The wireless industry has scored a win by convincing the federal telecom regulator to limit its look into regulating mobile wireless data services. How far those limits will extend, however, has yet to be determined. One group says traffic management should be included.
The leading Internet telcos and cablecos, small ISPs, content creators and consumer groups will square off during six days of testimony before the CRTC. At stake is whether the federal regulator should - or could - impose restrictions on the ability of providers to manage their networksrn
Nortel Networks last month announced the availability of its Passport 8600 Layer 2-7 Switching Platform, which offers customers more comprehensive traffic management and functionality, according to the company.