• Norlight Upgrades Network for Reliability
    Norlight Telecommunications Inc. (Booth 417), a provider of wholesale network transport, has completed a network upgrade to increase the reliability of its transport services. Norlight has added a route between Davenport, Iowa, and Chicago, to provide route-redundancy for ...More
    February 16, 2005 Posted in News
  • Mpower Acquires ICG, Signs Contract with Tierzero
    Mpower Communications (Booth 611) announced it has acquired ICG Communications Inc.’s California customer base and network assets in California. The acquisition provides Mpower with a statewide SONET fiber network with fiber rings in six major metropolitan markets and 128 ...More
    February 16, 2005 Posted in News
  • Session Floats Options for VoIP Migration
    Moving from UNE-P to a VoIP model will be no small task for competitive service providers, so CompTel/ASCENT today presented a session on various options and considerations for CLECs as they make this transition. The panelists on the “Migration: It’s Not For the Birds” ...More
    February 16, 2005 By Paula Bernier Posted in News
  • Looking Glass Debuts Hosting for the Bandwidth-Hungry
    Looking Glass Networks Inc. (Booth 107), a facilities-based provider of metropolitan data transport services, has launched CentraGLASS, a service that includes hosting and colocation services for customers needing high-bandwidth connections. Looking Glass says the service ...More
    February 16, 2005 Posted in News
  • LightCore Expands Network in Louisiana, Texas
    LightCore (Booth 510), a regional wholesale carrier in the central United States, has added 12 markets in Louisiana and Texas through expansion of its network. LightCore added three OC192 fiber rings with approximately 2,150 route miles of new fiber to its footprint, which ...More
    February 16, 2005 Posted in News
  • Intec Selects Connectivity Providers
    Intec Telecom Systems (Booth 211), maker of billing, multiservice mediation and real-time mobile service charging software, has chosen SBC Communications Inc. and NTT America to complete its global network for connectivity between Intec offices and employees. SBC companies ...More
    February 16, 2005 Posted in News
  • InfiniRoute, DaVinci Establish Distribution Partnership
    VoIP peering company InfiniRoute Networks Inc. (Booth 431) has signed a strategic distribution agreement with DaVinci Integration. DaVinci will market InfiniRoute Networks’ global managed VoIP peering (MVP) services to North American, South American and Caribbean-based ...More
    February 16, 2005 Posted in News
  • Hostopia Enhances Wholesale Services
    Hostopia Inc. (Booth 108) has announced new applications and enhancements for its suite of wholesale Web hosting and managed e-mail services, which will be rolled out automatically to Hostopia’s base of 280 private-label partners. Hostopia’s new plans offer a 500 percent ...More
    February 16, 2005 Posted in News
  • Tekelec Gear Helps Grande Expand Services
    Grande Communications (Booth 500) is purchasing a softswitch and support application from Tekelec (Booth 317) to expand services to its retail, enterprise and wholesale customers. Grande has selected Tekelec 9000 distributed switching solutions and says it expects three ...More
    February 16, 2005 Posted in News
  • Swisscom Taps FiberNet for New York Termination
    FiberNet Telecom Group Inc., a network service provider, has announced that Swisscom AG has selected FiberNet to convert and distribute its international traffic throughout New York City. Through its Dynamic Gateway service, FiberNet will convert Swisscom’s incoming ...More
    February 16, 2005 Posted in News