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Championing the Environmental Cause

A PUSH IS ON IN THE industry to reference telecom expense management (TEM) as telecom environment management. The argument goes that expense is too narrow a descriptor, making the term a misnomer. So, if vendors, channel partners and end users all start viewing TEM as a rounded, ongoing service as opposed to a finite, one-time […]

BandTel, AudioCodes Market Bundled VoIP Solution

VoIP company BandTel LLC and AudioCodes Ltd., a provider of voice network products and Voice-over-Packet technologies, announced on Monday an agreement in which BandTel will combine its VoIP network with AudioCodes gateways. The companies also will develop a joint sales and marketing program aimed at resellers. BandTels VoIP network is wholly interoperable with AudioCodes voice […]

MetaSolv Launches Subscriber and Service Management Product

MetaSolv Software Inc. has introduced MetaSolv Subscriber and Service Management, which gives service providers a consolidated view of subscribers and end-to-end services. Telecom operators must develop and rapidly deploy more sophisticated end-user services and bundles across fixed, mobile and broadband networks in order to differentiate themselves in the marketplace. This drives increased operations complexity and […]

GlobalTouch Expands Reach With New Rate Centers

Wholesale VoIP provider GlobalTouch Telecom Inc. on Tuesday said it had added nearly 12,000 new international rate centers, including new phone numbers and LNP access, to its networks. The additions mean the companys SIPTalk customers now can offer DIDs and LNP in 46 of the lower 48 United States, as well as Hawaii, Canada, the […]

Leap Wireless to Deploy More Tekelec Equipment

Tekelec said at CTIA Wireless in Las Vegas that Leap Wireless International Inc. will deploy the Tekelec 9000 Distributed Switching Solution to support its VoIP and data network, as well as Cricket service, across its 19-state operating territory. Leap will use its own Tekelec 9000 backbone network made up of multiple distributed Tekelec 8000 Wireless […]

SkyPilot Partners With SwiftTalk to Bring Mesh to Africa

SwiftTalk Ltd., an ISP and network operator headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria, has selected SkyPilot Networks (Booth 317) equipment to roll out advanced wireless voice, data and Internet access services in that country. SwiftTalk currently is deploying services in three Nigerian cities: Lagos (where it operates five networks), Port Harcourt (with three networks) and Warri. Future […]

Fujitsu Upgrades Wavelength Access Platform

Fujitsu Network Communications Inc. announced today a new release of its FLASHWAVE 7420 wavelength access platform targeting the metro access providers with a pay-as-you-grow architecture. With the new 7420, carriers can start with low-cost, low-end applications and literally grow it, said Mike Sabelhaus, director of photonics planning for Fujitsu. He explained the 7420 upgrade adds […]

Vero Adds AcuPrice Module to Margin Assurance Software

AcuPrice, a new module within the Acuite family of products from Vero Systems Inc. (Booth 512), has been added to the companys margin assurance solutions to enable service providers to generate high-quality rate sheets for their customers. According to Vero Systems, the pricing data is derived from sophisticated modeling capabilities that utilize the actual cost […]

Savatar: VoIP Meeting SMB Performance Expectations

SMBs in the U.S. who have deployed VoIP systems say their new converged voice and data infrastructure has met or exceeded expectations, but not for the reasons VoIP providers have been touting, according to a new study from consulting firm Savatar. The findings were released at the VON show in San Jose, Calif. While providers […]

MobilePro to Offer Wholesale, Retail VoIP

Wireless broadband provider MobilePro Corp., which specializes in municipal Wi-Fi networks, said today it will become a facilities-based provider of wholesale and retail VoIP services. The company will use some existing assets to develop a new VoIP platform to complement our CommPartners relationship and better position us to serve the emerging VoWiFi market, said Jay […]

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