WiFi

 

Looking Back and a Little Ahead

By Peter Radizeski, RAD-INFO It’s December and time to look back at 2007. The FCC gave out an early holiday gift to CLECs and consumers by not giving Verizon its six-city forbearance. COMPTEL ended the year by picking a CEO and president after Earl Comstock resigned back in May. Its board is now made up […]

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 […]

Occam Networks Increases Support to the DSL Forum

Occam Networks Inc. (Booth 915) significantly is increasing its commitment to the DSL Forum, based on the associations continued work to expand the BroadbandSuite to better enable end-to-end access-agnostic service delivery, manageability and efficiency as well as other forum activities. We are excited by the progress of the BroadbandSuite as well as the quality and […]

NuVox Launches New Sales Channel Program

Building on the momentum of its recent merger with FDN, service provider NuVox Communications Inc. (Booth 911, and COMPTEL sponsor), announced a new strategic sales channel that will provide wholesale services including UNE-L, resale and carrier offerings, as well as packages for multidwelling units and government customers. NuVox serves more than 90,000 customers across 16 […]

Actelis Delivers High-Speed Internet, VoIP Services to Rural Iowa

Actelis Networks announced at the COMPTEL show that Farmers Mutual Telephone Cooperative (FMTC) has deployed Actelis Carrier Ethernet over Copper solution to deliver high-speed Internet and VoIP services over its voice-grade copper facilities. Actelis supplied FMTC with its ML628 Ethernet Access Devices (EADs) and EFMplus technology, enabling the independent telco headquartered in Shellsburg, Iowa, to […]

Top Execs to Discuss Forbearance, Copper Retirement and Personal Style

Forbearance and special access are among the key issues expected to be discussed during todays The View from the Top panel. But beyond delivering updates on such important topics, this panel should provide a fair amount of fun, considering the format COMPTEL President and CEO Jerry James has put together for this colorful cast of […]

Occam ONT Offers High-Def Access for MDU/MTU

Occam Networks Inc. (Booth 915) will debut at COMPTEL its recently announced ON 2351 Optical Network Terminal (ONT) for multiple dwelling unit (MDU) and multiple tenant unit (MTU) environments. The ON 2351 is the latest in Occams 2300 series ONTs. Occam designed the ON 2351 to deliver triple-play services including POTS, high-speed Ethernet data, VoIP […]

Omnitron Introduces Next-Gen Carrier Ethernet NIDs

Omnitron Systems Technology Inc. (Booth 214) introduced the next generation of iConverter optical access network interface devices (NIDs) with scalable traffic management, fault detection and provisioning for carrier-grade Ethernet services. The NIDs provide securely managed demarcation, QoS and Ethernet Virtual Circuits (E-Line and E-LAN). Integrated media conversion enables connectivity to a wide variety of customer […]

AT&T, RIM Unveil Wi-Fi Capable BlackBerry

AT&T Inc. and Research in Motion are releasing the first Wi-Fi BlackBerry handset, the companies said Wednesday. The BlackBerry 8820 will be available Thursday and supports 802.11a, b and g with enterprise security features. AT&Ts enterprise customers can use it with their corporate Wi-Fi networks and individual customers can use it in their homes and […]

FCC 700MHz Auction to Begin Jan. 16

The FCC will start auctioning 700MHz spectrum on Jan. 16, 2008. Auction 73, as it has been officially named, must close by Jan. 28, the agency said late Friday. The spectrum is becoming available because television stations must move to all-digital signals by Feb. 2009. Service providers covet the 700MHz band for its ability to […]

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