Arbinet, PacketExchange Team to Help VoIP Providers

Minutes trader Arbinet-thexchange Inc. has made a commercial arrangement with wide-area peering company PacketExchange so VoIP service providers can connect to its voice exchange using a private IP backbone from 24 PoPs in Europe. The PoPs will function as Arbinet VoIP Exchange Delivery Points, and Arbinet will extend its voice services to PacketExchange customers connecting […]

Arbinet to Provide AxcessCode to ECTA Members

Minutes trader Arbinet-thexchange Inc. this week signed an agreement with The European Competitive Telecommunications Association (ECTA) to provide its AxcessCode international calling code management service to the association’s 150-plus members. This service facilitates the establishment of trading partnerships between telecom buyers and suppliers, and can help our members avoid the significant financial exposure created by […]

Arbinet Files Suit Against World-Link

Minutes trader Arbinet-thexchange Inc. said today it has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against World-Link Telecom Inc. in the U. S. District Court in the Eastern District of New York. Arbinet claims World-Link has infringed on three of its U.S. patents regarding the trading of telecommunications capacity. Arbinet has asked the court to stop World-Link […]

News Briefs

Arbinet-thexchange Inc. has announced “mobile on thexchange,” its new market for trading, routing and settling mobile capacity. Mobile on thexchange provides a single interconnection for direct routing among network operators for mobile-tomobile, mobile-to-fixed and fixed-to-mobile calls. It optimizes traffic management, routing and settlement, impacting call signaling, answer seizure ratio, average call duration and roaming. Improvement […]

Softswitch by the Slice

For carriers, delivering facilities-based VoIP can be an expensive yet QoS-enabled proposition involving building out an expensive core network design, or it can be bare bones, relying on limited infrastructure to deliver best-efforts service. Until recently, it was either-or. Now, a virtual network model has burst on the scene, giving smaller players access to the […]

Exchanges Revisited

The multilateral exchange has gone through many mutations over its short life but now seems to find itself at the meet-me point for clearinghouses and interconnection providers. There now are options for the exchange of IP data traffic that likely will spill over into IP voice, and each tackles the problem from a different direction […]

Arbinet Rolls Out Select Routing

Posted: 10/2003 Arbinet Rolls Out Select Routing By Khali Henderson Arbinet Inc., operator of thexchange ( minutes trading floor, planned to roll out new routing services with higher quality routes. Two new services, Select Routing and Select Plus Routing, were to be available mid-September and are the result of feedback from Arbinets members during a […]

Carrier Channel: Minute By Minute

Posted: 10/2002 Minute By Minute Facilities-Based Exchanges Continue to Woo Risk-Averse Carriers By Khali Henderson DESPITE CONTRACTION AMONG international long-distance minutes exchanges, the survivors report they are profiting from carriers’ quest to manage both risk and margins. Curt Hockemeier The enduring exchanges — Arbinet-thexchange Inc. and Band-X Ltd. — both report increases in business in […]


Posted: 09/2002 Overheard… … in July 30 testimony before the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation … "[T]o address the capital shortage facing the telecommunications industry, telecom firms must work diligently to clean up their balance sheets to restore some financial stability and reality to this industry." —Michael K. Powell, Chairman, FCC , […]

Trading Desk Links

Posted: 03/2002 TRADING DESK  Trading Desk Links 360networks www.360.netAmerex Energy www.amerexenergy.comArbinet-thexchange www.thexchange.comAtlantic-ACM www.atlantic-acm.comBandwidth Market Ltd. www.bandwidthmarket.comBand-X Ltd. Telecom www.cantor.comEnron Broadband Services Inc. www.enron.comEnron Corp. www.enron.comEPIK Communications www.epik.netGoldman Sachs www.goldmansachs.comLevel 3 Communications Inc. www.level3.comMadison Dearborn Partners www.mdcp.comMetromedia Fiber Network Inc. www.mmfn.comMorgan Stanley Private Equity www.morganstanley.comRateXchange Corp. www.ratexchange.comTeleGeography Inc. www.telegeography.comTFS Telecom www.tfsbrokers.comWorldCom Inc. 

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