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Exploring Carrier Media Options: Speeds and Needs

Technological advancements fueling broader media opportunities have increased the speeds for customer needs, with options designed for service providers, as discussed in-depth in this afternoon’s session, Next-Generation Technology Fiber vs. Copper vs. Gigabit Wireless. The event features speakers from copper bonding gear vendor Actelis Networks Inc., point-to-point microwave radio maker BridgeWave Communications and service provider […]

TransNexus Releases New NexOSS

TransNexus Inc. (Booth 904) released NexOSS version 3.2, which offers automated least-cost and grade-of-service routing features. The new release enables VoIP carriers quickly and easily to build new wholesale VoIP products from hundreds of interconnect partners, said TransNexus. By using both rates and grade-of-service parameters, service providers can create different products for VoIP peering, interconnect […]

PAETEC Announces New Markets for Aggregated DID Product

PAETEC Communications Inc. (Booth 908) has expanded significantly the footprint availability of its SIP-based DID Aggregation service. Aimed specifically at VoIP-based service providers, the product leverages PAETECs multimillion-dollar investment in VoIP and capitalizes on the companys recent merger with US LEC. PAETECs DID Aggregation service now is available in Richmond and Norfolk, Va.; Charlotte and […]

Grande Gets Creative with Transparent LAN Services Using Zhones EFM

Grande Communications (Booth 609) implemented a strategy for Ethernet T1 service that reduces the complexity and costs associated with MPLS or VPLS at the customer premise. Grande selected Zhone Technology Inc.s TNE T1 Network Extender and MALC T1 Ethernet aggregation line cards to deliver a simplified approach to business-grade Transparent LAN Services (TLS). The strategy, […]

Occam Networks Increases Support to the DSL Forum

Occam Networks Inc. (Booth 915) significantly is increasing its commitment to the DSL Forum, based on the associations continued work to expand the BroadbandSuite to better enable end-to-end access-agnostic service delivery, manageability and efficiency as well as other forum activities. We are excited by the progress of the BroadbandSuite as well as the quality and […]

MRV Muxponder Modules Enable Backbone Aggregation for Gigabit Ethernet Links

MRV Communications Inc. (Booth 918) has introduced the TM-GM8D and TM-GM8CD, two eight-port gigabit Ethernet muxponder modules for its LambdaDriver WDM platform. They provide cost-effective aggregation of gigabit Ethernet links onto a 10-gigabit DWDM backbone. The TM-GM8D optical module uses eight SFPs for network access, while the TM-GM8CD copper module uses RJ45 connectors for network […]

AITech Certifies IP PBX on SIP Trunking

AITech (Booth 920), a provider of wholesale and retail IP voice solutions and a full-service managed services provider, added three solutions to its SIP trunking certification program: Fonalitys PBXtra, Trixbox Pro and Interactive Intelligences Vonexus IP PBX systems. The Fonality PBXtra is a hybrid IP PBX that, along with VoIP, supports legacy and analog switching […]

TelePacific Unveils WholesaleOffice

Facilities-based CLEC TelePacific Communications (Booth 401) has launched WholesaleOffice for wholesale clients to resell to end users with six to 16 lines. WholesaleOffice delivers voice and data over a high-capacity T1. The service uses a customers idle phone channels to boost the capacity of Internet access; in contrast, TDM voice services segregate voice and data […]

Actelis Delivers High-Speed Internet, VoIP Services to Rural Iowa

Actelis Networks announced at the COMPTEL show that Farmers Mutual Telephone Cooperative (FMTC) has deployed Actelis Carrier Ethernet over Copper solution to deliver high-speed Internet and VoIP services over its voice-grade copper facilities. Actelis supplied FMTC with its ML628 Ethernet Access Devices (EADs) and EFMplus technology, enabling the independent telco headquartered in Shellsburg, Iowa, to […]

WiMAXimum Exposure

WiMAX has been on the industrys brain lately with the high-profile rollout of the Sprint-Nextel mobile WiMAX network, set to go live at the end of the year. But how will this technology affect CLECs and other service providers? Thats the question todays panel hopes to answer. WiMAX provides hope to competitive carriers looking for […]

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