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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 […]

OEN Turns Channel On To IPTV

Just weeks before its commercial IPTV/triple-play launch in Houston in November, Optical Entertainment Network (OEN) launched a sales agent program to make its FISION digital IPTV service available to FTTH communities throughout the country shortcutting the contentdevelopment process and expense. The program primarily is geared toward FTTH providers independent network owners, public utilities, competitive communications […]

Colorado Cities Seek Vendor for Wireless Network

Colorado Wireless Communities (CWC), a group of 10 Denver-area cities, has announced its plan for a comprehensive wireless broadband network and is looking for vendors to fund, build, own and operate the regional network. The CWC consists of Arvada, Boulder, Broomfield, Golden, Lakewood, Louisville, Northglenn, Superior, Thornton, and Wheat Ridge. In April, the CWC began […]

BellSouth, Wavelength Team to Deploy Wi-Fi Hotspot Service in Planned Communities

BellSouth Corp. on Wednesday announced it has entered into a nonexclusive agreement with Wavelength Corp. to jointly market and deploy Wavelength Surfspot Wi-Fi hotspot service to planned community developments in BellSouth’s service area. The Surfspot service will be offered in both single-family and multifamily housing developments, complementing BellSouth’s current voice, video and data portfolio. Under […]

Windstream Blows Into COMPTEL

The spinoff of Alltels wireline division, and the product of a merger with VALOR Telecom of Irving, Texas, is making its debut to the competitive carrier market at this falls COMPTEL PLUS Convention and EXPO. Windstream Communications (Booth 314), based in Little Rock, Ark., is a new name but its roots run deep as a […]

OEN Announces FISION Sales Agent Program

Optical Entertainment Network (OEN) on Monday announced its sales agent program that will make its FISION service of 400 digital IPTV channels available to FTTH communities around the United States. Through the FISION Sales Agent Program, OEN will monitor and deliver FISION programming from its digital IPTV headend in Houston, throughout the United States to […]

Calif. PUC Approves Megamergers, ‘New AT&T’ Launches

California regulators today approved the $8.4 billion merger of Verizon Communications Inc. and MCI Inc., and the $16 billion takeover of AT&T Corp. by SBC Communications Inc., but not without imposing some conditions. The consent was the last in a series of required steps for the mergers to go through, and SBC said the approval […]

Camvera Networks, PowerNet Global Communications Team

Service provider PowerNet Global Communications is partnering with Camvera Networks, a wireless broadband systems integration and management company, to trial VoIP services over fixed wireless networks. If all goes as planned, those services will be available through PowerNet Globals channel partners. Were going down the path to provide wireless broadband access and VoIP services to […]

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