• Luminaries To Shed Light on Industry Direction, Developments
    The speaker lineup at TELECOM ’05 this week is populated by a well-balanced mix of leaders from both the network operator and the content provider sides of the fence. Keynote speakers at TELECOM ’05 feature Ed Whitacre, chairman CEO of SBC Communications Inc.; Jim Robbins, ...More
    October 24, 2005 Posted in News
  • Industry Pundits Share Vision of Next-Gen Convergence
    A general session, “The Global Vision and Promise of the Converged Next-Gen Network,” organized by ATIS (Alliance for Telecommunication Industry Solutions), will feature the chief technology officers of several leading telecommunications companies in the United States. The ...More
    October 24, 2005 Posted in News
  • Conference Sessions Highlight Convergence
    Convergence has gone from what’s next to what’s now, as reflected by today’s education sessions at TELECOM ’05. A particular focus will be the coming impact of broadband television, but industry dynamics from taxes to revenue shares also will be considered. “We want to ...More
    October 24, 2005 Posted in News
  • TELECOM ’05 Expo Hall: The Future Is Now
    The telecom industry is used to dealing with terms such as “late next year” and “in trials” and “in the not-too-distant future.” Brave new telecom worlds constantly are being imagined in boardrooms across the world. For the attendees of TELECOM ’05, the future is finally ...More
    October 24, 2005 Posted in News
  • Versatel Offers Providers Long-Distance VoIP Termination
    Versatel Networks, a provider of VoIP gateway and service delivery solutions for telecommunications service providers, has unveiled IQgateway, a gateway for long-distance VoIP termination service. IQgateway, featuring 8 or 16 T1 trunks, preserves existing investments in TDM ...More
    October 24, 2005 Posted in News
  • AT&T Posts $520 Million Income
    AT&T Corp. on Friday reported net income of $520 million, or 64 cents per share, for the third quarter of 2005, compared to a net loss of $7.1 billion, or loss per share of $8.99, during the third quarter of 2004. The company is nearing its sale to SBC Communications ...More
    October 24, 2005 Posted in News
  • Interlink Provides Wholesale VoIP
    VoIP provider Interlink Global Corp. said this week its subsidiary Interlink Global Communications has started offering wholesale services to customers in the Middle East and Asia. The contracts include deals with Sitara Telecom, which serves India and Syria; Veleo ...More
    October 21, 2005 Posted in News
  • Motorola Sues Over Zafirovski’s Nortel Appointment
    Motorola Inc. is suing its former president and COO for breach of contract now that he has taken another job.Mike Zafirovski is slated to become president and CEO of Nortel Networks Corp. on Nov. 15, and Motorola’s lawsuit alleges Zafirovski, who resigned earlier this year, ...More
    October 20, 2005 Posted in News
  • Peer 1 to Locate in Digital Realty Trust Building
    Peer 1 Network Enterprises Inc., an IP network infrastructure provider, has signed an agreement to establish a 25,000-square-foot datacenter in Digital Realty Trust Inc.’s Los Angeles Internet Gateway facility. Peer 1 says the datacenter will give its business customers the ...More
    October 20, 2005 Posted in News
  • OnFiber Secures $25 Million in Funding
    OnFiber Communications Inc. has executed a $25 million senior secured credit facility with Comerica Bank, and will use the funds to repay existing senior indebtedness, and pay for acquisitions and working capital to support growth. “Our customer-focused solutions continue ...More
    October 19, 2005 Posted in News