CSP NETWORK: New Products

Zultys BTC Adds Conferencing to SIP, Mobile Phones Zultys Technologies new Bluetooth Conference Phone (BTC) is a desktop device to enable any phone, such as the companys SIP phones or softphones, to accommodate a call with multiple participants. The BTC, which has no SIP functions itself, adds multiple microphones and a speaker to any phone […]

Luminaries To Shed Light on Industry Direction, Developments

The speaker lineup at TELECOM 05 this week is populated by a well-balanced mix of leaders from both the network operator and the content provider sides of the fence. Keynote speakers at TELECOM 05 feature Ed Whitacre, chairman CEO of SBC Communications Inc.; Jim Robbins, president and CEO of Cox Communications; David Barrett, president and […]

NATD Offers Show Attendees Member-Level Rates

Show association sponsor The North American Association of Telecommunications Dealers (NATD, Booth 915), an international association of telecom equipment dealers, service companies, software developers, and manufacturers, announces at The Channel Partners Conference & Expo that attendees of the Channel Partners conference may attend the upcoming NATD Winter Conference at the same price as NATD members. […]

IDT Gets $44 Million from Settlement

IDT Corp. says it will receive $44 million from Spain-based Telefonica S.A. now that the two companies have settled a lawsuit. IDT, a CLEC, in January 2001 filed a complaint against Telefonica and its Terra Networks division because Telefonica had gone back on a contract to operate jointly its Internet services in the United States. […]

TELECOM 05 Announces Keynote Speaker

The United States Telecom Association (USTelecom) has announced the keynote speaker for its upcoming TELECOM 05 show.Jim Robbins, the CEO of Cox Communications Inc., one of the nations largest broadband providers, will share his views on the future for the industry.In todays vibrant communications market, consumers benefit from tremendous competition among voice, video and broadband […]

CompTel/ASCENT: Show Attendance Up 40 Percent Over Last Year

Organizers of the CompTel/ASCENT show say this weeks convention and expo exceeded attendance expectations, even after the association was forced to postpone the show by six weeks and move the venue from Miami to Orlando due to the threat of Hurricane Ivan. The association said today the show drew 2,200 attendees, up 40 percent from […]

IPCC Signs Agreement Promoting VoIP

The International Packet Communications Consortium (IPCC, Booth 717) has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with CompTel/ASCENT under which the two organizations will work to accelerate the adoption of voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) and packet communications technologies and services. Together, CompTel/ASCENT and the IPCC will pursue the development of a Joint Advisory Group […]

Big Pipes in Indian Country

Forget Africa and China, one of the world’s most underserved populations is right here in the United States. Native American tribal nations are eying broadband access as the key to sustainable economic growth, and the Federal Communications Commission (www.fcc.gov) and infrastructure companies finally are ready to partner in the initiative, speakers said Thursday at The […]

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