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Industry News – AMS Announces Prepaid Solution

Posted: 06/2000 AMS Announces Prepaid Solution American Management Systems Inc. (www.amsinc.com), an international business and information technology consulting firm, recently introduced INAdvance, a convergent prepaid solution for the telecommunications industry.Available as a comprehensive solution for emerging and established telecommunications firms, INAdvance uses advanced technology and a convergent design approach to improve an operator’s prepaid product […]

Wireless – MasterMind Boosts Asia’s Prepaid with Smart Deal

Posted: 06/2000 MasterMind Boosts Asia’s Prepaid with Smart Deal Another half-million subscribers can now sign up for prepaid wireless in Asia, as MasterMind Technologies has agreed to a $1.7 million contract with Sysnet Integrators to buy a minimum of six MM7, NT-based, high-density fault-tolerant service platforms.The deal will permit Philippines’ Smart Telecom to expand its […]

Business News – Industry Leaders Create First Telecom ASP Portal

Posted: 05/2000 Industry Leaders Create First Telecom ASP Portal Ipx Inc. (www.ipx-inc.com), a VoIP clearinghouse, has introduced T-Portal, a group of international telecommunications companies committed to advance new technologies.“We are creating the first Applications Telecommunications Service Provider (ATSP) clearinghouse,” says Keith J. Rhea, president and CEO of ipx in a press statement. “Applications such as […]

Business News – New Technologies Reign, CompTel Attendance Pours Past Previous High

Posted: 04/2000 New Technologies Reign, CompTel Attendance Pours Past Previous High BY STACY LANE LINKMEYER The normally sunny skies of California turned stormy, making for a wet entrance and exit to the Long Beach Convention Center, which housed more than 200 exhibitors at the CompTel Conference and Exhibition.The continuous downpour couldn’t dampen spirits, however, as […]

Prepaid Wireless

Posted: 03/2000 Prepaid Wireless CellularPhones.com Offers Prepaid Cellular, Paging on ‘Net CellularPhones.com Inc. (CPI, www.cellularphones.com), an e-commerce retailer that offers cellular phone products, accessories and service plans has added new services to its palette: prepaid cellular and paging. Now all customers need is Internet access to purchase cellular or paging service on an as-needed basis […]

Regulatory News – Making the Grade

Posted:  02/2000 Making the Grade By Kim Sunderland Federal telecom lawmakers received better grades in 1999 than they did in 1998. But they still are not performing to their potential, says the United States Telecom Association (USTA), which represents the local telephone companies. The USTA’s (www.usta.org) legislative and regulatory report card for 1999 graded the […]

Lucent Annouces Realignment of Core Businesses

Posted: 01/2000 Lucent Annouces Realignment of Core Businesses Lucent Technologies Inc. (www.lucent.com) has announced a consolidation of its core businesses into four divisions in an effort to better leverage opportunities in the marketplace. The businesses, which will operate under one brand and be supported by Bell Labs’ technology, are: Service Provider Networks, Enterprise Networks, NetCare […]

TRA Expo Lures Innovators for ‘Round the ClockNetworking

Posted: 01/2000 All The Right Stuff TRA Expo Lures Innovators for ‘Round the Clock Networking "The people who come by are not just people in off the street," said Tom Tilton, vice president of General Telecom Inc. (www.general-telecom.co.uk), a switch-partitioning company, surveying the show floor at the Telecommunications Resellers Assoc-iation (TRA) Fall ’99 show in […]

Qwest To Roll Out All-Optical IP Network

Posted: 01/2000 Qwest To Roll Out All-Optical IP Network Qwest Communications International Inc. (www.qwest.net) has announced plans to roll out an all-optical Internet protocol (IP) network that will provide customers with new Internet and managed bandwidth services while reducing operation costs by as much as 70 percent over traditional network technologies. The optical carrier (OC)-192-speed […]

Frontier Spins Off Voyant Technologies

Posted: 12/1999 Frontier Spins Off Voyant Technologies Voyant Technologies Inc., a new company providing a platform for intelligent voice applications, has emerged from Frontier ConferTech, the conferencing unit of Frontier Communications, Rochester, N.Y., which now is a part of Global Crossing Ltd., Hamilton, Bermuda. Voyant helps telephony service providers integrate the Internet into their voice […]

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