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Press Release -- February 8th, 2011
Source: tpx
Tags: CLEC, Ethernet, MPLS, Video

TelePacific Communications Receives INTERNET TELEPHONY® Magazine’s Thirteenth Annual Product of the Year Award

LOS ANGELES, California—TelePacific, the largest California-based CLEC providing integrated voice and data telecommunications services to the small and medium-sized business (“SMB”) customer segment in California and Nevada, announced today that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has named TelePacific’s SmartVoice product as a recipient of the 2010 INTERNET TELEPHONY Product of the Year Award.

TelePacific’s SmartVoice portfolio uses Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) for call control and is offered as a dynamically integrated solution with Internet access and/or MPLS-based IP VPN. SmartVoice enables customers to optimize their network access resources for voice or data traffic as needed. For example, voice traffic is prioritized over data traffic so calls come through clearly. As call paths are released, they dynamically convert to data bandwidth to speed data traffic through the customer’s network. This protocol ensures that customers continuously reap the benefit of their network investment based on their calling patterns.

“Products like SmartVoice are one of the ways TelePacific strives to make innovative, business-savvy technologies accessible to small and medium-sized businesses,” says Dick Jalkut, president and CEO of TelePacific. “Having SmartVoice recognized for outstanding innovation reaffirms our commitment and dedication to continue developing and offering products that help our SMB customers leverage telecommunications technologies to be more efficient and effective in their day-to-day business.”

Available in business lines, PRI, CAS, or native SIP handoff, SmartVoice customers can select up to 120 call paths with integrated Internet access and/or MPLS IP-VPN services. SmartVoice with Ethernet over Copper access is available in bandwidth increments from 1 Mbps to 20 Mbps, depending on distance from the serving wire center. In addition, using Ethernet over TDM transport, SmartVoice bandwidth can scale as high as 135 Mbps. The SmartVoice portfolio also includes up to 22 enhanced calling and data features, as well as local and intra-LATA calling, for one flat rate.

“I am pleased to announce TelePacific Communications as a Product of the Year Award winner. The editors of INTERNET TELEPHONY have verified that SmartVoice displays quality and innovation plus provides real needs in the marketplace,” stated Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. “I would like to congratulate TelePacific for its commitment to advancing IP communication technologies.”

2010 Product of the Year winners are published in the February 2011 issue of INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine, (www.itmag.com). INTERNET TELEPHONY has been the authority in IP communication since 1998™. For more information about TMC, please visit www.tmcnet.com.

About TelePacific Communications

TelePacific Communications is a competitive carrier that serves customers throughout California and Nevada. Headquartered in Los Angeles, the Company is the leading competitive carrier in its footprint, with customer care centers in Los Angeles and Stockton, California and Las Vegas, Nevada. In business since 1998, TelePacific provides services through a combination of TelePacific-owned switches and network infrastructure, including its own and leased robust fiber-optic network assets. Offering local and long distance voice, dedicated Internet access, private networking, data transport services, converged voice and Internet solutions, as well as mobile voice and data and wholesale services, TelePacific manages more than 38,000 customer accounts with more than 1.1 million access lines in service. For more information, visit www.telepacific.com.

About INTERNET TELEPHONY Magazine

INTERNET TELEPHONY has been the IP Communications Authority since 1998™. Beginning with the first issue in February of 1998, INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine has been providing unbiased views of the complicated converged communications space. INTERNET TELEPHONY offers rich content from solutions-focused editorial content to reviews on products and services from TMC Labs. INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine reaches more than 225,000 readers, including pass-along readers. For more information, please visit www.itmag.com.

About TMC

Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) is a global, integrated media company helping clients build communities in print, in person, and online. TMC publishes Customer Interaction Solutions, INTERNET TELEPHONY, Unified Communications, NGN and InfoTECH Spotlight magazines. TMC is the producer of ITEXPO, the world’s leading B2B communications event. TMCnet.com, which is read by two million unique visitors each month, is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries. In addition, TMC runs multiple industry events: 4GWE; Smart Grid Summit; M2M Evolution; Cloud Communications Summit; Social CRM Expo; SIP Tutorial; VIPeering; Business Video Expo; CVx; Digium|Asterisk World; StartupCamp; MSPAlliance MSPWorld and more! Visit TMC Events for a complete listing and further information. For more information about TMC, visit www.tmcnet.com.

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