In a bid to promote interface standardisation for carrier-class
telecoms equipment, industry giants Lucent, Nortel, Siemens, Telcordia
and Cramer are to co-develop a standard Multi-Technology Operations
Systems Interface (MTOSI). [via IT Week]
Isn’t there already an industry standard? ..eTOM
Time Warner’s AOL Europe said on Sunday it planned to launch fixed-line
home telephone services in the UK, challenging BT Group Plc’s dominant
market position. [via gigaom and reuters]
Does Skype have Infrastructure? that’s the big question right now and the answer appears to be Yes. [via gigaom]
I would have thought if they’re doing voice out then there most be some interconnect to the traditional voice carriers or at least some boxes that the carriers need to have in order for the out function to work therefore by default Skype must have some, maybe not a lot, but some infrastructure.
Finally IBM has posted it’s guidelines for bloggers..here. I’ll have to read them through and make sure I’m OK or see if I can push the envelope out a bit further.
One thing I’ll be doing is changing my disclaimer so it reads "The postings on this site are my own and don’t necessarily represent IBM’s positions, strategies or opinions." as per the guidelines.
I’ll stop posting about Huawei after this, but they continue to amaze me right now. Huawei ‘In Talks’ to Run Customers’ Mobile Networks [via Telecom Flash]
Despite Firefox’s recent troubles it wasn’t enough to scare away a very large
ally in IBM. [Via TheNationalLedger.com]
Yep, Firefox is now available via our Internal software deployment system which is cool. You could have used Firefox previously but you wouldn’t get any support from the helpdesk. I’ve been running Firefox since before it wasn’t called Firefox.
Dallas-based Affiliated Computer Services Inc. was expected to take over
Disney’s client-service and telecommunications functions, while IBM would handle
its data-center and applications jobs. [via FinancialExpress.com]
They must have run a mickey mouse organisation….sorry.
According to today’s The Business, Nomura equity research team are recommending investors switch from BT to Telecom Italia. Telecom Italia is doing well in both fixed line and wireless voice. The growth in voice is due to it’s customer win back scheme. Telecom Italia Mobile, TIM is the countries largest mobile operator.
Om has a piece commenting on an earlier post by James on how VoIP is killing DT. This is very interesting as we knew that it would happen but to see evidence that it’s already happening is extremely interesting.
Just had a conversation over whether a virtual VoIP operator could use a virtual network operator to provide the network..in a virtual world maybe.