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My dance card at IT EXPO West in LA


Right now I’ve got 14 (fourteen) meetings plus two panels penciled in at IT EXPO West in Los Angeles, spread across Tuesday,  September 1 and Wednesday, September 2.

Tuesday, I’m moderating an IP Peering Panel from 3:45-4:30 PM and Wednesday I put on my HD hat to do “HD Voice Deployments” from 1:15-2 PM.


Qwest: It's the landlines, silly…


You almost get the impression that Qwest has a death wish.  It wants to sell off a business it is making money with — its long-haul network — while continuing to hold onto all of its (steadily declining) landline business.  What is wrong with this picture?

Since everyone knows Qwest is a wounded duck [...]

Vonage reports Q1 positives, EBITDA, line losses slows


Tweaking various parts of its operations and doing a little bookkeeping shuffle, Vonage reported EBIDTA of $21 million for the first quarter of 2009 and GAAP net income of $5 million; about $0.03 per share. However, the company is still spending $290 per customer to get customers in the door and had a net [...]

VoIP-ish bits for Thursday, May 7…


Things you might want to know for Thursday, May 7–

Cox comes over with a DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem for trial. Vonage has their Q1 earnings report out (Good look with that…) Yesterday, AudioCodes reported its quarterly earnings; they lost money in the Q1 due to Nortel disintegrating, but no big surprise there.