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HSL has announced it will be giving away a free femtocell, for use with 2G and 3G mobiles, to each mobile network operator visiting HSL's stand at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona 15-18 February 2010. In conjunction with the promotion, the HSL FemtoNet service will also be made available by HSL so that operators receiving a free femtocell can experience the capabilities of the HSL 2.75G Femtocell.

The promotion, says HSL, is part of an overall strategy to deliver femtocells to subscribers who suffer from inadequate mobile coverage. By giving mobile network operators the opportunity to evaluate the HSL 2.75G Femtocell through the promotion, mobile subscribers are a significant step closer to being able to benefit from HSL's femtocell in their homes and offices, says HSL.

The FemtoNet service allows an operator to outsource the operation of their own femtocell network using any of three different outsourcing models. HSL FemtoNet supports the use of IP or TDM links to connect with an operator's MSCs and SGSNs for circuit switched and packet switched services respectively. For this promotion HSL are making available their own MSC with FemtoNet to demonstrate the capabilities of the HSL 2.75G Femtocell.

According to HSL, unlike all users of existing 3G femtocells, users of the HSL 2.75G Femtocell are not restricted to requiring 3G mobile handsets. The HSL 2.75G Femtocell provides voice, messaging and data service to subscribers using any current 2G and 3G mobile handset that supports such services. Where the HSL 2.75G Femtocell also differs from existing 3G femtocells is that it does not provide 3G data but instead provides fast EDGE data that when coupled with existing home or office WiFi provides a superior wireless data service, says HSL.

Keymile,  manufacturer of Next-Generation data transmission systems, has added a Fibre-to-the-Building (FTTB) solution to its multi-service access platform MileGate. MileGate 2011 enables subscribers in multi-tenant buildings to be connected up to the fibre optic network. Network operators can supply a wide range of services with one single optical fibre that extends into the basement of a building. MileGate 2011 provides eight VDSL2 interfaces to connect subscribers at very high bandwidth to the Internet over existing in-house telephone cables. The MileGate 2011 FTTB solution can be used as a standalone system, or together with other components from the MileGate platform.

VDSL2 transmission allows network operators to deliver TriplePlay services, such as broadband Internet, VoIP, Video-on-Demand and TV over the Internet (IPTV). MileGate 2011 has multicast capabilities, making IPTV a viable option. Each of the VDSL2 interfaces offers a data rate of 100 Mbps and transmits several IPTV channels simultaneously in HDTV quality.

With its compact housing, MileGate 2011 is designed for installation in the building and requires no extra ventilation. MileGate 2011 is operable directly from the building's power supply network.

An optional feature in MileGate 2011 is an integrated media converter for analogue and digital cable TV (CATV). The converter allows network operators to deliver traditional CATV and broadband data transmission simultaneously to multi-tenant buildings via one single optical fibre. The combination of CATV and IPTV means more flexibility in the TV offering. MileGate 2011 uses the existing infrastructure to distribute the services. The CATV signal is transformed into an electric signal and passed on to each apartment through the existing coaxial cables. The voice and Ethernet signals are transmitted to the telephone cables.

MileGate 2011 has two SFP-based Gigabit uplinks for connection to the optical fibre network. Two more electric 100/1000BaseT connections can be used to cascade more MileGate 2011s in order to connect a further eight subscribers via a optical fibre. Network operators can obtain maximum protection from failures if they operate MileGate 2011 in a ring structure.

COO Björn Claassen commented: "MileGate 2011 allows us to fill the current gap in the portfolio between our new cards with high port density for FTTC and FTTH applications. By launching the FTTB solution MileGate 2011, Keymile can now offer a comprehensive one-stop solution for all types of optical fibre connection using one single access platform."

Keymile's new FTTB solution MileGate 2011 will be available from March onwards.

NTT Europe, a wholly-owned subsidiary of NTT Communications (NTT Com) overseeing operations in Europe, Middle East and Africa, has announced that it has extended its Global IP Transit Service into Spain, terminating its Global Tier 1 IP Backbone in Interxion's Madrid data centre. Interxion is a European operator of carrier-neutral data centres, and the new service went live on 1st December 2009.

