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Telecom Ad Spending Increases

January 18, 2005

Cbeyond Does VoIP in Chicago

January 18, 2005

Cbeyond will provide VoIP service to Chicago businesses. Focusing on primarily small business, they will be adding Chicago to the other markets they serve such as Atlanta, Dallas-Fort Worth, Denver and Houston.

Release:

Cbeyond Communications Enters Chicago Market VoIP Provider Specializes in Small Business Needs

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 18, 2005--Cbeyond Communications announced today that it has begun offering its integrated Voice and broadband Internet service to small and medium businesses in Chicago, Illinois.

Deloitte Top Telecom Trends

January 18, 2005

A good overview of what is happening in telecom, this telecom trends report is quick read and focuses on VoIP, WiMAX, and RFID.

Excerpts:

Deloitte's Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) industry group today announced its predictions for the global telecommunications industry in 2005, forecasting a year of significant milestones, as well as difficult questions. "Fixed operators will continue to reap the benefits of superior voice quality and reliability in 2005, generating billions of profitable voice minutes over the course of the year. However, they will face increasing challenges from low-cost operators, mobile operators and Voice over IP (VoIP).

Please Book Your Hotel Room For ITEXPO Now

January 17, 2005

VoIP Confusion

January 17, 2005

I came across this release today and you can see an excerpt below. I can't figure this deal out. Logical Exchange is the name of the company and their phone plans are similar in cost to Packet8 or Vonage. They don't have an ATA so it is PC to phone service that is similar to Skype but they compare themselves more to Vonage and AT&T.

New Kontron ATCA and AMC boards

January 17, 2005

Kontron announces new ATCA and AMC boards:

Kontron AT8001

AT8001 – flexibility of dual AMC support
The Kontron AT8001 ATCA processor board significantly increases the design options for wireless, telecom applications with its support for two AMC module slots. Powered by a low voltage, high performance Intelâ Xeonâ processor up to 2.8 GHz, the AT8001 provides high interconnect performance, ideally suited to support any number of high throughput I/O communications modules.


The AT8001 feature-set includes dual Gigabit Ethernet and dual Fiber Channel on fabric interface, dual Gigabit Ethernet base interface, 8 GB of DDR-II 400 SDRAM, plus MontaVista Linux Carrier Grade Edition (CGE) and IPMI v1.5 support.

AM4001 – superior processing and flexible interconnect topologies
The Kontron AM4001 AMC module features the low power, high performance of an Intel Pentium M processor up to 2 GHz and the Intel E7320 chipset.

Hosted VoIP With Your Fish & Chips

January 17, 2005

VoIP Peering Sees The Light

January 17, 2005

GigaBeam and Stealth Communications Expand VoIP and IP Services in the New York City Area. Excerpt:

HERNDON, Va., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GigaBeam Corporation (BULLETIN BOARD: GGBM) , announces an agreement with Stealth Communications(R) for installation of its ultra high speed WiFiber(SM),(TM) wireless fiber solution. GigaBeam's WiFiber provides communications access with the capacity of fiber but with significantly less latency than fiber to enhance Stealth's unique communications services offerings. Stealth is New York City's largest Internet gateway and offers Internet & Ethernet access, VoIP, and data services to service providers, financial institutions, enterprises and government agencies.

D-Link DVG-1120M Behind a Router

January 17, 2005

I received this e-mail today. The answer is that I have not gotten the DVG-1120M to work behind my router. I tried and gave up. AT&T's Gary Morgenstern told me at the time that you couldn't put this device behind the router.

Joe Staples Joins Interactive Intelligence

January 17, 2005

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