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Business News – Newbridge Acquires TimeStep, Northchurch

Posted: 12/1999 Newbridge Acquires TimeStep, Northchurch Newbridge Networks Corp., Kanata, Ontario, a provider of wide area networking (WAN) solutions, announced it has closed the acquisitions of both TimeStep Corp., Kanata, Ontario, and Northchurch Communications Inc., Andover, Mass. Acquiring the two companies enhances Newbridge’s ability to deliver comprehensive Internet protocol (IP) virtual private network (VPN) and […]

IAD: Convergence Key for Small Businesses

Posted: 11/1999 IAD: Convergence Key for Small Businesses By James R. Dukart Competitive carriers are using IADs to provision new and attractively priced service bundles to data-hungry small- business customers. The architects and designers at Weideman Architects may not have thought of it as such, but they had a serious data problem. In the course […]

Network Plus to Deliver Voice, Data over DSL

Posted: 11/1999 Network Plus to Deliver Voice, Data over DSL By Liz Montalbano In another move hurtling the industry toward voice and data convergence, Quincy, Mass.-based Network Plus has partnered with San Jose, Calif.-based AccessLan Communications Inc. to provide voice and data over digital subscriber line (DSL). The value of the deal is projected to […]

Business News – Lucent Unveils Optics Minus Fiber

Posted: 09/1999 Lucent Unveils Optics Minus Fiber By Peter Lambert Telecommunications carriers soon may be able to take the fiber out of local fiber optic economics, thanks to WaveStar OpticAir, an over-the-air optical laser technology introduced by Lucent Technologies Inc. on July 14. By next March, Murray Hill, N.J.-based Lucent promises to deliver an initial […]

Myths and Misconceptions of IP Telephony

Posted: 03/1999 Myths and Misconceptions of IP Telephony By Ofer Gneezy Internet protocol (IP) telephony continues to heat up the already smoking telecommunications industry. As VIP Calling Inc., Burlington, Mass., and other next-generation telcos play David to the established circuit-switched Goliaths, we alternately are buoyed by some analysts’ predictions of an "imminent packetized world" and […]

It Takes More Than Equipment to Run a Broadband Wireless Network

Posted: 02/1999 It Takes More Than Equipment to Run a Broadband Wireless Network By Volker Tegtmeyer For carriers just entering the highly competitive local exchange market, one of the most significant challenges is delivering broadband services over the "last mile" to the customer premise. Because incumbent carriers control the vital local loop, competitive local exchange […]

Avoid Overexposure with Credit Risk Management

Posted: 12/1998 Avoid Overexposure with Credit Risk Management By Dave Nestler and Liz Titan In North America, unparalleled choice in telecommunications services has caused bad-debt rates to soar to between $5 billion to $6 billion annually. Increased credit risk exposure looms for many firms as bundling ever more services creates the potential to double, triple […]

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