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 […]

Citizens Mutual Deploys CopperCom CSX Softswitch

CopperCom announced at the TelecomNEXT show in Las Vegas that Citizens Mutual Telephone Cooperative, an IOC servicing subscribers throughout Davis County, Iowa, has replaced its legacy switch with a next-generation CopperCom Converged Switching eXchange (CSX) softswitch. This deployment of the CopperCom CSX marks the IOC’s move to next-gen telecommunications technologies, such as VoIP, and ensures […]

CopperCom Launches Partner Alliance Program

CopperCom has announced the CopperCom Partner Alliance, a program that enables technology vendors in the voice, converged data and software applications sectors to work alongside CopperCom to develop and deploy certified, interoperable joint solutions for TDM and next-generation networks. The program facilitates CopperCom and its industry-leading partners in providing multivendor, best-in-class solutions to service providers. […]

Mirapoint Powers Three New LECs With Hosted E-mail

Three new LECs have selected Mirapoint to power their e-mail and e-mail security services, Mirapoint announced at the TelecomNEXT show. BEK Communications Cooperative, Quality Technology Services and TelAlaska are using Mirapoints secure messaging appliances to provide hosted e-mail and e-mail security services to their business customers. Mirapoints messaging appliances enable service providers to take advantage […]

NMRC to Host Panel on Video Competition

The New Millennium Research Council on Wednesday at TelecomNEXT will host a discussion on whether a multiplayer video market with advanced applications and services will benefit consumers. The analyst firm will present findings from new research into the potential consumer benefits such as more provider choices and lower prices that could result from telcos entering […]

PacketFront Helps Mexican Provider Serve Low-Income Users

Mexican service provider Internet por Fibra S.A. de C.V. (Interfibra) has tapped PacketFront to supply an automated broadband solution for use in several low-income housing projects. The value of the deal, which includes PacketFronts BECS, a control and provisioning system, and Access Switching Routers (ASRs), was not disclosed. In partnership with local property developers, Interfibra […]

Lucent Wins Auction for Riverstone Business

Riverstone Networks Inc. announced Lucent Technologies as the winner of the auction for the sale of Riverstone’s business. Lucent’s final bid was $207 million in cash, as well as certain modifications to the Asset Purchase Agreement originally signed by the parties on February 7, 2006. The terms are subject to final approval by the U.S. […]

Siemens Brings Carrier-Class Ethernet, IMS to U.S. Market

Siemens Communications Inc. this week at TelecomNEXT is introducing carrier-class Ethernet gear and an IMS solution to the U.S. market. The company also has a new ADSL2+ gateway featuring smart antenna technology. The vendor announced today it has brought its family of SURPASS hiD Carrier Ethernet products — which is already in use by more […]

Motorola Promotes Symmetrical Benefits of GPON, Looks Beyond Just IPTV

Motorola at TelecomNEXT this week truly is looking at what’s next. For this vendor, that means a discussion about how GPON technology can deliver the ultra-broadband, symmetrical connections customers are ready for; how broadband wireless fits into the IP video age; and new applications that can accompany IPTV on these broadband networks. Floyd Wagoner, who […]

Siemens Enters U.S. Carrier Ethernet Market With SURPASS hiD

Siemens Communications Inc. has announced the availability of its SURPASS hiD Carrier Ethernet products in the United States, meant to ensure efficiency and quality of service for subscribers with sub-50 milliseconds resiliency, the company said. The scalable SURPASS hiD Carrier Ethernet platform features a hybrid architecture of Ethernet and MPLS technologies designed for providers offering […]

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