High-Definition Conferencing

ITS A FAMILIAR CONCEPT to anyone whos seen a sci-fi movie: talking to a holographic projection of someone on the other side of the galaxy, making it seem almost as if the person were in the room with you. That vision may be getting closer to reality as high-definition video conferencing begins to roll out. […]

Product Showcase: Bluetooth

RAZR H3 Manufacturer: Motorola Inc., www.motorola.comDetails: The Motorola RAZR H3 headset was designed specifically to complement the Motorola RAZR V3 mobile phone (but works with a variety of Bluetooth 1.2- and 1.1-enabled mobile phones). The H3 provides an enhanced ear seal for better audio performance and comfortable wear over extended periods. For added user convenience, […]

Digital Realty Trust Buys Several Facilities

Digital Realty Trust Inc., which buys and leases technology real estate, said this week it has closed on several facilities in key U.S. technology markets. The company has bought 251 Exchange Place in Herndon, Va., which is close to Washington, D.C.. The building measures 71,000 square feet and Digital Realty Trust said it is fully […]

Digital Realty Buys Two Additional Properties

Digital Realty Trust Inc. has acquired two properties, one in Chicago and the other in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The technology real estate company bought Printers Square, the Chicagos South Loop neighborhood, for approximately $39.0 million. The property is an Internet gateway for the Midwest, containing technical facilities for a number of telecom network service providers and […]

Cablecos Get Feet Wet Reselling VoIP

After years of hype, 2005 will see the cableco triple play - bundled voice, video and data offers - come to fruition on a widespread level as the major MSOs roll out VoIP on their PacketCable infrastructure. That’s good news for the big cablecos sweating competitive pressure from RBOCs and CLECs alike. But what about the other […]

ADSL, VDSL, ChocolateDSL…

Like a good ice cream shop, the folks responsible for bringing you affordable broadband over copper are constantly inventing new taste sensations. But the acronym-filled world of DSL can be overwhelming. A reasoned look at the not-quite-31 flavors of DSL cuts through the confusion. The differences between types of DSL hinge mostly on the fact […]

Round Table

ROUNDTABLE… ON RULES THE FCC RELEASED FREEING THE BIGGEST LOCAL PHONE COMPANIES FROM OBLIGATIONS TO SHARE LOCAL LOOPS WITH COMPETITORS IF THEY BUILD A FIBER NETWORK WITHIN 500 FEET OF A HOME OR SMALL BUSINESS. “This relief was necessary to restore incentives to make substantial investments of capital, which come with no assurance of any […]

Carrier Hotels Turn "Telco Concierge"

Posted: 02/2000 Carrier Hotels Turn "Telco Concierge" By Ken Branson When CO Space Inc. (www.cospace.com) announced late last year four venture capital companies have provided it $28 million to fund its expansion, it marked a new phase in the evolution of telco hotels–places where telecom and other carriers lease space for their equipment, or even […]

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