Remi Communications Selects MetaSwitch for IMS

Remi Communications, a Pennsylvania-based smart communications provider, has selected MetaSwitch (Booth 513) for its IMS implementation. Designed to address the challenge of delivering competitive, flexible telecommunications services to large enterprise and government users, Remis network is built on MetaSwitchs proven session control, media/signaling gateway and application server components. IMS call session control function is implemented […]

Why Rip & Replace?

VoIP is the hottest topic in premisesnetworking today, and justifiably so. It offers end-user businesses clear and tangible benefits, and offers resellers and integrators tremendous opportunities for designing, installing and maintaining new networks. But if VoIP is not implemented and managed properly, the cost savings may never materialize. Stranded investment in existing, functional telecommunications equipment […]

Tollgrade Introduces DigiTest HUB Platform

Tollgrade Communications Inc. (Booth 431), which helps telco and cable providers deliver voice, video and data services, at the TELECOM 05 show is introducing its DigiTest HUB Next Generation Central Office Test Platform for emerging broadband and legacy network testing. The platform is designed to support multiple testing and network assurance scenarios. It addresses both […]

General Bandwidth Offers Solution to Migrate Legacy Services

General Bandwidth (Booth 1524) has implemented PseudoWire Emulation End-to-End (PWE3) in its G6 Universal Media Gateway, allowing service providers to migrate legacy services to new video and data packet networks, such as IPTV, FTTN and GPON. Service providers have been faced with the expensive prospect of maintaining two access networks: one legacy network that includes […]

Living with Legacy

The transformation of traditional voice networks to next-generation networks has been taking place in various forms since the mid-1990s. When we think next-generation, we typically envision a transition from circuitswitched to packet-switched technologies, or from a legacy TDM network to an all- VoIP network. Today, nobody would doubt the VoIP evolution will continue and, ultimately, […]

Excelergy Announces Legacy OSS Extension Program

Excelergy Corp. rolled out the Legacy OSS Extension Program at Billing and OSS World 2004. Service providers can add new functionality to existing OSS and billing systems by implementing components linked by WDSL and XML services, reducing or deferring new OSS capital expenditures. Capabilities include: creation of a consolidated management view across multiple products, services […]

Phone Plus Prepaid: Prepaid: Choice of Payment, Not Class of Service

Posted: 9/2003 Prepaid: Choice of Payment, Not Class of Service By Jim DeMarco Open a London newspaper today, and youre likely to see David Beckham pitching the ability to get your Premiership scores using Hutchisons 3 service. Watch American television for a short while, and eventually youll see Verizon Wireless advertising its text messaging to […]

Unholy Contract  – The Legacy and Abuse of the Filed Rate Doctrine

Posted: 05/1999 Unholy Contract The Legacy and Abuse of the Filed Rate Doctrine By Neil S. Ende In America, the contract is a fundamental and indispensable part of our culture and business life. Virtually no significant business transaction is consummated without the execution of a contract. The enforceability, indeed the "sanctity" of the contract, is […]

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