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VoIP Patents run amok

We have all been following the various VoIP patent lawsuits. From the Rates Technology vs. Google Talk lawsuit, to Apple vs Cisco iPhone lawsuit, Verizon vs. Vonage patent infringement and many more. Well, Production Ad Absurdam has a couple of...

Vonage shut down in 2 weeks?

Federal District Judge Claude Hilton has told Vonage to stop using Verizon patents, and has just two weeks to comply with the judge's order. As far as I can tell, without access to these patent rights, Vonage will be forced...

VoIP Avoids State Regulation

A U.S. appeals court today upheld a decision that exempted VoIP telephone companies such as Vonage, Sunrocket, Packet8, and others from many state regulations and oversight. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit backed a 2004 decision by...

Vonage freefall video in 60 seconds

Russ over at the MEP Report. creators of comedy videos and weekly comedy podcasts, writes me and says, "As a purveyor of all things VOIP, I thought you might enjoy this video we put together documenting Vonage's freefall -- in...

magicJack - New VoIP Player launches

magicJack, a new VoIP service provider, allows cheap phone calls from a computer using a USB device that connects on one end to your PC and your home analog phone on the other.  It has an interesting pricing model that...

Vonage to pay $58 million to Verizon over patent dispute

BREAKING! Vonage has been ordered by a Virginia court to pay $58 million to Verizon Communications for infringing on three of the company's patents.  Vonage has vowed to appeal the decision. In addition to monetary compensation, Verizon is also asking...

New VoIP Call Recording Software for Mac OS X

Tomorrow, Arcosoft will release VONaLink SoloRecord, a new VoIP call recording software program for Mac OS X. VONaLink SoloRecord for Mac OS X works with any VoIP phone system utilizing the SIP standard to record calls and to provide screen...

D-Link DI-102 Broadband Internet VoIP Accelerator

Long-time fans of the VoIP & Gadgets blog, may recalled my 2005 post titled, Mysterious QoS Device, where I discovered with some help from a tipster that Linksys and D-Link were using Ubicom's StreamEngine Net Accelerator to perform Qos techniques...

Vonage-gram for Valentine's Day

This Valentine's Day, Vonage is enabling their customers the ability to surprise their loved ones with a poem and personalized “Vonage-gram” message. Vonage-grams give customers the ability to send a special recorded message (powered by Audible.com) as a memorable and...

V-Global Communications Dialer uses PSTN-to-VoIP-to-PSTN

I just came across a VoIP product that is somewhat similar to the PhoneGnome product, called the V-Global Dialer from V-Global Communications. The V-Global Dialer offers a programable, least-cost call router that sends long distance calls over a standard phone...

Vonage partners with Earthlink and becomes an ISP

Vonage has decided to move from their low-margin, high turnover business (VoIP) to another low-margin, high turnover business (ISPs) when they announced today that they are partnering with EarthLink's municipal wireless Internet networks. Essentially, with this partnership, Vonage is now...

Zoom VoIP Freedom web-based SIP chooser utility

One of the pains of most current ATA devices is that you lock you into a specific vendor by password-protecting the firmware. So even though the ATA is SIP-based, you can only use it with the VoIP provider you initially...

VONaLink softphone uses SIP to capture CallerID

I just wrote about Arcosoft's VoIP call recording software this week and now just a few days later they launched another interesting product called VONaLink ScreenPop. ScreenPop works with any VoIP phone system based on the SIP standard, such as...

VoIP Call Recording using Port Mirroring

Remember my VoIP call recording round-up of various VoIP call recording solutions? Well, it's time to update that post with a new solution I found from Arcosoft Inc. Arcosoft today announced the release of VONaLink TeamRecord, which works with any...

Is Vonage the new AOL?

Smith on VoIP asks "Is 'Vonage' the new AOL?" by putting into context my Vonage promotion with Amazon post where a coworker of mine received a Vonage flyer along with Smith on VoIP receiving a Vonage flyer in his gas...

Packet8 Videophone update

I have some more info about the new Packet8 videophone I wrote about earlier today. I met with Packet8 and asked them about this new product. In my previous post, I stated I heard it will support H.263 -- in...

Cancelling Vonage Difficulties

I thought I would share my interesting experience with cancelling my Vonage service. I recorded the entire call, including the traversal over their IVR to reach an agent. Surprisingly, I was connected pretty quickly to an agent. I was expecting...

Vonage promotion with Amazon

A co-worker received his Amazon.com order and inside the box was a Vonage promotional flyer. Great to see Vonage expanding beyond just Internet advertising and their "woo hoo" TV commercials. Of course, one has to wonder how much Vonage is...

Alarm.com supports SunRocket for home alarm systems

I've written about Alarm.com in the past and how Vonage and other VoIP players use their technology for home alarm systems. DTMF (touch-tone) digits are not properly being transmitted when using VoIP which affects alarm systems. Alarm.com gets around this...

Vonage Woo Hoo now Boo Hoo?

Garrett seems to think that Vonage's "woo hoo" TV commercial advertising is on the decline. His conclusions are not scientific but rather are based on his personal observations. I still have seen the Vonage "woo hoo" TV commercials, but I...

Number Portability problems

I never thought that in 2006 I would have number portability problems. Hasn't number portability regulations evolved to the point where it is no longer an issue? Alas, I found out the hard way that number portability is still very...

The VoIP Girl

I was checking out Technorati when I noticed a new VoIP blog called TheVoIPGirl.com linked to one of my posts. Curious about the domain name, considering there are plenty of gadget girl websites, I was intrigued to see what this...

D-Link VWR Vonage device packs 4-in-1

Vonage and D-Link announced the availability of the VWR, a Wireless-B/G Broadband Router with 2 phone ports bundled with Vonage's service. The product leverages the Texas Instruments' TNETV1060 VoIP gateway chipset for QoS and good voice quality. The D-Link VWR...

Pure VoIP vs. Telephone and Cable VoIP

VoIP.com wrote an interesting article put out as a press release on PRWeb.com. Titled "Pure VoIP Vs. Telecom VoIP: Guidance from VoIP.com", the article takes a position that pure VoIP players such as Vonage, Packet8, SunRocket, etc. are a better...

Vonage to announce earnings

Vonage, who just recently became a publicly-traded corporation, will report its second quarter 2006 financial results in just 5 days -- on Tuesday, August 1. This will be the first IPO earnings call since the Vonage IPO performed poorly. My...
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