alliances that provide broadband ...More
    November 2, 2004 Posted in News