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Death of the PSTN a Major ITEXPO Topic in Austin, TX

In 1997 when TMC announced the launch of Internet Telephony Magazine – the world’s first publication on IP communications I met with dozens of skeptics who told me emphatically that the technology was a hobbyist toy and not something you...

LNP Still a Problem After 7 Years

Years back I had problems with number porting to a VoIP provider and now - seven years later the problem still exists as evidenced by TMC's Tom Keating who recently tried to and couldn't port his number to a VoIP...

Nosh from Google a P2P Foursquare Meets Zagats

I just met with Craig Walker the Founder & CEO of Firespotter Labs and he went over where his Google-backed companies will be innovating in the future. As you may recall, Walker founded Dialpad and Grandcentral which eventually got acquired...

How Skype and Facebook Work Together

It is fascinating to hear how Facebook and Skype work together - the news this week that the companies have a solution merging the best of social and video has shaken the industry up a great deal but now the...

TMCnet Reviews magicJack Plus

TMCnet's Tom Keating reviews magicJack Plus which I first discussed last December and he is impressed - specifically with its ability to utilize both Ethernet and USB - meaning a hotel room for example where only a WiFi connection exists...

The Real Story on Grasshopper Phone Service

Earlier this month I wrote about a service from Grasshoper called Spreadable which was shut down by the company. Unlike most companies which shut down a division or brand, Grasshopper decided to write a four-part series on why they did...

How Cisco Needs to Sell the Cius Tablet

I'm on my way to New York to visit with Cisco and learn about the new Cius business tablet. The opportunity for Cisco here is huge as if it is able to sell large volumes of these devices, they can...

VoIP Veteran Tribolet Joins magicJack Vocaltec

Michael Tribolet is a true IP communications veteran and was the Vice President of Operations at Dialpad - a VoIP leader in the nineties. He then went to Vonage America and became President. He also worked at Managing Director and...

Telecommuting Tax: Now The States Are Killing Jobs

In August of last year I explained why there are so few jobs – in part the problem revolves around demonizing the successful by our politicians and in-part because of excessive taxation. Part of the support for my post was...

Mitel Business Partner Conference 2011 Live Blog

A great primer on Mitel's new strategy can be found here.President and CEO Rich McBee kicks off the event. 1,000 people here - 50 exhibitors. In the past we have had competition between us - in the future "You won't...

VocalTec adds magicJack to Name

In Life and Internet Telephony, Timing is Everything VocalTec will now become magicJack VocalTec Ltd. – a nod to the fact that most Americans see more magicJack ads than they do even McDonalds and name recognition for VocalTec is virtually...

Avaya SMB Event Features Cake Boss

Avaya Press and Analyst SMB Live Blog.At an Avaya Event here in New York City, the company is set to detail its plans to migrate Nortel users to Avaya's IP Office 7.0. According to Isabelle Guis (pictured) General Manager of...

In Wake of Skype Deal, Will Microsoft Investors Revolt?

In 1997 when TMC decided to launch a magazine focused on IP communications named Internet Telephony, the nascent market had VocalTec, a software manufacturer charging around $50 for their software and Microsoft with their NetMeeting software which was free. Overnight,...

President Obama Needs to be at ITEXPO

I recently learned that President Obama isn't happy with the old White House telephone. According to Fox News he said: The Oval Office, I always thought I was going to have really cool phones and stuff," he said during a...

Leading SIP Client Bria Gets Upgrade to 3.2

CounterPath released Bria 3.2 today and the offering has gotten significantly better with the ability to manage multiple accounts in a single view, enhanced contact management GUI, a ribbon for MS Outlook, support for company chat rooms and better workgroup...

WorldGate Communications Closes Shop

Word has it that funding was pulled at WorldGate Communications two weeks ago with everyone being laid off. Requests for information to the company did not get an immediate response. The Pennsylvania-based organization which made high-end designer-looking videophones no-doubt faced...

FCC Reports Highlights 8x8 Business VoIP Success

While many technology decisions are made based upon what analysts or the media think, these sources can be flawed as they involve relationships – sometimes financial which could potentially skew how a specific company may be rated by the media...

Heading Back from CTIA Wireless 2011

I had a good week down in Orlando, FL at the CTIA show with many meetings. Some highlights included much debate about the AT&T acquisition on T-Mobile and the $3B break up fee associated with it. Then there were new...

Gogobeans Enables Mobile Cloud Sharing

Behold, the semi-social mobile cloud is born One novel way to store and share information is Gogobeans, a company which allows you to store information in a digital locker in the cloud and share it easily by sharing or “bouncing”...

Skype Pre-IPO Report Card

It was back in 2007 when my fellow bloggers and journalists told me that Skype was a dog, had no future, couldn’t make money and wasn’t going anywhere. I begged to differ – the way I saw it the company...

Austin, Texas Selected For ITEXPO West 2011

I have some very exciting news to share regarding ITEXPO. I alluded to it a few weeks back and now it’s here. ITEXPO West 2011 will be moving to the Austin Convention Center in Austin Texas, on September 13-15, 2011....

Google and SayNow, What it Means To Telecom

The search leader made the acquisition in part to gain social network traction as well as to become entrenched as a communications API and service provider Many surmise that part of the reason Larry Page is taking over the CEO...

Polycom Has Great Earnings

ITEXPO East 2011 speaker and exhibitor Polycom just announced earnings which were ahead of expectations. Fourth quarter net-income soared two and a half times to $33M or 37 center per share. Earnings were 49 cents per share beating analyst estimates...

ITEXPO Reseller Week Podcast

Suzanne Bowen from DIDX just performed a podcast with industry icon Max Schroeder the Senior VP of Faxcore. Max is an expert in fax and extremely knowledgeable about IP communications. He recently was interviewed by Suzanne about fax over IP,...

ITEXPO East 2011 News Starts to Flow

The show dailies for ITEXPO are beginning to be published and the first one has news and information from companies making news at the show such as Aastra, Xorcom, D2 Technologies and more.   Exhibitors Dates & Times Keynotes Register...
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