• CEO Forum Explores the Changing Landscape of Communications
    From regulatory changes to evolving networks and product sets, the competitive industry has endured unprecedented and rapid change over the past few years. To get a sanity check on current challenges and future opportunities, leading CEOs will share their insights in a ...More
    October 10, 2005 Posted in News
  • COMPTEL Elects 2005-2006 Board of Directors
    COMPTEL members yesterday elected their 2005-2006 Board of Directors at the annual membership meeting. The full board will meet this morning and select the new chairman, vice chairman, vice chairman-treasurer and executive committee.  Nine board members were elected in ...More
    October 10, 2005 By Khali Henderson Posted in News
  • Crowe: VoIP the Biggest Thing Since AT&T’s Breakup
    IP and WDM have hit the industry with such force that they have created a tsunami that is overturning communications and creating new opportunities, says Level 3 Communications Inc. CEO James Q. Crowe, yesterday’s keynote speaker. Over the centuries mankind has been through ...More
    October 10, 2005 By Paula Bernier Posted in News
  • Comstock Unveils Logo, Lobbying Initiative
    COMPTEL’s new president and CEO Earl W. Comstock addressed his first convention of the association’s membership by unveiling a new logo and a new lobbying initiative designed to reflect a new era in the competitive telecommunications market. After mergers with three other ...More
    October 10, 2005 By Khali Henderson Posted in News
  • CEOs Put Open Access on Policy Wish List
    Access to incumbent networks topped the wish list of line items to be included in a rewrite of the Telecom Act for executives gathered for yesterday’s CEO Forum: Open Markets, Open Networks, Open for Business. “Without access to open networks, we are going to be out of ...More
    October 10, 2005 By Khali Henderson Posted in News
  • IPCC’s Khalilian: CLECs Need to Embrace VoIP
    Michael Khalilian, chairman and president with the International Packet Communications Consortium (IPCC), says that despite the fact that UNE-P is going away and CLECs clearly need to find new business models, CLECs as a whole are not investing in VoIP. CLECs “really need ...More
    October 10, 2005 By Paula Bernier Posted in News
  • Hatteras Adds Optical Interface, Subtending Features
    Hatteras Networks has added an optical interface as well as a subtending feature to its line of to its Ethernet in the First Mile (EFM) products, the company announced today. The HN400-U typically sits in the central office close to the copper termination/master ...More
    October 10, 2005 By Paula Bernier Posted in News
  • GC Goes IPv6
    Global Crossing announced today its deployment of IPv6 in its MPLS-based global network. This upgrade puts Global Crossing well ahead of U.S. government requirements for network operators to move to IPv6 by 2008, and it gives the company more scalability and flexibility to ...More
    October 10, 2005 By Paula Bernier Posted in News
  • VoIP Inc. Joins Stealth’s VPF
    VoIP services provider VoIP Inc. has interconnected its VoiceOne network with Stealth Communications' Voice Peering Fabric, a peering network that allows members to exchange VoIP traffic without relying on the PSTN. “[A]ll members of Stealth's network now have immediate ...More
    October 10, 2005 Posted in News
  • ETN Singapore Chooses sentitO ONX System 3
    VoIP switching equipment provider sentitO Networks announced today at COMPTEL that wholesale carrier ETN Singapore has selected sentitO to deliver wholesale network and subscriber based voice-over-broadband services (VoB). ETN will deploy sentitO’s new ONX System 3, its IP ...More
    October 10, 2005 Posted in News