Superstorm Sandy tests Internet resiliency; VoIP improves your business


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> Massive storm tests Internet resiliency. Article

> VoIP: Improving your business in ways you never knew. Article

> Telappliant offers practical advice for businesses thinking about switching to VoIP telephony. Release

> Small cells: enabling unified communications for the post-PC era. Article

> Mitel delivers virtual communications for iconic Firmdale Hotels. Release

> Citing "severe weather conditions related to Hurricane Sandy," Saba has rescheduled its earnings conference call for Nov. 5. Release

Telecom News

> Texas A&M University's San Antonio campus now has even more bandwidth to conduct business, as on Tuesday it wrapped up construction of a new $9.6 million fiber network connection for its new South Side campus facility. Article

> Bell Aliant reported that net earnings were CAD 92 million (USD 92.02 million), up from CAD 16 million (USD 16 million), or 21.6 percent year-over-year from Q3 2011, on revenues which fell by 0.4 percent to CAD 697 million (USD 697.1 million) as next-gen services offset expected declines in local and long distance voice revenues. Article

> FairPoint Communications announced on Tuesday that repair crews are in the process of restoring service throughout its Northern New England territory, including Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont, now that Hurricane Sandy has passed through the region. Article

Cable News

> Cablevision said late Wednesday that it will delay the release of its third quarter earnings report until Nov. 6, citing "recovery efforts underway following Hurricane Sandy." Article

> Time Warner Cable said Wednesday that it has assigned 98 percent of its technical teams in the New York area to repair damage to its network from Hurricane Sandy. Article

> Boxee said that Wal-Mart will begin selling its new $99 Boxee TV over-the-top video set-top at 3,000 retail stores on Thursday. Article

And finally… 'Parlor trick' could produce new supercomputers. Article