• Panelists Debate Role and the Future of USF
    Panelists for the Wiley, Rein & Fielding LLC law and regulation series grappled over the issues surrounding the Universal Service Fund (USF) on Monday in a session — “Universal Service - Should the System Be Scrapped or Can it Be Fixed?” — that prompted debate and, ...More
    October 25, 2005 By Kelly Teal Posted in News
  • Expo Hall Preview Party Showcases What’s Next
    TELECOM ’05 attendees got a two-hour sneak peek of what’s next for the industry in Monday’s Exhibit Hall Preview Party sponsored by Siemens and Starz Entertainment Group LLC. “There is extraordinary energy and enthusiasm for the new technologies on display on the TELECOM ...More
    October 25, 2005 Posted in News
  • Upbeat Opening Showcases Blurring Business Lines
    For the traditional telecom crowd, USTelecom’s “opening remarks” were an exciting multimedia affair set against the backdrop of contemporary music and MTV-style sound bites and images. As Marshall McLuhan would say, the medium is the message. This departure of form is in ...More
    October 25, 2005 Posted in News
  • OEN Signs Deal with ViewNow
    Optical Entertainment Network (OEN) announced today at TELECOM ’05 that it has signed a long-term digital IP carriage agreement with ViewNow, a Los Angeles-based company that will provide OEN with all of its video on demand (VOD) programming. OEN has acquired programming ...More
    October 25, 2005 Posted in News
  • ATIS Forum Offers Clarity on Hot Technologies: VoIP, IMS,WiMAX
    Top technologists from the big four incumbent telcos yesterday at The ATIS Technology Forum laid out their visions for the converged, next-generation network. But rather than simply fueling hype about technologies like IMS, VoIP and WiMAX, these executives offered a dose of ...More
    October 25, 2005 By Paula Bernier Posted in News
  • Quintrex Adds Marketing Modules
    Quintrex Data Systems Corp. (Booth 1141) has added a marketing management solution to its integrated customer care, billing and accounting software package. The functionality targets communications providers on a budget, wanting to market and bundle services for the triple ...More
    October 25, 2005 Posted in News
  • Telamon Corp. Celebrates 21st Anniversary
    Telamon Corp. (Booth 1159), a technology outsourcing provider, celebrates its 21st anniversary, the company is announcing at the TELECOM ’05 show. The company works with telecom carriers, business-to-business applications, enterprises, OEMs, and the automotive and retail ...More
    October 25, 2005 Posted in News
  • Intec Launches Comprehensive IPTV Solution
    Intec Telecom Systems (Booth 1119), a leading OSS/BSS software vendor for fixed, mobile and nextgeneration networks, is showcasing its new pre-integrated IPTV solution, Intec IPTV, this week. Intec IPTV addresses key service provider challenges surrounding customer ...More
    October 25, 2005 Posted in News
  • SkyStream Wins MPEG-4 Customer Aztech International
    SkyStream (Booth 204) announces it has won 20 MPEG-4 AVC customers worldwide for its Mediaplex and iPlex video headend systems. One of these MPEG-4 customers, Aztech International, will be the largest operational U.S. MPEG-4 customer, in terms of targeted subscriber count ...More
    October 25, 2005 Posted in News
  • Optelian Announces GigE,IPTV Product Line
    Marietta, Ga.-based Optelian Access Networks (Booth 202) has announced the release of the first in a series of products for gigabit Ethernet and IPTV transport. The LightGAIN RGN 212 provides 3R regeneration for optical transmission systems. The hardened product can be ...More
    October 25, 2005 Posted in News