New Global Telecom Launches IPower VoIP Rental Service

New Global Telecom Inc. (NGT) has launched its IPower session border control leasing service, giving carriers exclusive access to a fully licensed and supported NexTone Multiprotocol Session Controller (MSC). The services will be sold under the company’s General Telecom brand, and will complement existing IPartition hosted softswitch services. “This is the next logical step for […]

CopperCom Program Aids Transition to Facilities

CopperCom (Booth 319) is unveiling a program that provides CLECs with no-risk financing for the CopperCom Converged Switching Xchange softswitch platform, plus a range of consulting services to help get their networks and businesses up and running. The program is designed for CLECs migrating from UNE-P to a facilities-based business model, but also is expected […]

FTC Sues Bankrupt Reseller

In the latest chapter of a bankrupt telecommunications reseller, the Federal Trade Commission has charged NorVergence Inc. with defrauding consumers through claims that it could offer them years of savings on their telephone, wireless and Internet bills. The New Jersey-based company promised customers a black box known as the ‘Matrix’ would be partly responsible for […]

What’s Left In NorVergence’s Wake?

Mike Pimentel, a family doctor based in Maryland, received a call this winter from a NorVergence representative. NorVergence pledged to consolidate his phone bills and provide a T1 line that would allow the physician to transmit copies of aviation medical exams at higher speeds than over his dialup Internet connection. It sounded like a good […]

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