NTT now provides a seamless service from a single, AS-based worldwide network. Direct connection to major ISPs in many countries makes Internet access faster and minimises distance delays. In addition to IPv4, the company operates the world's largest IPv6 backbone, spanning Asia, Europe, North America and Australia. Its network runs IPv4 and IPv6 in dual-stack mode end to end. Services include a high-quality hosting service that guarantees high availability and security from the Tier 1 Internet Backbone (NTT Communications Global IP Network). All services are multi-language, from design to operation.

The extension of the service into Spain has been made possible through close collaboration with Interxion, the pan-European colocation service provider. Interxion has a long and successful track record of delivering a full range of data centre, colocation and managed services solutions and is recognised as the provider with the largest reach across Europe. Today Interxion operates 26 data centres with over 55,000 m2 of equipped space, covering 13 cities in 11 countries. Interxion serves more than 1,200 customers, including enterprises, content providers, mobile service providers and hosting and telecommunications companies.

Interxion's Madrid data centre provides over 4,000 m2 of equipped space, with minimum N+1 power and cooling and 2N UPS, as well as the most advanced security, alarm and monitoring systems. The data centre provides unrivalled IP transit access to over 30 carrier and ISP connectivity providers, as well as access to ESPanix, Spain's leading Internet exchange. In addition, the Interxion facility provides NTT with direct in-house access to a highly interactive community of Interxion customers ranging from leading enterprises to content, gaming and application hosting providers.

This latest expansion is claimed to demonstrate NTT Europe's ability to deliver high-quality network services around the globe. Customers can now benefit from the firm's seamless, SLA-based IP Transit Service when looking to develop their enterprise connections in Spain. "NTTCom are very pleased to announce their presence in Interxion Madrid," said Clive Hamilton, NTT Communications, Head of Global IP - EMEA Region. "We feel that with the valuable support of Interxion, we will be able to offer their wide range of customers access to NTTCom's award-winning Global Tier 1 IP Backbone."

"We're very pleased to provide NTT access to the richest carrier network community in a single data centre in Madrid", commented Robert Assink, Managing Director of Interxion Spain. "The services of NTT's Global Tier 1 IP Backbone are a welcome complement to the connectivity offering for our mutual customers."

iBAHN, the specialist in digital entertainment and internet solutions for the hospitality and meeting industries, has signed a deal with Hotel ADA Palace in Madrid, part of Corporación Hispano Hotelera (CHH), to deliver in-room digital entertainment and internet connectivity services.

The installation, which has just been completed, provides all 80 rooms of the Spanish hotel with iBAHN's high definition digital entertainment solution, ETVi HD, along with fixed and wireless High Speed Internet Access (HSIA). Hotel ADA Palace will be the first hotel in the CHH chain to appoint a single provider for its HSIA and TV services, making it a point of reference for Spanish hotel technology.

The iBAHN ETVi HD package enables the hotel to integrate guest services with entertainment packages in its rooms, helping to improve communication channels with its guests. The deal will also offer the potential for bundling HSIA for laptops with TV video-on-demand (VOD) services, for a single 24-hour usage price.

Guests who need access to their corporate networks as well as those accessing the internet for pleasure will also find the highest standards of data security through iBAHN's Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) offering, which eliminates the possibility of data theft.

Manuel Enriquez Sanz, finance director for CHH, comments: "We selected iBAHN as a result of our previous positive experience of working with them and because of iBAHN's unique ability to offer both HSIA and fully digital TV in-room services. We hope that the installation will make us a shining example for hotel technology within the Spanish market. The deal that iBAHN was able to offer CHH was also particularly attractive."

Graeme Powell, Managing Director EMEA, iBAHN, adds: "Our relationship with the CHH hotel chain extends over five years, and we are delighted to be adding Hotel ADA Palace to our portfolio. iBAHN's product vision for in-room hotel technology is constantly evolving to ensure our digital entertainment offering is not only the most advanced on the market, but also developed to answer guests' requirements."

Easytalk, an alternative Spanish service provider, has selected the DIGITALK Multiservice Platform to launch new IP products across its European markets in early 2010.

Easytalk have already migrated their existing prepaid services to the DIGITALK SIP Application Server to gain immediate inherent improved operation efficiencies and cost savings. The group offers its customers high quality telephony services at competitive prices for both fixed and mobile markets, including calling cards, call shops, premium numbers, and also offers wholesale switch partitions to small distributors that want to develop their own business with greater flexibility and control. Easytalk plans to introduce a home residential service in early 2010 to expand customer reach with a wider service portfolio.

