Carrier Evolution

As telecom carriers evolve, Carrier Evolution tracks the important developments in telecom and broadband which drive that evolution, including IP voice, unified communications, collaboration and consumer applications. Carrier Evolution offers original and curated content from external sources.

Level 3: We Could Realize $17 Million in Special Access Savings from Just One Incumbent

The data that the FCC has collected on the special access services will compel the commission to take steps to foster competition in that market, predicted members of Competify on a call with reporters today. Competify is an organization created to promote competition in the...Learn More

AT&T Wi-Fi Voice Waiver Could Drive Industry RTT Adoption

A waiver granted to AT&T by the Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday involving Wi-Fi calling and text telephony (TTY) could be precedent setting and could hasten wireless carrier deployment of real-time text (RTT) capability. TTY, also known as teletypewriter capability, was originally designed for landline...Learn More

Commissioner O’Rielly: In the Unlikely Event there is a CAF Mobility Fund…

If the FCC were to create a mobility fund as it converts today’s voice-focused high-cost Universal Service program into a broadband-focused Connect America Fund program, that fund most likely would not look like “anything previously envisioned,” said FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly today. O’Rielly made his...Learn More

Exec Details Comcast Voice Mobility UC Offering

Comcast Business is targeting small and medium size businesses with Comcast Voice Mobility, a new offering that combines traditional voice service with unified communications. “The way it’s procured, it looks like traditional phone service,” explained John Guillaume, vice president of product management for Comcast Business,...Learn More

Service Provider Automation Survey: 90% Expect Job Losses

An acceleration in the pace of business automation will lead service providers worldwide to shed employees, and lots of them, in coming years if results of a survey of global sourcing professionals conducted at this year’s Sourcing Industry Conference (SIC) in Dallas September 28-29 proves...Learn More

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