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Archive for October 13th, 2009

WIND Mobile is one of the first Canadian wireless providers to provide enhanced 911 services

Andrew Solutions to provide WIND Mobile with next generation E911 technology

Toronto, ONWIND Mobile announced today it has selected Andrew Solutions, the CommScope division that is a global leader in wireless communications systems and products, to provide its advanced network with enhanced wireless E911 services that will allow Canadian emergency services to more accurately locate a caller’s position.

“We are committed to creating the best wireless experience for Canadians which also includes ensuring their safety in times of emergency,” said Ken Campbell, CEO of WIND. “Enhanced 911 technology helps ensure that emergency responders are better able to locate the position of a caller. That way, even if the caller is unable to speak or unsure of where they are, they can rest assured that help will be on its way.”

There are many ways for wireless operators to locate callers during times more

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StarView Solutions Selects XO Communications to Provide Expanded and Enhanced Transport Services

HERNDON, VA – Oct. 13, 2009 – XO Communications (OTCBB: XOHO) today announced that it has been selected by StarView, a supplier of business-ready IP communications solutions, to provide Dedicated Internet Access and Ethernet over Copper transport services. By choosing XO – a Tier 1 Internet provider with national reach – the company will be well positioned to offer customers high-speed, high-capacity VoIP services at a competitive price.


The upgrade to Ethernet over Copper expands StarView’s product offering, giving customers the option of increasing their network speed to up to 20 Mbps. The faster and more efficient network connects directly to StarView’s Class 5 switches, offering a high-quality connection to users. The enhancements also allow StarView to support multi-location enterprise customers whose needs go beyond T-1 service, previously the only type offered through the company.


“This alignment with XO enables us to deliver services on a national scale more

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Windstream Introduces “Cash for Clunkers” Program for Communications Equipment

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.– Windstream Corp. (NYSE: WIN - News) is making it easy for business customers to utilize state-of-the-art telecommunications equipment through its new “cash for clunkers” program for communications equipment. Starting today, business customers will receive an automatic 15 percent rebate up to $5,000 now through the end of the year on the purchase of any Nortel Business Communications Manager or Software Communications System product to replace existing equipment. more

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AT&T ADDS EVENT, THREAT ANALYSIS AND DEVICE MANAGEMENT TO MANAGED SECURITY SERVICE OFFERINGS

AT&T ADDS EVENT, THREAT ANALYSIS AND DEVICE MANAGEMENT TO MANAGED SECURITY SERVICE OFFERINGS


AT&T Bolsters Managed Security Suite with Two New Services


DALLAS, Oct. 13, 2009 — AT&T* has announced the availability of Security Event and Threat Analysis and Security Device Management, two new managed security services available for businesses of all sizes.


These new services enable customers to engage AT&T security professionals selectively and simply to provide customized security support. Services range from security event analysis and threat management analysis to targeted security device management including firewalls, intrusion detection sensors and VPN servers. more

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FORCE10 NETWORKS EXPANDS “MIDDLE MILE” OFFERING WITH POWERFUL NEW ETHERNET-BASED SOLUTION FOR CARRIERS

FORCE10 NETWORKS EXPANDS “MIDDLE MILE” OFFERING WITH POWERFUL NEW ETHERNET-BASED SOLUTION FOR CARRIERS


New C-Series customers Fibertech Networks and Manti demonstrate how Force10 Ethernet switch/routers solve the challenges associated with delivering next generation broadband services


SAN JOSE, Calif., October 13, 2009 – Force10 Networks, Inc., the global technology leader that data center, service provider and enterprise customers rely on when the network is their business, today announced that the company’s solution for the “middle mile” has been expanded to include a family of resilient, high-performance Ethernet switch/routers. more

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Sprint Establishes New Voice over IP (VoIP) Community Solution to Provide Significant Cost Savings to Wholesale VoIP Customers

The Partner Interexchange Network (PIN) Provides Cost-Effective Alternatives for Companies Looking to Lower Their Traditional Long-Distance Fees


PIN Offers Infinite Scalability and Greater Cost Savings as Partner Community

Grows


OVERLAND PARK, Kan.–In a move that will provide exceptional value to long-distance service, Sprint (NYSE:S) announced today the availability of the Partner Interexchange Network (PIN) to provide business-to-business wholesale exchange of voice traffic. The Sprint PIN service sets up a community of partners who can directly exchange VoIP service between themselves while operating on Sprint`s global Tier 1 IP network. Because there is a direct exchange between partners, access termination fees and LEC tandem fees can be lowered or eliminated. more

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Move Networks Hires AT&T U-Verse Executive

Guy Beverlin Joins as Executive Vice President, Operations; Brings Record of

Industry Success to Build Move`s World Class Operating Capabilities


AMERICAN FORK, Utah — Move Networks, a global provider of comprehensive “television over the Internet” and IPTV solutions, announced today that it has appointed Guy Beverlin to the position of Executive Vice President, Operations. Beverlin, who has a proven record of designing and building world class operations centers of excellence, will lead the continued build out of Move`s network and operations capabilities. more

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HATTERAS NETWORKS’ NEW CARRIER-CLASS HN500 SERIES ETHERNET-OVER-TDM CAPABILITY EXTENDS ETHERNET SERVICES TO ANY LOCATION

hatteras_logo_145px3.pngHatteras Networks solution enables quick turnup of up to 16 Mbps of business Ethernet services with full QoS and OAM capabilities


RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, OCTOBER 12, 2009 – Hatteras Networks, the global leader in multi-service Ethernet solutions for enterprise access services and next-generation mobile backhaul, announced today its new HN500 Series customer premise equipment (CPE) for enabling high-performance, reliable and cost-effective Ethernet over Time Division Multiplexing (TDM) and Ethernet over NxT1/E1 services. With the carrier-class HN500 Series, carriers can quickly bond up to eight T1/E1 signals over a single Ethernet connection and provide services of up to 12 and 16 Mbps respectively. more

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HATTERAS NETWORKS’ HN600 SERIES AND REVOLUTIONARY PSEUDOWIRE-PLUS CAPABILITY ENABLES ETHERNET SERVICE DELIVERY FOR ALL MOBILE WIRELESS TOWERS

hatteras_logo_145px1.pngHN600 Series enables substantially wider rollout of next-generation mobile broadband services by mobile wireless service providers worldwide as 75% of mobile wireless communications towers have access to only copper connections


RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, OCTOBER 12, 2009 – Hatteras Networks, the global leader in multi-service Ethernet solutions for enterprise access services and next-generation mobile backhaul, announced today its expanded mobile backhaul solution based on the new HN600 Series and revolutionary, patented PWE3-plus capability. PWE3-plus uniquely enables simultaneous transport of native Time Division Multiplexing (TDM) and native Ethernet traffic over copper with embedded network timing, and the HN600 delivers 10 times more bandwidth at one-tenth the cost of legacy technologies for mobile backhaul. The combination of these capabilities allows immediate rollout of next-generation mobile broadband services to substantially more cell towers worldwide; today high-speed broadband services are limited to the limited number of cell more

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