The crux of Easytalk's decision to invest in platform technology derived from the advanced management and billing features of the DIGITALK Multiservice Platform that provides the control and performance needed to offer the right services quickly and to manage customer payments.

Jose Luis García-Nalda, Associate Director of Easytalk commented: "In our opinion DIGITALK is one of the best companies offering top telephony technology in the prepaid telecom business. We have been working before with other providers but none of them gave us the flexibility and potential we need to be successful in this competitive ethnic market."

"The DIGITALK support team and management vision was key to Easytalk's decision. We are very happy to work with companies that are always one step forward. We are confident we will be able to fully exploit DIGITALK potential to become a one of the top players in our market. "

ip.access, a developer of 2G and 3G in-building wireless solutions, today announced that it has 'significantly enhanced' the capabilities of the nanoGSM product range with a new system release 4.1 that supports "plug and play" customer self installation and a range of other features said to extend the performance and capabilities of the system.

By enabling enterprise customers to directly install the nanoGSM BTS on their own premises, mobile operators can save up to half the total cost of a picocell deployment. This in turn expands the range of sites and businesses where nanoGSM can be deployed economically.

To support "plug and play" installation, the nanoGSM system includes automated BTS pre-configuration prior to delivery to the customer, and templated site creation within the BSC. Once the customer has installed the picocell, it connects automatically with the chosen BSC and can then either come directly into service, or send a notification to the network management system for the site to be finalized with automated handover configuration.

The new System Release 4.1 expands and extends the features and performance of the ip.access nanoGSM picocell which, with live deployments in more than 50 operator networks worldwide, is the most popular picocell in the world. Enhancements include a new capability to hand over a call directly from a nanoGSM BTS to the operator's 3G network for better network capacity management, and a fully dynamic AMR capability which enables much greater call density per BTS, thereby improving the efficiency and payback of the whole system.

Commenting on the release, ip.access CEO Stephen Mallinson said, "ip.access continues to innovate and expand the capabilities of our nanoGSM system by improving the value it delivers for our many mobile operator customers. It's a misconception that picocells are hard to deploy; in fact installing picocells is easy.  Our plug'n'play capabilities make it possible for the installation to be carried out by the end-customer, saving substantial costs."

ip.access will be showcasing the nanoGSM "plug and play" capability, alongside its other 3G picocell and femtocell solutions at Mobile World Congress.

Marking the third anniversary of the merger between the Microwave Communications Division of Harris Corporation and Stratex Networks, Inc., Harris Stratex Networks announced today that it has changed its name to Aviat Networks. 

The new brand is said to represent a culmination of the Company's transformation over the last three years from that of a specialized microwave backhaul equipment supplier into a provider of advanced IP wireless network solutions, with a comprehensive portfolio of migration solutions and lifecycle services.  Today, Aviat Networks says it is ideally positioned to help operators successfully evolve their existing networks toward an all-IP broadband future, expand into untapped rural and remote markets, and capitalize on the explosive growth of mobile data traffic around the globe.

"Today's unveiling of Aviat Networks marks a significant milestone in the evolution of our Company.  The Aviat brand embodies our commitment to quality and innovative products, highly individualized services, operational excellence and industry leadership," said Harald Braun, president and CEO of Aviat Networks. "In markets around the world, advancements in wireless network capacity have often been constrained because carriers are grappling with operational network limitations and cost-related challenges that historically haven't been sufficiently addressed by telecom equipment vendors.  Instead of ‘handshake' assurances that do little to mitigate the perceived risk of IP migration, operators need practical and innovative solutions that help them bridge seamlessly from the legacy network of today to the network that will fuel their success in the future."

Cambridge Broadband Networks today announced a contract with Gateway Communications to create the world's largest point to multipoint microwave access network. Gateway will use Cambridge Broadband Networks' industry leading VectaStar II platform to provision 130 hubs and 5000 terminal stations that will deliver mobile broadband connections across Nigeria.

