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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...

Skype For Asterisk to Shut Down

One of the more exciting announcements in the open communications space was when Digium inked a deal with Skype to allow the most popular open source communications server to work natively with the most popular Internet telephony software.But yesterday Digium...

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...

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,...

3Jam Purchased - is it Skype?

The news just broke on TMCnet that 3Jam was purchased - and potentially by Skype. Interesting news as I have written about how TMC uses 3Jam at ITEXPO to coordinate our management team and communicate rapidly between groups. The beauty...

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...

Skype, FCC and Google News

Rich wearing the TMC hat(No, I couldn't find any St. Bernard pics)Apologies for not blogging in some time - I've been wearing my running TMC hat as CEO which means meetings, strategy sessions, mission statement updates, etc. TMC is growing...

tw telecom Sponsors ITEXPO in Miami

I just learned that managed networking solutions provider will be a gold sponsor of ITEXPO February 2-4 in the Miami Beach Convention Center. tw telecom’s national fiber network spans 27,000 route miles, and directly connects more than 11,000 commercial buildings....

gHome Improves Google Voice

Last week, TMCnet’s Charles West broke the news regarding TELTUB introducing gHome which links up with your Google Voice account as well as Facebook to allow $5/month calling after a free trial. Yesterday, TMCnet’s Tom Keating reviewed the gHome service...

News to Know Before New Year's 2011

The bitter fight between Oracle and SAP over copyright infringement got more bitter with courts agreeing SAP owes Oracle $16.5M in interest on the $1.3B award Oracle received. While less than the $211.7M Oracle sought, Oracle will also get reimbursed...

MagicTalk and MagicJack Plus Coming Soon

I’ve followed the IP communications business for well over a decade and in 1997 my company TMC decided to launch a publication called Internet Telephony to focus on what we believed would be a massive trend towards IP communications. At first...

Avaya Flare Interface Detailed

AtITEXPO West 2010 in Los Angeles, Christian Von Reventlow discusses how the Avaya Flare interface was designed and what it's value is in the enterprise. Moreover he explains how business process and social media come together via this new interface...

ITEXPO West 2010 Information Update

The following ITEXPO welcome letter and update on important components of the multiple shows next week in Los Angeles was sent by my operations team. I hope you find it useful: October 4-6, 2010Los Angeles Convention Centerwww.itexpo.com It's Time for...

Latest News from Plantronics and Alcatel-Lucent

I just happened upon the latest Internet Telephony newsletter and these articles are worth a  read. The Maryland headset story is focused on another state mandating hands-free driving but what makes it interesting is that Maryland drivers have the second-longest...

Google Gmail VoIP, Cloud Computing and Other News August, 25 2010

It's been a busy day in the world of tech news as Google who already has a telecom service in Google Voice has expanded it into Gmail with a two-pronged goal of making it easier to call via Google's network...

Skype Upgrade Supercharges iPhone 4

For all the benefits Skype has given users of PCs and MACs, on an iPhone the app was inferior on so many levels. Bluetooth connectivity was nonexistent and multitasking was not allowed on the app - the OS didn't support...

Phone.com and the Next Phase of VoIP

If you want to thank someone for lowering your phone bill, you have a few options - you can thank the founders of Skype and Vonage or go back to the nineties and thank the many people at VocalTec who...

Social Media Helps Americans Come Together Peacefully

The American people - citizens of all nationalities have come together to send a message to Republicans and Democrats. The message? Stop the spending. Clinton spent responsibly, Bush didn't and Obama took the runaway spending of the Bush years and...

Skype Founders To Fund Future Disruption

Skype founders Niklas Zennström and Janus Friis were no strangers to profiting from p2p-based software which went viral, making them rich in the process. Kazaa was their first blockbuster and the death of Napster's free music service boosted this p2p...

Skype Takes Share, Upgrades iPhone App

Skype is now the largest provider of cross border communications in the world, by far according to a new report from TeleGeography. According to the research company, the rate of international calling has been growing at a steady compounded rate...

TMC Moves to New Headquarters Next Month

I just got back from taking a tour of final construction at the new TMC headquarters we will be moving to in February. It has been an exhilarating experience to have been in the communications and tech markets these...

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...

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...

Skype Experiments with Ads, Finally

Over a year ago I asked, why isn't Skype showing eBay ads? After hearing eBay thought there was no synergy between ecommerce and communications I was too flustered to talk. I am still horrified that eBay doesn't realize the potential...

Skype's Enterprise Assault

Skype has been doing a great job integrating with Asterisk, ShoreTel, Nortel, Cisco and others. It took years to get the ball rolling but now the momentum is strong and further shows just how serious the software-based phone company is...
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