ATLANTIC-ACM Honors Wholesale Carrier Performance

Five global wholesalers were acknowledged for their performance in a ceremony yesterday marking ATLANTIC-ACMs 2004 Global Wholesale Carrier Excellence Awards. The awards, which were presented by ATLANTIC-ACM CEO Dr. Judy Reed Smith in advance of a panel on global wholesale opportunities, were based on results from the 2004 edition of ATLANTIC-ACMs Global Wholesale Carrier Report […]

Clash Over VoIP Patent Claims

Acceris Communications Inc. and ITXC Corp. are suing each other over intellectual property related to Internet telephony. First, Acceris claimed ITXC’s services and systems infringe on its U.S. patent “Method and Apparatus for Implementing a Computer Network/Internet Telephone System.” ITXC then filed a lawsuit against Acceris, alleging infringement of five of ITXC’s patents related to […]

TeleGlobe/ITXC Contends for Wholesale Heavyweight Title

AT&T Corp., France Telecom and Global Crossing Ltd. and MCI are among the telecom companies now facing a new rival in the wholesale international voice business. Teleglobe International Holdings Ltd., of Montreal acquired ITXC Corp., the company specializing in routing Internet voice traffic internationally, including to and from developing countries. The combined company carried about […]

All Aboard the VoIP Train

Subways catch on in cities where driving is a punishing, prohibitive exercise in futility. Take New York or London. There, it’s much easier to hop a train and let the conductor take care of getting you safely to where you want to go. The same could be said of voice over IP - a destination upon […]

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 […]

International Traffic Changes Lanes

Posted: 1/2004 International Traffic Changes Lanes By Khali Henderson The wholesale international termination business is far different from the days of bilateral agreements between incumbent operators. These deals do exist and remain the foundation for worldwide traffic exchange, but the introduction of mobile and VoIP players are changing the landscape not only the sources for […]

channel news

Posted: 12/2003 channel news Dancris Selects ITXC for Network Outsource Solution International voice carrier ITXC Corp. and facilities-based international carrier Dancris Telecom recently announced their outsourcing deal. Dancris will outsource its primary international routes to ITXC for highquality call completion over ITXCs global Voice over IP network, ITXC says its VoIP network could reach […]

Merger Creates Wholesale Voice Giant

Posted: 12/2003 Merger Creates Wholesale Voice Giant By Josh Long Teleglobe International Holdings Ltd. says it plans to acquire ITXC Corp. in a stock agreement, creating what Teleglobe President and Chief Executive Liam Strong claims will be the largest wholesale voice carrier in the world. That claim is plausible, says Stephan Beckert, research director with […]


Posted: 10/2003 NEWS BRIEFS MCI has appointed a right-hand man for chairman and chief executive Michael Capellas: Richard R. Roscitt. Roscitt, the former chairman and CEO of Minneapolis-based telecom equipment maker ADC, was named president and COO of MCI. Roscitt officially started his new job Sept. 1 and will report directly to Capellas. In other […]

Carrier Channel: News Briefs

Posted: 8/2003 News Briefs * Level 3 Communications Inc. has signed an agreement with Cox Communications to provide 2.5gbps wavelengths that stretch from Rhode Island to California on a route that also connects to Level 3 facilities in Omaha and Las Vegas. The (3)Link Global Wavelength services also connect San Diego to Phoenix and Dallas […]

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