Gateway Communications Nigeria, headquartered in Lagos, are building a pan-African, all-IP connectivity network that covers every major African city and has acquired 10.5GHz spectrum licences for point to multipoint in Nigeria to further the project. The company will roll out up to 10Mb mobile broadband services across 10 Nigerian states in 2010, with Port Harcourt and Abuja scheduled to go live in February. It is anticipated that a further 14 states will go live through 2011. The deal follows Gateway's successful roll out of its award winning AirlinkTM and MetroLinkTM mobile broadband services, using VectaStar 10.5GHz solutions in Lagos.

"High speed, high quality and secure broadband networks are critical for businesses in Nigeria. Gateway has an aggressive roll-out plan for mobile broadband networks in 2010 and 2011. We needed an efficient, reliable and high capacity solution that could be deployed quickly," said Guy Clarke, Managing Director, Gateway Nigeria, "and point to multipoint met all those requirements as well as being highly efficient to run and commercially sound."

Cambridge Broadband Networks developed its point to multipoint (P2MP) microwave solutions to address operators' growing needs for more efficient, high capacity mobile backhaul and access solutions. P2MP technology can be deployed rapidly, it delivers significant capital and operational savings over legacy point to point microwave solutions and it provides an upgrade path to meet the forecast demand for mobile broadband services. VectaStar II features industry-leading performance characteristics including 7-state hitless adaptive modulation, 256QAM modulation to deliver class-leading spectral efficiency and Ethernet throughput performance.

"The agreement with Gateway perfectly illustrates the clear benefits of Cambridge Broadband's VectaStar II solution," commented Graham Peel, Chief Executive Officer of Cambridge Broadband Networks. "Whether in emerging or developed markets, point to multipoint microwave has clear and demonstrable advantages over the legacy point to point solutions. VectaStar has already been adopted by 50 operators in 35 geographic markets, including in what the GSMA has described as the world's busiest mobile broadband network. This latest mass deployment provides further validation of the technology and Cambridge Broadband's ability to deliver."

Today marked the start of a new era for telecoms in the EU. The telecoms regulators of the 27 EU countries will meet for the first time in Brussels as members of the new Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications (BEREC). The new European telecoms regulator BEREC has been established following the adoption by the Council and Parliament of the new EU Telecoms rules in December 2009. With 12 fixed and 10 mobile telecoms companies offering services in many other EU Member States and hundreds of service providers operating across borders, BEREC will play a crucial role in strengthening the single telecoms market and consistent regulation across Europe. Assisted by an office with expert staff, the new European telecoms regulatory body will in particular help ensure fair competition in the single telecoms market. In 2008, Europe's telecoms sector revenues accounted for €351 billion.

"The establishment of the EU telecoms regulator is an important milestone for telecoms in Europe," said Viviane Reding, the EU's Telecoms Commissioner who proposed the creation of the body in 2007. "Indeed, Parliament, Council and the Commission all agreed that Europe's Single Telecoms Market needs BEREC. The new body will help national telecoms regulators and the European Commission to provide consistent rules and competitive conditions across the EU. This will boost European telecoms services, which are evolving rapidly in areas like mobile internet and can become a major driver of economic recovery in Europe."

"The first meeting of BEREC will be a step in the right direction for a more competitive telecoms market in Europe. I look forward to seeing real progress in developing further the European single market in telecoms and, in particular, to the positive impact that it will have for Europe's 500 million citizens," said Neelie Kroes, the EU Competition Commissioner.

The new European telecoms body BEREC will give important expert opinions on the functioning of the telecoms market in the EU. BEREC will also advise, support and complement the independent work of national telecoms regulators, especially when it comes to regulatory decisions with cross-border aspects.

BEREC is made up of the heads of the 27 national telecoms regulators and is assisted by an office that provides the necessary professional and administrative support to BEREC's work. Most decisions will be taken by two-thirds majority and by simple majority when BEREC gives opinions in the context of the Commission's analysis of measures notified to the European Commission by national regulators.

BEREC replaces the "European Regulators Group", a loose grouping of national regulators that could operate on the basis of consensus alone and was not integrated into the EU's regulatory process.

Network optimization specialist Actix has announced the establishment of a Self-Optimizing Networks (SON) Centre of Excellence in Dresden, Germany.

Actix' Dresden unit, which has traditionally been the centre for all automatic optimization research and development for Actix and which is closely linked to a number of advanced radio optimization research groups, has already been designing and building multi-technology SON systems for some time.

