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Viodi View – 03/12/14

AT&T to Test All-IP Phone Network in 2 U.S. Cities by Alan Weissberger AT&T will begin pilot testing all-digital IP phone networks in West Delray Beach, Florida, and Carbon Hill, Alabama, as part of the U.S. carrier’s push to move away from legacy switched telephone networks (PSTN and POTS) in favor of all-IP delivery of voice, […]

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Alan Weissberger Regulatory VoIP

AT&T to Test All-IP Phone Network in 2 U.S. Cities

AT&T will begin pilot testing all-digital IP phone networks in West Delray Beach, Florida, and Carbon Hill, Alabama, as part of the U.S. carrier’s push to move away from legacy switched telephone networks (PSTN and POTS) in favor of all-IP delivery of voice, data and video. AT&T’s announcement: Testing the Next Generation of IP Networks, states that […]

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Alan Weissberger Regulatory

FCC’s “All IP” Network Transitions Trials – What to Expect

Introduction: At its January 30th Open Commission Meeting, the Federal Communications Commission  (FCC) voted to approve a petition AT&T had filed (in November 2012) to conduct trials of an “all-Internet Protocol (IP) network” that would eventually replace the PSTN and TDM networks now used extensively in the U.S.  The transition will be from plain Plain […]

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Alan Weissberger Telco Services

TC3 Part 3: UNIFI Communications- An Interesting Global VoIP Network Provider

Introduction: UNIFI Communications is not a well known telecom brand name. Yet the company handles one billion minutes of annual global traffic  from over 100 million subscribers, through 22 peering locations or “points of presence.” That makes it one of the largest IP, international carriers in the world! The accomplishments, innovations, and future directions from this […]

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Google Fiber – A Step Function Connectivity Improvement

A step function improvement in capability is how Milo Medin described Google’s Kansas City fiber project at the February 13th IEEE ComSoc meeting in Santa Clara. That huge improvement in customer experience is in contrast to the incremental gains of MSO [Multiple System Operator] and telco broadband networks, which have much lower access speeds. Medin, who […]