Cable & Telecom

Bell, Cisco and IBM to convert RBC to IP

MONTREAL - Bell Canada announced today that it will undertake a large scale IP (Internet protocol) telephony implementation with RBC Financial Group.Bell will work with Cisco Systems Canada and IBM Canada to implement a fully managed solution for RBC, Canada’s biggest financial institution, converting approximately 8,400 of the bank's phone lines to voice over Internet protocol (VOIP). "Providing a fully managed IP-based solution for RBC will deliver value to their clients, employees and shareholders,” said Isabelle Courville, president, enterprise group, Bell Canada, in a release. The managed IP solution, says Bell, will provide RBC with: * A robust and flexible...