Monthly Archives: April 2016

US Signal Joins the Console NSP Partner Program

US SignalIt has been announced that US Signal has joined the Console NSP Partner Program. The move will enable US Signal to provide customers access to Console, the enterprise software and interconnection platform that is changing the way businesses directly connect to their customers, vendors, and partners. US Signal has long been the largest Midwest network, data center and cloud provider, and now with access to the Console software and interconnection platform, they can provide a faster, more secure way for companies across the globe to directly connect to business-critical cloud providers such as Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform, as well as Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) providers and partners.

ITW 2016 Welcomes the Press

itw16For the second consecutive year, media representatives are invited to the Press Room at International Telecoms Week (ITW), May 8 to 11 in Chicago. ITW 2016 is produced by Capacity Media and will be held jointly at the Hyatt Regency Chicago and Swissôtel in Chicago. The event will converge over 6,500 delegates from all areas of the global wholesale telecommunications community, representing over 1,980 companies and more than 148 countries.

PTI Conducts Successful 4G nanoLTE Bubble Demo Working with SES and O3B

Persistent TelecomRESTON, VA, 25 April 2016 — Global satellite fleet operator SES Government Solutions (SES GS) transmitted live video over a 4G nanoLTE bubble powered by Persistent Telecom and an O3b satellite system for U.S. Government customers during a demonstration earlier this month. This roaming service model allows users to stream live video and data from the field to remote commanders in real time. This technology is enabled by O3b’s high throughput Medium Earth Orbit satellites and their low latency features.

RoamingAround Adds Public Safety DAS to Aid First Responder Communications

Leading provider of Distributed Antenna Systems for cellular networks teams with ADRF to install solutions that prevent in-building wireless signal disruption for public safety personnel

roamingaround-adds-public-safety-das-to-aid-first-responder-communicationsRoamingAround, hospitality’s mobile-technology expert, is fortifying its portfolio with code-compliant public safety wireless solutions to help commercial businesses meet rigorous municipal requirements for building occupancy. Working in tandem with Advanced RF Technologies Inc. (ADRF) of Burbank, Calif., RoamingAround is now offering a public safety Distributed Antenna System (DAS) and dual band (VHF/UHF) repeater that works independently or on the same infrastructure as its popular RoamBOOST DAS for cellular networks. This digital filtering technology eliminates adjacent channel interference, making it possible for first responders and building tenants to have clear communications each time, every time.

ITW 2016 Welcomes Press to the World’s Largest Wholesale Telecoms Meeting

More Than 20 Qualified Media Representatives to Join 6,500+ Industry Participants  in Chicago May 8-11, 2016

itw16Chicago, IL, USA, April 26, 2016International Telecoms Week (ITW), the annual meeting for the global wholesale telecommunications community, announces that for the second year running, press are invited to participate in the ITW Press Room.  Produced by Capacity Media, the leading source of information for the global telecommunications community, ITW 2016 will converge over 6,500 delegates from all areas of the wholesale community representing over 1,980 companies and more than 148 countries.  The event will be held jointly at the Hyatt Regency Chicago and the Swissôtel in Chicago, Illinois, May 8-11, 2016.

The Benefits of Working with a Managed Network Security Provider

Originally posted on Windstream Business™ by Jeremy Story

Windstream logo We know. Placing your network security responsibilities in the hands of a Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) may put you outside of your comfort zone—but most likely, not for long. Our experience is that any hesitancy giving up some hands-on, day-to-day oversight of network security to a third-party provider is quickly overcome when companies realize the benefits of working with a trusted, reliable MSSP.

BridgeVoice™ Launches New Automated Carrier Platform


BridgeVoice™, the global leader in retail and wholesale VoIP termination services, and an integral part of multinational telecom technology and carrier services provider Bankai Group, announced it will launch its new Automated Carrier Platform during International Telecoms Week (ITW) 2016 in Chicago. The new platform will enable wholesale VoIP service providers and carriers to buy, sell and trade numerous high-end wholesale VoIP termination services and routes across a global network of operators through a secure, easy-to-use online portal.  The end result is an automated online funding and bidding platform that can generate profit.

CHI-NOG 06 Conference Agenda

chinog-logo-large-291x300We are pleased to announce that the Chicago Network Operators Group will host their 6th annual meeting (CHI-NOG 06) on May 12th, 2016 in Chicago, IL.

The Vital Link to Undersea Cable Connectivity

By: Kathy Xu

0b63cb_e4ffef3da70b4d5d89765b616e5e7037When wireless solutions and cloud technologies dominate the current dialogue among the Internet community, it’s easy to overlook the vital importance of undersea cable systems. However, as 99% of international data is transmitted via submarine cables, the significance of the role they play cannot be overstated. These networks are the foundation of worldwide connectivity, allowing for the communication and transmission of information across the globe. Hence, facilitating their continued growth is critical to the future of the Internet. This ability to scale, along with the importance of cable diversity and cable landing point diversity, impacts data security for many governments, data-reliant businesses as well as connectivity for billions of consumers.

Aqua Comms Completes Proof of Concept for Ciena’s Wavelogic Encryption Solution

Aqua CommsAqua Comms has successfully completed a proof of concept of Ciena’s® WaveLogic Encryption solution, demonstrating the ability to safeguard all data at the optical layer on its high-capacity America-Europe Connect (AEConnect) transatlantic cable system. Providing secure, flexible and reliable connectivity linking New York to London via Dublin and beyond to greater Europe, AEConnect is designed to meet the explosive growth in bandwidth demand from carriers, global data centers, cloud-based networks, financial services companies and content providers.