• Vycera Expands in Qwest Territory
    Vycera Communications Inc., a telecommunications company targeting Spanish-speaking households, is expanding in the West after reaching an agreement to lease the local network of Qwest Communications International Inc. The pact with Denver-based Qwest will allow Vycera to ...More
    March 29, 2005 Posted in News
  • ASC Introduces EVOip, SCREENSCAN
    ASC, which makes technologies for contact centers, financial institutions, and public safety and government organizations, has created what it says is the world's first Linux-based VoIP recording solution. The product, called EVOip for Linux, uses SIP switching capability. ...More
    March 29, 2005 Posted in News
  • BellSouth Prevails in Conflict over Internet Obligations
    In a victory for BellSouth Corp., the FCC has ruled that state regulators cannot require incumbent phone companies to provide high-speed Internet access to a customer over the same network that a rival uses to provide voice services. In an order released Friday, the FCC ...More
    March 28, 2005 Posted in News
  • Matrix Telecom Planning to Acquire Acceris Communications
    Acceris Communications Corp. could soon become a part of Matrix Telecom. San Diego-based Acceris Communications Inc. on Monday announced a letter of intent to sell its communications subsidiary to Matrix Telecom for cash and other consideration for the transfer of ...More
    March 28, 2005 Posted in News
  • Telecom Companies in New England to Merge
    CTC Communications and Lightship Telecom, two telecommunications providers supporting businesses in New England, on Friday announced an agreement to merge under terms that were not disclosed. The merged company will combine Lightship’s skills in data networking and ...More
    March 25, 2005 Posted in News
  • Excel Switching, NACT Provide Prepaid Products
    Excel Switching Corp. and NACT Telecommunications have partnered to integrate Excel's gateways with NACT's applications and management software as packaged prepaid solutions. The combination gives service providers a platform for sending customized services over IP and PSTN ...More
    March 24, 2005 Posted in News
  • Toshiba VARs to Market SMC Networks Portfolio
    SMC Networks Inc. will provide a suite of Wi-Fi products and Fast Ethernet managed switches to customers of Toshiba America Information Systems Inc.’s Digital Solutions Division’s (TAIS DSD) “Strata CIX” all-IP business systems, via Toshiba's network of authorized dealers. ...More
    March 24, 2005 Posted in News
  • Telecom Trends: BPL Poised for Rapid Growth as access technology
    Broadband over power line (BPL), a technology that uses the electricity power grid to bring broadband signals into buildings, is ready to take off, according to a report from Telecom Trends International Inc. Global revenue will reach $4.4 billion by 2011, says the firm. ...More
    March 24, 2005 Posted in News
  • MCI, Qwest Continue Talks
    MCI Inc. is continuing merger discussions with Qwest Communications International Inc. Verizon Communications Inc., which entered a $6.75 billion agreement last month to acquire MCI, said it has agreed to allow MCI and Qwest to continue talks through March 28. Denver-based ...More
    March 24, 2005 Posted in News
  • BellSouth Strikes Wholesale Accord with AT&T
    BellSouth Corp. on Wednesday announced signing a long-term commercial agreement with AT&T Corp. to open its local phone network to Old Ma Bell throughout its nine-state territory in the Southeast. Atlanta-based BellSouth says it has negotiated more than 100 commercial ...More
    March 23, 2005 Posted in News