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Voice is (NOT) Dead

For the last decade, the industry and press have declared the death of voice, or at least the traditional PSTN network.  Like the premature report of Mark Twain’s death, the reports are exaggerated, but not without merit.  Voice is dying, but it is not dead; in the telecom industry, change […]

Information Security Demands More than Privacy Laws Compliance

The California Consumer Privacy Act has made headlines in recent weeks (including in several LB3 podcasts “A Summary CCPA Procurement and Compliance Guide for Your IT and Telecoms Agreements” and “How the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 Affects Your Service Provider Agreements“); this week because the California Attorney General […]

Catching the 5G Wave

Is 2020 the year that “true” 5G is available for enterprises?  As we wrote in our Network World article last year (“Like 4G before it, 5G is being hyped”), when it finally happens, 5G will truly be revolutionary.  In this article we’ll describe what 5G is and how it technically […]

Commission Sides with SIP Trunk and VOIP Users on 911 Fees

In a victory for enterprise users that rely on SIP trunking and other VOIP services, on October 30, 2019, the FCC released a Declaratory Ruling stating that states and municipalities “cannot charge the same class of subscribers total 911 fees that are higher for VoIP services than for traditional telecommunications […]