THE SMB MARKET FOR VOIP is continuing to grow and evolve. My company, Savatar, has just completed its fifth research study of the SMB VoIP market. In this study and in each of our past studies, we surveyed more than 500 SMB owners and decision makers regarding their thoughts about VoIP, issues they might be […]

PNG Places 56th on Cincinnati 100

PowerNet Global, the Ohio-based CLEC, for the third consecutive year has placed on the Deloitte & Touche USA LLP and Cincinnati Enquirer list of largest and fastest-growing privately held companies in the Cincinnati area. PNG this year places 56 out of 100 on the Greater Cincinnati 100 Award directory; last year it ranked No. 40. […]

Telcordia Tackles Shifting Wireless Needs

Telcordia Technologies Inc. has added the Advanced Rater functionality to its Intelligent Service Control Point (ISCP) prepaid back-office system, including the ability to set up billing almost on the fly for new services like mobile games; offer customer rewards such as two-for-one ringtone downloads; support special promotions such as holiday calling offers; and enable multiple […]

Carrier Channel: Power Shifting in IP Peering

Posted: 3/2003 Power Shifting in IP Peering By Khali Henderson The recent dispute between America Online Inc. and Cogent Communications Group Inc. has thrust peering policies into the spotlight. At issue has been AOL’s assessment that Cogent must pay to peer with the ISP because it sends three times as much traffic to AOL as […]

Is Antislamming Enforcement Shifting to States?

Posted: 07/2002 Is Antislamming Enforcement Shifting to States? IF YOU BELIEVE RECENT REPORTS, YOU might be tempted to think it’s safe to slam. The level of fines the FCC issues for slamming has taken a big drop. On the other hand, recent FCC fine levels are the natural outcome of a process it has been […]

Shifting Sands

Posted: 07/2002 Shifting Sands Competitors Seek Sure Footing Under Changing Regulatory Landscape By Fred Dawson and Kim Sunderland WITH ALL BRANCHES OF THE FEDERAL government piling on to make 2002 a year to remember in telecom regulation, confusion over where it all will lead is making it harder than ever to plan for the future. […]

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