The article, “Mergers May Leave Agents Spinning Wheels,” in PHONE+ May 2005, Pages 22-23, misspelled the name of Peter Radizeski, president of RAD-INFO Inc. The article, “Big Brand MNVOs Need Big Back-Office Support,” also in PHONE+ May 2005, Pages 30-34, contained a diagram with missing text. The correct diagram is below. PHONE+ apologizes for the […]

StellarRAD Promotes New Products, Upgrades

StellarRAD Systems (Booth 616) has just released StellarEMI, a record mediation package for CLECs, LECs, UNE-P providers and resellers. StellarEMI uses a diagram metaphor that allows the user to easily configure and maintain reformatting rules, says the company. StellarRAD also introduces two applications targeted to the LEC market. Both StellarPLANT (outside plant assignment and tracking) […]

Preying on Service Providers

Posted: 02/2001 Preying on Service Providers Packet Pushers Eager for Carrier Migration to IP By Bruce Christian The migratory habits of legacy carriers and other service providers are being studied closely by vendors who increasingly are eager to prey on the industry’s need for next-generation technologies. As telecom convergence continues its rapid evolution into a […]

Accessing the Potential of IP Telephony

Posted: 10/2000 Accessing the Potential of IP Telephony By Terrence Skemer In the last two years, major carriers have announced significant spending on packet-based core networks. Verizon Commu-nications’ (www.verizon.com) billion-dollar investment in metropolitan data networks and SBC Communication Inc.’s (www.sbc.com) $6 billion packet-based buildout are two examples of this trend. These new network buildouts are […]

Ethernet’s Star Rises Again

Posted: 08/2000 Delivering QoS via Application-Based Routing By Alex V. Petrov The IP has become the de facto platform for the long-hailed convergence of communications, computers and content.On the forefront of this revolutionary transformation is ferocious competition in the voice and fax services markets, where VoIP technology has made deep inroads into PSTN. Close optimization […]

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