• COMPTEL: View from the Top Session to Offer Wealth of Perspective
    The three executives featured in today's "View from the Top" panel have a breadth of experience in communications, and that's ex-actly what led COMPTEL to tap them for this session, says COMPTEL CEO Jerry James, who will lead this afternoon's discussion. Dan Caruso, ...More
    February 25, 2008 Posted in News
  • COMPTEL: Martin Group Touts GTA Win
    Martin Group (Booth 713) at the COMPTEL PLUS Spring 2008 Conven-tion & Expo this week highlighted its recent win with TeleGuam Holdings LLC (GTA), which is using the supplier's OMNIA and OASIS products. The integrated BSS/OSS suite from Martin Group performs billing for ...More
    February 25, 2008 Posted in News
  • COMPTEL: Omnitron Expands iConverter Network Interface Device Portfolio
    Omnitron Systems Technologies Inc. (Booth 909), a provider of fi-ber optic access systems for next-generation Carrier Ethernet networks, today announced the latest additions to its iConverter Network Inter-face Device (NID) portfolio. The four new NIDs are carrier-grade, ...More
    February 25, 2008 Posted in News, Ethernet/ MPLS
  • COMPTEL: TransNexus Deploys Single Intelligent Routing Solution at BroadRiver
    TransNexus Inc. (Booth 523), a newly licensed MetaSwitch OSS/network management partner, successfully has deployed a least-cost routing and billing solution at BroadRiver Communication Corp., enabling the Atlanta-based CLEC to deliver VoIP to its cable customers. BroadRiver ...More
    February 25, 2008 Posted in News, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • COMPTEL: Knology Closes Graceba Acquisition
    Knology Inc. (Booth 213) announced it closed its previously announced acquisition of Graceba Total Communications Inc., a voice, video and high-speed Internet broadband services provider to residential and business customers in Dothan, Ala., in January. The $75 million ...More
    February 25, 2008 Posted in News
  • TIA Forecasts Sustainable Growth in Telecom Through 2011
    The communications market is generally in good shape and, despite the shaky U.S. economy, should continue to see stainable growth both domestically and abroad through 2011. That’s the word from TIA and Wilkofsky Gruen Associates, which on Friday highlighted the results of ...More
    February 22, 2008 By Paula Bernier Posted in News
  • Birch Becomes Official Part of Access
    Access Integrated Networks Inc. said Thursday it has completed its merger with Birch Telecom Inc. The CLECs announced the deal in November, but didn’t say how much it was worth as both are privately held. Vincent Oddo, CEO of Access, now serves as president and CEO of the ...More
    February 21, 2008 By Kelly Teal Posted in News
  • Corporate Phone Bill to Hit $133 Billion
    Spending by businesses on wired and cellular calling will hit $133 billion by the close of 2008, according to a new market research report from Insight Research. The study predicts that cellular calling will account for nearly 39 percent of the corporate phone bill for ...More
    February 21, 2008 Posted in News
  • InterCall Deal 'Genesys' of New Opportunity for Channel Partners?
    West Corp. on Tuesday proposed to buy France’s Genesys Conferencing and pair it with its InterCall Inc. division to create the largest conferencing provider in North America and Europe. And by all indications, the deal looks good for channel partners. West, ...More
    February 21, 2008 By Kelly Teal Posted in News
  • Telwares Announces Mobility Lifecycle Management Solution
    Telwares announced today the introduction of its new Mobility Lifecycle Management solution providing a full suite of services to optimize enterprises’ investments in mobile resources. The Telwares offering enables the seamless integration of a client’s wireless and ...More
    February 21, 2008 Posted in News