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IP Communications Still Getting Funded

I don't need to tell you this is a challenging time for any person or company to get a loan, financing or credit. Some very good companies will likely not make it through this economic environment - not because their...

Truphone Local Anywhere Makes Mobile Roaming Painless

Truphone Local Anywhere is likely one of the more revolutionary products/services you will see this year and consists of a single-SIM, multi-country mobile service that will make any mobile call within the set of supported countries a local call....

Why Are Orders up 25% at ECI Telecom?

During the presidential inauguration yesterday, I was on a call with Laura Howard the CMO of ECI Telecom where I learned her company grew 25% on order intake growth from last year. This may surprise you as the company competes...

ITEXPO Registrations up over 20%

I know we are in an economic slowdown - so I really didn't ask how attendance was tracking at this year's ITEXPO which take place in less than three weeks in Miami. Thankfully, Mike Genaro, VP of Marketing at TMC...

Making More Resilient PCs

There is an article in the Wall Street Journal today discussing how Green Hills Software - a company making operating systems for medical equipment and the brakes in a car is looking to expand by developing technology to make PCs more resilient....

Buy ITEXPO Plane Tickets Soon

Good news: I have noticed plane fares for trips to ITEXPO this September 16-18, 2008 in Los Angeles have dropped by hundreds of dollars in many cases. As a show organizer, nothing makes me happier than having our event more...

magicJack Changes VoIP Positioning

It is early on a Saturday morning and a I flip through channels on the TV I noticed an infomercial for magicJack and I just can't believe how good it is. I have been hearing that the magicJack has been...

My Tips to Resellers and VARs

97 Degrees in Dallas And it is CoolWell it is relatively cool anyway. Compared to the rest of thee week, 97 feels downright arctic. ;) I think the humidity levels are lower as well. I had a great talk today...

Post Memorial Day Communications Update

It has been a long weekend for many in the US as the weather these past few days was fantastic and based on the level of incoming e-mail I received, it seems many in the tech and telecom industries took...

Podcast: Zed-3's Iain Milnes Discusses The GS8

Zed-3 is the company most people have never heard of but it is backed by telecom veteran Iain Milnes who launched Zarak -- the successful testing company later sold to Spirent and Zultys -- the company which made a...

AT&T Webinar Focuses on Hosted Market

Remember when hosted communications was called Centrex? Those were the days. Life was slower back then. We didn't have smart phones -- really we didn't even have mobile phones. Heck, we didn't even have e-mail or voicemail... My, how things...

PAETEC: Success Under the Radar

Recently I traveled to San Francisco to PAETEC World, the largest of annual meetings that PAETEC has with its customers. During this cold San Francisco week, over 350 customers and well over 100 PAETEC employees spent a few days in...

EsnaTech Grows the Google Ecosystem

One of the latest trends I have noticed is integrating disparate solutions into Google's suite of applications. Just this month in fact, two companies in the communications and CRM spaces have decided working with Google more closely makes a great...

Why Skype Should be Sold to Google

There are now rumors circulating that Google will buy Skype. These rumors are not new -- I wrote about this as recently as November 20 of 2007. But they did die down for a while and have been renewed. I...

E-Mail Customer Service Complaints

Few things annoy me  as much as poor e-mail interactions with companies I either purchase from or am thinking of purchasing from. I am sick and tired of companies who send me an auto-response e-mail and then never follow through...

Peter Radizeski Joins TMCnet

TMCnet's latest blogger is Peter Radizeski. Peter is knowledgeable and not afraid to say what he thinks. He is direct and has a long history in telecom. He will will write things that ruffle feathers. His views many not always...

Google Gives Away Voicemail to Homeless

For those of you who were in telecom back in the day, you may recall that the Computer Telephony show in Los Angeles, CA had a press event where they got together with exhibitors to give away free voicemail to...

Skype Serves up 100 Billion Minutes

What can you say about a company that has generated 100 billion minutes of telephone traffic. Skype has been around for 4.5 years by the way making this milestone an even greater accomplishment. While these minutes were all free, it...

Ergonomic Phones

A concept you rarely hear about but which is important is ergonomics in telephones. I came across an ergonomic phone white paper from Shoretel and while it is Shoretel-centered it is still pretty useful and worth checking out before you...

T-Mobile's Massive Spend

I thought it worth mentioning the absolutely staggering amount of money T-Mobile will be spending to upgrade their 2G and 3G networks. A total of $10.3 billion will be spent between now and 2009 in fact. This could be an...

Lobbyists Writing US Telecom Policy?

It should be apparent that lobbyists are responsible for US telecom policy. What is surprising however is the scandal involving John McCain who is trying to squelch a New York Times story which will break news that a woman lobbyist...

Alcatel Lucent Emergency

Patricia Russo the CEO of Alcatel-Lucent reportedly has one month to turn the company around. They need to restructure desperately it seems and the board will no longer tolerate bad quarters. Russo my soon be pushed out of the company....

Make Money Selling VoIP

  The VAR is Dead and Partner is Born   In a session titled how to make Money selling VoIP Robert Messer spoke today about how resellers need to evolve to become successful. Robert who works for ABP Technology a...

Asia Telecom M&A

I while back I wrote about the M&A market in telecom and I didn't factor in the Asian players into my analysis. So in order to be balanced, I decided to get a perspective from someone who is intimately involved...

Telecom Tax Refund

Companies such as Convergys, a very large contact center outsourcer and telecom billing company will receive a six million dollar refund due to the fact that a telecom tax of 3% has been ruled unlawful. A staggering $9 billion dollars...
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