HGC and BT agree to work on IPX peering arrangements

Interconnection enables increased global reach to fixed-line and mobile network operators

Hutchison Global Communications Limited (HGC), the fixed-line division of Hutchison Telecommunications Hong Kong Holdings Limited (stock code: 215), and BT announced an agreement to establish IPX network interconnection between the HGC Hutch-IPX Network and the BT IPX Network.

This agreement was announced at an official signing ceremony on 11 May 2015 in Chicago during International Telecoms Week (ITW) 2015. [Read more…]

Excellent IPX services are a matter of powerful interconnectivity access

BT IP Exchange is Equinix data centre enabled for an easy and simple, cost efficient and standards compliant access to all IP Exchange services on the BT global network. If you have your network already co-located in an Equinix data centre* you can use a local and scalable interconnect with pay-as-you-go pricing to implement access into BT IP Exchange quickly and with reduced cost. At the same time standards compliance is assured by adherence to GSMA recommendations, and no additional encryption is required due to a solely private interconnect. [Read more…]

From the desk of Will Bruce: GTM in Northern, Southern, Central & Eastern Europe

This will be an exciting year as the take-up of IP services accelerates and the old TDM world begins to fall away. We’ll start seeing true interoperability as we migrate many of our services onto IP and introduce value-added services (VAS) to complement traditional voice. [Read more…]

BT launches high definition business collaboration services

DC13-343   October 9, 2013

BT to deliver superior user experience on any device: the conversation just gets better

BT announced the launch of a series of new services that promise to transform the quality of business conversations and greatly improve the way people work together within and between large organisations. Meetings using conferencing services, video and online collaboration systems will become much more life-like and available on devices ranging from desktop computers and fixed line phones to tablets and smartphones. [Read more…]

BT and Dolby transform conference calls so you feel you’re in the room

DC13-362        October 16, 2013

Cambridge University research reveals poor sound makes meetings less effective and increases fatigue as BTMeetMe with Dolby launches

BT and Dolby Laboratories announced the launch of BT MeetMe with Dolby Voice, an audio conferencing service that can dramatically transform one of business’s most essential, but problem-plagued daily activities – the conference call – by replicating the sound of face to face meetings. [Read more…]