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Wireless Combo is Merger 3

This week has been awash with mergers - the Intel-McAfee merger and the Windstream-Q-Comm merger are the big two. The third interesting merger involves two fixed wireless companies. Airband and Sparkplug announced that they merged and grabbed $20M in financing....

Broadsoft's First Public Quarter

So Monday morning I was on the very short investor call for Broadsoft's first quarter being public since it's IPO. Marketwatch has the 2Q2010 results here."Total revenue was $19.8 million in the second quarter of 2010, compared to $17.7 million...

Predictions 7 Months Later

Back in December, I made some predictions in an interview with Rich Tehrani. One of them was about HD Voice. We added another Alliance slash Peering Group, but still not enough density yet for HD. I'm thinking maybe in 2012. ...

How Does This Keep Happening?

How does someone get yet another VP of Sales after that person did such a less than mediocre job as VP of S&M at another VoIP Provider? Bouncing from place to place with no more than 2 years in any...

MagicJack Merges With VocalTec

Rob Powell did some excellent reporting on this merger HERE.VocalTec Communications Ltd. (Nasdaq:VOCL) is the inventor of VOIP and the softphone. It's a patent house of about 30 patents. VocalTec just merged with YMAX.YMAX owns Stratus Telecommunications, which is a...

Is There Profit In VoIP?

A few of my clients are self-funded without any serious debt. When I send out news - like Vocalocity raised $3.45M for a total of $97M - the first question that gets emailed backed to me is: "Aren't they profitable?" ...

So How is VoIP Doing?

According to the FCC, the VoIP subscribers is 21 million not including Skype users. These figures are part of the 31-page report, "Local Telephone Competition". The report uses data from 2008!Of the 162 million voice lines, 21M are VoIP. Consider...

Zayo Buys AFS

As Rob Powell predicted, the self-proclaimed Fiber Bigot, Dave Rusin, CEO of Rochester-based American Fiber Systems, sold the company to Zayo. Some reports were that the sale price was $185M, but Zayo is stating that number is ridiculous. The original...

7.5 Things to Consider about VoIP Providers

It's seems every day another provider of VoIP services pops up. There's at least 1100 of them. How does a small business decide what VoIP Provider to use? My guess is that it's the first one to knock on his...

CommPartners BK

The Las Vegas Sun is reporting that CommPartners has filed bankruptcy protection (against Ma Bell). "The filings were made in Nevada bankruptcy court by Las Vegas-based companies CommPartners Holding Corp., CommPartners Carrier Services Corp., CommPartners Network Services LLC and CommPartners...

Verizon Starts Blocking

Comcast won in court over the FCC on the issue of traffic shaping, so Verizon started blocking ports this week. First, VZ started blocking port 25 yesterday on their FiOS and DSL networks. Now VoIP Traffic is being blocked. From...

Rich Calling is Different

Google Voice rolled out a new way to look at call management. (Even though GotVmail - now Grasshopper - had a similar product for a while with far less fanfare.) Phone.com, RingCentral and other companies have offerings that are similar...

Let's Move Beyond Me2

The CLEC Industry was all about Arbitrage. Me-too services for less money. First with UNE-P, then Integrated T1, now with SIP Trunking. All about price. Blah!There's this thing called Broadsoft that has something like 185 features on it.There's this device...

HD Voice Coming to the Cloud

Today, the Cloud Communications Allianceā„¢ launched at the Cloud Computing Expo in NYC. The Cloud Comm Alliance consists of 8 ITSP members: Alteva, Broadcore, Callis Communications, Consolidated Technologies Inc., IPFone, SimpleSignal, Stage 2 Networks and Telesphere. [see member profiles here]....

Ever Wonder?

Ever wonder why Hosted PBX isn't sold by telcos? It's the new entrants to the voice game that are pushing Hosted PBX on to the business community.Comcast is probably the closest thing to a CLEC that sells Hosted PBX; hence,...

VoIP Access Ruling

"On February 18, 2010, a federal district court stepped in to fill the gap left by the FCC's silence on the issue of whether transmission of Voice over Internet Protocol ("VoIP")-originated calls is an information service exempt from access charges...

HD Voice is Supplied More Buzz

VoIPSupply.com has announced "the launch of an enhanced category on for High Definition (HD) VoIP technology. The new enhanced HD VoIP category features educational information, manufacturer solution overviews and a full suite of HD capable handsets.""High definition voice calling is...

Unbelievable Response

Let's say that you are ITSP who provides white label Hosted PBX to service providers. Let's say you have issues delivering your service to that service provider. The issues are persistent. The service provider partner loses customers as a result....

Hosted versus Premise

Point-CounterPoint: Hosted Voice vs. CPE is an open debate between two bloggers: Mike Graves  and Dave Michels (of PinDropSoup).Personally, I think Dave missed the boat. Two key points: CAPEX and OPEX.For CAPEX (capital expenditure), there are ITSP's that are offering a leasing package which includes the phones,...

How Not to Sell VoIP

NGT presented a session on How to Sell VoIP at VoIP Nation. According to attendees, the NGT way to sell VoIP is to sell it on price. Wrong!...

Intelliverse Reverses Course

In November, I noted that Intelliverse was shifting focus. They are actually reversing course. Intelliverse was formerly Voicecom, a voicemail platform company. It made its money from MLM type companies, like Mary Kay, who had many franchisees who needed a...

Reclaim Some VoIP Gear

VoIP Supply LLC launched a program to buy back VoIP equipment named Reclaim. "Reclaim allows sellers of used and legacy equipment to undertake an easy four step process to receive fair market value for their equipment, " states Garrett Smith,...

Is Google a Thief?

Google CEO Eric Schmidt made enough of an impression at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this week that Yankee Group blogged about it. Google at the MWC.Much criticism against Google is that they steal from book publishers, TV and movie...

Endstream Plans

At ITEXPO East 2010, I sat down with Erik B. Levitt of Endstream Communications to find out what this wholesale VoIP Provider had plans for in 2010. Endstream is a domestic inter-connection carrier wholesaling VoIP minutes. It acquired a small...

Chasing the Points

Sometimes being an agent is embarrassing. There's the whole discussion on Phone+ about Ethics in the Channel. When I first got in the channel in 1999, I wouldn't do business in Miami, because you had to buy the business. Agents...
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