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Ixia IxVoice 3.10 tests VoIP and Packet over Cable

January 10, 2005

With today's news about Comcast getting in VoIP, the question is now, who isnt in VoIP? All cable companies, ILECS, CLECS, wireless providers. Basically everyone wants a piece of the pie. Talk about timing... Companies like Ixia that are updating...

Will PhoneGAIM Unseat Skype

January 10, 2005

When you are number one, you have a permanent bull's-eye on your back and such is the case with Skype, the company that generates a hundred thousand downloads in the time it takes some of us to have lunch. By...

Is SBC Sprinting to or Away From VoIP?

January 10, 2005

There comes a time in all of our lives when we have to get from point A to point B and it is pouring rain and you left without an umbrella. Personally my least favorite rain is the small drops...

Legerity Teams With Vocal on VoIP ATA

January 10, 2005

With all the new service providers rolling out VoIP service, the market for CPE equipment is on fire... Growing at alarming (meaning very good... Not the alarm that wakes you up in the morning)rates. Many companies want a piece of...

BayPackets and Epana part 2

January 10, 2005

BayPackets Brings VoIP to EPANA Prepaid Calling Cards

January 10, 2005

Video is the Minitel Star

January 9, 2005

The French have always been an enigma to me. They go on strike around the clock, have a restricted work-week of 35 hours and they still do reasonably well financially as a country despite the fact that they have untold weeks of vacation at a time. I don't know how long you can keep up such a lackadaisical pace of work in a global economy but so far so good Something the French don't get credit for too often is the Minitel system which did some of the same things the Internet now does for many of us... Helps with directory assistance.

Andy, Jeff and Tom are Wrong Yet The Earth Still Spins?

January 9, 2005

If you haven't been watching, you missed some some serious Skype controversy in the blogosphere. Some of the most frequent and best-known VoIP bloggers Andy Abramson, Jeff Pulver and Tom Keating are wrong according to this post from Stuart Henshall titled, It's Not Skype. The story goes as follows. January 7, 2005 Andy reported the Skype Answering Machine is insecure and if you have multiple clients running one person can hear what the other person is saying.

Will VoIP Complexity Hamper its Growth?

January 9, 2005

Sometimes I get to thinking, are we overdoing this whole technology thing? Sure I love to print digital photos at home and get my e-mail on the road but now I need to constantly buy paper and ink as well...

Service Providers, Follow The VoIP Money into the Enterprise

January 8, 2005

Following up on yesterday's blog entry, Service Providers: Follow the VoIP Dollars, another area which is obviously ripe is the business market. The last 10 years have been an interesting period in technology as it seems the tide has shifted...
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