Telarus Releases Ethernet Search Tool

Master agency Telarus today announced that it has released an “XML Plug-In” version of its Ethernet search tool for use by its agents. The addition of the Ethernet search tool to the existing GeoQuote plug-in allows agents the ability to attract and process leads using their own Web sites in addition to the main Telarus […]

IPeerX, TelEvolution Complete Agreement

IPeerX Inc., a subsidiary of Enterprises, today at VON said it has completed a VoIP interconnection and peering agreement with TelEvolution, developer of PhoneGnome the plug-and-play appliance that adds free Internet calling and advanced VoIP features to existing telephone service. The agreement expands PhoneGnome’s free calling beyond other PhoneGnome users to an additional 4 […]

Tollgrade Introduces DigiTest HUB Platform

Tollgrade Communications Inc. (Booth 431), which helps telco and cable providers deliver voice, video and data services, at the TELECOM 05 show is introducing its DigiTest HUB Next Generation Central Office Test Platform for emerging broadband and legacy network testing. The platform is designed to support multiple testing and network assurance scenarios. It addresses both […]

Level 3 Upgrades Capacity with Digital Optical System

Wholesaler Level 3 Communications Inc. announced it will upgrade the capacity of its optical network in the United States and Europe using a new digital optical networking system based on photonic integrated circuits that rolled out last spring by Infinera Communications. Level 3 is the first major carrier in the United States to deploy the […]


Posted: 05/2002 Plug-and-play Collaboration Appliance Maker Offers Alternative to Outsourcing, Proprietary Hardware By Khali HendersonDAVID FRIEND WANTS to redefine how conferencing solutions are deployed. The 20-year telecom entrepreneur hopes to do that with his latest venture – Sonexis Inc. Before co-founding Sonexis in 1999, Friend was chairman and co-founder of FaxNet Corp., a supplier of […]

Wholesale Channel:   Wholesale Utilicoms Plug Into Alternate Channels

Posted: 2/2002 Wholesale Channel  Wholesale Utilicoms Plug Into Alternate Channels By Khali Henderson Progress Telecom, a provider of wholesale telecommunications services and a subsidiary of Progress Energy, expanded its sales division with the launch in December of an Alternate Channels program.Progress Telecom joins other utilicoms, including FPL FiberNet, that made similar moves in 2001. FPL […]

Will Congress Pull Plug on FCC Merger ReviewPower?

Posted: 08/1999 Will Congress Pull Plug on FCC Merger Review Power? By Kim Sunderland Several members of Congress, hell bent on restructuring or even eradicating the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), now are threatening to remove the federal agency’s authority to review proposed mergers between telecommunications companies. While many industry insiders consider this congressional warning ludicrous–mainly […]

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