Panel Discusses How to Squeeze More Bandwidth from Optical Pipes

Under pressure to deliver greater bandwidth to customers, service providers are trying to figure out how to get more from their existing bandwidth. Their high-capacity optical transport networks already are experiencing strain under the escalating request for services at higher rates up to 10 gigabit. To help meet this demand, service providers are looking to […]

Veraz Introduces Messaging Solution, Discusses FMC

Veraz Networks (Booth 1164) is showcasing a new messaging solution and discussing fixed-mobile convergence. The Veraz Messaging Solution (VMS) allows service providers to offer subscribers a range of services from voice messaging to real-time multimedia messaging. VMS enables subscribers to access, retrieve and manage all of their messages from one mailbox using a VoIP wireline […]

Panel Discusses Local Landscape

Executives of three big telecommunications companies on Monday afternoon are set to discuss a core component of the business with indirect sales partners: selling local service. The panel is slated to feature executives from BellSouth Corp., ITC^DeltaCom Inc. and XO Communications Inc. ITC^DeltaCom Inc. is a relative newcomer to the agent world. The company, based […]

ClearOne Discusses New Online Conferencing Opportunity

ClearOne (Booth 331) is highlighting its recently launched Let’s Conference, which provides a full range of audio, video and Web conferencing services. The Web site, www.LetsConference.com, provides users with instant access to an audio or a Web conference with audio integration, and provides extensive conferencing information and training resources. ClearOne says Let’s Conference provides a […]

ATIS Discusses 500/900 Number Portability

Posted: 12/1997 ATIS Discusses 500/900 Number Portability WASHINGTON–The Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS) recently told the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) that requiring portability of 500 and 900 number services only for services provided by local exchange carriers (LECs) is not practical. Last year the FCC asked ATIS’ Industry Numbering Committee (INC) to study the […]

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