IPCC AT Supercomm

Here is what the IPCC and it’s head Michael Khalilian are up to at Supercomm this year. I am on a panel with Mike at SuperComm and am looking forward to hosting our SuperComm party with the IPCC again this year. Last year we co-sponsored a cruise with the IPCC.

Industry VoIP Forum IPCC to Sizzle at SUPERCOMM
Annual Meeting to Feature Guest Speakers From Vonage and Time Warner  – – All Service Providers Invited – –

IPCC Chairs VoIP Panel; Exhibits the Latest Voice Over IP (VoIP) Technology; and Co-Sponsors Networking Event for SUPERCOMM Attendees

Fremont, CA – May 19, 2005 – The International Packet Communications Consortium (IPCC),  the industry’s technology marketing forum working to advance Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) over broadband cable, wireless, and wireline, announced today its numerous activities taking place at SUPERCOMM 2005, June 6-9 in Chicago. SUPERCOMM is the world’s premier annual exhibition and conference for communications service providers and private network managers. IPCC is chairing a VoIP panel; exhibiting the latest VoIP technology from VoIP industry leaders; and sponsoring a networking event for all SUPERCOMM attendees.  

Vonage and Time Warner Telecom to Speak
at IPCC Annual Member Meeting June 6

Open to all IPCC member and non-member Service Providers, IPCC’s Annual Meeting is scheduled for Monday, June 6 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place in Chicago.  Special guest speakers include:  Michael Tribolet, Executive Vice President, Vonage Operations and Tony Thakur, Vice President-Engineering and Technology, Time Warner Telecom.  Service Providers should RSVP to dhetland@packetcomm.org if they plan to attend the Annual IPCC Member Meeting:

Date:                      Monday June 6, 2005
Location:               Hyatt Regency

McCormick Place

2233 South Martin Luther King Drive
Chicago, IL 60616
Time:                     1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Room:                    Conference Center 20

The IPCC Service Providers’ Interconnectivity Working Group will also hold its meeting immediately following, from 3:30 p.m. – 5 p.m. in the same room. All Service Providers are welcome.

IPCC Exhibit #
55085 Features Latest VoIP Technology

At SUPERCOMM, IPCC will have an exhibit – #55085 featuring the latest in VoIP technology from VoX Communications, Global Crossing, UTStarcom and LignUp.  Demonstrations will include VoIP applications and services, and visitors to the exhibit will be able to make phone calls and actually use the VoIP features and functions.   Operational aspects of VoIP will also be demonstrated, including provisioning, OSS, and Integrated Access Device (IAD) functions.

IPCC Chairs VoIP Panel

The IPCC will host a VoIP panel chaired by IPCC Chairman and SUPERQUEST Judge Michael Khalilian with industry executives, including Time Warner Telecom and VoX Communications.  VoIP technology comes into its own on carrier, cable, and enterprise telecom networks, promising reduced communications costs and new services. This session will provide a current update on the status, direction, and economics of service and network migration.  The panel is:

VoIP Networks & Services
Monday, June 6
 10:00 am – 11:30 am

IPCC Co-Sponsors Networking Event

The IPCC and Internet Telephony Magazine are co-sponsoring a networking event – open to all SUPERCOMM attendees – with the loveable Chicago Luvabulls on hand for photos.  Don’t miss it!  RSVP is required at http://www.tmcnet.com/tmcnet/supercomm.htm.  Here are the details:
June 7
5:30 – 8 p.m.
Top of Sears Tower
233 South Wacker Drive

International Packet Communications Consortium Chairman and President Michael Khalilian commented, "With the convergence of broadband wireless, wireline, and cable for VoIP, the IPCC is in a pivotal position to help companies capitalize on the many business opportunities convergence brings to all of these industries.  We’re pleased to have the participation of many VoIP industry leaders on our panel and in our exhibit, and we will have a significant presence at the show," he added.
About the International Packet Communications Consortium (IPCC) is an international industry association dedicated to accelerating the deployment of voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), video over IP technologies and services over converged wireless, wireline, and cable broadband networks. IPCC and its working groups are focused on the deployment and promotion of real-time services through educational forums, technical working groups, and industry conferences.  For additional information, visit www.packetcomm.org.

Global Crossing (NASDAQ: GLBC) provides telecommunications solutions over the world’s first integrated global IP-based network. A leader in fully interoperable, secure VoIP services for enterprise and carrier customers, the company currently runs 2.2 billion minutes per month of VoIP traffic over its private, global backbone. Global Crossing’s VoIP services deliver carrier-class quality, backed by end-to-end IP service level agreements (SLAs) for jitter, packet loss, availability and latency. The company is a leader in decommissioning legacy switches and replacing them with VoIP switches to enhance the seamless delivery of converged IP services. (www.globalcrossing.com).

LignUp is a powerful web services-based VoIP communications platform deployed with IP-Centrex, Voice Mail, Unified Messaging, and IVR web applications. The 100% software, SIP-based, future-ready LignUp Communications Solution enables existing and emerging service providers to create recurring revenue streams by quickly developing enhanced services for their customer base or community. More information on LignUp can be found at www.LignUp.com.

UTStarcom is a global leader in IP-based, end-to-end networking solutions and international service and support. The company sells its broadband, wireless, and handset solutions to operators in both emerging and established telecommunications markets around the world. UTStarcom enables its customers to rapidly deploy revenue-generating access services using their existing infrastructure, while providing a migration path to cost-efficient, end-to-end IP networks. Founded in 1991 and headquartered in Alameda, California, the company has research and design operations in the United States, China, Korea and India. UTStarcom is a FORTUNE 1000 company.

VoX Communications is a wholly-owned subsidiary of eLEC Communications Corp. (OTCBB:ELEC), VoX provides enhanced Voice over IP (VoIP) telephone service to small business and residential customers who have a high-speed broadband Internet connection. VoX’s VoIP service is a feature-rich, low-cost and high-quality alternative to traditional landline phone service.  For more information, visit www.voxcommunication.net.

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