Neutral Tandem to Present at the VIPeering Conference

(Ping! Zine Web Hosting Magazine) –  Neutral Tandem, Inc., (Nasdaq: TNDM), a leading provider of global interconnection services today announces that its Senior Director of New Product Development, John Butz, will speak on a session entitled, “New Market Peering Opportunities: HD Voice and Video” at the VIPeering Conference , which takes place on September 13-14, 2011 at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas. The event is collocated with ITEXPO West 2011.  ITEXPO, produced by TMC, is the world’s largest and best-attended IP Communications trade show, drawing an average attendance of 7,000 buyers and sellers of IP Communications products and services.

“We are very pleased that John Butz will be participating in this year’s show.   Neutral Tandem is respected as an industry leader, and I am confident that our attendees will appreciate and value the opportunity to hear his perspective on HD Voice,” comments Rich Tehrani, CEO and Conference Chairman for TMC.  “Participation from Neutral Tandem helps to further validate the show’s prominence in the industry.”

Neutral Tandem’s newly launched HD Voice Interconnect service is designed to provide the carrier market a broad High Definition footprint to terminate quality voice traffic to both mobile and wireline carriers.  The service offers improved quality and low latency voice termination across its entire private SIP-based network, and is a seamless addition to Neutral Tandem’s existing voice termination platform, which presently manages over 11 billion minutes a month.

“We are excited to provide a comprehensive HD Voice solution to support carriers deploying wideband voice technology,” comments Surendra Saboo, COO of Neutral Tandem.  “We have designed our solution to be straightforward, without requiring complex routing tables or special number provisioning.  We look forward to speaking with other carriers and service providers at VIPeering who are planning wideband voice deployments regarding testing and interconnecting to our HD voice service, to maximize the value for their customers.”

ITEXPO West 2011 will take place at the Austin Convention Center in Austin Texas, on September 13-15, 2011. Collocated events include: 4G Wireless Evolution Conference; M2M Evolution Conference; Cloud Communications Summit; SIP Tutorial 2.0: Bringing SIP to the Web; VIPeering; Business Video Expo; (CVx) ChannelVision Expo; StartupCamp; Super WiFi Summit; and the Telecom Expense Management Industry Association Workshop. Visit for more information or to register.

To learn more about Neutral Tandem’s products and services designed to help competitive carriers interconnect their networks, contact [email protected] or visit

About Neutral Tandem, Inc.

Headquartered in Chicago, Neutral Tandem, Inc. provides voice, data and video interconnection services worldwide. Neutral Tandem recently acquired Tinet, a global carrier exclusively committed to the IP Transit and Ethernet wholesale market. The acquisition combines Neutral Tandem’s interconnection services for wireless, wireline, cable and broadband companies with Tinet’s global IP backbone. Collectively, Neutral Tandem provides voice, IP Transit and Ethernet solutions to carriers, service providers, and content management firms worldwide. With over 100 Ethernet sites, the company is now the largest global Ethernet interconnection provider, a top 10 global IPv4 backbone provider and has a leading IPv6 network. Please visit Neutral Tandem’s website at and follow us on [email protected]

About TMC:

TMC is a global, integrated media company helping clients build communities in print, in person, and online. TMC publishes Customer Interaction Solutions, INTERNET TELEPHONY, Unified Communications, NGN and InfoTECH Spotlight magazines. TMC is the producer of ITEXPO, the world’s leading B2B communications event., which is read by two million unique visitors each month, is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries.  In addition, TMC runs multiple industry events – visit TMC Events ( for a complete listing and further information.