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FCC Gives AT&T Partial Forbearance Relief

The FCC late Thursday night partially granted AT&T Inc.s petition for forbearance from rules governing its commercial broadband services. Perhaps of greatest concern to CLECs is that AT&T can price its commercial broadband services as it sees fit and not share those rates with providers using its networks. The FCC issued a statement just minutes […]

Intelliverse Expands Wholesale Program with IP-Based Applications for Analog Phones

Intelliverse added a suite of IP-based applications to its private-label VoIP service, Intelliverse Wholesale Program. With the new suite, users can integrate any of the companys IP applications, including Automated Receptionist and Softphone, to their current analog phone systems. Intelliverse’s Automated Receptionist application is a 24-hour system that automatically answers incoming calls. The Softphone application […]

Vonage Wants Review of Verizon Decision

Vonage Holdings Corp. said Wednesday it has filed a motion seeking a review of a U.S. appeals courts decision on a patent dispute with Verizon Communications Inc. The court upheld on Sept. 26 a verdict that Vonage infringed on two Verizon patents. It also remanded the verdict on a third patent and ordered a review […]

Nacchio Appeals Insider Trading Conviciton

Former Qwest Communications International Inc. CEO Joseph Nacchios legal team is seeking to overturn his conviction for insider trading. Nacchios attorney, Maureen Mahoney, filed a 58-page brief with a federal appeals court Tuesday saying there was insufficient evidence for a conviction. She also said the judge gave improper jury instructions and excluded important defense testimony […]

Verizon: VoIP is VoIP

Verizon Communications Inc. has asked the FCC to regulate all VoIP services and providers not just over-the-top companies such as Vonage Holdings Corp. on an interstate basis. Such a move would override state authority. It also could impact the rules governing how competitors interconnect with incumbents networks Verizons proposal comes as part of its continued […]

Mashup Session Offers Intro to Benefits of Web Services

Theres little doubt that broadband and the Web are changing the complexion not only of data and video, but also of voice services. And its not just by enabling companies like Vonage to deliver VoIP. The move to IP and Web services also means that voice can be combined quickly and easily with various other […]

XO Eyes Greater Enterprise Roll

XO Communications announced new initiatives this week to expand its presence in the enterprise market, including a new enterprise sales and support organization, an enhanced network, recently expanded IP service offerings and targeted guarantees. The new Enterprise Solutions Group (ESG) is focused on delivering products to help enterprises gain efficiencies and improve performance of their […]

Equinox Licenses CDR Software to Microtech-Tel

Global software applications provider Equinox Information Systems (Booth 413) announced that Microtech-Tel, an interconnect based in Denver, has licensed ExtractCDR to transform raw automatic message account data from their MetaSwitch switching system into usable formats. ExtractCDR is a Windows-based system designed to eliminate the chance of errors created by the manual translation of usage records. […]

TransNexus Releases New NexOSS

TransNexus Inc. (Booth 904) released NexOSS version 3.2, which offers automated least-cost and grade-of-service routing features. The new release enables VoIP carriers quickly and easily to build new wholesale VoIP products from hundreds of interconnect partners, said TransNexus. By using both rates and grade-of-service parameters, service providers can create different products for VoIP peering, interconnect […]

PAETEC Announces New Markets for Aggregated DID Product

PAETEC Communications Inc. (Booth 908) has expanded significantly the footprint availability of its SIP-based DID Aggregation service. Aimed specifically at VoIP-based service providers, the product leverages PAETECs multimillion-dollar investment in VoIP and capitalizes on the companys recent merger with US LEC. PAETECs DID Aggregation service now is available in Richmond and Norfolk, Va.; Charlotte and […]

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