Telephony/UC

 

USCarrier, BalsamWest Expand Network Reach

USCarrier Telecom and BalsamWest FiberNET LLC have partnered, tying together USCarriers 3,400 route-mile high-capacity fiber-optic network with BalsamWests 300-mile tri-state fiber-optic backbone. The partnership, which was completed in January, provides longhaul transport between Tier 1 and Tier 2 cities throughout the Southeast with previously hard-to-reach areas between eastern Tennessee, northern Georgia and western North Carolina. […]

Keeping Pace in the IPTV Race

With the rapid pace of consumer, device and technology change in the IP video industry, some service providers likely feel keeping pace is about as easy as solving a Rubiks Cube blindfolded, hence the creation of a COMPTEL PLUS three-session IPTV track spanning three core topics. The track, sponsored by Cisco Systems Inc., begins today […]

Citynet to Reach 17 New Markets in 2007

Citynet Wholesale, a facilities-based broadband service provider for underserved Tier 2 and Tier 3 markets, announced plans to make significant capital investments to expand its network in 2007. The planned network expansion will allow Citynet to provide service to 17 new markets across six additional LATAs by years end. Citynet will focus its expansion efforts […]

ANI Announces Flat-Rate Carrier Termination Services

ANI Networks announced the availability of flat-rate domestic carrier termination for all jurisdictions and call types to the 48 contiguous United States. ANI Networks can accommodate connectivity via the Sonus Networks VoIP Platform it uses, which supports SIP and SIP-T as well as TDM, with interconnection in Dallas, Los Angeles and New York. ANI Networks […]

Securing VoIP Relative to Number Mapping

During todays session Top Technologies for VoIP Security & Number Mapping, panelists will discuss the future of VoIP security and number mapping as well as what are the necessary regulations to ensure network and user security while enhancing VoIP growth and further integration in the marketplace. Panelist Tom Kershaw, vice president of Next Generation Networks […]

Defining and Questioning the Value of VoIP Peering

Peering between VoIP providers has gotten a lot of press in recent months, but the session VoIP 3.0 – Interoperability in 2007, held today at COMPTEL PLUS, will do more than just rehash the definitions and prospects for VoIP peering. It actually will question the value of VoIP peering for service providers. At least thats […]

telx Provides Linking Services for Powwow Virtual

telx is working with Powwow Virtual, a planned spinoff of the Human Productivity Lab, to create a solution to link disparate telepresence and visual collaboration networks in centralized peering locations within telx facilities nationwide. The Human Productivity Lab is a consultancy that provides analysis and research. Ultimately, the peering locations will support Powwows upcoming network […]

GlobalTouch Telecom Showcases VoIP Platform

GlobalTouch Telecom Inc., a provider of vertically integrated VoIP platforms, is showcasing its entire suite of ASP VoIP solution products and services at COMPTEL PLUS this week. GlobalTouch Telecoms ASP VoIP Solution provides organizations the means with which to enter and operate in any size VoIP market; scalable from a few thousand residential or enterprise […]

DCI Voice Solutions Strengthens Global Sales Team

DCI Voice Solutions announced the appointment of two new senior national business managers: Patrick Murphy and Robert Condito. Murphy and Condito, both former senior carrier account executives for XO Communications Inc., have joined DCI under the ranks of Vice President of Sales John Condenzio. After working with both talented individuals for years, I have the […]

Salestream Software Releases VoIP Instant Quoting

Salestream Software Inc., makers of MasterStream channel management software, announced its COMPTEL show release of Instant Quoting for VoIP services within its MasterStream-RX telecom automation system for service providers and resellers. The release of VoIP Instant Quoting as a distinct category of service marks the sixth category of service available for MasterStream-RX licensees, allowing fully […]

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