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More Than Just Acronyms

By Michael Fair, MarketRace TEM and VoIP what do they have in common? On the surface, other than being telecom acronyms, not much. From a current market perspective, however, I see very similar situations. Both telecom expense management (TEM) and voice over IP (VoIP) show tremendous potential for telecom agents and are regularly used buzzwords […]

RAD Unveils latest LA-110

RAD Data Communications has unveiled the latest version of its LA-110 integrated access device (IAD). The new version supports four SHDSL pairs bonded by inverse multiplexing. The combination of DSL technology and inverse multiplexing capability positions the LA-110 IAD as an ideal solution for medium businesses. Medium-sized enterprises often fall into a bandwidth lurch, said […]

Phihongs 30W Midspan Powers WiMAX Access Points

The 30W one-port midspan from Phihong USA is now being implemented into high-power applications that implement IEEEs 802.11N standard. Designated the POE30U Series, the midspan is designed to power wireless and WiMAX access points that require up to 24 watts of power. IEEE 802.11N, the new broadband wireless standard, has driven up access point power […]

AccessLine Moves Into New York

Hot off the heels of its Boston market launch, hosted VoIP provider AccessLine Communications on Wednesday introduced its SmartVoice Service in New York. At the same time, the company said it has partnered with solutions provider Gotham Telecom, making it an authorized dealer for all of New York. SmartVoice now is available in a number […]

MetaSolv Aids Telenet Deployment of Digital TV

MetaSolv Software Inc., a developer of OSS platforms for service providers, said at TeleManagement World that Telenet has deployed its convergent service activation platform for digital TV services. Telenet is the largest provider of broadband cable services in Belgium. It claims more than 1.8 million subscribers who use its cable television, high-speed Internet and telephony […]

AccessLine Offers Hosted VoIP in Pacific Northwest

Hosted VoIP provider AccessLine Communications has launched its SmartVoice Service in the Pacific Northwest, selling it largely through its distributors. SmartVoice targets SMBs combining local, long-distance and toll-free services and does not require additional phone equipment. It is available in a number of Oregon and Washington cities. Most of the new Internet Protocol telephone services […]

Sangoma Ships New PCI Cards

Sangoma Technologies Corp., a provider of connectivity hardware and software products for VoIP, TDM voice, WANs and Internet infrastructure, is shipping its newly engineered A200 analog FXO/FXS PCI cards. The company made the announcement today at the Internet Telephony Conference & Expo. Together, the A200 and Sangoma’s REMORA system create a version of the company’s […]

STBS Unveils WSDP

STBS Inc. (Booth 1620), which provides turnkey billing and customer care solutions to service providers, announces the availability of its new Web-enabled service delivery platform (WSDP). The product builds on STBS Webcare module by providing a Web portal that allows end users to shop, buy, provision and manage new services, including wireline, wireless, VoIP, video […]

From Arms Length to Hand-In-Glove

Carriers that outsource their billing operations reduce operational expenditure and avoid a capital outlay for the platform. But that doesnt mean that outsourcing is a worry-free proposition. It requires an intermingling of disparate elements: inhouse and hosted platforms, processes and data. To boot, changing carrier services have given rise to further concerns such as how […]

In Box

Posted: 2/2002 In Box New for 2002 You may have noticed a few differences in PHONE+ this year. For one, we have responded to your suggestions to eliminate the URLs after company names to improve the readability of the articles. Of course, some of you rely on those links to get in touch with new […]

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