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Qpass Creates New OpenMarket Business Unit

Qpass Inc., a mobile commerce platform provider to operators, has launched a new business unit aimed at a new target: content providers and media companies looking to directly reach consumers through the mobile channel. Steve Shivers, currently Qpass senior vice president of corporate strategy and development, will head up the new business unit as general […]

ITC^DeltaCom Selects GENBAND’s G6 Universal Media Gateway

ITC^DeltaCom Inc., a CLEC in the southeastern United States, is installing GENBAND Inc.s G6 Universal Media Gateway in its network. The G6 platform interworks with the Class 5 signaling protocols and packet protocols so Class 5 features and call control can be provided to telephones over the packet network. “GENBAND’s G6 is a robust gateway […]

Broadwing Announces Fiber-Based, Real-Time Media Multicast Solution

Broadwing Communications LLC, a consolidated subsidiary of Broadwing Corp., today announced the availability of North America’s largest fiber-based, real-time media multicast solution that allows media and broadcasting outlets to more efficiently and cost-effectively distribute media content to multiple locations. The service is available from any of Broadwing’s 180-plus network PoPs. Managed by Broadwing’s Television Operations […]

Alcatel Unveils Smaller Service Router

Alcatel has come out with a smaller version of its 7750 Service Router. The new 7710 SR allows Alcatel to expand its reach into smaller POPs in the rural areas of major carriers, as well as into mobile aggregation for wireless operators. The 7710 also targets vertical markets such as government, utilities and finance that […]

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 […]

Video Is the V at This Years VON Conference

The V in VON doesnt just stand for voice, said Jeff Pulver, president and CEO of pulvermedia, and founder of the leading VoIP conference as he kicked off VON Spring, taking place this week in San Jose, Calif. The V also stands for video, he emphasized. Pulver highlighted new IP video services operating in ways […]

MetTel Installs G6 Gateway

Metropolitan Telecommunications (MetTel) has installed GENBAND Inc.s G6 Universal Media Gateway in its VoIP network. The gateway will increase the number of MetTels T1 access ports and allow the company to segregate its internal network so it can ensure enhanced quality services and quicker maintenance response times, GENBAND said. The G6 Universal Media Gateway is […]

TELUS Installs Convedia Media Servers

TELUS, a Canadian service provider, has deployed Convedia Corp.s media servers in its IP-One Innovation service, Convedia said today at VON. IP-One Innovation is an IP telephony product for businesses. Convedias servers process IP media for services including IP Centrex and VoIP teleconferencing. Supporting carrier-class VoIP services requires a cost-efficient, scalable, and reliable IP media […]

Barkley Meets the Press

Yesterday, Mike Saxby and I had a brush with fame during a pre-show meeting with former NBA pro Charles Barkley, the keynote speaker for this weeks Channel Partners Conference & Expo. Talk about larger than life. Sir Charles is just that, literally. When I asked him about his favorite gadgets, his special edition black Motorola […]

Bingham, Swidler Berlin Merger Finalized

Bingham McCutchen LLP, a national law firm with 11 offices worldwide, and Washington, D.C.-based Swidler Berlin, have finalized their merger a month earlier than expected. The merger, which was announced on December 8, 2005, results in a 950-lawyer firm with annual revenue of more than $700 million. The combined firm will use the Bingham McCutchen […]

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