News Briefs

Posted: 08/2000 News Briefs * Williams Communications (www.williamscommunications.com) will provide switched-voice services on its nationwide fiber optic network to Norstar Communications (www.norstarcom.com), a privately held long-distance voice and Internet service provider. The multimillion dollar contract calls for Williams to provide switched-voice minutes to Norstar over a three-year period. The agreement also allows Norstar to privately […]

SONET Turns Data-Friendly

Posted: 09/1999 SONET Turns Data-Friendly By Charlotte Wolter and Peter Lambert Optical transport technologies rapidly are becoming more friendly to emerging data services, and new data-optimized optical equipment emerging this year also is proving interoperable across various vendor brands, thanks to cooperation among key manufacturers begun last fall. Happily for carriers, vendors also are finding […]

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