Cable & Telecom

TECHNOLOGY: Look for simplest solution first. A recap of SCTE Ontario’s Practical VOIP Seminar

By Joel E. Welch, SCTE 2005 IS ARGUABLY THE “The Year of VoIP”. VoIP deployments have begun in earnest and operators are ensuring they have the talent, skill and knowledge to successfully compete with the incumbent telephone providers. Last week, the Ontario Chapter of the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE) organized a seminar in Toronto to help operators build upon the knowledge operators may have already acquired. The goal of SCTE’s Practical Voice over Internet Protocol Seminar was to provide participants with knowledge, tools and examples of troubleshooting techniques to identify and resolve common technical problems that might be...