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Connecting QoS: The Key to Quality End-to-End Networking

Customers today expect a high level of network performance and reliability, regardless of whether their services are offered by one or several communications services providers.Yet the industry just now is defining quality of service relative to intercarrier connections, said David Malfara Sr., president and CEO of Remi Communications. During todays Carrier Track session, Malfara and […]

Workshop Helps CLECs Survive in Era of Consolidation

In an era of unprecedented consolidation, CLEC executives need to know how to keep their companies afloat or make them attractive to prospective buyers. The workshop Financial & Strategic Actions for Success slated for this afternoon at 3:10 p.m. will do just that teach members how to achieve financial and strategic success in an ever-more […]

EDITOR’S LETTER

CARRIER CONSOLIDATION WAS A HOT topic of conversation at the Channel Partners Conference & Expo in D.C. (see related story). This is not surprising coming on the heels of two major CLEC merger announcements. US LEC and PAETEC announced Aug. 14 they are merging in a $1.3 billion deal. And, Time Warner Telecom said in […]

Broadwing Announces Fiber-Based, Real-Time Media Multicast Solution

Broadwing Communications LLC, a consolidated subsidiary of Broadwing Corp., today announced the availability of North America’s largest fiber-based, real-time media multicast solution that allows media and broadcasting outlets to more efficiently and cost-effectively distribute media content to multiple locations. The service is available from any of Broadwing’s 180-plus network PoPs. Managed by Broadwing’s Television Operations […]

Pack Up Your Circuits: VoIP is Moving In

Moving everything to VoIP may seem an obvious step, but economically and efficiently connecting service provider and enterprise VoIP networks is the key. Panelists today will discuss the driving factors behind successful VoIP migration for end user and service provider alike. Session leader Michael Khalilian, president of the IMS Forum (formerly IPCC) and CTO at […]

Broadwing, HCG Provision International Ethernet Network

Service provider Broadwing Communications LLC and Hong Kong-based operator Hutchison Global Communications Limited (HGC) have established a new intercarrier international Ethernet network. “Large enterprises around the world continue to expand their reach and require their networks to evolve in concert with them,” said Mike Smith, co-founder and managing director of research with Stratecast Partners, a […]

Long-Haul Wholesale Field Narrows

The Level 3 Communications Inc. merger with WilTel Communications Group LLC mirrors the industrywide predilection for consolidation, and analysts predict it will help the former rivals land customers neither could get flying solo and, perhaps more importantly, inspire more stable pricing in the wholesale market. It also may mean Level 3 will stay true to […]

Broadwing Honors Top Agents at Expo

Broadwing Agent Channel Team Broadwings Zane Long (center) with Telarus Bill Samohod (left) and Lance Atkins (right) Broadwings Zane Long (left) and World Telecom Groups Stacey McCormick Broadwings Zane Long (center) with TBIs Ken Mercer (left) and Geoff Shepstone (right) Broadwing Communications LLC honored its top agents at The Fall 2005 Channel Partners Conference & […]

Broadwing COO Resigns

Broadwing Communications LLC COO John McLeod has resigned effective Nov. 6, 2005. “Broadwing’s network and operations functions are in a very strong position, a fact that was never more evident to me than when I witnessed the flawless performance of Broadwing’s employees and network during and after the recent devastating hurricanes,” McLeod said in a […]

Kickin It Old School

First introduced in the 1980s, private lines dedicated, protocol-independent, copper-based high-speed connections between business locations are an old-school approach to wide-area networking. But while much has been made of the technologys fresh-faced competitors notably, Ethernet, frame relay and MPLS VPNs private lines still rule, providing plenty of opportunity for channel partners. Private-line service in the […]

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