Texas

 

Windstream Blows Into COMPTEL

The spinoff of Alltels wireline division, and the product of a merger with VALOR Telecom of Irving, Texas, is making its debut to the competitive carrier market at this falls COMPTEL PLUS Convention and EXPO. Windstream Communications (Booth 314), based in Little Rock, Ark., is a new name but its roots run deep as a […]

TI Collaborates with Legerity, Brix Networks on VoIP Quality, Monitoring

Texas Instruments Inc. (TI) announced separate agreements with Legerity Inc. and Brix Networks to improve VoIP service quality and monitoring. As part of its agreement with Legerity, TI has integrated Legeritys VeriVoice Test Suite, a subscriber-line test software package for VoIP equipment, into TIs PIQUA IP quality management system. The agreement with Brix Networks involves […]

TI Develops New IP Phone Software, System-on-a-Chip

Texas Instruments Inc. at Fall VON is showing its gigabit Ethernet IP phone software and silicon system-on-a-chip, the TNETV1051, which incorporates security and voice quality. The technology is aimed at small, medium and large business VoIP users. The technology is designed on a digital signal processing platform that reduces development costs and helps speed IP […]

Its a Great Time to Be Big!

I GOT A LIFT OUT OF PHONE+ Editor Khali Hendersons May editorial about politics, policy, megamergers and metal-eating giants. I especially appreciated her comment, Its good to be big right now, because Im the guy who made that remark to her. I believe Khali and I are kindred spirits in many respects, so I could […]

Mitel Unveils TI-Enabled VoIP Phone

VoIP equipment maker Mitel has based its new 5300 series IP phones on Texas Instruments Inc.s (TI) VoIP technology so they can deliver real-time access to applications and services such as Web browsing, contact lists and call history logs. Our collaboration with TI has resulted in a new class of IP phones that will give […]

PHONE+ Supports State of the Channel Study

PHONE+ has teamed with Vortel Inc. and Texas Southern University to produce the first State of the Channel market study about the business of running a successful telecom indirect sales organization. The results of the survey will be published in PHONE+ and will be available to telecom providers, agents, policy makers and regulatory authorities as […]

NTS Upgrades With Equinox Software

Nashville-based Equinox Information Systems (Booth 1317) has announced that CLEC and long-distance company NTS Communications (Booth 1008) has upgraded its network management software to include new versions of Equinoxs Manager and TeleLink software systems. For the past several years, NTS has been running Equinox software across our Alcatel/Lucent multiswitch network, said Gary Sams, vice president […]

Vycera Returns to Texas, Cali

San Diego-based Vycera Communications Inc. is back in California and Texas, after a year-long hiatus following the demise of UNE-P. Its CLEC services for Spanish-speaking consumers will be supported through a new interconnection agreement with AT&T Inc. The pact provides Vycera with service delivery in the two most heavily populated Hispanic states, which combined have […]

News Briefs

Systems integrator tekVizion PVS Inc. has joined wholesale provider Level 3 Communications Inc.s (3)VoIP Technology Alliance Program to offer independent interoperability certification and testing services for wireless and wireline products. tekVizions laboratory now maintains a constant connection with Level 3s VoIP network, providing interoperability testing services. Service providers and vendors now can contract with tekVizion […]

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