VOICECON: Avaya Aura Connects Users Anywhere

Avaya has launched Avaya Aura, an architecture that integrates communications across multivendor, multilocation and multimodal businesses. Available worldwide in May, Aura aims to simplify communications networks, reduce infrastructure costs and quickly deliver voice, video, messaging, presence, Web applications and more to employees anywhere. The new architecture is anchored by the SIP-based, open-standards Aura Session Manager, […]

Broadvox Releases GO! SIP Trunking

Broadvox said Tuesday it has added Broadvox GO! SIP Trunking to its product line. Broadvoxs SIP trunking product includes E911, DIDs and local number portability allowing businesses to keep their current phone numbers. The company said it also has network market coverage in the United States and Canada that exceeds 90 percent. Broadvox said the […]

AT&Ts IP Flexible Reach Lets SMBs Move to VoIP

AT&T Inc. said its IP Flexible Reach can now be added to existing key telephone systems, allowing SMBs to transition to VoIP without having to replace their legacy systems. IP Flexible Reach is available nationwide, uses VoIP technology and enables unlimited local and on-net calling, as well as competitive long-distance and international calling plans, the […]

TouchTone Adds Agent Sales Executive

TouchTone Communications has named Brett Schechter as agent sales executive. The 16-year telecom veteran intends to expand the companys dedicated services branch and agent development programs, focusing on interconnects and hardware vendors, TouchTone said. Prior to joining TouchTone, Schechter was president and managing partner for Liberty LDC Corp. Ive had every opportunity to experience agent […]

Citel Introduces SIP-Trunking Voice Platform

In conjunction with the Internet Telephony Conference and Expo, Citel plc announced Wednesday a SIP-trunking voice platform using the Citel EXTender product suite; enabling distributed enterprises to replace branch office local circuits and connect directly to a centralized PBX, via a SIP-trunking service provider. Distributed enterprises need a better solution for connecting branch offices and […]

Covergence Announces Eclipse CXC-50

Covergence on Tuesday announced the availability of the newest member of its Eclipse suite, the Eclipse model CXC-50. The CXC-50 enables SIP trunks (interfaces or gateways) to be deployed to SMBs and branch offices. The platform is deployed on the customers premises for protection against intrusions and attacks, and to ensure secure access to remote […]

Broadwing Launches PRIorityConnect

Broadwing Communications LLC (Booth 611) has launched Broadwing PRIorityConnect, a service that allows carriers and enterprises to expand their service footprints without purchasing and deploying additional network infrastructure. PRIorityConnect is an intra/interLATA service that enables customers to centralize call completion by consolidating end-user traffic from branch locations. The company can provide host and remote site […]

Master Agent and Reseller: Negotiating Both Sides of the Fence

Master Agent and Reseller: Negotiating Both Sides of the Fence In a preview to an article in the December issue of PHONE+, T@G spoke with John Cunningham, who know what its like to be a master agent and a reseller/CLEC. Cunningham helped found Business Communications Management (BCM) in 1992, starting the master agency as an […]

Carrier Channel: News Briefs

Posted: 06/2000 News Briefs * BTI Telecom Corp. (, an ISP in the southeastern United States, has activated its Atlanta-to-Nashville segment of its planned 3,700-mile network of continuous long-haul fiber.BTI also has expanded its fiber network with an installation in eastern North Carolina and another in the Coastal Carolinas and Georgia.The 175-mile eastern North Carolina […]

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