AVST Partners With Westcon Group

Unified communications provider Applied Voice & Speech Technologies Inc. (AVST) has signed a global distribution agreement with Westcon Group. AVST will be participating in Westcon Groups OneVoice and ConvergencePoint programs and Westcon resellers now have access to AVSTs unified communications offerings including its flagship product, CallXpress. The CallXpress platform delivers call processing, voice messaging, unified […]

Tekelec Jazzes Up IAS

Tekelec has upgraded its Integrated Applications Solutions (IAS), which monitors networks for the business intelligence to perform revenue assurance and performance management. The newly souped up IAS features improved modularity, increased redundancy, improved performance and better reliability, to prepare for the migration to IMS, Tekelec said. The signaling stream is going to increase a hundred-fold […]

FeatureTel Deploys Tekelec 6000 VoIP Application Server

Facilities-based carrier FeatureTel LLC is delivering managed VoIP services to businesses in the southeastern United States with the help of Tekelecs 6000 VoIP Application Server. The product enables hosted PBX services. We selected the Tekelec 6000 because it supports our customized, enterprise-class hosted PBX services while improving service delivery and customer support capabilities, said FeatureTel […]

BSG Clearing Solutions Acquires Business Unit From VoiceLog

BSG Clearing Solutions North America LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Billing Services Group Ltd., a clearing and settlement, payment and financial risk-management solutions group, announced the acquisition of VoiceLog LLCs (Booth 110) third-party verification (TPV) business. The all-cash deal values VoiceLog at $15.63 million and will be financed from the existing resources and facilities […]

JacobsRimell Enhances Services Fulfillment Platform

JacobsRimell has extended its subscriber identity-based service fulfillment and management platform to facilitate converged services in the home. JRs solution, APS, is centered around the customer and their personalized requirements and enables operators to rapidly converge and deliver multiple products and services to consumers, the company said, making it possible to provision bundled, tiered and […]

Progress Telecom Offers FlexBand

Progress Telecom (Booth 1019) now offers customers the ability to bundle current and future bandwidth needs into a single transaction, thereby qualifying for volume discounts. Under the FlexBand program, Progress Telecom gives customers the ability to grow their bandwidth as needed by activating circuits as business growth dictates. FlexBand addresses customer demand for future connectivity, […]

Performance Technologies Ships New STP

Performance Technologies Inc. (Booth 1459), a developer of integrated platforms, components and software solutions, has announced it has begun shipping its latest signaling gateway, the SEGway 6300 Compact-Signal Transfer Point (STP), to telecom providers throughout the United States and Mexico. The carrier-grade, redundant system is designed to bridge SS7 networks by supporting IP-based and circuit-switched […]

WEGENER Showcases MPEG-4 IPTV Solutions

WEGENER Corp. (Booth 104), a provider of television, audio and data distribution networks worldwide, is showcasing its latest MPEG-4 HD set-top box at TELECOM 05. Launching video services to high-speed Internet customers is part of a triple play strategy for telco operators to increase market share. MPEG-4/h.264 is an advanced video coding scheme seen as […]

What’s Next in International Wholesale?

Profound change lies ahead for the international wholesale market. A very few may have detected its imminence and possibly its scale, which is likely to be equivalent in magnitude to the emergence of refile in the mid-1990s following market liberalization. At the time, control of international wholesale and its pricing structures began to slip from […]

Cisco Scales Routing Products to 5 Terabits

Posted: 02/2000 Cisco Scales Routing Products to 5 Terabits BY CHARLOTTE WOLTER n an effort to provide flexible pipes for what it sees as the coming growth waves in data networking, Cisco Systems Inc. ( has unveiled a strategy to make its core network routing product line scalable to 5 terabits of capacity by early […]

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