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Verizon prorates exit fees
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6/29/2006   Post a comment
I'm moving from one mountain community to another. The areas I choose to live sort of resemble Ricola commercials. We tend to pace with our cell phones. 'Can you hear me now?' is not so much a commercial, but a daily conversation.
RE2 and RTI form alliance on unmanned systems
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6/28/2006   Post a comment
RE2, Inc. announced today that it has formed a non-exclusive strategic alliance with Real-Time Innovations (RTI) to give vendors a comprehensive Joint Architecture for Unmanned Systems (JAUS)-compliant middleware solution for unmanned vehicles and robotic platforms.
Quintum delivers VoIP solutions to Microsoft unified communications users
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6/28/2006   Post a comment
Quintum Technologies announced that it is working with Microsoft to deliver unified communications solutions built on Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007.
Wireless suite supports IMS and quad-play networks
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6/28/2006   Post a comment
Mindspeed Technologies announced a comprehensive wireless software suite for its Comcerto VoIP processor family.
Comcerto VoIP processor supports IMS networks
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6/28/2006   Post a comment
Mindspeed Technologies announced its seventh-generation Comcerto VoIP processor, optimized for emerging IP multimedia subsystem (IMS) networking applications.
Tenor Call routes calls on a smaller scale
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6/28/2006   Post a comment
Quintum Technologies, a leading innovator in VoIP technologies, is pleased to announce that they have redesigned their Tenor Call Routing Server to offer its powerful call routing capabilities on a smaller scale.
Fingerprint biometric device provides secure network access
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6/28/2006   Post a comment
Privaris, Inc. announced the world's first mobile, handheld device that eliminates the need for employees to use multiple access cards and passwords.
Ikanos powers Calix IPTV
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6/28/2006   Post a comment
Calix, the largest telecom equipment supplier with a focus on access solutions for broadband service delivery, has selected Ikanos Communications' multimode application chipsets to power its E-series IP Service Edge Node (SEN).
BroadLight, AudioCodes and Legerity join on VoIP over PON
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6/28/2006   Post a comment
BroadLight announced that it partnered with AudioCodes and Legerity, to deliver a fully integrated VoIP reference platform to quickly and easily add VoIP services on GPON ONT.
Save your (or someone else's) life
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6/22/2006   Post a comment
CTIA-The Wireless Association published a pre-vacation checklist that very well may save your life. I've thought of doing these on my phone for the most part, but never thought to program my son's phone. Here's the safety list they provided:
TI capacitor-free LDOs up performance, ease design
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6/22/2006   Post a comment
TI introduced a series of 1.5-A and 3-A low-dropout linear regulators (LDOs) that feature a one percent voltage regulation accuracy rate over line, load and temperature.
Analog Devices announces Blackfin multimedia starter kit
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6/22/2006   Post a comment
Responding to the demand for tools that help reduce time-to-market for embedded systems designs, Analog Devices announced the Blackfin Multimedia Starter Kit.
Imagine a QOD Gateway
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6/22/2006   Post a comment
Imagine Communications unveiled details of its initial PersonalizedTV platform solution, the Quality On Demand Gateway (QOD Gateway).
Vishay releases COTS 783-series solid tantalum chip capacitors
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6/22/2006   Post a comment
Vishay Intertechnology announced the release of new Hi-Rel COTS T83 series solid tantalum chip capacitors, designed to provide high reliability and a choice of standard and low-ESR values in five different case sizes.
IQwave creates 802.11n MIMO waveforms
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6/22/2006   Post a comment
LitePoint Corporation announced that the addition of 802.11n MIMO support with the release of a major upgrade to its popular IQwave Waveform Generator software.
Siemens launches Gigaset SE565 ADSL2+ gateway
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6/22/2006   Post a comment
Siemens Home and Office Communication Devices LLC launched its global Gigaset SE565 Residential ADSL2+ Gateway, expanding the family portfolio of devices enabling smart connectivity for today's digital home.
DC/DC controller betters 90% efficiency at 500kHz
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6/22/2006   Post a comment
Vishay Intertechnology released a new 500-kHz half-bridge dc-to-dc controller and synchronous rectifier driver that work together as a chipset to enable more efficient 25-W to 300-W telecom and computer power supplies.
Ethernet Alliance unveils university program
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6/22/2006   Post a comment
The Ethernet Alliance, dedicated to the continued success and expansion of Ethernet technology, announced the formation of an Ethernet Alliance University Program (EAUP).
San Andreas quake overdue
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6/21/2006   Post a comment
In a recent AP article by Alicia Chang, research shows the San Andreas Fault near LA is ready for a Big One. I was around for the Loma Prieta '89 quake and 'bigger' is unimaginable to me--at a magnitude of 7.1, that one was plenty big.
