• October 01, 2007 01 Oct'07

    Over the Wire: Cable voice turnoff bends telecom competition regulations

    Changes in regulatory policies in recent years have shaped wireline voice competition into a showdown between telcom providers and cable companies. But the model breaks down when one side changes the focus to profits instead of market-wide ...

  • September 25, 2007 25 Sep'07

    Cisco rolls out appliance to enhance carrier Ethernet and IPTV

    Cisco released a new appliance to bring fiber to multi-tenant units and enhanced its IP NGN Design Carrier Ethernet SLAs to better accommodate services like IPTV and video.

  • September 20, 2007 20 Sep'07

    Multimedia, IMS focus for F5 traffic management

    Multimedia services and IMS traffic management for service providers have become a bit easier with F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM).

  • September 11, 2007 11 Sep'07

    Telco fiber deployments threaten cable operators

    Telecom fiber deployments for services like video and IPTV could threaten the incumbent cable providers as telcos strive to become multiple service operators (MSOs), according to a recent iSuppli report.

  • September 06, 2007 06 Sep'07

    Telecom carrier spending up worldwide

    Telecom carrier capital spending and revenue will increase worldwide this year as providers focus on video services like IPTV and mobile video.

  • August 28, 2007 28 Aug'07

    FMC, IMS on telecom carrier roadmaps

    FMC and IMS are top of the to-do lists of service providers that are trying to differentiate themselves from the competition, according to a recent Infonetics Research study.

  • July 16, 2007 16 Jul'07

    Verizon buys Cybertrust, boosts security profile

    Verizon finalized its acquisition of Cybertrust last week, increasing the telecom carrier's security expertise and service offerings.

  • July 15, 2007 15 Jul'07

    Municipal Wi-Fi projects provide wireless broadband

    Municipal Wi-Fi projects in Chicago, Seattle and San Francisco have helped residents gain broadband access.

  • July 11, 2007 11 Jul'07

    VoIP-enabled DSL gateway growth fueled by IPTV

    VoIP-enabled DSL gateway growth is being fueled by IPTV, but deployments are predominantly in Europe.

  • July 10, 2007 10 Jul'07

    Fixed mobile convergence spurs security concerns

    Fixed mobile convergence provides huge opportunities for carriers and mobile operators, but brings up security issues that must be addressed.

  • July 10, 2007 10 Jul'07

    Fiber optic network security a necessity

    Fiber optic networks require security measures to ward off fiber taps and intrusions.

  • February 01, 2007 01 Feb'07

    Unified communications to fuel PBX demand

    Unified communications will help push the PBX market to $7.5 billion over the next four years, according to recent research by the Dell'Oro Group.

  • October 10, 2006 10 Oct'06

    Disaster recovery center focuses on network management

    Canadian VAR HyperTec Group is building disaster recovery centers in Canada but needed a way to monitor and manage all networked services.

  • June 22, 2006 22 Jun'06

    VoIP protocol insecurity

    Like many Internet protocols, SIP was designed with simplicity, not security, in mind. And, although H.323 was created to meet broader goals, security issues have plagued it as well. Expert Lisa Phifer examines some of the vulnerabilities in this ...

  • June 15, 2006 15 Jun'06

    Managed DSL VPN cuts costs for risk management firm

    GAB Robins has hundreds of sites and bandwidth-intensive users and applications. When Frame Relay just wouldn't cut it anymore, the company's network architects went with a managed broadband VPN from virtual network operator Virtela.