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Communications Industry Analysis & Consulting Services 

Raab Telecom LLC provides consulting on communications convergence technologies and markets. Services are available to vendors and end users. Areas of expertise encompass the transition from circuit switching to packet-voice and multimedia technologies, including: 
  • Enterprise Communications – Unified Communications, IP Telephony, IP PBX / PBX, IP Telephones, Mobility, VoIP and Voice / Data Convergence. 
  • Carrier IP Telephony – IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) and Next Generation Networks (NGN) technologies, Softswitch, Media Gateway, Session Border Controller, Application Servers.

About Stephen Raab 

Stephen Raab has over 20 years of telecommunications industry experience in a variety of management and technical positions.

Prior to forming Raab Telecom LLC, Mr. Raab was Director of IP Telephony research at Dell’Oro Group, where he created and managed Dell’Oro Group’s IP Telephony research programs. Previously, he held positions in product management, engineering management and business development at HTI Voice Solutions, an Avaya Conversant system integrator; Aurora Systems, the maker of the FastCall CTI application; Siemens ICN; and StarVox, a VoIP application developer. At the start of his career, Mr. Raab held technical positions at AT&T Bell Labs (before it was Lucent or Avaya) focusing on enterprise communications products.

Mr. Raab holds both Bachelors and Masters degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University and an M.B.A. from MIT Sloan School of Management.