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Julius Genachowski Makes Brilliant Move at FCC in Hiring Henning Schulzrinne as CTO

Earlier this month, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski announced the appointment of Henning Schulzrinne as Chief Technology Officer – a major move forward for the FCC and the US communications regulatory environment. This move was made in-part because the FCC has...

TMC Launches Information Technology Magazine

Hi all, Many of you know TMC as one of the few media companies evolving and growing. Thanks again to our readers and sponsors - obviously without you we wouldn't be where we were - and it is a pleasure...

Priceline: Revenge of the Dotcom

Some of you may know TMC and Priceline have our headquarters in the same building at 800 Connecticut Avenue here in Norwalk, CT and as I drove into the garage this afternoon I spied an Audi R8 in a parking...

Nor'easters Remind us why the PSTN is Useful

Having been one of the early evangelists of VoIP and launching the first magazine in the space - Internet Telephony and longest-running conference, etc - I think I need to take a moment and point out that one of the...

Speaking at VoIP Conference and Expo 2009

I really excited to speak at the Illinois Institute of Technology Rice Campus for the VoIP Conference and Expo 2009. This will be my first time to this event and interestingly the third time in recent weeks in which I...

Mitel Benefits from Virtualization, Nortel Sale

On a recent trip to Canada I sat down with Mitel CEO Don Smith and President and COO Paul Butcher to discuss the company, industry and future. The dynamic duo is exactly that, mixing copious amounts of humor and friendly...

Ooma Telo Coming Soon

When I last caught up with Ooma in New York I had a chance to learn about their slick new Telo device which looks like a blend of art and communications. I have always been a fan of Bang &...

AT&T Boosts GPS With A-GPS

AT&T just announed they will support A-GPS or assisted GPS which is a technology which utilizes the best of the GPS and cellular worlds allowing faster and more accurate postition tracking. GPS while fairly accurate, can take minutes to initialize...

Why JetBlue Flight 197 Was Really Delayed

If you are a reader of my blog you know that from time to time I write about things that don't have to do with telecom. Sometimes all the things I cover coalesce into a story which is hard to...

Senate Passes new 911 Bill

The Senate just passed the IP-Enabled Voice Communications and Public Safety Act of 2007 which amends the Wireless Communications and Public Safety Act of 1999 to impose on IP communications service providers engaged in interstate or foreign communication a requirement...

U.S. House Passes E911 Bill

As many of you know, in 1997 TMC decided to launch Internet Telephony Magazine because we saw the power of IP communications changing the communications worldwide. Over the past years we have seen this in action as entire network...

2-Year Old Calls 911

I think this video is one of the most amazing I have seen in some time. A two-year old girl called 911 and communicated that her mom was hurt. Mom was in fact unconscious. Very impressive. Apparently it is never...

HBF Group

I recently had the opportunity to ask HBF Group, Inc. / 911 Services Executive Vice President of Business Development Jim Shepard about his business and the direction he is taking the company.   HBF/911 Services focuses on the design, development, implementation and...

Cellular 911

As many people leave their fixed line phones for wireless only devices there will be an inevitable problem of safety. You see cellular phones do not have the ability to relay location information as accurately as a fixed line...

Bring a Map

I'd like to start this blog entry off by saying Happy New Year :) and wishing all my readers a tremendous 2007. I hope you are healthy and happy and that your family and all loved ones are as well....

CallVantage Service Update

CallVantage is going through what seems to be an unusual sort of maintenance where the 911 database cannot be updated if you move during the next few weeks. I surmise this has to do with integrating CallVantage with SBC systems.I...

Zoom Technologies

I spoke with Terry Manning, VP of Sales & Marketing at Zoom Technologies for a while at the last ITEXPO and I was intrigued by the discussion. I asked Terry to follow up with an e-mail so I can share...

West Buys Intrado

TMC's Customer Interaction Solutions (CIS) Magazine has been ranking the teleservices outsourcers for more than two decades bestowing the coveted Top 50 award to these companies. Another of our business units is the Internet Telephony brand. Sometimes these two brands...

Tom Ridge

I got a chance to speak with Governor Tom Ridge yesterday regarding his upcoming keynote at Internet Telephony Conference & Expo (ITEXPO). In case you aren't aware he is currently sitting on the board of Vonage and he says he...

Tom Ridge to Speak at ITEXPO

I am looking forward to hearing Tom Ridge’s comments at the upcoming Internet Telephony Conference & Expo this month in Ft. Lauderdale Florida (January 24–27). Secretary Ridge will present his thoughts on a number of issues ranging from security to...

The E-911 Opportunity

Reprinted from the January 2006 issue of Internet Telephony Magazine.In our company’s insider parlance, an opportunity is often a euphemism for a “problem.” This makes for some interesting turns of phrase when things go wrong and my colleagues approach me...

Colorado VoIP

I recently arrived in Colorado and it is absolutely freezing. The gusts of wind are up to 95 MPH and the temperature is around 25 or so without the wind chill. The bright side?? The scenery is beautiful -- if...

FCC Compliance

Here is a pretty good article on FCC VoIP E911 compliance in InformationWeek....

Russell on E911

I agree with Russell on the 911 situation and how to solve it....

FCC VoIP E911 Public Note

I received this today and thought it might be helpful. (Please consult your lawyers on any matter pertaining to this blog entry and do not take this as legal advice. I am passing on an e-mail I received that was...
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