Lead Users to the Wireless Promised Land

Best-in-class organizations have two times less staff than other organizations to manage the wireless device lifecycle, according to a recent study by Aberdeen Group. The research firm says the discrepancy is because those companies have well-documented wireless policies to ensure accountability and compliance. Could it be that they also have access to better resources such […]

ACA Asks FCC to Enforce DIRECTV Conditions

The American Cable Association (ACA) submitted a letter to the FCC encouraging it to act promptly on the National Cable Television Cooperatives (NCTC) request for assistance with its negotiations with Fox Cable Networks for the Fox regional sports networks (RSNs). As a condition of approving the News Corp.-DIRECTV merger, the FCC allowed any multichannel video […]

Committee Sends CPNI Bill to Full Senate

The Senate Commerce Committee on Thursday voted to approve the Protecting Consumer Phone Records Act, which prevents companies and individuals from fraudulently obtaining consumers private phone records in a practice known as pretexting. The measure now goes to the full Senate for consideration. The act covers wireless, wireline and IP telephony services, and makes it […]

Acceris to Enforce VoIP Patent

Acceris Communications Inc. (Booth 401) has secured a patent for the Voice Internet Transmission System. Filed in 1996, the patent reflects foundational thinking, application and practice in what has grown to be the VoIP services market. The VoIP patent, together with an existing Acceris patent and its related international patent applications, forms an international patent […]

NexTone Unveils FlexControl Set

NexTone Communications (Booth 132) has unveiled FlexControl, a new product set for carriers: FlexPeer, FlexRoute and FlexPolicy. FlexPeer provides carriers with a feature set handling the complexities of signaling interoperability and media processing at network peering points. FlexRoute helps carriers develop granular and highly programmable facilities to govern routing of real-time traffic over their IP […]

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