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Bundle Up! VoIP CPE/Services Ease SMB Sales

Service providers and gear makers are getting together to sell their VoIP services to SMBs in bundles through VARs. Want to find out how your agency can profit from these marketing matchups? Channel partners can now provide customers with a service and CPE solution that’s already interoperable and preconfigured. The idea is not exactly new, […]

John Chambers

THEN: John Chambers was working for Wang Laboratories and was in the midst of a job transition from vice president of the central region U.S. operations to senior vice president, Americas/Asia Pacific operations. He would stay with Wang for two more years, returning his focus to U.S. operations. NOW: Today he is one of the […]

Consolidated Upgrades Network With Ciscos Gear Multi-Service Transport Platform

Consolidated Carrier Services (Booth 621) recently upgraded the infrastructure of its Texas-based network with the deployment of the Cisco Systems Inc. Multi-Service Transport Platform (MSTP 15454) DWDM system with ROADM capability. The carrier also completed new physical routes, geographic diversity and enhanced its PoP infrastructure. Consolidated serves the Texas metro areas of Austin, Dallas, Houston […]

Tekelec Gear Powers Nevada Telephones Enhanced VoIP Services

Las Vegas CLEC Nevada Telephone is using Tekelecs (Booth 501) entire switching portfolio to offer new, high-demand VoIP services and add thousands of subscribers to its customer base. Tekelecs next-generation switching solutions have enabled us to launch and expand our portfolio of VoIP services to support our growing subscriber base, generate significant revenues, and realize […]

Sprint Casts Its Lot With WiMAX

Sprint Nextel Corp. CEO Gary Forsee announced this afternoon that the carrier will adopt the 802.16e mobile WiMAX standard as its 4G broadband technology, partnering with Intel Corp., Motorola Inc. and Samsung. Sprint will deploy WiMAX gear to leverage its 2.5GHz spectrum holdings, which covers 85 percent of the top 100 U.S. markets. The plan […]

BandTel Sells VoIP Via Gear VAR Channels

BandTel, a two-year-old VoIP company, made its formal introduction to the marketplace in mid-June with the announcement of its second round of funding, which it followed with a stream of news about its channel strategy wherein it has become a carrier partner to large gear makers and will be able to sell through those manufacturers […]

BandTel Announces Funding, Channel Strategy

BandTel, a two-year-old VoIP company, made its formal introduction to the marketplace on Monday with the announcement of its second round of funding and a sneak peek at its channel strategy, which will be revealed in more detail over the next few weeks. BandTel provides VoIP termination to the PSTN for high-volume telecom users such […]

Siemens Brings Carrier-Class Ethernet, IMS to U.S. Market

Siemens Communications Inc. this week at TelecomNEXT is introducing carrier-class Ethernet gear and an IMS solution to the U.S. market. The company also has a new ADSL2+ gateway featuring smart antenna technology. The vendor announced today it has brought its family of SURPASS hiD Carrier Ethernet products — which is already in use by more […]

New Products

Toshiba Releases Video Communications Solution Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Digital Solutions Division has released the Video Communications Solution (VCS) for its Strata CIX family of IP business communication systems. The new systems features include full integration with Strata CIX systems and pre-installation when shipped with the Media Application Server; an easy-to-use video interface; and […]

Tekelec Gear Helps Grande Expand Services

Grande Communications (Booth 500) is purchasing a softswitch and support application from Tekelec (Booth 317) to expand services to its retail, enterprise and wholesale customers. Grande has selected Tekelec 9000 distributed switching solutions and says it expects three solutions to be operating in the second quarter of 2005. Texas-based Grande says it soon will add […]

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