Profile of J. Nicholas HooverSenior Editor, InformationWeek Government
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Articles by J. Nicholas Hoover
posted in October 2005
The declining costs of phone services, introduction of technologies like voice-over-IP, and a blurring of the lines of what defines a telecom company have decreased fund contributions for rural areas.
The new software will work from a centralized, Web-based management console and let employers provision premium Skype services like voice mail and external calling.
Yet converged networking doesn't come without concerns. More than 60% of those surveyed see network security issues as a barrier to implementation.
Level 3 cuts connections to Cogent Communications in payment dispute
An agreement with Sprint Nextel will allow BellSouth to use Sprint's nationwide Multi Protocol Label Switching capabilities to provide service far beyond its current nine-state base.
Sprint Nextel is among the telecom vendors jockeying for VoIP market share