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PRODUCT SHOWCASE: Wi-Fi Draft-n Gear

Most 802.11n-like products available today are considered draft-n products; they are built to the 802.11n specification as it stands today. These products are not yet certified and carry no guarantees they will be compatible with the final, ratified standard. Earlier iterations of next-generation Wi-Fi were billed as pre-n products, but these are essentially 802.11g products […]

WBS Connect Introduces 10gigE

WBS Connect (Booth 908), a Colorado-based IP services wholesaler, has added nextgeneration features to its wholesale bandwidth portfolio. In conjunction with a handful of its IP transit carriers, WBS Connect now is offering 10gbps Ethernet Access to customers, ISPs and hosting companies. 10gbps access is emerging as the foundation for data centers as well as […]

EarthLink Introduces Small Office DSL Plus

EarthLink Inc. has launched Small Office DSL Plus, a high-speed Internet connection that does not require local phone service, instead using a line set aside for data service. The service is available through EarthLink Business Solutions. It features high-speed service for phone systems that do not support line-shared DSL; broadband access that works with third-party […]

Covad Deploys High-Speed Wireless Ethernet

Covad Communications Group Inc. is deploying higher-speed wireless Ethernet services thanks to a partnership with Nextlink Wireless Inc., which is the largest holder of 28-31GHz Local Multipoint Distribution System (LMDS) wireless spectrum in the country. Covad now will be able to include access speeds up to 25mbps per subscriber location, although initially just in the […]

Verizon, DIRECTV Team to Offer Triple-Play Services

As of July, Verizon Communications Inc.s wholesale customers will be able to sell voice, DSL and DIRECTV services in a bid to offer an alternative to cables triple-play rollouts, the companies said this week. Service providers using Verizons Wholesale Advantage voice and certain high-speed data services now can add on DIRECTV. Terms of the deal […]

AOL, Covad Offer AOL High-Speed Powered by Covad ADSL 6.0

AOL LLC and Covad Communications Group Inc., a national provider of integrated voice and data communications, today announced that consumers now will be able to access the AOL service with Covad’s ADSL 6.0 high-speed broadband access product for as low as $39.95 per month. Residential users increasingly will adopt high-bandwidth data services as they accelerate […]

MetaSolv Aids Telenet Deployment of Digital TV

MetaSolv Software Inc., a developer of OSS platforms for service providers, said at TeleManagement World that Telenet has deployed its convergent service activation platform for digital TV services. Telenet is the largest provider of broadband cable services in Belgium. It claims more than 1.8 million subscribers who use its cable television, high-speed Internet and telephony […]

XO Expands National Reach of Ethernet Services

XO Communications (Booth 1412) at COMPTEL said it has expanded the availability of its Ethernet services. The carrier is using Ethernet-over-copper technology to extend the reach of its Ethernet services footprint beyond on-net buildings served by its fiber network to businesses served by last-mile copper. Now available in more than 60 metropolitan markets, XO Ethernet […]

Covad Announces Business VoIP, Broadband Deal With Intelisys

Covad Communications Group Inc., a national provider of integrated voice and data communications, this week announced it has signed a deal with Intelisys, a master agency distributor of business telecommunications services. The deal, announced at the Spring 2006 Channel Partners Conference & Expo, enables Intelisys distribution network of more than 450 independent sales partners to sell […]

News Briefs

Eureka/InfoHighway announced as of Feb. 1 it will be called InfoHighway Communications. The new entity was created from the merger of two Northeast carriers in August 2005. The new logo brings together components of both companys corporate identities. While the new company is a combination of the past, it has a unique identity,” says Peter […]

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