Supercomm, the top telecom show in the United States during the industry's boom in the 1990s and early 2000s, is being reborn as NXTcomm.
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Level3 announced on Wednesday that it has completed construction of Internet2's new 100Gbps backbone network.
If you're wondering what fourth-generation wireless deployments and services mean to you, you're not alone.
It's no secret that Sprint Nextel has been struggling since its $US36 billion merger well over a year ago. One analyst firm speculates that the carrier's floundering might even make it a takeover target.
The U.S. Department of Defense is expected to spend an estimated $US23.5 million this year on IT -- the most of any federal agency -- according to market research firm Input.
AT&T plans to spend US$750 million this year to expand the geographic reach of its IP backbone and bolster its business services portfolio. The funds earmarked for IP network and service enhancements are roughly twice the amount spent in 2006, AT&T officials say.
It's far from one of the largest industries in IT, but a group of telecom expense management vendors has announced its second industry association group in less than a year.
With its US$86 billion BellSouth acquisition completed, AT&T has its sights set on the rest of the world.
AT&T partnered with Microsoft to create a new Web-conferencing service called AT&T Live Meeting, unveiled Monday.
Increasing speeds and falling prices are adding to the appeal of 3G Evolution Data Optimized wireless data services, which deliver broadband speeds to mobile devices.
AnchorPoint announced Wednesday a version of its telecom expense management software that has asset-tracking features, plus support for Microsoft SQL Server 2005.
Internet2 announced Tuesday that the first segment of its next generation network is live.
AT&T announced on Wednesday that it is expanding its service reach into Vietnam.
IBM Tuesday announced a US$29 million deal with Southern Company to help the energy provider streamline its finance, supply chain and work management operations.
More businesses are expected to outsource their telecom expense management (TEM) needs over the next two years, according to a report by consulting firm Gartner.