• Norlight Extends Fiber Network
    Norlight Telecommunications Inc. (Booth 700) announces it is expanding its 3,800-mile fiber network by 347 miles, activating optical fibers already deployed along a central Illinois corridor. The expansion will improve telecommunications access and reliability for ...More
    October 10, 2005 Posted in News
  • UDP Releases New Reporting Tool
    UDP (Booth 904) is releasing a new reporting tool called COMET Explorer. COMET is UDP’s proprietary program for end-user billing. COO Rick Banfield says COMET Explorer offers flexibility in creating customized reports. UDP customers now can use the basics of Core Reports, ...More
    October 10, 2005 Posted in News
  • SiP Micro Deploys MERA’s Softswitch
    SiP Micro Systems Inc. has deployed the VoIP Transit Softswitch (MVTS) from MERA Systems (Booth 212) on its international VoIP network. MVTS will enable the U.S.-based telco to extend its presence in the Latin American and African markets. The carrier utilizes MVTS to ...More
    October 10, 2005 Posted in News
  • Lok Garners $5M in Financing
    Lok Technology Inc. (Booth 1019), a manufacturer of secure, integrated network infrastructure appliances, recently secured $5 million in Series A financing from an institutional investor. The company will use the proceeds to fund aggressive sales channels, expand marketing ...More
    October 10, 2005 Posted in News
  • IPCC Showcases VoIP, Economics of ENUM, Next-Gen OSS
    The International Packet Communication Consortium (IPCC) is presenting the “VoIP Technology” track this week, a comprehensive series of sessions looking at how real network operators have been implementing the communication systems of the future. “The objective for all the ...More
    October 10, 2005 Posted in News
  • People and Networks Make a Difference
    They started in earnest on Sept. 1. The posts to the PHONE+ Web site, that is. The first went something like this: “I am trying to get some information on family members in Ocean Springs, Miss. Their names are: John Gregory Matthews, his wife Shannon and 13-year-old ...More
    October 10, 2005 Posted in News
  • Market Trends Session Analyzes Impact of Consolidation on Wholesalers
    While the industry evolves and major providers continue to consolidate, service providers are left to wonder what the future holds for wholesale services in domestic and international voice and data markets. Today’s general session, Wholesale Market Trends, will address ...More
    October 10, 2005 Posted in News
  • GTT Highlights SIPTalk VoIP Platform
    Los Angeles-based GlobalTouch Telecom Inc. (GTT, Booth 710) has come up with a VoIP platform called SIPTalk that offers carriers and resellers an inexpensive and powerful new vehicle to maximize VoIP added value streams. “We took the time to develop our own platform, and we ...More
    October 10, 2005 Posted in News
  • Power & Tel Joins Hatteras Channel Partner Program
    Hatteras Networks (Booth 204), a provider of last-mile Ethernet bonded copper access and service platforms, announces that Power & Telephone Supply Co. (Power & Tel, Booth 215) has joined its Channel Provider Program. The agreement, which includes Hatteras Networks’ ...More
    October 10, 2005 Posted in News
  • TelCove Growth Continues
    TelCove (Booth 305), a provider of telecommunications services to enterprise customers and carriers, says its Carrier Services Group continues to expand its portfolio of carrier products and markets served. Since last February’s CompTel/ASCENT event, TelCove has announced ...More
    October 10, 2005 Posted in News