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September 2004

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RSS: Wherever you go!

September 29, 2004

Now you can take your RSS feeds with you, wherever you go. I thought this was an interesting release in light of the fact that I wrote about RSS today....

TMCnet News Alert and RSS Feeds - Powerful Resources

September 29, 2004

I've been getting lots of great feedback on TMCnet's News Alert Service. This is a keyword based service allowing you to track anything we cover and we cover just about every technology that you need to know about. Once a...

Canadians Receive $10,000 VoIP Conference Value - Free

September 29, 2004

WiMAXcon Learning Center Open for Business

September 28, 2004

WiMAX technology is progressing amazingly quickly and it seems like this technology will help bring broadband communications consisting of voice, video and data to the masses. I am personally thrilled to announce that our WiMAX Learning center is doing incredibly...

TMC Announces VoIP Service Provider Award

September 28, 2004

Cisco VoIP Success - DoD and Bank of America

September 28, 2004

Cisco has been making serious headway in the VoIP space lately. Two recent stories show that they aren't slowing down one bit. In a CNET story titled Cisco inks another big VoIP deal, Bank of America is going to deploy...

AT&T CallVantge and D-Link DVG-1120M Help

September 26, 2004

I received this rather detailed e-mail on configuring hardware for AT&T CallVantage. Havent tested this myself but it looks important enough to pass along. This is likely the AT&T Callvantage article being referred to. Hello, I just spent the entire...

Browsing the Google Way

September 23, 2004

Google may be launching a new browser according to a story by BBC. The Register also has a story that talks about this new browser and mentions that Google has recently hired a senior Java developer from Sun. Bloggers too...

Asterisk Interest Soars

September 23, 2004

When I first wrote about Asterisk, the open, Linux based PBX it was for the January issue of Internet Telephony Magazine. I expected Asterisk to do well but I didnt expect the groundswell of activity that I have recently witnessed....

AT&T's VoIP Teleworker Trials

September 22, 2004

Mayor Daley is Watching

September 21, 2004

The New York Times had an interesting article titled Chicago Moving to 'Smart' Surveillance Cameras (registration required) in which Mayor Daley says the cameras will make the city a safer place. 250 cameras will be installed and using sophisticated technology,...

Service Providers Can Learn From

September 17, 2004

A few years back I attended the 3GSM show in the south of France and no, it wasn't sunny... Pretty cold and drizzly, thank you very much. Suffice it to say, I covered the whole show -- Every Exhibitor. Not much else to do there I am afraid.

Technology Headaches at Home

September 13, 2004

New Vendor Party Announced September 14 in NYC!

September 10, 2004

TMC just announced a new party for vendors in the speech and contact center business to come network. It should be lots of fun. Here are the details. Hope to see you there. ESPN Sports Zone Tuesday, September 14, 2004...

VoIP Conferencing Heats Up

September 9, 2004

Conferencing via VoIP is the way to go and WebEx recently decided to take the VoIP plunge by using media servers from Convedia. Convedia should be proud as WebEx now joins Genesys who took the Convedia VoIP plunge a few...

Concerto Software Acquires Rockwell FirstPoint Contact

September 8, 2004

Yesterday, I flew out to Chicago to cover the merger of Concerto Software and Rockwell FirstPoint Contact (RFC). I am thrilled to be reporting on what may be the most important contact center acquisitions of our time. While in Chicago,...

Hurricane Frances and Communications Technology

September 3, 2004

A number of communications companies are intimately involved in the hurricane in a number of ways. here is a summary.The Peoria Journal Star Online reported in an article titled 100 people will be hired to answer hurricane calls that these...

Can Sony Beat Intel at its Own Game?

September 3, 2004

VoIP Now Legal in South Africa

September 3, 2004

We had a number of African service providers and calling card vendors at our last Internet Telephony show in Miami this past February so this article on VoIP in Africa becoming legal surprised me as i assumed VoIP was legal...

Nortel Delays Financials Again

September 3, 2004

A CNET Nortel story this morning was pretty shocking as this company has delayed reporting its financials by a month. Last winter, Nortel invited a number of analysts to talk about how great things were going with the company. I...

Video Games to Provide WiFi Telephony

September 2, 2004

We all know that WiFi telephony is coming. I just assumed we would get it from Motorola, Nokia or Samsung. I just read that we may see wireless VoIP first from video game makers and it wouldn't surprise me as...

ToVox is Growing in the Speech Market

September 1, 2004

Interest in speech is picking up. After three years of what I call the telecom nuclear winter, we are seeing rays of light and they seem to be eminating primarily from VoIP and speech. I wrote about a speech company...

VoIP Goes Retail

September 1, 2004

Amazingly, the buzz about VoIP these days is more about distribution that technology. Just a year ago critics were saying this stuff doesnt work and now you cant go to a retail outlet without being inundated with VoIP phones, videophones,...

Skype, Charter Communications and Covad Heating up VoIP

September 1, 2004

Skype recently launched the beta version of a Mac OS X client for their VoIP service. With over 20 million downloads and nine million users, these guys are taking the VoIP world by storm. SkypeOut lets Skype users connect to...
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