|[October 04, 2004]
Technology Marketing Corporation and IPCC Sign Memorandum of Understanding -MoU-; Agreement Focuses on VoIP Industry Education, Marketing & Trade Shows
LOS ANGELES --(Business Wire)-- Oct. 4, 2004 -- Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC), publishers of Internet Telephony magazine and the producers of Internet Telephony Conference and Expo, and the International Packet Communications Consortium (IPCC) today announced that they have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) detailing their partnership in accelerating the adoption of voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) and packet communications technologies and services.
"We are very pleased to be working closely with the IPCC, the leading international association dedicated to the rapid advancement of VoIP," said Rich Tehrani, TMC President and Group Editor-in-Chief for Internet Telephony magazine.
"We have been educating enterprises, government, service providers, resellers and developers about the amazing promise of VoIP since 1998 when we launched Internet Telephony magazine, the world's first and longest running VoIP publication. Thanks to our partnership with the IPCC, our international audience can expect even more rich content from TMC," added Tehrani.
"This MOU between TMC and the IPCC will further our mutual goals of accelerating the deployment of VoIP and packet communications industry," said Michael Khalilian, Chairman & President of the IPCC. "Our members will be able to take advantage of a broader range of educational and marketing opportunities as a result of this agreement. TMC has long been a leader in the packet communications market."
The MOU will enable TMC and the IPCC to collaborate on educational content development in the above mentioned channels and other jointly sponsored industry and networking events.
Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) publishes two magazines: Customer Inter@ction Solutions, and Internet Telephony, and the online publications, TMCnet.com, WiFi Revolution, wifitelephony.com, Planet PDA Magazine, Alternative Power and BiometriTech. TMC is also the first publisher to test new products in its own on-site laboratories, TMC Labs. TMC also produces The VoIP Developer Conference, WiMAXCon, TMC University Certification Courses, and The Global Call Center Outsourcing Summit. TMCnet.com publishes more than 25 topical online newsletters. For more information about TMC, visit its Web site at http://www.tmcnet.com.
ABOUT THE IPCC
The International Packet Communications Consortium (IPCC) is the premier international industry association dedicated to the rapid adoption of VoIP and packet communications services, technologies and solutions. To accelerate the adoption of packet services, the IPCC hosts educational and marketing activities, interoperability tests and demos, and produces technical documentation and market research. The IPCC membership is comprised of a diverse group of the leading wireline, cable and wireless service providers, governmental agencies, and solutions providers, representing all network elements involved in the next-generation network. The IPCC continues the groundbreaking work of the International Softswitch Consortium (ISC) founded in 1998. Additional information about the IPCC can be found at www.packetcomm.org.
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