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Comcast Buys NGT

Comcast goes deep into trunking and Hosted VoIP with the purchase of New Global Telecom (NGT). NGT has had a few business models. It started out as a wholesaler, providing the back-end softswitch for companies like AT&T and New Zealand...

VoIP Via Affiliate

RingCentral has been selling their services via the affiliate marketing route for some time. LD.net built a big book of business through affiliate marketing. Now FreedomVoice has launched their affiliate network."The program offers affiliates the opportunity to sell three popular FreedomVOICE...

Winning the Battle for SMB VoIP

We had a "winning" panel at ITEXPO last week in Miami Beach discussing How do service providers win over the SMB space with their VoIP offerings?You can see the slides below. It was mainly a discussion about how VoIP providers...

Applying Gary Vee

Last night I got to listen to Gary Vaynerchuk speaking about Crush It (Amazon affilaite link), his new book. He talked about branding your business via online marketing, which is what has made him famous (via video blogging about wine on Wine...

Google VoIP

Tom Keating has a blog post about Google's VoIP Plans. (Cue the Dr. Evil laugh). What Google is trying to do, according to Google VP of Product Management, Bradly Horowitz's hints at their future roadmap when he said, "What we're trying...

Why is selling Hosted PBX so hard?

Talking with VoIP Providers most are just selling SIP Trunking. Why do I say Just? Where's the value in that? PRI replacement service while shaving revenue off the customer bill is the reason that the telco industry is sinking.Why aren't...

Were There Highlights in 2009?

Ken Camp's Year in Review prompted me to write this. It's been an interesting year. SIP, UC, Cloud, Merger. That's really how I see the blur that was 2009. I attended so many conferences this year. The highlight was speaking...

A Very Specific Target

Listened to XO to introduce Enterprise SIP (ESIP) to the Channel today. This offering is very targeted. Enterprise SIP is designed for multi-location customers such as Retail and Restaurant chains that are looking to get rid of PRI's.  ESIP will be for high...

Onboarding a VoIP Customer

AT&T cancelled their CallVantage service. It will go dark on Nov. 20th. The porting process is probably the most painful part of changing service. If you are a licensed CLEC, it is a little easier. If you are a VoIP...

Gary Kim: How Not to Sell Hosted VoIP

Gary Kim has an excellent blog view about How Not to Sell Hosted PBX. First, you need to sell that is Reliable, Dependable.  Even before the usual pitch of: Show me your phone bill and I will save you some...

HD is like Fax over IP

In a discussion on twitter with @DougonIPcomm (that Doug blogged here), Doug is promoting the idea that HD Voice is here so buy the cheap HD Voice handsets from Polycom and Cisco now.  I think he missed my point.Doug points...

The User Experience

At Broadsoft Connections this morning, Michael Tessler spoke about it being all about apps and the Customer Experience. (Has he been reading my slides?)One reason IP Telephony grew (according to Dell'Oro) 7% to $737M in 2Q09 is because IPT lowers...

Another VoIP Patent

Garrett Smith blogs about a new patent that was awarded to 8x8, parent company of Packet8 (and holder of 74 patents on VoIP and communications technology). It's about the automatic connection of an IP device to an IP-PBX.You would think that by...

PBX Box Pushing

All the talk about Hosted VoIP being on the rise, blah, blah, blah. Meanwhile, Paetec is on LinkedIn "hiring PBX (Telephone Equipment) Sales Reps for our Raleigh, Nashville, Memphis Offices." For the Allworx product line, I would imagine.KeaneTel, a Master...

VoIP Providers in the Channel

Bandwidth.com just disbanded their agent channel. Other VoIP providers have done that as well.  And I hear some complaints about the cable company indirect channel programs.The problem isn't the Agent Channel. The problem is the Channel Program design. You have to...

Nice Folks at FusionTel

Lots of parties last week at Channel Partners Expo. It seems like it is almost 2003 again. So back to the Delano we went with FusionTel. FusionTel wanted to make a splash by having a party at the Delano. It worked...

Thoughts about UC

Just some rambling thoughts on UC as I prepare for a session at Broadsoft Connections. Comments?...

Why Not COMPTEL?

A piece of news hit me that just adds to the bad taste that COMPTEL leaves in my mouth. Here's an organization that is mainly composed of CLEC's. Since MCI and AT&T were acquired by RBOC's all teeth have left...

Telesphere Bought UBN

Per an FCC Announcement (below) Telesphere has bought Unity Business Network. I knew that they were in talks and I thought after Telesphere's $15M in funding that they would buy UBN up. This was kind of easy since both are Broadsoft...

UC is like a Gym Membership

Alex Doyle at Broadsoft pointed out a blog post from his company: Why is UC like a Gym Membership.  The analogy is really about PBX systems - hosted versus on-premise. A gym is the hosted scenario and a Bowflex would...

One Phone Soon?

I look at the new IP Phones and wonder: Are they morphing into a cell phone?I like cordless handsets, mainly because I walk when I am talking. It helps me think and it sounds better for the caller. And I...

Have You Considered This?

An interesting discussion on one of the lists started as VoIP Redundancy for ITSP's and quickly went on tangents. One tangent here hits the nail on the head:I think the hardest part of this is that a modern business switching...

Carrier IPT Down

FierceVoIP has a headline: Carrier IP Telephony Market off 14% in 2009. Analyst firm Dell'Oro Group sees the carrier IP Telephony market breaking out of its current slump in 2010, according to a recent report. While the group said the...

IP Phone Reviews

There are a lot of VoIP Phones on the market. Which one do you want? Here's some of the sites that have reviewed the latest models:FreedomIQ has reviews of the Cisco WIP310 and the entire line of Polycom standard IP...

The New FCC on Apple about VoIP

After Google Voice was rejected by the Apple iPhone store, the new FCC - Chairman Julius Genachowski, and Commissioners Michael Copps, Robert McDowell, Mignon Clyburn, and Meredith Attwell Baker - was prodded into action by Google. The FCC sent a...
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