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Ericsson CEO: Acquisition-Fueled Firm Faces Challenges

Broadening its portfolio of products and services beyond building base stations for wireless operators has presented daunting challenges for global networking giant Ericsson as it reels in a few big-time acquisitions. In an interview with xchange online, Ericsson President and CEO Carl-Henric Svanberg admitted his company has had limited success selling managed services to U.S. […]

Alcatel-Lucent, Verizon Sign $6 Billion Deal

Verizon Wireless will use network equipment, software and services from Alcatel-Lucent for its network expansion. The three-year deal is worth $6 billion, the companies said Monday. The products from Alcatel-Lucent will help Verizon Wireless increase the coverage and capacity of its wide-area broadband data network. The carrier also will introduce new A-IMS services including VoIP, […]

IntelliSales Enhances PANDA to Reach Smaller Telco Markets

IntelliSales Corp. expanded the capabilities of its PANDA pricing and network design assistant product. This effort is part of a plan to introduce PANDA into smaller telco markets, the company said. PANDA supports pricing, quoting, contracting, order initiation and reporting for local and long-distance with voice, frame relay, ATM, MPLS, Ethernet, Internet and private line […]

Orca Wave Launches New U.S. Domestic Routing Software

With increased options for U.S. termination and code management to six or seven digits and the capability to manage 124,000 to 1.24 million code breakouts, Orca Wave LLCs Orca Intelligent LCR supports a level of code granularity that greatly improves margin. And the product now offers the capability to integrate the originated call number as […]

MetaSwitch, Calix Offer Converged IP Networks

MetaSwitch and Calix have completed joint H.248 interoperability testing, providing carriers a combined solution for advanced IP-based services on copper and fiber networks. The partnership will allow service providers to migrate to converged packet-based access networks based on IMS. The solution works with traditional TDM and H.248-based voice signaling. California-based CLEC PCS1 is one service […]

USCarrier, BalsamWest Expand Network Reach

USCarrier Telecom and BalsamWest FiberNET LLC have partnered, tying together USCarriers 3,400 route-mile high-capacity fiber-optic network with BalsamWests 300-mile tri-state fiber-optic backbone. The partnership, which was completed in January, provides longhaul transport between Tier 1 and Tier 2 cities throughout the Southeast with previously hard-to-reach areas between eastern Tennessee, northern Georgia and western North Carolina. […]

Martin Group Selects Microtronix as AMATPS Billing Record Collection Supplier

Software, business services and engineering firm Martin Group Inc., announced it is teaming up with Microtronix Datacom Ltd. to deliver an IP-based package for service providers with legacy network switches. The Microtronix AMATPS Collection System supports the collection of AMA data per GR-385-Core from AMATPS compatible elements used in telco public and private telephone systems. […]

Intelliverse Enhances VoIP Quality for SMBs

Intelliverse today announced improved quality and reliability for its hosted VoIP services with the implementation of a comprehensive media path optimization (MPO). MPO enables Intelliverse to release calls back to the carrier allowing the Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP) stream to flow directly from the originating caller to the called party without being pinned up through […]

Arunas Chesonis

THEN: At the beginning of 1987, Arunas Chesonis was the systems engineering manager at Rochester Telephone with responsibility for their 52 central office switches. We were about halfway through converting the network to 5ESS from older analog switches, he says. My boss, Tan Ganatra, had just left to go to a company called ACC to […]

CommPartners Hosts the Linksys One Platform

CommPartners has purchased equipment to provide network services through Linksys One, a hosted communication products platform. The CommPartners Connect for Linksys One service will be available nationwide through certified Linksys VARs. Among the advantages of CommPartners hosting the Linksys One platform is a reduced time-to-market for network and system integration, according to Dave Clark, CEO […]

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