• PAETEC’s Bantoft Takes Reins of Wholesale Markets Group
    PAETEC Communications Inc. (Booth 804), a subsidiary of PAETEC Corp., is announcing that President Chris Bantoft has taken over leadership of its Wholesale Markets Group, including its reseller channel. Bantoft is also responsible for developing sales via agent partners. ...More
    October 10, 2005 Posted in News
  • Profitec Introduces OmniBill.net, Transitions To Internet Delivering Model
    Profitec Billing Services (Booth 210) has taken the wraps off a Web-based replacement of its server-based master database, dubbed OmniBill.net. The move is part of a greater strategy of transitioning Profitec’s OmniSuite retail billing and OSS product set to an ...More
    October 10, 2005 Posted in News
  • Humanizing Technologies Debuts iriss news
    Imagine having continuously updated news from around the world based on any number of chosen topics and keywords delivered to a personalized Web page. With iriss news from Humanizing Technologies (Booth 1110), it’s now easy to select from more than 10,000 global, national, ...More
    October 10, 2005 Posted in News
  • Norlight Extends Fiber Network
    Norlight Telecommunications Inc. (Booth 700) announces it is expanding its 3,800-mile fiber network by 347 miles, activating optical fibers already deployed along a central Illinois corridor. The expansion will improve telecommunications access and reliability for ...More
    October 10, 2005 Posted in News
  • UDP Releases New Reporting Tool
    UDP (Booth 904) is releasing a new reporting tool called COMET Explorer. COMET is UDP’s proprietary program for end-user billing. COO Rick Banfield says COMET Explorer offers flexibility in creating customized reports. UDP customers now can use the basics of Core Reports, ...More
    October 10, 2005 Posted in News
  • SiP Micro Deploys MERA’s Softswitch
    SiP Micro Systems Inc. has deployed the VoIP Transit Softswitch (MVTS) from MERA Systems (Booth 212) on its international VoIP network. MVTS will enable the U.S.-based telco to extend its presence in the Latin American and African markets. The carrier utilizes MVTS to ...More
    October 10, 2005 Posted in News
  • Lok Garners $5M in Financing
    Lok Technology Inc. (Booth 1019), a manufacturer of secure, integrated network infrastructure appliances, recently secured $5 million in Series A financing from an institutional investor. The company will use the proceeds to fund aggressive sales channels, expand marketing ...More
    October 10, 2005 Posted in News
  • IPCC Showcases VoIP, Economics of ENUM, Next-Gen OSS
    The International Packet Communication Consortium (IPCC) is presenting the “VoIP Technology” track this week, a comprehensive series of sessions looking at how real network operators have been implementing the communication systems of the future. “The objective for all the ...More
    October 10, 2005 Posted in News
  • People and Networks Make a Difference
    They started in earnest on Sept. 1. The posts to the PHONE+ Web site, that is. The first went something like this: “I am trying to get some information on family members in Ocean Springs, Miss. Their names are: John Gregory Matthews, his wife Shannon and 13-year-old ...More
    October 10, 2005 Posted in News
  • Market Trends Session Analyzes Impact of Consolidation on Wholesalers
    While the industry evolves and major providers continue to consolidate, service providers are left to wonder what the future holds for wholesale services in domestic and international voice and data markets. Today’s general session, Wholesale Market Trends, will address ...More
    October 10, 2005 Posted in News