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RNK Communications Expands to South Florida

RNK Communications Inc. said Wednesday it has expanded its network footprint to southern Florida by opening a switching facility in Miami. The switch will provide primary coverage for all of the area, RNK said. Massachusetts-based RNK Communications is a facilities-based carrier. RNK Communications Inc. www.rnkcom.com

A Peerless Strategy: Understanding How to Benefit From Peering

With the rise of multilateral VoIP peering among service providers, peering recently has become a hot term. Yet the actual practice of peering has been going on for years on a number of fronts, and its applications continue to expand. Todays COMPTEL PLUS Info Peering Track, sponsored by telx, will explore peering on various levels. […]

Colo Market Competition Heats Up

Peter Radizeski, RAD-INFO Switch & Data Facilities Co. Inc.’s (NASDAQ = SDXC) initial public offering of 11.7 million shares got off to a healthy start at $17 a share on Feb. 9. The day range was $18 to $22, according to Yahoo! Finance. Switch and Data needs the money. Since CIO Jim Eddy left the […]

NEC Launches Enhanced Service Aggregation Switch

NEC Corp. has introduced a new service aggregation switch, the CX2600/200 series, based on the CX2600 series that has shipped since 2003. The device has additional TDM/ATM interfaces, maintenance operation functionality and so-called intelligent QoS to help carriers carry out mobile infrastructure backhaul area migration as they change to all-IP networks. As traffic increases thanks […]

Etex Telephone Cooperative to use OSG

OSG Billing Services said Wednesday it will manage invoice presentment and distribution services for ETEX Telephone Cooperative, a telecom provider that services more than 17,000 members in rural Texas. ETEX provides communications, entertainment and information services. It had conducted billing in house, but said use of employees time, postal costs and new regulations were reasons […]

Nortel Expands SMB Portfolio, Tools for Channel Partners

Nortel announced the addition of two new data products to its SMB portfolio, as well as enhancements to existing SMB solutions. Nortel’s new SMB products and enhancements include: Business Ethernet Switch 200 and Business Ethernet Switch 50 portfolios, Business Communications Manager 50 (BCM50) Release 2 and enhancements to the Digital Mobility portfolio. Nortel says its […]

Onvoy Selects Equinox’s TeleLink Mediation Software

Nashville-based Equinox Information Systems (Booth 718) has announced that Onvoy, an independent LEC based in Minneapolis, has licensed and installed the TeleLink mediation software system. TeleLink integrates with Lucent Technologies Inc.s Plexus 9000 multiservice access switch and Nortel Networks DMS 100/200 switch, which are the two primary switch types deployed in the Onvoy network. Onvoy […]

i3 Networks Adds NexTone Products to Switch Program

Wholesaler i3 Networks is adding NexTone Communications Multiprotocol Session Exchange (MSX) and Real-Time Session Manager (RSM) products to its fractional switch program, giving VoIP service providers the ability to add network capacity with little capital and operational expenditures. i3 Networks said its partners now can add SIP routing and session control on a per-port basis […]

First Communications Acquires Acceris Communications

First Communications has acquired the customer base of Acceris Communications, a telecommunications company based in Pittsburgh. First Communications also has purchased Acceris Nortel Passport Frame Relay/MPLS network, which includes switch locations in Atlanta, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York and Pittsburgh. The transaction is subject to regulatory approval with an anticipated final closing date in September. […]

RNK Telecom Deploys Lucent Technologies Compact Switch

VoIP wholesaler RNK Telecom will deploy the Lucent Technologies Compact Switch, coupled with Performance Technologies’ Point Code Emulation (PCE) solution, to expand its footprint in New York and New Jersey, as well as to enhance existing telephony services throughout its Mid-Atlantic network, the company announced on Wednesday. The Lucent Compact Switch supports more than 20,000 […]

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