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OfficeMax to offer Vonage business offering

OfficeMax, one of the nation's largest office supply retailers and distributors, is now offering small businesses "starter kits" from Vonage. OfficeMax is offering the Linksys PAP2 Phone Adapter or the WRTP54G Wireless Router, configured with Vonage's $49.99 per month Small...

Vonage IPO to raise $250 million

Yesterday, I wrote about a source informing me that Vonage plans on opening their SIP credentials. The source also mentioned that Vonage planned on waiting to drop the $9.99/month requirement to get SIP credentials until AFTER their IPO offering since...

Vonage opens SIP credentials?

A source informed VoIP & Gadgets Blog that Vonage plans to open up their SIP credentials to enable users to configure their own SIP softphones and SIP hardphones to work with the Vonage service at no additional charge. Today Vonage...

Packet8 new features

Today Packet8 announced their rollout of some new features, as well as the Packet8 BPG510, a new terminal adapter with an integrated router. The new Packet8 features include::• Voicemail to Email Notification – Packet8 subscribers can now receive an email...

Avaya and Vonage strange bedfellows

Today Vonage, along with three other companies, was recognized by Avaya with the new Avaya Intelligent Communications Innovation Award "for their innovative approaches to weave communications into the fabric of their business". Maybe it's just me, but Avaya and Vonage...

Skibare's VoIP awareness survey

Skibare took a novel approach to determine VoIP "awareness". He went skiing and chose to sit on the chair lift with mostly adults with instead of "the Apple iPOD Wearing younger generation" and asked them if they knew or heard...

Xpert VoIP sets $5 per month benchmark for VoIP

Xpert VoIP has set a new low in pricing plans with a low $5/month plan that comes with 200 minutes of calling time anywhere in the U.S. and Canada, Additional minutes are billed at 2.8 cents a minute, but the...

What's wrong with Vonage?

What's wrong with Vonage? Oh let me count the ways...First, they've been promising the Viseon video phone for I about a year and it's still hard if not impossible to get. In fact, I checked my trusty email archives...

Vonage finally lauches the UTStarcom F1000 WiFi phone

Vonage and UTStarcom Inc. today finally launched the F1000, a portable Wi-Fi phone handset manufactured by UTStarcom and configured with Vonage's VoIP phone service. This product, which will offer mobility across 802.11b networks, is now available at http://www.vonage.com for $129.99...

NENA Interim/Migratory I2 Standard Published

Some important news to share regarding e911 and VoIP. While this is a step in the right direction, the FCC still needs to clarify its position on e911 and give the VoIP service providers time to be in compliance with...

Packet8 e911 Coverage Map

Someone posted a comment to a recent blog post of mine regarding what I considered the FCC's "impossible e911 mandate" and said, "Quit your whining about poor old Vonage. If Packet8 can meet the FCC mandate, then every other VoIP...

Cingular to offer unlimited calling to AT&T

TechDirt has an interesting post about how Cingular is testing a program where its customers can make unlimited calls to AT&T landlines for $6 a month. $6 bucks per month just to have unlimited calls to AT&T landlines? That's just...

FCC screws the VoIP industry AGAIN!

After the recent Senate action forcing the FCC to back down from cutting off access to VoIP subscribers, it appears the FCC has found a new hoop for the VoIP service providers to jump through, which I will explain in...

A peek inside Vonage headquarters

Ever wonder what the inside of Vonage headquarters looks like? Ever wonder just where those bits and bytes of voice over IP packets travelled to? Aren't you just a bit curious what Vonage's NOC (Network Operations Center) looks like? Ever...

SBC wants to extort VoIP service providers

Russell Shaw's blog brought to my attention an interesting BusinessWeek article quoting SBC CEO Edward Whitacre where he basically says in so many words, "VoIP providers will have to 'pay to play' on SBC's broadband pipes". Check out the exact...

VoIP Providers Must Send 911 Fees To Pennsylvania

The news below could spell disaster for the VoIP broadband providers, including Vonage, Packet8, AT&T CallVantage, Broadvoice, SunRocket, Voicepulse, etc. Basically, this legislation states that monies collected already by the broadband VoIP providers must be turned over to the state...

Vonage uses Covergence for e911

I had a conference call last week with Covergence, about their pending announcment with Vonage that explains that Covergence is the company that powers Vonage's e911 service. Covergence is an interesting company that has been stealthily flying under the VoIP...

Sprint sues Vonage

Sprint Nextel has sued Vonage, and Voiceglo claiming they have infringed on seven patents related to Internet telephony technology. The lawsuit was filed in federal court by one of Sprint Nextel's subsidiaries, seeking an injunction that would bar the defendants...

ENUM ain't gonna happen

Mr. Blog had some interesting thoughts a couple of days ago.As we near the end of 2005, what is the status of ENUM? The original RFCs were published in 2000 I believe. Is there a single commercial VoIP provider...

FCC must like Groundhog's Day

The FCC once again backed off again on enforcing a deadline for broadband VoIP providers to disconnect all customers who haven't acknowledged the e911 limitations. The decision to delay the enforcement came yesterday, just a day before the deadline would...

FCC requires some broadband and VoIP Providers to accommodate wiretaps

I must have missed the FCC's announcement 3 days ago that the FCC was going to require certain broadband and VoIP Providers to accommodate wiretaps. The 59-page FCC report is a bit lengthy for me to digest today, so maybe...

Vonage's 9-3-3 service

Vonage rolled out their 9-3-3 service which is simply a verification of whether or not you've enabled 9-1-1 on your Vonage line. This way you don't have to dial 9-1-1 and see if the police/fire/ambulance show up at your door...

Earthlink launches trueVoice a national broadband VoIP service

You didn't really think Earthlink was going to sit idly by while AOL launched a national VoIP service did you? I didn't think so. Actually, it's poor timing by Earthlink to launch if you ask me considering their competitor, AOL,...

AOL TotalTalk

It would appear that AOL is going after the broadband VoIP market with a product called TotalTalk to be rolled out October 4th- look out Vonage and Skype! I should point out that AOL rolled out TotalTalk in Canada awhile...

Packet8 unlimited international dialing

A new gauntlet had been thrown by Packet8 - unlimited international dialing. This is yet another momentous day for VoIP. Lay your bets now for when Vonage and the others follows suit. (or did I miss one of the...
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