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Court declares VoIP is exempt from service fees

ars technica has a great article on how Vonage won its fight with the state of Nebraska over service fees. Nebraska wanted Vonage to "chip in" by paying into the state's Universal Service Fund (USF), a fund designed to offset...

Motorola Adds 400 Series to Canopy Line

Some interesting news from Motorola I thought I'd share... Motorola Inc. announced today that it is extending the reach of its field-proven Canopy wireless broadband system with the introduction of the 400 series of access points and subscriber modules in...

Microsoft Response Point SP1

Today, Microsoft released announced Microsoft Response Point Service Pack 1 (SP1), which adds SIP trunking support. Response Point Service Pack 1 (SP1), not to be confused with the recent release of Vista SP1, will be released this summer, available...

AT&T CallVantage Major Outage...

I have received an unconfirmed report of a major outage for AT&T CallVantage, which is AT&T's VoIP broadband service. I was emailed the following: "At 2:00 pm the voice system is now stating that they have a major outage." Gee,...

Mexuar Brings Java Click-to-Call to Asterisk

Mexuar offers their Corraleta Technology SDK to enable developers experienced in using Asterisk to add click-to-call capabilities to the popular Asterisk platform. The Corraleta client downloaded to user's browsers when they click the click-to-call button features a very tiny footprint...

More on the Aastra AastraLink Pro 160 appliance

I spoke with Aastra's executive vice president, Yves Laliberte just 50 minutes ago to discuss the newly launched AastraLink Pro 160 appliance, which I blogged about this morning. As I suspected, the appliance is Asterisk-based. In my morning post...

Sangoma Technologies Offers Lifetime Warranty

Sangoma Technologies just threw down the gauntlet today by announcing a lifetime warranty on their Advanced Flexible Telecommunications (AFT) product line. Sangoma used to have a five year warranty, but now they've gone all-out with their lifetime warranty -...

Microsoft & Aspect Software Partner on Unified Communications

Today, the Microsoft Unified Communications Group announced a a multi-year strategic alliance with Aspect Software to help deliver unified communications to contact centers. Aspect Software is considered one of the leading players in the contact center space, so this is...

Switchvox SMB 3.5 and AA60 Switchvox Appliance

Digium today released Switchvox SMB 3.5 and the AA60 Switchvox Appliance. Switchvox IP PBX products offer Web 2.0 applications, including integration with CRM applications such as Salesforce.com and SugarCRM, as well as Google Maps integration through Switchvox SMB’s Switchboard interface....

Aastra AastraLink Pro 160

Aastra Telecom has entered the IP-PBX game with the AastraLink Pro 160. This is a very interesting move since Aastra Telecom is known for their IP phones used by various IP-PBXs, including many of the Asterisk-based solutions - trixbox,...

Intuitive Voice Technology Calls Out other Asterisk Competitors - Asterisk Clone Wars Have Begun...

In a news release, Intuitive Voice Technology is calling out other Asterisk-based solutions. First, Intuitive Voice Technology (IVT) espouses their 3,500 deployments as well they should. They then follow this back-slapping good news with a claim that "competitors clamor to...

SureWest Communications Launches Combined VoIP, TV, and HD DVR

Interesting news from SureWest where they debuted VoIP service combined with a high-definition digital video recorder (DVR) product for watching recorded and live TV. I'm assuming this is a combined set-top box that does video (TV) and voice over IP....

Ojo Phone Lives!

After Worldgate's problems that resulted in customer's being without their cool Ojo videophones, it appears Worldgate is back! Just last night Ojo phones started working again. Worldgate proudly displays this splash screen on their home page: They also try to...

Voiceroute Druid Open Source Edition Launches offering New Open Source Asterisk GUI Front End

Voiceroute gave me an exclusive first look at their latest Asterisk-based solution called Druid Unified Communications Server, which today launched their open sourced version at www.voiceroute.org. Druid UCS gives Asterisk fans a new and powerful open source Asterisk-based Unified Communications...

VoIP on Apple iPhone a No Go unless over WiFi

At the Apple iPhone SDK event, Steve Jobs stated that if someone develops a VoIP program for the iPhone, Apple will allow it if it goes over WiFi and not the cellular network. Apple will in fact BLOCK VoIP applications...

SippySkype SIP-to-Skype Gateway

Last month I wrote about my strong disagreements with a guest blog post on Skype Journal that was titled "A SIP/Skype Gateway Is NOT In The Forecast". I disagreed with the premise that a SIP/Skype gateway isn't in the forecast....

Yahoo Messenger for Vista Adds VoIP

If you recall in my December Yahoo Messenger for Vista post, this version which was pretty much completely rewritten didn't have VoIP yet -- unlike the XP version which does have VoIP capabilities. Well good news my friends! I learned...

Asterisk 1.6.0 beta5

The Asterisk.org development team just released Asterisk 1.6.0-beta5. According to the announcement with beta5 of 1.6.0 the feature-set is frozen. One thing still missing is "caller name screening" where you can screen the call and accept/reject the call. I'd also...

Sony PS3 Gets In-Game VoIP

The Sony PS3 will finally get in-game VoIP communications with the release of firmware update 2.4. Sony Computer Entertainment UK boss Ray Maguire stated: “Our momentum will continue with the introduction of in-game communication in the summer, firmware update 2.4...

PBXtra 4.0 Released

Fonality today announced the release of PBXtra 4.0. New features in PBXtra include FindMe with Boomerang Mobile Integration, a feature that uses presence detection to automatically find employees on their mobile devices, allowing them to answer the call or bounce...

Talkonaut 4.0 native Symbian S60 edition released

The GTalk2VoIP dev team just released their VoIP+chat application for Symbian S60 phones that runs as a native (.sis file) application. I should stress that several Nokia smart phones come with a SIP stack, however they are limited to WiFi...

Junction Networks Adds Inbound Bridge to onSIP Hosted PBX

Junction Networks, provider of the hosted onSIP PBX service, has launched Inbound Bridge, an accessory service that ties in third-party providers of international and domestic DID numbers. Inbound Bridge saves money for Junction Networks’ business customers by allowing them to...

PIKA Fax Adds Faxing to Asterisk

I've written about some of the challenges of faxing on the Asterisk platform. Faxing has always been one of Asterisk's weaknesses, though it is getting better. Well today, PIKA Technologies announced support for fax applications built on the open-source platform...

Hosted trixbox IP-PBX

Just learned via TMCs' VoIP Forums that Click4PBX just announced hosted trixbox plans starting at $109/month (1-10 extensions) and going up to a maximum of $279/month (1-300 extensions). It's unclear from the website if that monthly fee is per...

Asterisk Wake-Up calls and Web Scheduling

Those of you that travel a lot have probably encountered the situation where you think you set the hotel alarm clock correctly only to learn the volume was turned way down or you had it set to PM instead of...
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