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PAETEC Announces New Markets for Aggregated DID Product

PAETEC Communications Inc. (Booth 908) has expanded significantly the footprint availability of its SIP-based DID Aggregation service. Aimed specifically at VoIP-based service providers, the product leverages PAETECs multimillion-dollar investment in VoIP and capitalizes on the companys recent merger with US LEC. PAETECs DID Aggregation service now is available in Richmond and Norfolk, Va.; Charlotte and […]

MRV Muxponder Modules Enable Backbone Aggregation for Gigabit Ethernet Links

MRV Communications Inc. (Booth 918) has introduced the TM-GM8D and TM-GM8CD, two eight-port gigabit Ethernet muxponder modules for its LambdaDriver WDM platform. They provide cost-effective aggregation of gigabit Ethernet links onto a 10-gigabit DWDM backbone. The TM-GM8D optical module uses eight SFPs for network access, while the TM-GM8CD copper module uses RJ45 connectors for network […]

TelePacific Unveils WholesaleOffice

Facilities-based CLEC TelePacific Communications (Booth 401) has launched WholesaleOffice for wholesale clients to resell to end users with six to 16 lines. WholesaleOffice delivers voice and data over a high-capacity T1. The service uses a customers idle phone channels to boost the capacity of Internet access; in contrast, TDM voice services segregate voice and data […]

COMPTEL PLUS Gits Along in Dallas

With a record number of exhibitors and attendees, you could say the COMPTEL PLUS Fall 2007 Convention & Expo in Dallas corralled one of the biggest crowds in years, roped in by an ever-better telecom business environment. COMPTEL reported attendance of between 2,300 and 2,400 people, and the highest number of fall exhibitors in recent […]

Long-Time CEOs Share Their Views From the Top

What do you get when you put four long-time telecom CEOs together on one stage? Answer: An hour of serious and funny commentary on the state of the competitive telecom industry. Jerry James, interim CEO of COMPTEL, led the View from the Top panel on Monday, lobbing questions to Carl Grivner of XO Communications Inc., […]

Next Generation Communications Selects NexTones Intelliconnect System

Next Generation Communications (NGC) has selected NexTone Communications Intelliconnect System, which includes session border controller, multiprotocol session exchange and real-time session manager (RSM) capabilities. We chose NexTone over other SBC providers for a number of reasons, said Khurram Awan, CTO for NGC, which provides wholesale voice connectivity and VoIP interconnection services to international carriers and […]

COMPTEL Members Elect 2007-2008 Board

COMPTEL members today elected their 2007-2008 Board of Directors at the annual membership meeting. Sixteen members were elected overall: five in Large Member (companies with annual revenue more than $300 million), six in Medium Member (annual revenue of $25 million to $300 million), and five in Small Member (annual revenue of under $25 million). New […]

NPRG Announces Winners of Communications Innovators Awards

New Paradigm Resources Group Inc. (NPRG) announced Sunday evening at the COMPTEL show the winners of the prestigious Communications Innovators Awards, which recognizes service providers implementing cutting-edge solutions and demonstrating forward-thinking innovation. EMBARQ Corp. won Most Innovative Deployment of Emerging Wireless Service, while Level 3 Communications Inc. received the Most Innovative Access Solutions Carrier award […]

Eschelon Telecom to Serve as CMP Case Study

Eschelon Telecom Inc. today will serve as a case study for how to successfully negotiate the change management process (CMP) clause of an ILEC interconnection agreement. Gregory Merz, a principal at Gray, Plant, Mooty helped the Minnesota-based CLEC seal the deal; he will head a panel that will give CLECs tips for following Eschelons lead. […]

GlobalTouch Lands Greenfield Communications

Hosted VoIP and video provider GlobalTouch Telecom Inc. (Booth 708) landed a new customer in Greenfield Communications. The company builds FTTH networks for master-planned communities. Residents in Greenfield communities have had access to GlobalTouch digital voice services since July. As wired communities continue to sprout across the country, such as those developed by Greenfield, its […]

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