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Tekelec, Verisign simplify ENUM sharing

Jun 23, 2008 1:23 PM

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: CableLabs CEO calls for telco, cableco cooperation

Jun 19, 2008 2:00 PM

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: Pet care among the possibilities of home networks

Jun 19, 2008 11:42 AM

LAS VEGAS--In the future, will telecom providers care for your dog when you travel?...
CTOs talk home networks, energy use

Jun 18, 2008 11:38 AM

Managing what Verizon calls “the fourth network” – the one inside the home, is a challenge to all service providers, the industry’s top technology executives agreed Tuesday at the ATIS TechThink CTO panel...
IMS Forum highlights Plugfest 5 results

Jun 18, 2008 10:59 AM

IMS interoperability testing will take a step forward at NXTComm08 this week as the IMS Forum on Wednesday unveils the highlights from the IMS Plugfest 5 interoperability event, held earlier this month with industry vendors and service providers...
IP offers range of creative possibilities

Jun 18, 2008 12:00 AM

As business services shift into the IP realm, service providers are looking for new ways to differentiate their service offerings and finding vendors eager to help them...
New to NXTcomm: McObject, Phybridge

Jun 18, 2008 12:00 AM

Two NXTcomm newcomers are planning to capitalize on the growing demand for more advanced IP services, although in very different ways...
In the NXTcomm08 spotlight: Mark Wegleitner, Verizon

Jun 18, 2008 12:00 AM

As senior vice president of technology for Verizon, Mark Wegleitner is something of a fixture at NXTcomm and has been participating in the annual chief technology officer panel with considerable regularity...
Cox Business brings cable voice to SIP Forum

Jun 17, 2008 7:23 PM

Cox Business today announced that it is the first cable MSO to join the SIP Forum, hoping to bring the needs of its business customers into the conversation around SIP trunking...
NXTcomm08: Accedian offers real-time SLAs

Jun 17, 2008 11:08 AM

LAS VEGAS -- Accedian Networks on Tuesday announced the availability of an element management system (EMS) promising to enable what the company calls “real-time service level agreements (SLAs)” for Ethernet and IP services....

The power of pragmatism

May 27, 2008 4:47 PM

The past few weeks, I’ve spent time talking with vendors and service providers about a number of next-generation network topics, including the transition to IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS); the role of QOS and SLAs in next-generation carrier offerings; and more. One theme seems consistent: service providers have to balance the ideal of the next-generation network vision with the reality of delivering revenue-generating services in the here and now...


Finding profits in IP

May 28, 2008 6:09 PM

The transition to all-IP networks is a foregone conclusion, and a technological certainty. Less certain, however, is how service providers will make their profits in the all-IP universe, and avoid being relegated to the packet pipe. At NXTcomm08 (June 15-19), exhibitors will be very much focused on answering this all-important question by showing how to deliver profitable IP-based services to both the business and consumer markets...

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