TeraChip selects Xilinx Virtex-4 for fabric interface controller
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6/14/2006   Post a comment
Xilinx announced that TeraChip has selected the Xilinx Virtex-4 FPGA family for its new TCI1X2RS SPI-4.2 Fabric Interface Controller (FIC).
U.S. Navy selects RTI for Aegis Open Architecture
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6/14/2006   Post a comment
Real-Time Innovations (RTI) announced that middleware provided by RTI was selected by a U.S. Navy's Lockheed Martin team to provide the real-time data-distribution infrastructure for Aegis Open Architecture (AOA).
NEC expands PCI Express ASSP family
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6/14/2006   Post a comment
NEC announced it expanded its portfolio of PCI Express semiconductor solutions to include a very low-power, single-port PCI Express-to-PCI/PCI-X bridge chip.
GlobalComm final notes
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6/14/2006   Post a comment
What a whirlwind week last week was. I'm still catching up. As with any show, there are always meetings and events that are particularly memorable.
Update: Metro Ethernet Forum--An interview with Nan Chen
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6/14/2006   Post a comment
At GlobalComm, I was fortunate enough to grab some of Nan Chen's time. As President of the Metro Ethernet Forum, Nan delivered an update and a roadmap. It had been several years since we had an opportunity to discuss the MEF, an industry organization supported by telcos, switch suppliers, and services. Here's the scoop:
10GBASE-T spec ratified
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6/13/2006   Post a comment
While hoopla surrounded GlobalComm last week, a major industry event took place somewhat quietly on the sidelines--10GBASE-T was ratified as an official IEEE standard.
Killer home networking--no user setup, configuration, repair complexities
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6/12/2006   Post a comment
Enure Networks announced what it says is the world's first product capable of completely automating the setup, configuration, repair and complete management of home networks and broadband services.
Agere launches trueone
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6/8/2006   Post a comment
Agere Systems announced TrueONE: The Trusted Network.
Conexant expands low-power Wi-Fi offerings
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6/8/2006   Post a comment
Conexant Systems expanded its low-power Wi-Fi product offering with a third-generation 802.11b/g device targeted at battery-powered handheld products .
TI DSP powers Grandstream’s GXP-2000 enterprise IP phone
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6/8/2006   Post a comment
Continuing to accelerate the IP multimedia device market, Texas Instruments announced that its high performance, low power TMS320C5501 DSP was selected by Grandstream Networks for the GXP-2000, a next generation enterprise SIP phone.
Stratacache updates software for set-top-boxes
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6/8/2006   Post a comment
Stratacache announced OmniCast for STB, a new software solution that facilitates delivery of set-top box (STB) software updates, digital rights management (DRM) upgrades, channel guides, advertising, middleware, and operating system updates.
Kontron ATCA changes mobile/IMS application processing
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6/8/2006   Post a comment
Kontron unveiled its highly anticipated Kontron AT8020 AdvancedTCA processor board at this year's Globalcomm.
SONET/SDH timing-card IC meets synchronization standards
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6/8/2006   Post a comment
Dallas Semiconductor introduced the DS3100, what it claims is the industry's only 'Timing-Card-on-a-Chip' solution for SONET/SDH synchronization.
JDSU test support IPTV deployment over FTTx
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6/8/2006   Post a comment
JDSU today announced the addition of a 30 MHz (VDSL2) copper test option, available as a field upgrade to existing units, to the widely adopted HST-3000 handheld triple-play services tester.
Fujitsu selects PMC-Sierra for FLASHWAVE platforms
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6/8/2006   Post a comment
PMC-Sierra, Inc. announced that Fujitsu Limited has selected PMC-Sierra's metro transport semiconductor solutions for its flagship metro optical products.
NTT expands IPTV rollout TANDBERG TV MPEG-4 AVC to Support ADSL
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6/8/2006   Post a comment
TANDBERG Television announced today that On Demand TV, a joint venture of NTT West (Nippon Telegraph and Telephone West Corp.) and Itochu, will expand its deployment of TANDBERG Television's Mediaplex-20T-based video headends to support MPEG-4 AVC technology for its nationwide IPTV rollout in Japan.
Payload plus hits paydirt
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6/8/2006   Post a comment
Agere Systems announced that Ericsson has selected its APP300 (Agere’s Advanced PayloadPlus) series network processor product offerings.
Cisco MSTP hits the NJ road running
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6/8/2006   Post a comment
Cisco Systems announced today that the New Jersey Turnpike Authority has moved to optimize its network operations by deploying its first advanced optical network using the Cisco ONS 15454 Multiservice Transport Platform (MSTP).
