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US Schools Must Improve

US high school students rank a disastrously low 25 out of 30 industrialized nations in math. I have written before about how bad our school system is and how a country like Iran - where my family is from and...

ITEXPO East 2010 Hotel Block 131% Sold Out

ITEXPO hotel rooms continue to go quickly. 11 days ago I mentioned that the hotel room block at the Loews was sold out at 106% and you needed to reserve a room quickly to get the low rate ITEXPO had...

Will Avaya's Nortel Acquisition be a Success?

Avaya recently completed its acquisition of Nortel's assets and the most important question in the enterprise communications space for 2010 is what happens next. Avaya and Nortel were two of the industry's most dominant players and also fiercely competitive -...

ITEXPO East 2010 Hotel Rooms Exceed Estimates

Dear readers, as you likely know, ITEXPO and the numerous collocated events with this event have been generating more and more attendance at a time when many shows have seen traffic drop precipitously. What will ITEXPO in Miami look like...

Predator Video Intercepted by Afghan Insurgents

You know those state of the art airplanes - the unmanned drones the US has flying in Afghanistan, well these Predator Drones at a cost of over $4 million apiece send video of their targets in an unencrypted format allowing...

1-800-Free-411 Offers Free International Calls

I have used 1-800-free-411 in the past and find it to be a useful service. The way it works - you listen to ads and get free directory assistance. Now the company allows free international phone calls. In order to...

Apple Rumored to Buy VoIP Player iCall

Back in December 2004 I suggested in my Publisher's Outlook column of Internet Telephony Magazine that Apple should get into the VoIP market and I even coined a product name - the VoIPOD. Here is the entire paragraph from the...

The History of the Internet and Net Neutrality

If you are looking for a single article which will illuminate the evolution of the Internet, the challenges regulators had when policing phone companies, the competition between cable and phone companies and net neutrality, look no further than this article...

Debate Over In-Flight Calling Continues

The debate about using phones on flights has continued for a few years and currently through a mix of regulations and technology firewalls, passengers are prohibited from talking while in-flight. The USA Today reports that a coalition of manufacturers, carriers...

Digium's UK Connection - Asterisk Conference Sells out Twice

 Digium, the Asterisk Company announced they recently inked a deal with Dorset, UK ITSP VoIP Unlimited to connect Digium's Asterisk-powered Switchvox platform with the carrier's SIP trunking solutions. Bill Miller, vice president of product management for Digium, commented: "We chose...

Fring Allows One-Way iPhone Video

Fring Allows One-Way iPhone Video Fring really impressed me with the new update to their iPhone application which allows Skype video calls to be transmitted to the iPhone screen. They could have potentially made the application work as a 2-way...

Interop New York 2009 Videos

I got back from Interop New York 2009 last night and was pretty excited to conduct a number of video interviews in the new TMC Newsroom set. One of the videos I was particularly excited to conduct was with Dr....

ITEXPO East 2010 Miami Update

I just came across this web page with some important details on ITEXPO. I mentioned the keynoters in a recent post and I still think they are one of the best combinations of thought leaders in our space. Google Voice,...

Sagem-Interstar Adds Fax Support to Microsoft Exchange 2010

There has been a premature rush to declare fax dead and the reality is fax is alive and while it is declining, it is still a strong business for companies helping the transition from fax to fax over IP and...

Can The Concept of Open be Governed?

Warning - a bit of self-promotion ahead   and a discount - Guest Blog From Carl Ford ---Dear Reader, Welcome to the next generation of regulation- the one that will be focused on the Wireless device in your hands! The...

HP Buys 3Com

HP is acquiring 3Com for $2.7 billion and there are a number of reasons for this move. First of all, it is obvious the tech market is hot and Cisco and other companies are optimistic about the future as evidenced...

More on the Skype Soap Opera

If you are interested in the Skype/Joost/eBay soap opera of recent months, be sure to check out this article from Brad Reese which shows a chain of emails between Mike Volpi and a number of other execs involved in the...

Skype Lawsuit Settled, Skype/Ning Integration Has Huge Potential

Skype is certainly a major symbol for the IP communications market and although it plays in a niche in the market - consumer VoIP/Video, it is now a household name and having it entangled in legal limbo does it or...

ITEXPO Keynoters Announced

We are thrilled to announce a slew of top notch keynoters for the upcoming ITEXPO which takes place in Miami, FL Jan 20-22, 2010. I will share them with you by first explaining why they were invited: A keynote picture...

Adtran Acquires Objectworld

I got a tip that Adtran was acquiring Objectworld. My take? Objectworld is a company with great UC technology and no brand recognition. Adtran is a company with a product line similar to Cisco but much smaller. Still, with a...

TMC Adds Important New Business Development Position

I wanted to alert my readers to some exciting news happening at TMC. As you likely know TMC is among a handful of media companies growing at a time when the media landscape is in dramatic decline. As you might...

Supercomm 2009 Update

I am here in Chicago for Supercomm 2009 where I have numerous video interviews and meetings set up. I will be attending a few receptions and the first one is this evening in celebration of Genband's 10-year anniversary. We have...

Skype Soap Opera Update

A fascinating bit of reporting from the Wall Street Journal confirms some things that many in the communications industry already knew and some things we didn't. eBay doesn't get Skype - this is as obvious as it gets.The current Skype...

Rich Tehrani's Favorite Tech Tools

I have been meaning to thank my tech vendors for a while - the companies which allow me to be as productive as possible on the road. I am going to be brutally honest and not sugar coat so brace...

Alteva Showcases Hosted UC Solutions

As the hosted IP communications market has grown, so has Alteva, a company providing services such as hosted PBX. With customers ranging from 100-6,000 users, the Broadsoft-powered provider adds bells and whistles to traditional hosted telecom solutions. These include UC...
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