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Worldgate Problems

I read on Tom Keating's blog that Worldgate, the maker of the Ojo Videophone was in trouble. Apparently Worldgate has been short or out of money for about six months and industry insiders tell me that they have high expenses...

ITEXPO East 2008 Recap

You definitely want to check out Tom Keating's writeup of ITEXPO East 2008 where he talks about the great products he saw. Tom got to see more than I did at the show but one point I agree on is...

California Broadband Task Force Recommendations

California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger commissioned the California Broadband Task Force (CBTF) to “remove barriers to broadband access, identify opportunities for increased broadband adoption, and enable the creation and deployment of new advanced communication technologies.” The governor also requested that the...

Packet8: Slow and Steady Wins the Race

What is not to like about a company that keeps growing its customer base yet stays just under the radar so it isn't sued into oblivion? 8x8's Packet8 service continues to grow nicely and has just reached the 10,000 user...

Packet8 MobileTalk

Having seen invention after invention and new technology after new technology come along I can say I have begun to appreciate some of the more simple things in life. Don’t get me wrong, I like complex technologies such as the...

ITEXPO Discount – Act Fast

Sometimes I think I have the best job on earth as I get to meet with the real thought leaders in the communications market and see the latest products and services in the industry. Then I get the distinct pleasure...

Communications Enabled Business Process

You may have heard the term Communications Enabled Business Process or CEBP. I always wonder where new acronyms come from so I did some digging. This particular term was developed by engineers who were bored by the current state of...

Packet8 Win

I have to admit, the press release (see bottom of page) I received this morning from Packet8/8x8 may be among the most unique I have ever received as it details how Packet8 is the service provider of choice for a...

Best of Show ITEXPO West 2007

Congratulations to the best of show winners at Internet Telephony Conference & Expo last week in Los Angeles, CA. A list follows below and here is the detailed press release.   Best Service Provider Solution Comverse (www.comverse.com) CTI Labs (www.ctigroup.com)...

IP Communications Education

Listen, I don’t want to overdo discussion of ITEXPO in my blog but the fact of the matter is this recent e-mail sent by my marketing team is a great document discussing what is important at the show. It is...

VoIP/IP Communications Stories August 6, 2007

In case you are behind on your reading or perhaps were away and want to catch up quickly; I have assembled some of the top stories from last week and today. Topics of interest include Cisco’s purchase of an equity...

IP communications Earnings Strong

Let’s give a round of applause to 8x8, the parent company of Packet8 VoIP service. They have just announced a profitable quarter. For the first time since the Company launched its Packet8 VoIP service in November 2002, 8x8 posted GAAP...

Accela Inc.

The hosting and VoIP services market continues to do well. Providing VoIP service to companies is a much easier proposition than the residential space as the pure-play market leader Vonage charges so little, even they struggle to make money....

SunRocket Switch to Packet8

Yesterday I blogged about the SunRocket bankruptcy and I mentioned how although pure-play VoIP is not easy, a company like 8x8/Packet8 is doing a good job. Today I came across an article on TMCnet discussing how Packet8 is the preferred...

Packet8 Voice Recording

Packet8 is now offering professional voice recording for it’s Virtual Office Hosted iPBX Phone Services. These prompts can also be used for website narration and PowerPoint presentations.   I believe this is a great innovation from parent company 8x8. My...

Outlook Toolbar

What are VoIP service providers up to these days? Simple. They are doing things like adding toolbars to their services. In this case Packet8 has an Outlook toolbar which not only allows outbound calls it also has a screen pop...

Hosted Communications for the SMB

We hear about hosted solutions from so many vendors these days. This area of the market is certainly experiencing tremendous growth. Companies like Covad, AccessLine and 8x8/Packet8 are doing well selling services to customers who are giving up their small...

New 8x8 Patent

8x8 the parent company of Packet8 announced today they have been awarded U.S. Patent No. 7,202,884 which focuses on the processing of images from a communications system to a computing system. This patent is important as technology companies need a...

Packet8 and the Army

I recently learned that 8x8's Packet8 service was awarded a US Government contract and, there's going to be an installation of 15 Packet8 Virtual Office unlimited extensions at the US Army's, Yuma Arizona facility. It looks like the voice over...

Packet8 Virtual Numbers

Packet8 has launched international virtual numbers which is good news for companies who want an international presence without the need to have a local office in each country in question.   Countries supported include the U.K., France, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden,...

Packet8 and SunRocket Speak on VoIP

I just moderated a panel here at the VPF in Miami and the topic was voice 3.0 and when we will get there and what it would entail. My panelists were from 8x8 and SunRocket and in both cases the...

IP Communications Stories February 26, 2007

Here are some good stories worth reading. I haven’t had a chance to give analysis and opinion on all of these but if I get a chance I will tackle some or all of these later. Enjoy:   VoIP Provider...

ITEXPO Has Started: Bryan Martin is Speaking

Bryan Martin the Charman & CEO of 8x8/Packet8 has kicked off his keynote at Internet Telephony Conference & Expo and started talking a bit about VoIP history. He also said Packet8 has added 200 jobs and IP communications is helping...

VoIP Services

One of the more exciting things we do here at TMC is build communities. If you haven’t checked out what TMC is doing in this area you really should as there are lots of very exciting things happening as the...

Packet8 Hosted VoIP Patent

For its size 8x8, the company responsible for the Packet8 brand is a leader in patents. The company has been receiving patents in video and related technologies for years. In the nineties I would tour the companies offices and see...
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