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Metaswitch Customers Successfully Terminating Robocalls

Steve Gleave | Dec 21, 2016 7:00:00 AM

Fixed-Line Transformation security Consumer communications Robocall Blocking Service privacy

Unwanted robocalls account for one in five phone calls in the U.S. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has said it receives more than 200,000 complaints about robocalls per year, making it the single biggest complaint about consumer telecom services. So what’s to be done? 

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Metaswitch Wins Swisscom’s Call for Innovation Competition

Steve Gleave | Dec 19, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Fixed-Line Transformation Award

Swisscom recently named Metaswitch the winner of its first Call for Innovation competition for its Cloud Native Network Evolution. Swisscom now plans to start a proof of concept (PoC) project based on Metaswitch’s cloud native communications software expertise .

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Cloud Native On Top Down Under

Steve Gleave | Dec 15, 2016 7:00:00 AM

SBC (Session Border Controller) Fixed-Line Transformation IMS (IP Multimedia Subsystem) Mobile Infrastructure

As network functions virtualization (NFV) matures, the conversation is rightly moving to the importance of “cloud native” communications software. At Metaswitch, we’ve understood since the earliest days of NFV that virtual network functions (VNFs) need to be designed for the cloud from scratch so that service providers can realize the full benefits of network virtualization.  Visionary operators like 2degrees realize this, too.

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Metaswitch Robocall Blocking Service Continues to Expand Footprint and Functionality

Metaswitch | Dec 15, 2016 5:00:00 AM

Press Releases Fixed-Line Transformation security Consumer communications Robocall Blocking Service privacy

Service proving popular with communication service providers and consumers. Capabilities expand to support any Class-5 switching infrastructure.

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Summary lessons from deploying NFV

Steve Gleave | Nov 2, 2016 12:29:07 PM

Fixed-Line Transformation NFV (Network Functions Virtualization) Mobile Infrastructure Industry Trends

Metaswitch has gained a wealth of NFV experience by helping customers take our virtual network functions (VNFs) from proof of concept to lab trials to production networks. Along the way we have learned a lot about what works and what doesn’t and how to overcome unexpected issues as they arise.  

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Empower Employees to Transform Your Business

Chris Carabello | Aug 25, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Fixed-Line Transformation Business communications Forum 2016

No matter what type of network or business transformation you’re going through, it’s imperative that you bring your people through the transition, too. Whether you’re considering a virtualized network implementation, transitioning from TDM to IP communications, launching business services for the first time or expanding into different geographic areas, your employees need to be on board with the changes and empowered to make the transformation a success. So when we talk about embracing new models for building networks and delivering services, a key part of that is adopting what we call "new people models."

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End the Blight of Unwanted Calls

Robert Welsh | Aug 23, 2016 9:30:00 AM

Fixed-Line Transformation FCC Robocall Blocking Service

Let's face it: your phone often rings when you're least available to take a call. And with increasing frequency, these interruptions aren't even worth the break from that important task you were in the middle of -- be that writing your next novel or simply dinner with the family. All too often, the caller is a recorded message offering you an unwanted magazine subscription or a research intern seeking your latest political leanings. Robocalling is the rising plague for fixed-line phone subscribers and it’s time that operators launched against this attack.

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True Tales of Transformation

Chris Carabello | Aug 9, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Metaswitch Fixed-Line Transformation Forum 2016

We often talk about network transformation and new business models for network operators. But it’s not just talk. Many operators really are reinventing themselves and trying out new, sometimes radical approaches for building networks that will help them grow their businesses in an increasingly software-centric, cloud-based services market.

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Metaswitch User Group Elects New Board Members

Carol Daniels | Jul 28, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Metaswitch Fixed-Line Transformation NFV (Network Functions Virtualization) Support Forum 2016

The Metaswitch User Group elected four new board members and set its agenda for the year during our Forum event in May. For the first time, the group elected an international representative to the board, which reflects the company’s expansion into new markets.

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You'd Love to Have DevOps, But Don’t Know Where to Start!

Ray Mota | Jul 20, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Fixed-Line Transformation NFV (Network Functions Virtualization) DevOps Industry Trends

You are not alone. You are in the same boat as many other telcos. And probably wondering where to start.

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