CipherOptics debuts advanced data protection functionality
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6/8/2006   Post a comment
CipherOptics an innovator of solutions for Protecting Data in Motion, today announced its participation in the Gartner IT Security Summit 2006, a premier industry event exploring solutions in security technologies, methodologies, products and services.
Wireless mobility survey results are in
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6/7/2006   Post a comment
Surveying 5,300 global respondents regarding the demand for wireless solutions, Siemens Communications announced the results of its mobility survey at GlobalComm
F5 and Reactivity pair up
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6/7/2006   Post a comment
F5 Networks and Reactivity, Inc. announced a global strategic alliance to augment F5’s solution set with a best-of-breed product for customers requiring specialized management of such XML-based applications as Web services.
Siemens SURPASS carrier Ethernet complies with MEF specifications
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6/7/2006   Post a comment
Siemens Communications today announced that its Carrier Ethernet technology has been certified as compliant with specification 14 of the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF), a non-profit organization chartered to help accelerate the worldwide adoption of carrier-class Ethernet networks and services.
Performance intros ATCA 10Gb Ethernet platform with AMC functionality
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6/7/2006   Post a comment
Performance Technologies introduced a complete ATCA application-ready platform with AdvancedMC functionality and 10Gb Ethernet fabric.
JDSU expands Metro Ethernet test portfolio
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6/7/2006   Post a comment
JDSU today expanded the industry’s most complete Metro Ethernet test portfolio with several new products addressing one of the industry’s fastest-growing technologies.
JDSU unveils MTS/T-BERD 6000
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6/7/2006   Post a comment
JDSU today announced the latest generation of its MTS/T-BERD optical tester line, the MTS-6000/T-BERD 6000.
Verizon Business takes MEF award
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6/6/2006   Post a comment
Verizon Business today walked off with an impressive (and attractive) “Best in Business—US Service Provider of the Year” award from the Metro Ethernet Forum.
How cool is this?
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6/5/2006   Post a comment
This is cool. At the private funded stage, Liquid-Cooled Embedded Computing (LCEC) is an initiative that will most likely work its way to a standard.
Agere gets SIRIUS
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6/1/2006   Post a comment
Agere announced that it will provide a new, advanced system-on-a-chip (SoC) chip set to manufacturers of SIRIUS radios.
10G LAN PHY to 10G WAN PHY protocol converter stands alone
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6/1/2006   Post a comment
Ekinops, a provider of optical transport and aggregation solutions, introduced its 10G transponder and protocol converter.
World's first DSL gateway with integrated WLAN and voice unveiled
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6/1/2006   Post a comment
Conexant Systems aunched the world's first family of network processor devices with integrated Wi-Fi, ADSL2plus, and VoIP functionality.
VMETRO's PCI Express analysis for the AMC form factor available
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6/1/2006   Post a comment
VMETRO introduced the Vanguard Express PCI Express Protocol and Link Analyzer for the AdvancedMC (AMC) form factor.
Enterprise-class Wi-Fi for the masses
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6/1/2006   Post a comment
Bandspeed announced AirMaestro, a comprehensive, scalable Wi-Fi access point (AP) platform.
Freescale QUICC Engine technology targets the networked digital home
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6/1/2006   Post a comment
Freescale Semiconductor introduced the first PowerQUICC processor family with QUICC Engine technology designed for the consumer and small-office/home-office networking equipment market.
Phihong supports IEEE802.3at output voltage to 50-57V
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6/1/2006   Post a comment
Phihong USA supported the motion to set the output voltage for power sourcing equipment (PSE) to 50-57V, up from 44-57V specified in the IEEE802.3af standard.
Motorola demos ATCA open communications server with 10G Ethernet switching
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6/1/2006   Post a comment
Motorola will demonstrate the next generation of switching technology for standards-based open communications servers at GlobalCOMM.
IPDR.org announces 2006 Board
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6/1/2006   Post a comment
The Internet Protocol Detail Record Organization (IPDR.org) announced today its recently elected slate of 2006 Board of Directors
Kayote partners with TeleMessage on VoIP Network management
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6/1/2006   Post a comment
Kayote Networks announced a partnership with TeleMessage.
Tellabs recognized
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6/1/2006   Post a comment
The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) awarded Tellabs with a 2006 GLOBALCOMM Award of Excellence.
Fujitsu and Cisco intro high-performance routers for IP next-gen networks
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6/1/2006   Post a comment
Fujitsu Limited and Cisco Systems announced a co-branded "Fujitsu and Cisco XR12400" series (four models) of high-performance routers designed for the Japanese market.
83% to implement SA Forum specs
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6/1/2006   Post a comment
According to a recent survey by the Service Availability Forum (SA Forum)--83% of the participants stated they are currently, or will be in the near future, implementing SA Forum specifications.


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