Out of the Loop

Out of the Loop The Bells are on course to do away with more copper loops than ever, an apparent rush to beat the clock in case the FCC institutes a stringent review process.

Clock Ticks on Telecom Reform

MORE THAN A YEAR AFTER Congress set out to update the 1996 Telecommunications Act, the likelihood that a new law will emerge this Congressional session is in doubt. Efforts at reform have been spearheaded on both the House and Senate, with the House first to pass a bill the Communications Opportunity, Promotion and Enhancement (COPE) […]

Sonexis Upgrades ConferenceManager, Seeks Resellers

Sonexis Inc. has released version 6.1 of its ConferenceManager audio conferencing bridge and unveiled its three-tiered reseller program. ConferenceManager was designed for SMBs wanting to save money while safeguarding network security, said Brian Giuffrida, vice president of marketing and business development for Sonexis. Audio conference bridges usually mean companies are renting a service and being […]


STBS Inc. (Booth 1620), which provides turnkey billing and customer care solutions to service providers, announces the availability of its new Web-enabled service delivery platform (WSDP). The product builds on STBS Webcare module by providing a Web portal that allows end users to shop, buy, provision and manage new services, including wireline, wireless, VoIP, video […]

TRA Expo Lures Innovators for ‘Round the ClockNetworking

Posted: 01/2000 All The Right Stuff TRA Expo Lures Innovators for ‘Round the Clock Networking "The people who come by are not just people in off the street," said Tom Tilton, vice president of General Telecom Inc. (, a switch-partitioning company, surveying the show floor at the Telecommunications Resellers Assoc-iation (TRA) Fall ’99 show in […]

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