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PhoneGnome Enables BYOVP

David Beckemeyer, former CTO and co-founder of Earthlink (who runs Mr. Blog) has an interesting new SIP-based ATA device that marries the traditional PSTN with VoIP. Essentially you plug in both your PSTN connection and your Ethernet connection to...

VoIP Rankings

Interesting VoIP report from Keynote Systems I thought I'd share. It states Vonage ranks first in reliability while AT&T CallVantage ranks #1 for best audio quality. Some other interesting insights as well - check it out...Today Keynote issued the results...

Skype and Boingo Wireless deal

Boingo Wireless, one of the leading Wi-Fi hotspot aggregators, and Skype, today announced Skype Zones - Powered by Boingo service, offering global Wi-Fi access to Skype customers.Skype Zones enables Skype's users to access Skype's Internet telephony calling features via Boingo's...

Skype Free Cell Phone Calls

Skype gets all the hype - and deservedly so. Skype (for better or worse) just plain works 98% of the time - even behind firewalls. I found this bit of Skype ingenuity fascinating. A Norwegian company, IPdrum, has found a...

vSkype adds voice, video, and application sharing to Skype

Santa Cruz Networks launched vSkype Beta, a plug-in that enables Skype users to engage in video, voice, and data sharing calls right from their client. This is now the second such software I have come across that adds videoconferencing to...

Skype Video Conferencing

Skype and video conferencing are a match made in heaven, so it's a wonder it took so damn long for integrated video conferencing in the Skype client. The Skype video feature comes not via Skype, but rather courtesy of a...

Skype WiFi Phone

Skype CEO Niklas Zennstrom announced plans to develop a VoWLAN phone, which will allow customers to connect to the Skype network via WiFi. This follows Vonage's foray into the WiFi VoIP market with their WiFi VoIP offering made by UTStarcom...

Skype says Phone Calls Will Be Free

According to Skype CEO Niklas Zennström speaking at a VoIP tradeshow, Voice over IP (VoIP) will force traditional telephone companies to stop charging for voice calls by 2015.Zennström said the fact telephony has evolved from a network to a software...

Skype Affiliate Program

Skype aims to generate more business from its VoIP service by rewarding partners (affiliates) who agree to promote and sell it. Currently, Skype has around 39 million users and they claim it is increasing by more than 150,000 new users...

Skype & e911

Skype is trying to get an exemption from the newly mandated FCC e911 rules. If you think about it, how would Skype provide accurate e911 since it is a nomadic VoIP service? Many Skype users use Skype in their home,...

Skype and Peerio

Skype continues to take the VoIP market by storm, but until now the business enterprise couldn't leverage the power of Skype for inexpensive Skype-to-Skype calls or more importantly, phone-to-SkypeOut calls. In fact, currently, Skype is predominantly a PC-based software solution...

Skype Mobile

According to MobileMag, Skype Technologies co-founder and CEO Niklas Zennstrom reported that a mobile version of Skype will be available this year. I decided to check out to see if Skype had registered any domains with both Skype and...

Skype Tops 100 Million Downloads

Personally, I'd be more curious how many actual people use Skype daily rather than a download benchmark - as impressive as 100 million Skype downloads seems. I'm sure lots of people probably download it, try it, and then stop using...

Skype + Blog = Next Bill O'Reilly?

So you wanna be a journalist eh? Well, these days, just start a blog and you're good to go! Unless of course you're Apple and you don't classify bloggers as journalists. (See Apple suit against blogger) In any case, the...

ActionTec Internet Phone Wizard with Skype Review

ActionTec with Skype ArchitectureInternet Phone Wizard With Skypehttp://www.actiontec.com Price: List: $69.99, I've seen it online for $56.61 So you're a Skyper but you hate being chained to a headset connected to your PC? Well, have no fear, ActionTec's Internet...

Skype v1.2 Released

Skype, the Global Internet Telephony Company, today launched Skype for Windows version 1.2 (v 1.2) with enhanced user benefits including a centralized Contacts list, which allows users access to their list of contacts from multiple devices from wherever they connect...

Skype and SMS

I'm still catching up on email and voicemail from being away from the office for a week attending Internet Telephony Expo - which by the way was a resounding success. I'll link to some photos in my next blog entry....

Skype Poor Customer Service

Last night I received an email from an irate Skype customer pleading for me to come to their rescue. Apparently, the woman was double-charged on her checking account, contacted Skype's billing department via billing@skype.com, and hasn't heard "boo" yet from...

Skype and Motorola

Skype, the Internet telephony software provider, said on Monday it had reached a cooperation agreement with Motorola, the world's third-largest handset marker, aimed at increasing its penetration of its key wireless market. This is big news that was announced at...

Skype for Mac OS X and Linux

Skype launched versions of their software for the Mac and Linux. Check out the Skype release: Skype for Mac OS X and Linux v1.0 Now Skype is available for Windows, Linux, Mac and even PocketPCs. Still waiting on a high-powered...

Skype & Vonage Interviews

Skype's Niklas Zennstrom Vonage's Jeffrey Citron Two recent interviews of two of the biggest and most important VoIP pioneers to share. First, Skype's CEO Niklas Zennstrom: Skype writes off the telephone - vnunet.com Second, Rich Tehrani's interview of Vonage's...

PhoneGAIM Targets Skype

PhoneGAIM Someone emailed me about a new VoIP softphone client from Linspire, who typically develop Linux products. They now have a Windows version, tied to SIPPhone.com's service for PC-to-PSTN calling, but still based on the popular open-source Gaim IM...

Skype Security Issue Part2

A couple days ago I quoted Andy's blog where he discussed a Skype security issue whereby callers in a Skype conference could hear an incoming caller leaving a voice message vis Skype new SAM (Skype Answering Machine) feature. Well, that...

Skype Security

Looks like Skype has some more security issues. Andy had an "eavesdropping" security issue when he tried calling another Skype user. Essentially when he dialed this other Skype user, this user was already in a Skype conference call, so Andy...

Skype, Cable & Wireless deal

Skype has signed up some more call termination providers for their SkypeOut service - this time with Cable & Wireless and Luxembourg's B3G Telecom Technologies. Skype already has deals in place with iBasis, Level3 and Teleglobe, who now provide global...
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