CedarPoint bets on HD voice; FTC releases privacy study

> Cedar Point Communications believes there's something to the high definition voice space, so it's releasing its Enhanced HD Voice technology. Available as a software upgrade on its SAFARI C3 Multimedia Switching System, Cedar Point claims the technology can improve call quality and increases the value of HD voice. Release

> Global Crossing's (Nasdaq: GLBC) MPLS IP VPN efforts have caught the attention of Frost & Sullivan who awarded the service provider the 2010 North American Competitive Strategy Leadership of the Year Award for best practices in the MPLS/IP VPN Services Market. Release

> Broadvox is going to leverage Covad's IP Backhaul Aggregation Service and Ethernet access services to deliver, prioritize and segment voice traffic to meet the demanding needs of their business customer base, which includes professional services and healthcare-related business customers. Release

> TelstraClear has chosen GENBAND as its VoIP supplier of choice to conduct VoIP interconnection services. According to TelstraClear, GENBAND's platform will enable it to reduce costs, expand markets and interwork with the growing volume of peering and managed interconnect services such as the GSM Association's IP eXchange (IPX). Article

And finally ... Are you tired of having your Hamburger Helper meal interrupted by a salesman or someone asking for a donation? Well, the FTC agrees. This week, the FTC released their privacy study that Broadband DSL Reports revealed will include a "a simple and universal do not track mechanism" that would allow users to opt out of all online tracking, working much like the current Do Not Call Registry. Article

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