Press Contact: Tina Soules
Engage Communication, Inc.
(831) 688-1021; Tina@engageinc.com
Engage Communication Delivers
T1 Over IP Solution for Data and Voice Over IP Networking
of Telecom Switches, PBXs, and T1 Circuits.
APTOS, Calif., June 27, 2000 - Engage Communication, Inc.
delivers the IPTube-T1 to an international carrier. The
encapsulates full and fractional T1 circuits, along with
their framing and signaling bits, into IP packets. The
Over IP connection provides for the transparent
interconnection of PBXs, Telecom Switches and T1 based
communication systems via LANs, WANs, MANs, and IP based
Businesses incur significant recurring monthly costs for
rigid-bandwidth leased lines used purely for the interconnection
of PBXs and telecom switches. The IPTube-T1 provides enterprises
with the ability to interconnect their existing phone
systems over flexible bandwidth lines that are used to
carry data, voice, and video. Toll charges assessed by
long distance and local carriers are eliminated by transporting
voice and fax traffic across the enterprise intranet,
LAN, metropolitan-area network (MAN), or WAN.
The IPTube-T1 provides CLECs with a way to back haul a
T1 DS0s from a customers phone systems over their
Internet connection. The back hauled DS0s are connected
to the CLECs phone switch for connection to the Public
Switched Telephone Networks. Competitive Local Exchange
Carriers are able to provide customers with a very economical
alternative to the local Phone Company since the Local
Loop charges of around $40/line per month for each phone
line are consolidated.
The IPTube-T1 has a T1 interface that connects directly
to the T1/DS1 interface of Phone Systems or T1 Data Communication
Equipment. An Ethernet interface connects to the LAN.
An optional Synchronous Serial WAN interface connects
to Data Communication equipment such as ADSL, SDSL, and
The IPTube-T1 detects idle/redundant data within each
DS0 resulting in a 56 to 1 bandwidth savings. VoIP WAN
bandwidth is not consumed by silent voice circuits.
About Engage Communication
Engage Communication, incorporated in September 1989,
develops, manufactures, sells and supports premium networking