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Vonage to replace CEO Jeffrey Citron

The future of Vonage is certainly looking brighter. Vonage recently settled patent disputes, including one with Verizon. This week they secured a $215 million financing deal this week from Silver Point Finance LLC. Now, according to The Wall Street...

VoIP Warehouse - contact us by <i>email</i> - the irony

Check out this snapshot of the contact us page on VoIP Warehouse Australia. Let's see, you sell VoIP equipment but the FASTEST and most efficient method of reaching you is via email. Oh, the irony... ...

Run VoIP in your House - get arrested

Apparently, in Bangladesh if you try and resell VoIP services out of your house, you're apt to get raided. Hope what happened to American Eliadah "Lia" McCord (forced to smuggle drugs, caught by Bangladesh airport security, gets 30-year sentence, but...

Vonage UK launches new low cost V-Plan calling plans

Vonage today announced two new low cost call plans for their Vonage UK subsidiary. According to Vonage UK, "Following customer research and reacting directly to consumer concern about increasing household costs and spiraling business overheads, Vonage has created two new...

Objectworld Offers Unified Communications for 7 Cents a Day

Today, Objectworld introduced Unified Communications for just 7 cents per day per user. Their platform can work with your existing non-VoIP PBX via gateways or you can go the 100% VoIP route as well since their server can communicate with...

ITEXPO 90% Sold Out - IP Communications industry looks strong

ITEXPO is still two months away (September 16-18, 2008 -- Los Angeles, CA) yet Rich reports that the exhibit booth space is already 90% sold out. Rich is pretty excited when he writes, "There has been more interest in ITEXPO...

Controlling Asterisk based on Microsoft OCS 2007 user's presence

Paul Adams contacted me recently since he's been reading my posts about Asterisk and 'Microsoft OCS 2007' integration. Paul wrote an interesting application that enables call queuing that 'respects' OCS presence. That is, if the agent's OCS status is...

Plumble Ad Sponsored "Free" Calls

You remember Pudding Media, right? They offered ad sponsored phone calls in exchange for "listening" in on your phone conversations so it could target audio ads. Pudding Media essentially leverages keyword wordspotting using speech recognition. Well, today, I learned about...

T-Mobile VoIP Shenanigans - AGAIN!

I've written about T-Mobile's VoIP blocking shenanigan's here, here, and here.  Not to mention their blocking of MinuteWatcher for tracking cellphone minute usage. I also wrote how Truphone won an injunction against T-mobile ordering T-Mobile UK to stop blocking calls...

BroadSoft, Fonality, and ITEXPO news all rolled in one

Some BroadSoft, Fonality, and ITEXPO news all rolled in one. First, TMC put out a release about BroadSoft keynoting the next ITEXPO, the leading VoIP conference: The energy behind the upcoming ITEXPO West 2008 (www.ITEXPO.com), the industry's only Major...

Texting 911 for Help & Targeting Terrorists who SMS with Hellfire Missiles

Forget all the E911 issues, VoIP 911 problems, etc. Just imagine texting 911 and having emergency personnel locate you. According to NWCN, King County believes the technology will be "available sooner than you think." King County is testing this new...

XO's IP VPN services

XO Communications is one of the largest Competitive Local Exchange Carrier (CLEC) in the country. XO provides voice, data and IP services to businesses and other telecommunications companies in 75 metropolitan markets across the United States. XO Communications offers businesses...

Animal Crossing: City Folk adds VoIP & SMS

According to BetaNews, in Nintendo's E3 keynote this morning came not only the official announcement of Animal Crossing: City Folk for the Wii, but also something unexpected - VoIP functionality (voice chat) and native SMS/e-mail interactivity.Animal Crossing: City Folk is...

Windows Mobile gets 3G VoIP - WiFi not Required!

 Last year Jajah launched the Windows Mobile 6 native SIP client for the the EM-ONE. Frederik Hermann, Director Global Marketing for Jajah emailed me to say, "Today we launched phase 2 of this project, EMOBILE users can now get their...

ACN IRIS 3000 Videophone & The State of the Videophone

I've come across the new ACN IRIS 3000 videophone a few times recently and thought I'd write about them. I'm a big fan of videophones even if there doesn't seem to be any true adoption of industry standards that...

Packet8 MobileTalk on iPhone Adds VoIP Calling

8x8, Inc. the provider of the Packet8 VoIP broadband service today announed it has added the Apple iPhone to the list of over 450 mobile handset devices now supported by the Packet8 MobileTalk international calling service. Launched back in...

Leslie Conway Joins Digium

Just two days ago I highlighted the connections between Adtran and Digium. They're both located in Huntsville, Alabama, Mark Spencer worked at Adtran, their current CEO Danny Windham came from Adtran, etc. Well, today Rich writes about Leslie Conway, who...

Truphone on iPhone Apple Store enables VoIP

Want Truphone on your iPhone? Truphone enables you to make VoIP calls on your iPhone over the internet using your WiFi connection (sorry - won't work over your cellular 3G connection)Truphone's native VoIP client for the iPhone was developed with Apple's...

Comcast - We won't block Vonage or any other VoIP provider

According to eFluxMedia, Comcast is "working on rehabilitating its name and implementing reasonable management techniques through a new partnership with VoIP service provider Vonage." Vonage and Comcast said they will work on ensuring adequate management techniques to avoid network congestion...

Cisco Manager Meets Jurassic Park

You remember the scene in Jurassic Park where the there was no power or working phones on the island so they head to the control room? Lex Murphy, the young hacker girl, gets on a computer, works some computer wizardry...

Let's get Naked (DSL) Cowboy!

Image of the famous Times Square Naked Cowboy. An interesting new IDC Insight report reveals that although residential VoIP services have been available in Australia for the past four years, the uptake in naked DSL has been slow compared with...

Freebox France offers VoIP, HD TV, and Internet for just 29.99 €/month

I just happened to be checking out our firewall logs and noticed traffic coming from 88.160.222.185. Curious, I did a whois and figured out it was coming from http://www.proxad.net/ which redirects to http://www.free.fr/adsl/. The first thing I noticed other than...

BroadSoft announces Xtended Voice/VoIP Mashup Contest for Cash

Sheesh, what is this, VoIP Contest Day? I just blogged this morning about a SIP/IMS contest sponsored by mobilkom austria and now BroadSoft is launching a voice/VoIP mashup contest. They wrote me to say, "We're looking for mashups that will...

Awesome Adtran & Digium article

Just came across a great article in The Huntsville Times titled "Twin visions for telecom Digium, ADTRAN follow opposite tracks", which discusses and compares ADTRAN and Digium. Both companies are based in Huntsville, Alabama, a best-kept-secret when it comes to...

A1 InnovationDays Contest looking for Creative SIP & IMS Apps

Received a tip about an interesting VoIP/SIP/IMS developer's challenge. Relatedly, I would be remiss if I didn't mention TMC's Communications Developer show in L.A. California September 16-18th, which is co-located with ITEXPO - one of, if not the best attended...
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