Insight Picks Cedar Point Softswitch

Insight Picks Cedar Point Softswitch

Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading

April 4, 2005

1 Min Read
Insight Picks Cedar Point Softswitch

Cedar Point Communications scored a big coup over the weekend, inking a voice over IP (VoIP) deal with Insight Communications. Under the agreement, Cedar Point will provide its PacketCable-based softswitch, known as the Safari C3 Media Switching System, for Insight's forthcoming rollout of IP telephony service. Insight, which now delivers circuit-switched cable telephony service to 60,000 customers in four markets, plans to offer VoIP as a primary-line service. The two companies announced the deal in San Francisco Sun. as the NCTA National Show got underway.

About the Author(s)

Alan Breznick

Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading

Alan Breznick is a business editor and research analyst who has tracked the cable, broadband and video markets like an over-bred bloodhound for more than 20 years.

As a senior analyst at Light Reading's research arm, Heavy Reading, for six years, Alan authored numerous reports, columns, white papers and case studies, moderated dozens of webinars, and organized and hosted more than 15 -- count 'em --regional conferences on cable, broadband and IPTV technology topics. And all this while maintaining a summer job as an ostrich wrangler.

Before that, he was the founding editor of Light Reading Cable, transforming a monthly newsletter into a daily website. Prior to joining Light Reading, Alan was a broadband analyst for Kinetic Strategies and a contributing analyst for One Touch Intelligence.

He is based in the Toronto area, though is New York born and bred. Just ask, and he will take you on a power-walking tour of Manhattan, pointing out the tourist hotspots and the places that make up his personal timeline: The bench where he smoked his first pipe; the alley where he won his first fist fight. That kind of thing.

Subscribe and receive the latest news from the industry.
Join 62,000+ members. Yes it's completely free.

You May Also Like