• News Briefs
    US LEC Corp., a CLEC in the eastern United States, has bolstered its Dynamic T voice and broadband Internet service with SIP for direct IP peering with IP PBXs. The company sells Dynamic T through its channel partners. US LEC says adding SIP to Dynamic T facilitates ...More
    August 1, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • IPOs Are Back
    The competitive telecommunications industry has been shut out from the IPO market since 2000. Now, at least three telecom carriers have revealed plans in recent months to take their companies public. Cbeyond Communications, Eschelon Telecom Inc. and PAETEC Communications ...More
    August 1, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • Solutions Providers By Design
    Transformation is infiltrating the communications market, intermingling disciplines as well as services. Beyond supplying voice and data on one network, channel partners can leverage the power of IP to blend telecom, IT, television, security, and wireless and in-building ...More
    August 1, 2005 By Tara Seals Posted in Articles
  • The Big Move to IP
    Each company’s migration to IP will be a little different depending on their lines of business, goals, current infrastructure, budget and other factors. Among some more common scenarios, however, are moving from TDM to IP, consolidating multilocation systems into a single ...More
    August 1, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • Database, Gateway Services Market Opens
    Stealth Communications Inc., owner and operator of the Voice Peering Fabric (VPF), announced in mid-June the launch of the VPF ASP Market, an online marketplace for access to telco databases and gateway services, including 411, 8XX, CNAM, LNP and SS7.The VPF ASP Market ...More
    August 1, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • CHANNEL NEWS
    Ethernet Adapter Maker Plans Channel Program for VARs, SIs Neterion Inc., which makes 10-gigabit Ethernet adapters, is launching a channel program so VARs and systems integrators can market its Xframe adapters. The company so far only has gone through the first phase, which ...More
    August 1, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • Expert Presents: Post-Merger Strategies for Solutions Providers
    John Macario SBC Communications Inc. and AT&T. Verizon Communications Inc. and MCI Inc. Sprint and Nextel Communications Inc. These megamergers and others in the communications industry have put the spotlight on consolidation. Solutions providers can find out what it ...More
    August 1, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • News Briefs
    Service provider Access One Inc. has hired two new executives. Jonathan “Mitch” Mitchell will serve as vice president of operations, responsible for the network and operations departments. He will provide technical and service direction for Access One and manage its ...More
    August 1, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • PRODUCT NEWS
    Avaya Inc. is working to extend the capabilities of its IP PBX to the Research in Motion Ltd. (RIM) BlackBerry platform. Specifically, Avaya and RIM are in the final stages of VoIP interoperability testing between the Avaya SIP Enablement Services and the BlackBerry 7270 ...More
    August 1, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • Product News
    ISA, MAILVISION DELIVER BILLING I.S. Associates Inc. (ISA) has partnered with MailVision Ltd. ISA’s billing system, TeleCount, now supports MailVision’s SIP Application Server, providing prepaid, post-paid, retail and wholesale billing for customers. The MailVision SIP ...More
    August 1, 2005 Posted in Articles