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Google Promotes $.0007 VoIP Access Rate to FCC

Google recently weighed in on the Universal Service Fund (USF) and carrier access charges, which will affect the future of both broadband and VoIP. Over the past few years, there have been past court skirmishes over whether VoIP service providers...

VoIP now has >120 million subscribers Worldwide According to recent analysis

According to Point Topic's recent analysis, (landline) Voice over IP now has over 120 million subscribers worldwide and its growth looks set to accelerate as predictions indicate a $40 billion annual VoIP market by 2015. Point Topic’s data revealed...

Top 20 VoIP Innovators of All Time

VoIP has come a long way since it was first popularized by VocalTec in the mid 1990s. Here is a slideshow of the Top 20 VoIP Innovators of all time with photo captions explaining why they merit this top 20...

CounterPath Hosted Service Delivers Over-the-Top Fixed Mobile Services

Today, Counterpath launched a hosted service that enables wireline operators to deliver voice and SMS to any mobile phone on any mobile network. Their NCG Exchange product gives telcos, cable operators, hosted VoIP providers, Internet Telephony service providers, CLECs and...

CounterPath Partner Program for ITSPs Aims to Simplify Mobile VoIP Deployments

Tomorrow, CounterPath Corporation will announce their ITSP Partner Program for mobile softphones. Internet Telephony Service Providers (ITSPs) will now be able to certify their service with CounterPath's Bria iPhone Edition Softphone and an added benefit is simplified provisioning for...

$25 Computer Runs Linux on USB stick - Asterisk on a Stick?

Imagine being able to carry a PC on your keychain, well imagine no more! David Braben a game developer invented a skeletal computer on a USB stick that runs Linux (Ubuntu), and gets you connected to the Internet. This tiny...

Facebook and Google Eye Skype

I recently griped about the lack of native VoIP on the popular Facebook website. It's such an obvious lacking feature, that one has to go "hmmm... Why don't they have VoIP?" Surely, they must be secretly developing VoIP. Well, what...

Viber for Android Beta Launches

Viber today announced Viber, a mobile VoIP app was available for the Android. Viber lets users make free phone calls and send free text messages with their mobile phone. I've written about Viber in the past, but didn't initially see...

Kaspersky Kills Microsoft Lync - No Audio or Video

If you use Kaspersky with Microsoft Lync (or OCS 2007), you may be interested to know that Kaspersky can kill Lync's connectivity. Specifically, Kapersky Internet Security's network traffic monitor, called Web Protection in some versions blocks the network traffic. It...

Bababoo Mobile VoIP App for iPhone Saves You Money

Bababoo is a new iPhone mobile VoIP app, similar to Viber which aims to simplify dialing while saving on costs. Bababoo user-to-user calls are free. It automatically figures out whether WiFi, 3G (data), or your mobile carrier is the best...

Jabra SPEAK 410 Review

A couple months ago, Jabra sent me a Jabra SPEAK 410 to review. It got lost in the shuffle of other things I was reviewing. The Jabra SPEAK 410 is a pretty cool USB-based speakerphone device that directly integrates with...

Lync Server 2010 Now Supported on SQL 2008 R2

Some great news for Microsoft Lync users. According to the Microsoft Technet NextHop blog, Microsoft Lync is now supported on SQL 2008 R2, the latest version of Microsoft's SQL Server: Today the Lync Server product team is pleased to announce...

Skype Fixes Privacy Vulnerability in Skype for Android

Well, that was fast - just 5 days after a vulnerability was first reported, Skype has released a new version of Skype for Android that fixes the privacy vulnerability. According to Skype's Adrian Asher: After a period of developing and...

Skype Responds to Android Vulnerability

Skype's Chief Security Officer, Adrian Asher responded to Android Police's article on a vulnerability in the Skype for Android client. He writes: It has been brought to our attention that, were you to install a malicious third-party application onto your...

Skype for Android Exposes Personal Info

If you use the Skype for Android app your personal information may be vulnerable due to the way the app stores your data unencrypted and without proper file permissions. Android Police reports that this exploit was discovered while checking out...

LG-Ericsson ipLDK-60 Review

The LG-Ericsson ipLDK-60 is a flexible, feature-rich IP-PBX platform designed for SMBs, supporting up to 48 digital and analog extensions through a variety of terminals including digital, IP and analog phones, and fax machines. Calling it an IP-PBX is a...

Oh no! MagicJack Lost its Mojo!

According to Andy Abramson, MagicJack's business model is in deep trouble. MagicJack, makes the popular USB VoIP device that gives you all you can eat voice minutes for just $19.95 per year ($39.95 for the 1st year). Andy explains why...

netTalk, a VoIP player Raises $2.5 Million

netTalk is serious about challenging magicJack. Today they announced that netTALK has raised $2.5 million to help drive its push into bricks n' mortar retail and other marketing efforts. They obtained additional funding up to $2,500,000 in borrowings pursuant to...

WorldGate Ojo is <strike>Dead!</strike> <strike>No It Lives!</strike> Nope-Dead Again

I reported troubles at WorldGate Communications back in February 2008 and then reported things got better in the next month saying Ojo Phone Lives! It appears they never truly got through its problems, because their return of the living dead...

fring Group Video Calls for iPhone and Android!

Whoah! fring today announced that their development team is finishing up on a really cool new feature - free group video calls that works on both the Android and the iPhone. As far as I know this is the...

CounterPath Releases Bria 3.2

Update: According to a CounterPath spokesperson, "Counterpath had to delay the launch of the Bria 3.2 update to the end of this month."CounterPath Corporation today released Bria 3.2, with enhanced enterprise features, internal chat rooms, and multiple account integration support....

Google Offers $900 million for 6,000 Nortel telecom patents

Nortel's carcass continues to be picked at, with many golden nuggets discovered, making their demise all the more surprising.Google is offering $900 million for 6,000 Nortel telecom patents covering 4G, wireless, data networking, optical, voice, semiconductors and other telecom areas,...

Infonetics Research - "Breakout year for SIP trunking"

Infonetics Research put out a report stating that the VoIP services market is nearing the $50 billion mark and called it a "breakout year for SIP trunking."      According to the report, “The VoIP service market weathered the economic turmoil...

Burma (Myanmar) Bans VoIP

Burma's military junta ordered all public and private Internet cafés to stop using VoIP. According to the Irrawaddy: “The increasing use of the VoIP overseas calls via the Internet services such as Skype, G [Google] Talk, Pfingo, VZO, etc. given...

Facebook VoIP?

VoIP on Facebook hasn't gotten much attention, partly because Facebook doesn't natively support it. Sure there are paid third-party apps like the $1.99 Facebook Messenger app for the iPhone (renamed to Fone). However, it's only for the iPhone and doesn't...
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