How to Deliver VoIP Wholesale

VoIP is the here and now, and competitive carriers are looking at the numerous ways to make money from this exploding technology. But theres a lingering question as to whether it is profitable to deliver VoIP in a wholesale model. Todays session, featuring PHONE+ Telecom Division Group Editor Khali Henderson and speakers Rich Grange, president […]

Callipso Offers Direct IP Peering to Network

Callipso, which is being acquired by PointOne Communications, has announced the availability of Internet and private IP connections to its VoIP network, so customers can avoid traditional TDM interfaces. The move offers several advantages to service providers, says the company. IP call traffic can be turned up within hours, not days or weeks as with […]

News Briefs

VoIP network operator PointOne Inc. is buying some of the assets of IP services provider Callipso Inc., which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in September. Namely, PointOne is acquiring Callipso’s existing customers, and taking over service and support responsibilities. “Given the similarities in the networks, points of interconnection and advanced VoIP infrastructures between PointOne and […]

Backhaul to the Future

Cellular service is booming; subscriber numbers grew nearly 10 percent from 2002 to 2003, according to trade group Cellular Telecommunications & Internet Association. Mobile operators are working to keep up with the escalating demands on their networks from a capacity, density and geographic standpoint; CTIA reports the number of cell sites grew 17 percent from […]

Callipso Offers VoIP Internationally

Callipso (Booth 215), formerly CNM Network, reports a 30 percent increase in monthly revenue in the first month after launching its nationwide toll-free service. The launch new EOS Plus! marks the company’s most successful product launch in its seven-year history, selling nearly 2 billion annualized minutes since mid-December. At the same time, Callipso is seeing […]


Posted: 2/2004 NEWS BRIEFS Qwest Communications International Inc. has signed an agreement to buy the assets of bankrupt Allegiance Telecom Inc. for $300 million in cash and issue $90 million in convertible debt, the companies announced in mid-December. Denver-based Qwest says it plans to buy assets in 36 metropolitan markets, 31 of which are located […]

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