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VoDSL: Ready For Prime Time

Posted: 11/2000 VoDSL: Ready For Prime Time By Stefan Knight By Stefan Knight VoDSL is coming of age as carriers are rolling out services throughout the United States. Among the carriers who have entered this growing market are Focal Communications Corp. (www.focal.com) with NorthPoint Communications Group Inc. (www.northpoint.net) Mpower Communications Corp. (www. mpowercom.com) Network Plus […]

The Case for Next-Gen Local Loop

Posted: 12/1999 The Case for Next-Gen Local Loop By Kumar Shah Until the emergence of the packetized local loop, there has been no cost-effective way to deliver the full spectrum of broadband services businesses need by leveraging existing copper loops. Driven by new applications such as virtual private networks (VPNs) and voice over Internet protocol […]

Telcos Turn Copper into Digital TV

Posted: 10/1999 Telcos Turn Copper into Digital TV Remember the information superhighway–the broadband fast lane telephone companies planned to pave past every American home, delivering voice services, high-speed Internet connections, video-on-demand and other digital delights? Was it just a high-speed fantasy? The information superhighway may not be universally deployed, but the promise of residential broadband […]

Business News – Voice Takes DSL Center Stage at SUPERCOMM ’99

Posted: 08/1999 Voice Takes DSL Center Stage at SUPERCOMM ’99 By Peter Lambert Over the past year, national digital subscriber line (DSL) competitive carriers have established a model for reselling high-speed local transport to Internet service providers (ISPs), enabling the latter to offer Internet access speeds more than 100 times faster than dial-up Internet access. […]

xDSL: First Technology, Now Marketing

Posted: 04/1999 xDSL: First Technology, Now Marketing By Peter Lambert A handful of aggressive competitive carriers, regional Bell operating companies (RBOCs) and Internet service providers (ISPs) spent much of 1998 trying to prove broadband access technologies in the real world. According to analysts, although some technological hurdles remain in their path, the pioneers in high-speed […]

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