COMPTEL Classroom Debuts in Expo Hall, Studies Voice Peering and IMS

This fall, the organizers of the COMPTEL PLUS show want to send attendees back to school with its new COMPTEL Classroom programming short tutorials on hot topics delivered on the exhibit floor. Featured COMPTEL Classroom lecture topics include voice peering and IMS. Many of the COMPTEL members have expressed interest in learning more about these […]

IMS Forum on a Mission to Educate

Perhaps no topic has been hotter this year than IMS, a network architecture and services framework that enables service providers to offer consumers new blended applications and services across any wireline or wireless network, to any device. Learn how to cut through the spin and the jargon during the IMS Forums conference program on Monday, […]

Pack Up Your Circuits: VoIP is Moving In

Moving everything to VoIP may seem an obvious step, but economically and efficiently connecting service provider and enterprise VoIP networks is the key. Panelists today will discuss the driving factors behind successful VoIP migration for end user and service provider alike. Session leader Michael Khalilian, president of the IMS Forum (formerly IPCC) and CTO at […]

IPCC Showcases VoIP, Economics of ENUM, Next-Gen OSS

The International Packet Communication Consortium (IPCC) is presenting the VoIP Technology track this week, a comprehensive series of sessions looking at how real network operators have been implementing the communication systems of the future. The objective for all the sessions, says Michael Khalilian, president and chairman, IPCC, is to look at some successes and challenges, […]

IPCCs Khalilian: CLECs Need to Embrace VoIP

Michael Khalilian, chairman and president with the International Packet Communications Consortium (IPCC), says that despite the fact that UNE-P is going away and CLECs clearly need to find new business models, CLECs as a whole are not investing in VoIP. CLECs really need to get out ahead of the curve and get into other access, […]

IPCC Sessions Provide VoIP Alternatives for Carriers

The FCC decision to end the value pricing on UNE-P set in motion significant changes in the service provider market, particularly for the companies that have never operated their own facilities. Those companies now have to look for alternatives: new ways to provide services that arent subject to the challenging new pricing for UNEs. VoIP […]

IPCC Talks VoIP in Two-Part Track

The International Packet Communications Consortium (IPCC) is hosting two sessions today, The Next Generation of Interconnection and OSS for Next-Generation Networks. Michael Khalilian, chairman and president of IPCC, will host the first session. Michael Tribolet, executive vice president of operations for Vonage Holdings; Cathy Martine, senior vice president of Internet telephony for AT&T Corp.; and […]

IPCC Takes Prismatic Approach to VoIP in Conference Track

The International Packet Communications Consortium (IPCC) will host a three-session conference track here, covering a myriad of topics surrounding VoIP. Topics will include FCC regulation, how to confront deployment obstacles, service-delivery success stories, vendor solutions, technical challenges, quality of service and SLAs. Speakers will include service providers, carriers, integrators, vendors and regulatory personnel. The goal […]

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