• 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
  • VoX Deploys VoIP for Liberty Bell
    VoX Communications Inc., the wholesale and retail VoIP provider arm of eLEC Communications Corp., announced today at COMPTEL in Orlando that a Colorado CLEC is deploying its wholesale VoIP services. Liberty Bell Telecom will offer VoIP to residential and business customers ...More
    October 10, 2005 Posted in News
  • Qwest Offers OCN Billing Option for IP Voice Terminating Service
    Qwest Communications International Inc. today announced it will provide operating company number-based (OCN) billing to wholesale facilities-based carrier customers of its IP voice termination services. The new billing option provides pricing at the individual OCN/LATA ...More
    October 10, 2005 Posted in News