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AT&T Adds Parental Controls for Cell Phones

AT&T Inc. on Tuesday launched a Web-based feature that gives parents more control over their childrens mobile phone use. AT&T Smart Limits for Wireless allows a parent to set usage limits on a childs talk time, text messages, instant messages and downloads. It also lets parents manage how and when a child can communicate, restrict […]

IP Unity Glenayre Adds New Features

IP Unity Glenayre at Spring 2007 VON this week unleashed a flurry of news. The company is working with Metaphor Solutions on speech-based IVR. The partners have released the Plug & Play IVR application suite for the IP Unity Glenayre Media Server, enabling customers to quickly self-configure, deploy, manage and report on speech-based IVR customer […]

Judy Reed Smith

THEN: In 1987, Judy Reed Smith had a new doctoral degree and “a job with three gray-haired experts doing strategy consulting.” Her first telecom project, for a major international incumbent telco, was to information from sales person to installation. “We found the information was re-keyed through seven different software systems before provisioning was complete,” she […]

TEOCO Signs Two Customers for XTrak Paper Automation Service

TEOCO Corp. (Booth 402), a provider of cost- and revenue-management solutions to the communications and entertainment industries, announced that two major communications providers, including a Tier 1 North American carrier, have signed on to become customers of their XTrak service. TEOCOs patent-pending XTrak solution eliminates manual entry, extracts the greatest level of detail, and creates […]

NEW PRODUCTS

TalkSwitch Inc. Unveils TS-600 Desktop Telephone Set TalkSwitch, which makes telephone systems for small and multilocation businesses, has released its TS-600 desktop telephone set for the North American market. The TS-600 is a single-line analog telephone set that incorporates a mix of telephony features such as a 7.4-square-inch LCD display, a speakerphone and single-cord connectivity, […]

Networks Unleashed

Communications networks aren’t what they used to be; they are becoming increasingly purpose-built, exploiting a combination of wireless and wireline technologies to carry out specific tasks. Here’s a few we’re watching. In-Building Nets – While the term BLEC earned itself a black eye, its intention of creating a mini-telco within a building was right on the […]

Sorting Out Sarbanes-Oxley

Posted: 2/2004 Sorting Out Sarbanes-Oxley Vague Law, Varied Solutions Cause Confusion for Public Telcos By Kelly M. Teal June 15, 2004, is D-Day for many publicly held companies to show compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002. A plethora of software solutions but scant instruction from the federal legislation combine to make the months leading […]

The Analyst Corner – The Business Value in Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance

The Business Value in Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance By Rob Daly, President & CEO of Bluespring Software No doubt, most public communications service providers are scrambling towards the looming June 15 deadline for Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, as required by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Teams have been formed, processes have been documented and internal controls […]

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