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December 2004

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Can Net2Phone VoIP Service Compete With Vonage and AT&T CallVantage?

December 30, 2004

In 1999, years before Vonage was a company, Net2phone had an agreement with Komodo Technology to use their Komodo Fone as a broadband telephony/VoIP access device. You could make outbound calls but not receive inbound calls with this combination of...

FCC Frees up Spectrum for 3G

December 30, 2004

Here is some very big news from the FCC about additional 3G spectrum now available. Washington, D.C. Today, the Federal Communications Commission (Commission) formally notified the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) of the U.S. Department of Commerce that...

Sprint, the Quadruple Play Enabler

December 30, 2004

Yesterday in one of my blog entries, I opined about Cablevisions decision to provide some data services. The entry was titled Triple Play Becomes Quadruple and Quintuple Play. I mentioned that wireless was the missing piece of the puzzle and...

VoIP, Vonage, The FCC and Regulation

December 30, 2004

Vonage Holdings is really paving the way for a slew of VoIP service providers as they fight regulatory battle after battle. In a lost appeal to a recent Vonage win, the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission argues that VoIP phone service...

My Y2K Predictions Trashed

December 29, 2004

I love the Internet because it is so democratic. What I love even more is that it is a self-documenting mechanism and nothing gets thrown away. I was researching for a blog entry that mentioned Y2K and came across the...

2005 - I Predict Explosive Growth in VoIP, Contact Centers and CRM

December 29, 2004

I already blogged today about my optimism for some of the future technologies worth watching. What I didnt mention is that I havent seen activity like I have this week ever before. What I am referring to is the week...

2005 Tech Investments - Mortimer, We're Back

December 29, 2004

Are we back? Is it true? I have seen the stocks of eBay and Google rocket ever higher and now this, Amazon logged orders at a rate of 32 items per second over the holiday season! This was their busiest...

Triple Play becomes Quadruple and Quintuple Play

December 28, 2004

Cablevisions Optimum Online recently announced they will add in antivirus, firewall and parental control features. If the triple play is voice, video and data and wireless turns this into the quadruple play then we are surely at the quintuple play...

The Best Voice Over IP Event

December 28, 2004

I received a call from an old friend in the contact center business. As you know these are the types of companies that are deploying VoIP like crazy as they are able to save a tremendous amount of money and...

VoIP Resellers Raking in the Money!

December 27, 2004

Verizon's VoIP Rollout

December 27, 2004

Intel & AT&T in WiMAX and VoIP

December 26, 2004

Many people have predicted AT&Ts demise. Industry insiders told me that the stock is a definite short since VoIP became popular in 1999. You figure with all this new IP telephony competition around, how could they survive? Well the truth...

Bush, GPS and VoIP

December 26, 2004

Mobile Phones Hurt DNA

December 22, 2004

Interesting read for biology/technology buffs....

The Truth about Optimum Voice VoIP Service Pricing

December 21, 2004

Tom Keatings blog entry today titled Cablevision Optimum Voice could have just as easily been titled Cablevisions Optimum Profit as he details how the company claims they have established themselves as value priced leaders but at the same time they...

Consumers Union Launches hearusnow.org

December 20, 2004

The people at Consumers Union, the nonprofit publisher of Consumer Reports have recently unveiled a site that focuses on what is happening in the communications space. For example, here is a letter that the site will let you easily send...

Gyroscopes Eliminate Fossil Fuel?

December 10, 2004

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