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Tekelec, Verisign simplify ENUM sharing 
By Rich Karpinski
Tekelec and Verisign this week implemented a draft IETF spec that will make it easier for service providers to manage ENUM addresses across multiple carrier networks....

NXTcomm08: NextPoint hires Global Logic for mobile development 
By Kevin Fitchard
LAS VEGAS--Carriers aren’t the only telecom companies embracing managed services. ...

NXTcomm08: Sandvine creating DPI ecosystem 
By Kevin Fitchard
LAS VEGAS--Sandvine has launched a partnership program through which it seeks to integrate its deep packet inspection (DPI) technologies with myriad other network-based applications...

NXTcomm08: Procera unveils higher performance DPI product 
By Carol Wilson
LAS VEGAS--Procera Networks this week announced its PacketLogic PL10000, a deep packet inspection platform operating at 40 Gigabits per second full duplex or 80 Gigabits per second throughput, and deployable at multiple points in the network...

NXTcomm08: CableLabs CEO calls for telco, cableco cooperation 
By Carol Wilson
The telecom and cable industries need to cooperate in supporting the U.S. State Department in its plan for the quadrennial reorganization of the ITU-T, the global telecom standards body...

NXTcomm08: Telecom innovation at risk, Infinera’s Singh says 
By Carol Wilson
LAS VEGAS--Innovation within the telecommunications industry is at risk because of lower R&D spending, particularly at the component level, said Jagdeep Singh, president and CEO of Infinera, Thursday to the NXTcomm08 keynote audience. ...

NXTcomm08: Pet care among the possibilities of home networks 
By Ed Gubbins
LAS VEGAS--In the future, will telecom providers care for your dog when you travel?...

Ericsson ups the ante for GPON  
By Sarah Reedy
LAS VEGAS--In addition to its suite of IPTV, backhaul and mobile platforms, Ericsson this week at NXTComm08 demonstrated a 10 Gb/s Gigabit Passive Optical Network (GPON) for IPTV, what it calls the world’s first. The system has four times the bandwidth of existing GPON making it the highest switch capacity on the market...

Sun’s McNealy touts open source for telecom 
By Rich Karpinski
LAS VEGAS--Service providers must embrace the same open source economics as their Web 2.0 rivals if they are to compete in a world where computing and telecom are merging at breakneck speed, Sun Microsystems chairman and co-founder Scott McNealy said Wednesday in a NXTcomm08 keynote address...

JDSU targets wireless backhaul testing 
By Rich Karpinski
LAS VEGAS--JDSU this week at NXTComm08 launched a test and service assurance platform focused on helping service providers manage the performance of Ethernet networks delivering wireless backhaul services...

Verizon COO undaunted by WiMAX 
By Sarah Reedy
LAS VEGAS--When asked if he was concerned about the Sprint Clearwire WiMAX venture, Verizon president and COO Denny Strigl told press conference attendees that concern was a word beyond what he felt in regards to WiMAX. While Verizon wants to stay aware of what its competition is doing, the operator is happy sticking with its 3G strategy for now....

NXTcomm08: Breaking the Internet 
By Kevin Fitchard
The Internet is going to break—at least that’s what half of the people polled by Tellabs and IDC on the NXTcomm08 show floor believe. ...

Actiontec unveils green DSL modem, gateways  
By Sarah Reedy
LAS VEGAS--Broadband provider Actiontec unveiled a DSL modem for environmentally conscious service providers, in addition to two new DSL gateways targeted at the tier two and tier three markets, at NXTComm08 this week....

CTOs: Copper still critical 
By Carol Wilson
LAS VEGAS--Service providers are squeezing all they can out of their existing networks, even as they invest in new IP-based core networks and look to offer new access services as well, the three participants in Wednesday’s Broadband in the Loop NXTcomm keynote panel agreed. ...

NXTcomm08: Sprint to turn up Baltimore WiMAX network in September 
By Kevin Fitchard
LAS VEGAS--Sprint will commercially launch its first WiMAX market in September in Baltimore and turn up service in its two other trial markets, Chicago and Washington, D.C., before the end of the year, said Sprint CEO Dan Hesse during his keynote address at NXTcomm08....

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