XO launches FMC trial

Anticipating an enterprise-focused fixed-mobile converged service called Unwired Office, XO Communications has launched a trial of FMC capabilities in Seattle. The CLEC is working with Sotto Wireless, a company that uses Nokia E series phones to support wireless voice extensions over IP PBXes. FMC is still a largely uncharted market frontier in the U.S., but Sotto was co-founded by former AT&T Wireless technology executive Rod Nelson, who obviously understands the makings of a strong carrier service. The trial and ensuing roll-out should be worth watching.

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