i3 Uses ‘Time Share’ Concept to Help CLECs with Switching

Houston-based i3 Voice & Data Inc. now offers ala carte access to TDM- and IP-based switching facilities based on a “time share” concept to CLECs displaced by the phase-out of UNE-P. The one-year-old company’s UNE-3 Fractional Switch Ownership program service goes live next month. With UNE-3, CLECs purchase only the ports they need (the minimum […]


POWERDSINE PowerDsine has created a 48-port PoE midspan designed for large VoIP systems.PowerDsines 24-port 6024G model of the companys new line of Power over Gigabit Ethernet Midspans is the first to ship. PowerDsine Ltd. this year so far introduced a new line of midspans for Gigabit Ethernet and launched the first 48- port midspan for […]

Colubris Launches MultiService WLAN Controllers

Colubris Networks Inc. attacked the wireless/wireline integration market and publicly announced the InMotion MultiService Controller (MSC) 5000 series family today at Wi-Fi/VoWi-Fi Planet in Baltimore. The InMotion MSC 5500 is engineered for large campus and enterprise deployments and scales to 200 wireless access points serving thousands of users. The InMotion MSC 5200 was developed for […]

Arbinet Adds TDM Traffic Option to New VoIP Exchange

Minutes trader Arbinet-thexchange Inc., which launched what it calls a partitioned softswitch service last year for the termination of VoIP traffic, has now extended that service with the addition of TDM ports for customers that do not yet have the infrastructure to deliver VoIP traffic. Steve Heap, CTO of Arbinet, says the company decided to […]

PPL Telcom Creates Shadow Port Service

PPL Telcom, a Pennsylvania-based transport provider serving wholesale carriers and large enterprises, has added Shadow Port service to its IP product line. The company describes Shadow Port as an IP back-up technology that meets no-single-point-of-failure requirements. Typically, a company pays for connections to multiple entrances into the building, with two local loops and two physical […]

New Products

TELCO SYSTEMS INTRODUCES NEW ACCESS241 VOIP ATA Telco Systems introduced at VON the Access241, a new advanced VoIP Analog Telephone Adapter (ATA) designed to integrate traditional telephone service and VoIP phone service over a single telephone and to facilitate home and smalloffice networking. The new Access241, which adds automated call routing to the Telco Systems […]


VERAZ RELEASES CONTROLSWITCH Veraz Networks is offering a new upgrade to ControlSwitch Release, version 5.5. The company says this release allows rapid delivery of revenue-generating services, flexibility for open platforms, improved IP interconnect and billing support across continents. Veraz says version 5.5 delivers one of the most advanced softswitch solutions for carriers and service providers […]


Posted: 2/2004 TELARIX DEBUTS OFFER MANAGEMENT SERVICE Telarix Inc., formerly known as Emerging Technologies Group, has announced the commercial availability of its new Offer Management Service (OMS), a completely outsourced solution that manages international voice rate offers. The company says it recently concluded a successful beta test of the rating service with Global Crossing. Telarix […]

Crossing Over

Posted: 11/2003 Crossing Over Audio Conferencing Bridges Digital Divide By David Alexander Since 2001, virtually every audio conferencing bridge vendor has developed either an IP-based solution or a strategy to enter this space by the end of 2003. There are a number of IP-based platforms available to enterprise and service provider customers. While the adoption […]

Carrier Channel: Using SLAs as Differentiators

Posted: 12/2002 Using SLAs as Differentiators By Chris Luzine IT’S NO SECRET THAT WHOLESALE ISPs are searching for ways to grow their businesses profitably. One of the best ways to accomplish this is to offer a unique set of services that helps acquire and retain customers. As a result, wholesalers are beginning to offer more […]

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