WASHINGTON, D.C.--One of the inescapable facts about the public switched telephone network is that it is very expensive to power and cool. It's part of why AT&T and other large telcos have been lobbying the FCC to give it a timeline to shut down the PSTN network--something GENBAND CEO David Walsh says must be done carefully.
GENBAND is enhancing its cloud portfolio for the over the top (OTT) voice market by purchasing fring's OTT mobile IP communications service, a deal that will enable them to expand their consumer...
Charlie Vogt has stepped down from his role as chief executive officer of GENBAND to take a similar role at Harris Broadcast, a supplier of networking and software solutions for multimedia companies.
CenturyLink CTO Matt Beal delivered a blunt challenge to his fellow telco service providers at GENBAND's Perspectives13 conference in Orlando. They can transform the way they do business to the point that Alexander Graham Bell would be unable to recognize it, or perish at the hands of those inside or outside the industry who will.
A number of high level telecom industry executives, including Tony Melone, CTO of Verizon, have come together in Orlando at the GENBAND Perspectives13 conference to talk about the evolving trends in the telecom industry.
Social networks can threaten communications service providers that don't adapt to a new market, members of a panel at GENBAND's Perspectives13 conference said. Further, customers more interested in social networking apps than in a quality, reliable experience can present a problem to established providers.
GENBAND Chairman David Walsh can see a day when countries become telecommunications carriers, controlling the networks and leasing them out to service providers. In fact, Walsh's vision, as exposited during a keynote address at the Perspectives13 conference in Orlando, sifts down to cities and even hotels.
Texas-based cloud and hosted solutions provider GENBAND is setting its sights on the entrepreneurial and SMB market, announcing the Innovation Exchange, a "collaborative business and technology exchange."
BT on Monday named GENBAND's Smart Edge IP Exchange solution as its product of choice to expand the reach of its Global IP Interconnect services to wholesale customers across Asia and the Americas region.
GENBAND has bolstered its TDM-to-IP transformation engine by reaching a deal to acquire Aztek Networks, a vendor focused on switch consolidation and network migration solutions. Under the terms of