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
ATIS has named Fred Kemmerer, the CTO of GENBAND, as the new chairman of its Technology and Operations (TOPS) Council.
As a standing committee of the ATIS board of directors, TOPS
BT ( NYSE: BT ) is enhancing its Global IP Interconnect service for its UK and global wholesale wireline, wireless, VoIP providers and alternative providers that need global voice connectivity. Serving
TELUS (Toronto: T.TO ) continues to move ahead with its all-IP network vision with plans to deploy GENBAND's A2 Converged Application server on its network to deliver unified communications (UC)