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MetTel, Verizon Agreement Extended

Metropolitan Telecommunications Inc. (MetTel) said Tuesday it has extended its wholesale agreement with Verizon Communications Inc. The companies originally signed a deal in December 2004; that contract replaced MetTels UNE-P arrangement with Verizon, since the FCC had just announced it would eliminate UNE-P requirements. MetTel serves customers in the same 28 states as Verizon. Nationally, […]

McLeodUSA Offers Expanded Wholesale Local Voice, Carrier Data Offerings

McLeodUSA Inc. announced at the COMPTEL PLUS Fall 2006 Convention and Expo in Orlando, Fla., an expanded product suite of wholesale local voice and carrier data offerings. McLeodUSA now offers two major local voice services to carriers as part of it wholesale product portfolio. This expansion of our wholesale local voice product suite will help […]

Tekelec Gear Powers Nevada Telephones Enhanced VoIP Services

Las Vegas CLEC Nevada Telephone is using Tekelecs (Booth 501) entire switching portfolio to offer new, high-demand VoIP services and add thousands of subscribers to its customer base. Tekelecs next-generation switching solutions have enabled us to launch and expand our portfolio of VoIP services to support our growing subscriber base, generate significant revenues, and realize […]

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 […]

Jalkut Weighs in on Future of Telecom

Dick Jalkut, a 35-year veteran of the telecommunications industry, on Wednesday talked about life after UNE-P in an industry address that melded historical and current events to highlight where telecom is headed. Jalkut is president and CEO of TelePacific Communications, a California-based CLEC. Years ago, he led NYNEX Corp., the New York carrier that eventually […]

Tex-Link Converts UNE-P Customers with Concretios Help

Tex-Link Communications Inc., a Texas CLEC, is using Concretio Inc.s CompleteSuite of OSS modules to convert wholesale UNE-P customers to its network. CompleteSuite automates the loop and porting transactions, updates the softswitch, and creates and uploads the CNAM, LIDB, CARE and E911 transactions for each order. It literally flips customers from UNE-P service to our […]

Covista Taps MetaSwitch

MetaSwitch has added another service provider to its list of customers. Today the company announced Covista Communications will integrate a next-generation network based on switching and applications technology from the vendor. Covista, which has more than 200,000 subscribers and switching centers in three major metropolitan areas, offers local and long-distance services. The service provider is […]

Concretio Enhances OSS to Automate UNE-P to On-Net Migration

Concretio Inc. (Booth 818) announces enhancements to its Complete Suite OSS products will allow the automatic conversion of customers riding UNE-P to an on-net platform. Complete Suite now automates the loop and porting transactions along with updating the switch and creating and uploading the CNAM, LIDB, CARE and E911 transactions for each order. John McManus, […]

CopperCom Program Aids Transition to Facilities

CopperCom (Booth 319) is unveiling a program that provides CLECs with no-risk financing for the CopperCom Converged Switching Xchange softswitch platform, plus a range of consulting services to help get their networks and businesses up and running. The program is designed for CLECs migrating from UNE-P to a facilities-based business model, but also is expected […]

Network Access Panel Addresses Carriers Alternatives

The loss of UNE-P as a result of the FCC TRRO and the deployment of advanced IP-based services make finding alternative network access more important than ever before. Sue Platner, president of telecom consulting company, The Northridge Group, will moderate todays session Network Access: Where Do We Go From Here?, which will analyze options available […]

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