With additional investment in staff and resources, Actix says its SON Centre of Excellence will allow a full focus on the rapid acceleration of SON system development to meet customer requirements for LTE deployments, combining expertise from across the company to build a telecoms grade SON network node.

The Dresden SON Centre of Excellence builds on almost 20 years of automatic diagnostic and optimization experience within the company. The Centre of Excellence is part of the company's existing R&D resources in Germany, and will continue to work closely with operators that are in the planning stage for the deployment of 4G networks.

"Actix is taking its prime mover role in this area very seriously," said Bill McHale, Actix CEO. "The new SON Centre of Excellence builds on our team's unrivalled experience in automatic diagnosis and optimization, and helps make sure we are focused on building these systems in a way that matches customers high expectations."

Actix will be demonstrating a working centralized SON system during the upcoming Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

ProfitLine, the mobility management and communications spend experts, today announced that it has been awarded a contract by BT Global Services to provide technology and systems that support BT's global mobility spend management solution. 

The technology is said to have enabled BT to provide enhanced mobility management solutions to large multi-national organizations.  BT Global Services has integrated ProfitLine software and services into its existing BT Managed Mobile solution, renaming the enhanced solution BT Managed Mobility Expenses.  This new service enables businesses to reduce mobility expenditure, by delivering greater management control and visibility of global mobile device estates, service levels and usage.

Utilising the ProfitLine platform, the BT service can help these organisations to ensure invoice accuracy from their mobile service providers; manage their inventory of mobile devices, understand the mobile usage patterns of end users, enable the implementation of mobility policies and streamline internal processes.

"The timing is right for ProfitLine and BT Global Services to be working together to deliver greater value to BT's multi-national customers," said Andreas Schenck, ProfitLine CEO. "We are providing a global, industrialized full-service mobility spend management solution. This brings together ProfitLine's understanding of customers' mobility management needs with BT Global Services' experience in delivering fully managed services to their customers around the world. The value we now deliver to multi-national corporations builds on the success ProfitLine and BT have achieved working together in North America since 2007."

"We selected ProfitLine because they are ideally positioned to support our demands across our global footprint," said Jonathan Brasnett, head of global mobility capability, BT Global Services. "ProfitLine has a proven track record in delivering results with a demonstrated understanding of the complex mobility environments we are managing for our large multi-national customers."

The new WLAN controller LANCOM WLC-4100, from LANCOM Systems, provides automated configuration and central management of up to 1,000 WLAN access points in a single device. The standard WLC-4100 supports up to 100 access points; optional licenses extend this to even higher numbers. This scalability is said to make the WLC-4100 an economical and flexible solution for medium-sized to very large wireless LANs.

Automatic configuration, channel selection and monitoring of security

All of the settings are entered just once into a central profile in the WLAN controller, with straightforward Plug & Play. New access points are detected automatically and, once securely identified by digital signature, they are integrated into the network. The configuration settings required for optimised wireless network operations, such as the channel settings and security policies, are automatically transferred to all of the access points. The WLAN controller also constantly monitors the system's function, including background scanning.

802.11n performance, failsafe system resilience, and cross-site wireless LAN management included

Like previous LANCOM WLAN controllers, the LANCOM WLC-4100 is based on smart-controller architecture that enables the separation of management and payload data.

Depending on the application or even the user, LANCOM WLAN controllers can forward the data in different ways; this may be direct bridging to the LAN, separation from the LAN into a dedicated VLAN for WLAN guest accounts, or tunnelling to the controller for Voice-over-WLAN overlay networks. This is an invaluable feature for multi-service environments.

There is another advantage from the break-out of payload data: Even at high data rates, e.g. in 802.11n networks, the WLC-4100 provide maximum performance, minimum latency times, and it enables highly effective load balancing. 

Even cross-site wireless networks based on LANCOM access points and WLAN routers located at remote sites can be centrally managed and monitored - a simple IP connection is the only requirement.

A further element of the LANCOM Smart Controller design is its unique high-availability concept. Unlike most WLAN switches and controllers, the WLC-4100 enables its managed access points to continue operating in standalone mode, even if the connection fails. This means that the wireless LAN remains available to its clients. Another option is to collect multiple controllers into a cluster, which provides automatic load balancing.

"The WLC-4100 is the high-performance machine in our range of smart controllers," explains Frank Janssen, WLAN Product Manager at LANCOM Systems. "It's just plain impressive to see how 1,000 access points with 3,000 associated clients are managed, and how a change in configuration activates on all of the access points within seconds."

