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ATIS Urges Universities to Teach Telecom Skills

Technical standards body ATIS is working with universities to update their curricula to reflect the growing need for advanced IT and Ethernet skills in the telecom industry. Susan Miller, president and CEO of ATIS, told Telephony that ATIS is working with the Education Committee of the American National Standards Institute and the Institute for Telecom […]

TelecomNEXT Exhibits to Triple TELECOM 05 in Size

While TELECOM 05 this week at the Venetian Conference Center has 50,000 net square feet of exhibit space and is expected to draw 7,000 attendees. USTelecoms next big event, TelecomNEXT, will be about three times that size, says Walter B. McCormick Jr., president and CEO of USTelecom. “TelecomNEXT is a new kind of trade show, […]

ATIS Forum Offers Clarity on Hot Technologies

Top technologists from the big four incumbent telcos yesterday at The ATIS Technology Forum laid out their visions for the converged, next-generation network. But rather than simply fueling hype about technologies like IMS, VoIP and WiMAX, these executives offered a dose of reality. While all the panelists agreed that IMS — and the vendor community […]

ATIS Forum Offers Clarity on Hot Technologies: VoIP, IMS,WiMAX

Top technologists from the big four incumbent telcos yesterday at The ATIS Technology Forum laid out their visions for the converged, next-generation network. But rather than simply fueling hype about technologies like IMS, VoIP and WiMAX, these executives offered a dose of reality. While all the panelists agreed IMS and the vendor community working on […]

ATIS Hands out Annual Awards

The Alliance for Telecommunications Solutions (ATIS) today announced the winners of its annual awards program, recognizing industry subject matter experts for their contributions to telecommunications standards development and support of ATIS committees and forums. The professionals and standards experts that make up ATIS 23 standards committees and forums are among the most talented and dedicated […]

Industry Pundits Share Vision of Next-Gen Convergence

A general session, The Global Vision and Promise of the Converged Next-Gen Network, organized by ATIS (Alliance for Telecommunication Industry Solutions), will feature the chief technology officers of several leading telecommunications companies in the United States. The panel includes Mark Wegleitner, senior vice president, technology and chief technology officer, Verizon; Chris Rice, executive vice president, […]

ATIS Releases Service Migration Guidelines

ATIS, a technical planning and standards development organization, today released its Local Service Migration Guidelines, Issue 2, a reference to help state regulators and telecom carriers manage the transfer of customers from one service provider to another. Issue 2 includes guidelines for service migration between wireline and wireless service providers, as well as migration scenarios […]

ATIS Discusses 500/900 Number Portability

Posted: 12/1997 ATIS Discusses 500/900 Number Portability WASHINGTON–The Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS) recently told the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) that requiring portability of 500 and 900 number services only for services provided by local exchange carriers (LECs) is not practical. Last year the FCC asked ATIS’ Industry Numbering Committee (INC) to study the […]

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