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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...

SIP Trunking Providers

One of the areas of IP communications which is seeing tremendous growth is SIP trunking providers and suppliers and the reason is simple - the technology saves companies money and increases their telecom flexibility and ability to boost productivity. The...

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...

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,...

Stay Ahead of The Ensuing Telecom Transformation

We are in the midst of a violent transformation of our communications networks which involves an immense amount of control being wrestled away from carriers and given to developers and end-users. Visit the iTunes App store or check out what...

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...

In Chicago for VoIP Conference

I took an early flight out of New York to Chicago and am excited to head over to the Illinois Institute of Technology Rice Campus to participate in the IIT VoIP Conference and Expo. I moderate a keynote panel at...

ZyXEL Helps Carriers go Upmarket

On my recent trips to California and Chicago I got to spend some time catching up with ZyXEL, a company providing a wide variety of products which are in the ADSL, fiber and numerous other areas such 802.11n gateways and...

Speaking at VoIP Conference and Expo 2009

I really excited to speak at the Illinois Institute of Technology Rice Campus for the VoIP Conference and Expo 2009. This will be my first time to this event and interestingly the third time in recent weeks in which I...

Supercomm 2009 Video Interviews

I conducted dozens of videos this week at Supercomm and many were done in the TMC newsroom. I posted a few of them below for you to see. Feel free to check out the complete list of Supercomm video interviews...

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...

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...

xG Technology xMax Works as Advertised

xG Technology proclaimed in 2005 that they have a revolutionary technology which allows wireless broadband using unlicensed and licensed frequencies. They said they could build the equivalent to a WiMAX network without the need to spend a massive amount on...

Psytechnics Expands QoE to Telepresence

Psytechnics is one of the major players measuring quality of experience for voice and video deployments. Recently the company expanded its offering to include Cisco telepresence systems. As users utilize IP communications over disparate networks dispersed geographically, they need to...

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...

Junction Networks Update

I had a chance to speak with Michael Oeth (pronounced "Oath") the CEO of Junction Networks regarding his company's new offering my.onsip.com, a rich UC interface for the PBX. Offering features such as click-to-call and drag-and-drop calling, there are also...

ITEXPO West 2009 Attendance Figures

Attendees shake off black swans and come to the show in large numbersThe results are in for ITEXPO West 2009. This is the second year in a row where some major black swan event took place the day before the...

HD Voice Update

This past February at ITEXPO East 2009, I was honored to host the first panel in the world (that I know of) on the topic of HD Voice. Since that time lots of other people have jumped on the bandwagon...
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