Cincinnati Bell: Other Tier 1 carriers discussing HD voice peering


Cincinnati Bell’s Evolve hosted HD voice service is currently a stand-alone island, but other carriers – outside of the usual suspects – are starting to kick around the idea of peering HD voice calls directly.

Mike Herman, product manager for Evolve, said that conversations about HD voice peering had literally started in “the last […]

XConnect announces participants in HD voice peering trial


XConnect ( has announced the initial participants in its HD voice peering trial. The list includes “the usual suspects” plus a couple of new names.

Telephony providers participating include Alteva, Broadvox, SimpleSignal, State 2 Networks and Telesphere. Consumer provider/phone maker Ooma is participating, even though the company isn’t yet officially supporting HD voice […]