SwissQual, the independent Swiss network quality measurement company, has carried out drive testing on the new TeliaSonera LTE network in Stockholm. The measurements were made using the Samsung Kalmia LTE 4G modem mounted in the SwissQual Diversity Optimizer platform. The Diversity Optimizer, in common with all of the probes in the SwissQual Evolution range, is said to have been designed to easily integrate new handsets and modems for emerging technologies such as LTE.

The drive test is said to have collected very interesting measurement results from the new TeliaSonera 4G data service.   Downlink data throughputs up to 47 Mbps and TCP latency as low as 20 ms were recorded.   This is approximately 5 times better than the performance typically seen in 3G HSPA+ networks, says SwissQual.

Says Magnus Hylen, SwissQual Product Manager commented:  "The Diversity Optimizer measurement probe has long been recognised for ease of integration and use with a multitude of measurement devices and interfaces including the scanner which we use for LTE testing.  Configuring the Optimizer for the new Samsung Kalmia LTE modem took just a matter of minutes before measurements could be started. By using the Swedish Internet Infrastructure Foundation's server to test data download and upload, we can be sure that there were no bottlenecks in the IP connection.   This is crucial for accurate and reliable throughput assessment, especially at the speeds we now see with LTE.   Naturally LTE is in its infancy.   This meant that we saw regular disconnects and modem restarts.   However, this is something we have experienced with all new mobile technologies during the early phases of the rollout.    Apart from these issues, the performance that we have recorded is really impressive and sets a new baseline for mobile high speed data services."

SwissQual already provides a Voice over IP testing solution. Together with the Samsung LTE modem this allows SwissQual to provide a complete solution for LTE 4G, testing both data and voice services.

Said John May, SwissQual's CEO:  "SwissQual offers the perfect solution for determining VoIP quality over LTE networks. The SQuad algorithm was designed from the very beginning to provide a true measure of quality in VoIP applications. With LTE we expect the emergence of VoIP implementations using a much wider range of smart coding and processing capabilities including wide band. With our most recent version of SQuad, an ITU-T P.OLQA candidate, we are offering a solution that is already well proven for this new technology."

COLT, the European provider of business communications, today announced it is providing IP connectivity to support MeetingZone's audio conferencing facilities in the UK and Europe. As the UK's largest independent conference and collaboration service provider, MeetingZone will be adding COLT's SIP Trunking service, COLT VoIP Access, to its audio conferencing services in order to deliver high quality, scalable voice services whilst keeping network and bridging costs to a minimum.

While line quality and availability is crucial in a conference call environment, market demand for conferencing services is said to be continuing to grow rapidly. MeetingZone has selected COLT to deliver a scalable VoIP solution that can handle this growth in business, whilst maintaining the quality, availability and reliability which its customers expect. 

Steve Gandy, chief operating officer, MeetingZone said, "It is important to our strategy that we continue to outperform the market growth rates with a quality service at the right price. We are always looking for ways to be more efficient, but without compromising quality and business-grade VoIP can help us do that. In the conference calling environment, users do not tolerate service failure as they might with public VoIP services.

"We chose COLT as they could deliver a complete VoIP solution, which worked with our bespoke call management software and delivered the service experience and other benefits we required," Gandy added. "Looking to the future, COLT's European footprint was also an important factor as it means they can easily support MeetingZone's expansion into the rest of Europe. Over time we also hope to offer different connection options to our customers - such as direct IP connections to our services."

Rob Jupp, head of SME Division at COLT UK, added, "Voice is still the most significant communication tool we use each day and with travel budgets being slashed and many companies taking steps to reduce their carbon footprint, the use of conferencing facilities is on the up. Business-grade services, such as COLT VoIP Access, can help conferencing providers meet market demand for quality, lower cost and more flexible solutions. We expect many providers will be following MeetingZone's lead in the next year." 

COLT VoIP Access allows businesses to converge their voice and data networks and route all telephone calls via an IP network and a single access connection. This provides a lower total cost of ownership, improved flexibility in call management and business continuity. By providing a more flexible and effective approach to convergence, COLT VoIP Access helps customers leverage their investment in IP PBX infrastructure and provides a flexible roadmap for unified communications.