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Realising the full potential of WAP

Realising the full potential of WAP – E-Commerce Focus Matthew Secker Realising the full potential of WAP: Operators are hoping that the promotion of new handset specifications by the GSM Association’s mServices initiative — and the emergence of GPRS — will finally a low WAP to reach its complete capability. (E-Commerce Focus) Usability, varied applications […]

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A conversation with Mark Cortner of TalkingNets – Back Talk

A conversation with Mark Cortner of TalkingNets – Back Talk – Interview Sean Buckley Mark Cortner is vice president of marketing for TalkingNets. Prior to joining the company, he was director-of-strategic partners marketing at Winstar Communications and beld positions at TLC where be led the marketing efforts of an internal start-up team that resulted international […]

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A conversation with Ralph de la Vega of BellSouth – Back Talk

A conversation with Ralph de la Vega of BellSouth – Back Talk – Interview Sam Masud Q: How many DSL lines do you have currently and what are the targets for future deployment? A: We had 463,000 subscribers at the end of Q3 and are on target for a total of 600,000 by the end […]

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Outsourcing Storage: Part-time Help

Outsourcing Storage: Part-time Help – Industry Trend or Event Ted McKenna Although SANs are all the rage, storage service providers are finding too much room at the inn. Internet content and corporate data seem to breed like rabbits. To cope, businesses can add servers or deploy new Fibre Channel technology to facilitate faster data retrieval, […]

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Profiting from Frame Relay over DSL

Profiting from Frame Relay over DSL – Industry Trend or Event Kevin Walsh Is DSL the answer for bringing frame relay services into the world of multiservice over broadband access most cost effectively? Frame relay may not be fashionable, but it represents a significant revenue stream for many service providers, including CLECs, ILECs and IXCs. […]

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IPSec VPNs with Digital Certificates

IPSec VPNs with Digital Certificates – Internet/Web/Online Service Information Ruixi Yuan Combining IPSec with a digital certificate provides the most secure and scalable way to implement a VPN. As companies move to implement VPNs over the Internet, security remains their No. 1 concern. This is no surprise: They want to use VPNs to transport valuable […]

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IP Data-Collection Approaches: A Scorecard

IP Data-Collection Approaches: A Scorecard – Technology Information David Jordan The time for usage-based billing is here, but measuring and collecting usage data is not easy. Here are the pros and cons of various approaches. ISPs are finally figuring out that flat-rate pricing doesn’t work for every customer. Today, ISPs are offering access to the […]

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Amber’s Rock-Solid ASR 2000: Density and Reliability

Amber’s Rock-Solid ASR 2000: Density and Reliability – Product Announcement www.ambernetworks.com There is a disconnect when it comes to the PSTN and the IP network due to the reliability gap between the two networks. Closing that gap is only the starting point for Santa Clara, Calif.-based start-up Amber Networks, which plans to ship an IP […]

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IP Data-Collection Approaches: A Scorecard

IP Data-Collection Approaches: A Scorecard – Technology Information David Jordan The time for usage-based billing is here, but measuring and collecting usage data is not easy. Here are the pros and cons of various approaches. ISPs are finally figuring out that flat-rate pricing doesn’t work for every customer. Today, ISPs are offering access to the […]

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Orbcomm Owns Little LEO Market – Company Business and Marketing

Orbcomm Owns Little LEO Market – Company Business and Marketing – Brief Article Orbcomm has received orders for more than 200,000 little low earth orbiting (LEO) satellite end-user terminals, making it the leader in this market, which is expected to reach $925 million by 2005, according to a recent report by Frost & Sullivan. However, […]