I'm off to moderate an ITEXPO session, but came across some interesting news announced at ITEXPO I wanted to share.
Check it out:
2600hz Introduces "PromoCalling" - Free VoIP Phones for Business
Ad-Supported Phone Provides Competitive Free Calling Option to Enterprise, Small Business Market via SIP-enabled Devices
Los Angeles, CA, October 6, 2010 (ITEXPO: Booth # 606) - The 2600hz Project, a subsidiary of VoIP, Inc. today announced free SIP phone service for VoIP carriers. The ad-supported system is designed to empower today's VoIP providers to compete with free calling services already available on the Internet. The white-label service bundles features like find-me, follow-me, ring groups, meet-me conferencing and voicemail into a hosted platform. PromoCalling enables carriers to compete with similar offerings from Google
Voice and Skype
taking communication a step further by operating via business grade SIP phones rather than web or soft phone devices.
"Smaller VoIP carriers face fierce competition in a marketplace where Google and Skype offer services that are free," said Darren Schreiber, CEO and Co-Founder of 2600hz.