Pannaway Gives AFC-48 Cabinets New Life

Pannaway Technologies Inc. now offers a retrofit, triple-play solution for the tens of thousands of AFC-48 cabinets out there in telecom networks. The product, called SCN-RetroCAB, is 60 percent less expensive than completely replacing the cabinet and buying a new housing and related gear, according to the company. Kevin Brown of Pannaway says the vendor […]

Riverstone Gets on the A List

A new series of line cards for Riverstone Networks 15008 now enables the Ethernet edge router to support VPLS, and aggregate DSL and FTTC access traffic, in addition to handling Ethernet router aggregation, which was the initial application for the product. With the introduction of the new A-series line cards were covering it from aggregation, […]

General Bandwidth Changes Name, Expands Product Line

General Bandwidth Inc., a provider of innovative converged-services infrastructure for the communications industry, has changed its name to GENBAND. Its much more than simply a name change, the company said; GENBAND is bringing new additions to its products and solutions portfolio. Included in its expanded product line are the C2 Signaling Controller and S4 Applications […]

Enterprise Expands Product Line on Multiple Fronts

Entrisphere unleashed a flurry of fiber access product news today at TelecomNEXT. The company has introduced two new modular fiber-fed remotes that support all triple-play and legacy communications services, while slashing the cost of delivering them across a range of applications and environments. The new BLM T500 and BLM T550 optical network units (ONUs) are […]

ADTRAN Takes Total Access Pure IP

ADTRAN, whose equipment has been a staple in incumbent telco networks for years, today came out with a pure IP multiservice access solution called the Total Access 5000. The introduction of this product is in recognition of the industrys convergence around IP and Ethernet, said Mike Martin, product management for the Total Access 5000, at […]

Telco Systems Ups the Action on its T-Metro Line

If you liked the T-Metro 100, wait until you try the T-Metro 200. Thats the word from David Lee, vice president of marketing and services at Telco Systems, who said this new member of the vendors metro Ethernet product family delivers more scalability, reliability and management by adding to the existing T-Metro 100 functionality two […]

Tekelec Garners New Vortex Business, Enhances Product Line

Tekelec today at VON announced new business from existing customer Vortex Broadband Communications. The vendor also has come out with several enhancements to the Tekelec 6000 VoIP Application Server, and introduced the SIP-based Tekelec Video SoftPhone. Vortex Broadband Communications is deploying several Tekelec 6000 VoIP Application Servers to launch nationwide voice, broadband and hosted VoIP […]

WavMax Launches MaxEdge Bundled Services, Seeks Agents

WavMax (Booth 235), a wireless broadband provider of voice, video and data services based in Littleton, Colo., has introduced its MaxEdge suite of applications. With pricing starting at $69 per month, MaxEdge offers bundled services including broadband speeds, VoIP line(s), domain hosting and worldwide Internet roaming. MaxEdge offers the maximum edge on performance-bundled broadband packages […]

The Great VoIP Migration: Where Are We,Where Are We Going?

Is the VoIP migration just beginning or well on its way? And, if youre not already packing your bags, is it too late? This session will provide perspective on the progress of the migration to VoIP and the challenges service providers have faced in making that migration. David Dyas, director of VoIP services at Mpower […]

News Briefs

Leigh Fatzinger Citel Technologies, which specializes in VoIP deployments for companies and sells its equipment through indirect channels, has hired Leigh Fatzinger as its new vice president of marketing. Fatzinger oversees the companys marketing strategies. He most recently was executive director of marketing for Adaptix and its mobile WiMAX product line. Samsung Business Communication Systems […]

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