• IRIS Networks Garners Business Honors
    Nashville-based wholesale broadband carrier IRIS Networks (Booth 228) has been named a 2004 “Music City Future 50” company by the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce, and a “Business Tennessee Fast50” company by Business Tennessee, a statewide business magazine. The Music ...More
    February 15, 2005 Posted in News
  • IPCC Sessions Provide VoIP Alternatives for Carriers
    The FCC decision to end the value pricing on UNE-P set in motion significant changes in the service provider market, particularly for the companies that have never operated their own facilities. Those companies now have to look for alternatives: new ways to provide services ...More
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  • Info Directions Unveils CostGuard.NET V. 8.03
    Info Directions Inc. (Booth 617) has released the latest version of the CostGuard.NET platform for billing and order management, which includes improvements in the customer care, account management, reporting and taxation areas. Version 8.03 is available as a hosted or ...More
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  • ILD Upgrades Infrastructure
    ILD Telecommunications Inc. (Booth 728), a provider of business process outsourcing and conferencing solutions, has implemented an enhanced operator services platform, providing ILD the ability to accept and manage various types of customer service and operator support ...More
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  • Exercise First-Mile Options Wisely, Panelists Advise
    Telecom service providers now have first-mile alternatives to copper-based wireline connections in technologies, such as broadband wireless, fiber, satellite and BPL. Today, a panel of industry experts will discuss the viability of these technologies as well as when and ...More
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  • Control Point Creates Reporting Interface, Portal
    Control Point Solutions (Booth 324) has announced new enhancements for carrier Web reporting, revenue assurance, margin management and benchmarking. The company has created a new reporting interface and portal called Control Center, which lets users select standard reports, ...More
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  • ConferencePlus Debuts EventManager
    ConferencePlus Inc. (Booth 231), a provider of audio, Web and video conferencing services, is demonstrating its new EventManager at the CompTel/ASCENT Spring 2005 Convention & Expo this week. An addition to the company’s ConferenceManager service, EventManager is a ...More
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  • Consumer Cellular Expands Private-Label Program
    Consumer Cellular Inc. (Booth 329), one of the largest wireless resellers in the United States, is expanding its private-label program by rolling out Global System for Mobile Communication (GSM) service to its growing list of wholesale partners. The service operates on the ...More
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  • Citynet Outlines Expansion Plans
    Tulsa, Okla.-based Citynet Fiber Network LLC (CFN, Booth 733) says it is executing an aggressive growth plan for 2005, after the company experienced 35 percent overall growth in 2004. CFN anticipates continued high demand for bandwidth in the Tier 2 and 3 markets. Mike ...More
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  • IP Networking: Focus on Creative Applications, Security
    IP network issues are the focus of three sessions at the show this week: “Retooling Legacy Networks,” “Managed Security: Defending the Network” and “IP Applications: Beyond Voice,” hosted by Cisco Systems Inc. (Booth 517). Although many operators are familiar with operating ...More
    February 15, 2005 Posted in News