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USCarrier, Network Innovations Partner to Deliver Video over IP

USCarrier Telecom LLC and Network Innovations Inc. have completed a 500MB Ethernet circuit within USCarriers fiber-optic network. USCarrier is leveraging its core SONET and DWDM network to provide resilient Ethernet services, such as packetized voice and video applications. Recent deployments apply Layer 2 and Layer 3 switching capabilities for both the Internet backbone and video […]

Actelis Delivers High-Speed Internet, VoIP Services to Rural Iowa

Actelis Networks announced at the COMPTEL show that Farmers Mutual Telephone Cooperative (FMTC) has deployed Actelis Carrier Ethernet over Copper solution to deliver high-speed Internet and VoIP services over its voice-grade copper facilities. Actelis supplied FMTC with its ML628 Ethernet Access Devices (EADs) and EFMplus technology, enabling the independent telco headquartered in Shellsburg, Iowa, to […]

Top Execs to Discuss Forbearance, Copper Retirement and Personal Style

Forbearance and special access are among the key issues expected to be discussed during todays The View from the Top panel. But beyond delivering updates on such important topics, this panel should provide a fair amount of fun, considering the format COMPTEL President and CEO Jerry James has put together for this colorful cast of […]

Occam ONT Offers High-Def Access for MDU/MTU

Occam Networks Inc. (Booth 915) will debut at COMPTEL its recently announced ON 2351 Optical Network Terminal (ONT) for multiple dwelling unit (MDU) and multiple tenant unit (MTU) environments. The ON 2351 is the latest in Occams 2300 series ONTs. Occam designed the ON 2351 to deliver triple-play services including POTS, high-speed Ethernet data, VoIP […]

Knology Enhances Service Offering

Knology Inc. (Booth 728) announced it has enhanced its point-to-point Ethernet service and high-capacity Internet connectivity. Knologys enhanced Metro Ethernet service solution delivers high-speed, optical, point-to-point Ethernet transport through dedicated connections that are transparent between locations. They are designed to move data traffic between major data aggregation points in a given geographic area, explained Knology. […]

Iowa Network Services Announces Growth

Iowa Network Services (INS, Booth 724) announced a recent Ethernet expansion and investment throughout the state of Iowa. INS said it has met customer requests for providing a best-in-class service to fulfill the needs of making the LAN transparent. Ethernet growth is tremendous, said INS sales manager Marty Ouverson. INS has really responded to the […]

Omnitron Introduces Next-Gen Carrier Ethernet NIDs

Omnitron Systems Technology Inc. (Booth 214) introduced the next generation of iConverter optical access network interface devices (NIDs) with scalable traffic management, fault detection and provisioning for carrier-grade Ethernet services. The NIDs provide securely managed demarcation, QoS and Ethernet Virtual Circuits (E-Line and E-LAN). Integrated media conversion enables connectivity to a wide variety of customer […]

Infonetics Research Report Indicates Zhone Takes Lead for MSAP Shipments in America

According to an Infonetics Research report, Zhone Technologies Inc. (Booth 408), a global provider of advanced communications equipment, has taken a lead in second-quarter port shipments in the MSAP category in both North America and Central and Latin America (CALA) regions. Results showed Zhone leading in DSL port shipments by more than 100 percent over […]

USCarrier Upgrades Georgia Network to Enhance Services

USCarrier Telecom LLC (Booth 613, and COMPTEL sponsor), a wholesale provider of high-speed, long-haul, fiber-optic transport, plans to upgrade an existing OC48 ring that will allow the company to deliver advanced SONET, Ethernet and wavelength services. The network upgrade is set to be completed by the end of the third quarter of 2007. This upgrade […]

Is Ethernet the Holy Grail of Transport?

The network of the future is under construction as we speak. It is a project that has no clear beginning and likely no end. However, there are some clear goals for this network. First and foremost is to support highbandwidth, any-to-any services like video, gaming, telecommuting, e-commerce, mobility, etc. As grand as the vision might […]

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