"MERA is excited to team with ITXC
to provide a very valuable package to our mutual customers," said Natalya Korobkova, Marketing Director for MERA Networks.
's strong capital position including the fact that the company has no net debt and the company's proprietary technology make this program possible.
carries calls to and from Norway over the Internet, the calls are placed and received on ordinary telephones and fax machines in the usual way, with neither party needing a computer.
"Push to Talk helps dot-coms and click-and-mortar companies overcome some of the challenges they face in today's e-commerce marketplace," said Jeff Gaus, ITXC
marketing vice president, E-commerce.
This agreement also expands ITXC
's footprint in the Dominican Republic and allows ITXC
to send more traffic over ITXC
.net from the U.S.
was the first Internet telephony carrier to terminate Internet telephony calls directly to RBOCs and has previously announced termination agreements with Bell Atlantic and the Ameritech Division of SBC.
also has increased capacity at its New York hub by 150% and by 200% at its Los Angeles hub to accommodate increased demand from carrier customers for interconnection to ITXC
"The telecommunications market in Eastern and Western Europe continues to grow," said Tom Evslin, chairman and CEO of ITXC
. "International traffic has more than doubled in less than 5 years worldwide.
The interoperability between VocalTec and Cisco was proven in ITXC
's extensive test lab in early August and the equipment is now deployed commercially on ITXC
's global Internet-based voice network.
The site features the ITXC
Push to Talk service, which initiates a voice call through a voter's phone or computer to an election official.
also has expanded its Miami-based Latin American sales team with the addition of Regional Sales Managers Manuel Lora, Ezequiel Villasenor and Mario Rojas.
Corp., proveedor lider de servicios mundiales de voz por Internet, ha expandido su presencia en America Latina con la apertura de una oficina regional en Miami.