• Lightyear Gets XSTREAM
    Lightyear Network Solutions LLC (Booth 604) has announced strategic partnerships with Level 3 Communications Inc. (Booth 710), Covad Communications Group Inc. and Sylantro Systems Corp. to deliver Lightyear’s new XSTREAM, a suite of VoIP and broadband products for business ...More
    November 1, 2004 Posted in News
  • Session: Use Networks to Full Advantage
    It’s a practice that has become extremely familiar in recent years to companies in the telecom industry: leveraging existing network assets to any extent possible while still meeting customer needs. That’s the theme of today’s session “Leveraging Your Existing Network.” ...More
    November 1, 2004 By Paula Bernier Posted in News
  • IPCC Signs Agreement Promoting VoIP
    The International Packet Communications Consortium (IPCC, Booth 717) has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with CompTel/ASCENT under which the two organizations will work to accelerate the adoption of voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) and packet ...More
    November 1, 2004 Posted in News
  • Info Directions Introduces E-Finity Module
    Info Directions Inc. has added new e-commerce capabilities to benefit service providers and channel sales members with the release of the E-Finity module for the CostGuard.NET OSS/BSS. “The development of E-Finity creates a significant opportunity for service providers and ...More
    November 1, 2004 Posted in News
  • Panel Looks Beyond U.S. Borders
    Where are the current competitive opportunities for U.S. service providers in Latin America, Europe and Asia? A panel of international telecom experts assembled at the CompTel/ASCENT trade show today will explore the prospects and challenges facing service providers in ...More
    November 1, 2004 Posted in News
  • Worldwide Telco Deploys Excel Platforms
    Excel Switching Corp. (Booth 223) announced Worldwide Telco successfully has installed Excel’s CSP 2090 as an integrated media gateway, and registration and media server. Worldwide Telco is using the CSP 2090 with its Worldwide IP Phone (wIPphone) Internet telephony ...More
    November 1, 2004 Posted in News
  • Ethernet Galore
    Ethernet technology — from switching to optical transport to edge services — is becoming pervasive. It’s the primary in-building wired solution, and a candidate for preferred technology in the network. Tomorrow’s session looks at Ethernet from all sides — carrier needs, ...More
    November 1, 2004 Posted in News
  • XO Upgrades Fraud Management Software with Equinox’s Protector 10
    Nashville-based Equinox Information Systems (Booth 217) announced that XO Communications Inc. (Booth 505) has upgraded its telecom fraud management software to Protector 10. Equinox’s Protector 10 provides real-time fraud protection to carriers by identifying instances in ...More
    November 1, 2004 Posted in News
  • Covaro Supports Ethernet over DS3s
    Covaro Networks Inc. (Booth 808) has released a product that lets carriers deliver Ethernet services over DS3 systems. The CC-301 product — customer premises equipment about the size of a DSL modem — includes a feature Covaro calls Etherjack that lets carriers determine the ...More
    November 1, 2004 Posted in News
  • CEOs Upbeat Despite Regulatory Picture
    Participants in today’s CEO Forum at CompTel/ASCENT generally are upbeat about the industry as a whole and their particular companies’ prospects for success. That will be a key focus of discussion during the panel. Also expect discussion on the impact of new regulatory ...More
    November 1, 2004 By Paula Bernier Posted in News