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Business VoIP Not Slowing Down - Revenue up 8% in 1H10

TMC's Internet Telephony Conference & Expo is next week. The exhibit floor is just about sold out, demonstrating once again that the VoIP sector of the economy shows no signs of slowing - even in this extended recession. Of course,...

Counterpath Granted Patent Covering Single Number Identity

Today CounterPath announced that it has been granted a key patent to assigning single-number identity across multiple devices and networks. Patent number 7,804,821 granted by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office enables CounterPath customers the ability to use the same...

ITEXPO Lands Some Spectacular Companies

I'm pretty excited about TMC's upcoming Internet Telephony Conference & Expo (ITEXPO) happening in Los Angeles, California. Check out some of the participants at ITEXPO, including some big names like Alcatel-Lucent, Cisco, Microsoft, and Symantec. I believe we're around 200...

Grandstream GXP2110 HD Phone

Grandstream Networks today announced a new GXP series enterprise SIP telephone called the GXP2110. The GXP2110 SIP telephone offers HD audio quality and integrated Web applications, support for highly flexible XML customization and strong security protection.The new GXP2110 SIP phone...

ooVoo vs. Skype in the SMB Space

I recently had a video interview with Phillipe Schwartz, CEO of ooVoo, to discuss how they stack up against Skype, ooVoo's technical architecture, their target market, and more. One difference off the bat is that ooVoo started with a...

XConnect Partners with Polycom, BroadSoft and Dialogic to Increase HD Voice Adoption

XConnect is announcing a four-company initiative to promote HD voice adoption among U.K. service providers. This follows on the news they announced at TMC's ITEXPO where XConnect announced the world's first HD voice peering federation, in the U.S., with the...

8x8 Virtual Office Pro Review

8x8 sent me a trial account of 8x8 Virtual Office Pro to review. What is Virtual Office Pro? Think of it as your web-based communications portal handling phone calls (auto-attendant, VoIP), internet fax, hosted conferencing and hosted application sharing....

Google Testing VoIP Calling in Gmail

Gmail is already many user's centralized communications portal - an always-open browser window. It offers access to our email, chat, contacts, calendar, documents, and soon it might add browser-based VoIP. According to CNET, Google has started testing Gmail-integrated VoIP, which...

Pre-Registration for ITEXPO Trending 70 Percent Ahead of 2009

Some great news from TMC that I thought I'd share. Internet Telephony Conference and Expo (ITEXPO) pre-registration is trending ahead of last year by 70%! I'm obviously going to be there to check out and write about the latest happenings...

Skype mobile now available on Verizon Wireless BREW phones

Skype is now available on Verizon Wireless multimedia phones on the BREW platform. What's interesting about this partnership is that it is NOT VoIP - the call is actually routed over Verizon Wireless's network. It requires a cellular connection and...

CounterPath Adds Multiple SIP Account Support to iPhone App

Back in June, I mentioned that CounterPath told me they were working on a multiple SIP account version of their iPhone/iPad/iTouch application. That day has arrived!CounterPath today announced the availability of Bria iPhone Edition Version 1.1 for Apple's iPhone, iPad...

Rupert Murdock Sues Skype for "trademark infringement"

Ridiculous news of the day! Rupert Murdoch of News Corp (FOX News) is suing Skype over trademark infringement. Apparently, Rupert's BSkyB company is suing over trademark infringement for sharing 3 letters and a very common word with Skype -...

AudioCodes Adds Mobile VoIP Solutions for Blackberry and Android

Audiocodes today launched a mobile VoIP app for Blackberry and Android. They already supported the Apple iPhone.Here's the full release:AudioCodes VMAS Solution now covers all leading Smartphone OS, offering a comprehensive solution set for mobile, PC or WebLod, Israel -...

Vonage Mobile app for Facebook Launches

Today, Vonage launched Vonage Mobile application for Facebook: A new service which allows users to make free mobile calls to all of their Facebook friends who have the app as well. That's a bit of a stumbling block since your...

Microsoft Releases some Updates for Office Communications Server 2007 R2

Microsoft just released some patches/updates to Office Communications Server 2007 R2. First up is KB 968802, which includes the following updates: loadTOCNode(2, 'moreinformation'); Update for Application Host 967832  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/967832/ ) Description of the update package for Communications Server 2007...

Skype for iPhone Multitasks & Drops Planned 3G Fee

Rich has the goods on the new Skype for iPhone app, which finally adds multitasking support to the iPhone iOS 4 operating system. Of course, there still isn't any video support. Get on that, will ya Skype? I'd use fring...

Attention All Startups in the VoIP Industry!

I thought I'd share some TMC news about a very cool opportunity TMC is providing to startup companies. At the next Internet Telephony Conference & Expo (ITEXPO), TMC will offer startup companies the ability to pitch their products and services....

trixbox CE Training at ITEXPO

Kerry Garrison, formerly with Fonality, but now with 888VoipStore, is going to be part of the trixbox CE training that is happening at the next ITEXPO in Los Angeles. It's a great opportunity to roll up your sleeves and learn...

XO Communications Offers SIP Savings Estimator Tool

Today XO Communications launched their XO Enterprise SIP Savings Estimator, an online calculator to show users just how much money they can save by switching to SIP trunks. The online tool demonstrates how XO Enterprise SIP "Simplifies, Streamlines and Reduces...

Blind Research Study Says Skype Users Prefer ooVoo

ooVoo told me they had recently commissioned a study with some interesting results, which will be released on Monday. A blind study conducted by a third party research firm revealed that ooVoo was preferred by 8 our of 10 Skype...

SkypeKit SDK Comes to Windows & Mac

Linux got the first from Skype when they launched the SkypeKit SDK on Linux before any other operating system. Today, Skype announced SkypeKit availability for both Mac and Windows. This enables almost any desktop application to offer Skype capabilities, including...

fring vs. Skype War

A war between fring and Skype is heating up. fring fired the first salvo when they put out a release claiming Skype was blocking fring. fring wrote:For 4 years we have led mobile communication innovation, most recently with video calling...

fring Video Calling Over 3G on iPhone 4

It was just a matter of time before fring updated their iPhone app to take advantage of the iPhone 4's front-facing camera. That day has arrived! With the new fring for iPhone you get 2 way video-calling not just...

Skype Reverse Engineered?

According to TechCrunch, someone named Sean O'Neill is claiming he reverse-engineered Skype, laying bare one of the most closely guarded secrets in VoIP Land. Has Skype's Great Wall of VoIP been cracked? Skype takes protection of their proprietary protocol...

CounterPath Updates Bria for Mac and Windows

Tomorrow, CounterPath is announcing a new release of its softphone client, Bria, one of my favorite SIP clients for the PC and the iPhone. Bria 3.1 for both Mac and Windows will feature UI enhancements, broadcast IM and SMS and...
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