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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...

Skype for iPad is Baaack

Skype for iPad is here!It was much-anticipated, released, then pulled, then re-released and it works great. The company said there were problems with it causing them to pull and then release it a few hours later. (Update) TMC's Erik Linask...

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...

Did Social Just Make UC Irrelevant?

If you are working with a phone system maker who isn’t innovating rapidly, beware - their days could be numbered. I hate to be sensational but you have to wonder, with real-time video & voice communications embedded into social networks...

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...

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...

Home Automation Could Be Next Tech Bright Spot

The future looks bring for home automation and energy management vendors Hold onto your hat tech investors – we already have some hot sectors like consumer electronics, wireless, the cloud, VoIP, collaboration, healthcare automation and security to name a few....

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...

Top 20 VoIP Innovators

Tom Keating has a slideshow of the top 20 VoIP innovators of all time and if you want my thoughts check out the comment on his post. It is really well done and will take you back if you have...

8x8 Speaks Out About Skype Deal (Video)

Bryan Martin, CEO of 8x8 speaks to TheStreet.com regarding how his company compares to Skype - how long it has been in VoIP and and his vision for the future. It's worth a watch - and reminds me that 8x8...

7% of Doctors Using Video Conferencing

On TMC's Video Conferencing community Erik Linask reported on the fact that 7% of doctors are using video in their practice and this got me thinking about how the IP communications market flattened the world allowing jobs which were once...

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,...

Roger Staubach at 2011 Broadvox Partner Summit

Football great Roger Staubach took the podium to share his insights at the 2011 Broadvox Partner Summit in Dallas, Texas. After a brief history of his life - he is an engineer and was in the Navy - he uses...

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...

Important HD Voice Research Report Available

You probably know I have been a huge proponent of HD voice as to me it’s an inevitable outcome of transitioning away from the PSTN to IP-based networks which allow us to upgrade CODECs without having to downshift our conversations...

Brady Bunch Videoconferencing Goes Mobile Thanks to fring

fring has launched a Beta app for mobile devices allowing Brady Bunch-style conferencing with up to four users at once. The importance of this announcement is that anyone can now take advantage of advanced video communications which until recently was...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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