• 5LINX Acquires Kancharla Wholesale Services Group
    5LINX Enterprises announced it’s acquired Kancharla Corp.’s Wholesale Services Group. That includes business, residential, E911, DID Services, and the A-Z Origination/Termination portion of the group.5LINX says it will immediately begin offering these services ...More
    December 17, 2008 Posted in News, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • AireSpring Offers Free Interoffice, Multilocation Calls
    AireSpring has announced that beginning Jan. 1, 2009, customers who are signed up for one of the AireSpring Network Local Phone Service products (available for TDM, VoIP and SIP-enabled equipment) will receive free calling among all of their offices and locations without ...More
    December 16, 2008 Posted in News
  • ClearOne Ships MAX IP Response Point Conference Phone
    Conferencing solutions provider ClearOne (CLRO) announced it has begun shipping its MAX IP Response Point, which it says is the industry's first and only conference phone for the Microsoft (MSFT) Response Point phone system. Response Point is a small-business IP ...More
    December 16, 2008 Posted in News, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • Merrill & Associates Ups Services to Avaya Partners
    Merrill & Associates, a Platinum Avaya Partner and Solutions Provider, announced Tuesday it will increase the services and implementation support offered to other Avaya Business Partners. The company has appointed James Martinez, former operations manager, to lead the ...More
    December 16, 2008 By Khali Henderson Posted in News
  • Deltapath Goes Exclusive With Quintum VoIP Gateways
    Network Equipment Technologies (NET) (NWK), announced that Quintum, now a part of NET, has collaborated with Hong Kong-based Deltapath to provide customers software-based IP PBX solutions. Under the terms of the relationship, Deltapath will exclusively use Quintum ...More
    December 16, 2008 Posted in News, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • Palm Software Store Smacks Down Google on Day 1
    Remember when smartphones were called personal organizers and they weren’t phones? Palm Inc. owned that space, with plenty-o-business people carrying around a Treo or Centro, along with a regular1 phone for voice. Then the Great Convergence happened and Palm fell ...More
    December 16, 2008 By Tara Seals Posted in News
  • Unison Extends Free UC to Cisco, Digium Gateways
    Unison Technologies Inc. announced its Unison Server now supports SIP gateways from Cisco Systems Inc. and Digium Inc., allowing small and medium businesses to deploy Unison’s free unified communications software using traditional phone lines.Cisco and Digium gateways ...More
    December 16, 2008 Posted in News, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • Report: Ex-Vodafone CEO to Reject Yahoo! Offer
    The key contender to replace Jerry Yang at Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) reportedly is nixing the deal. Arun Sarin, former Vodafone Group (VOD) CEO, was considered the lead candidate to become Yahoo!’s new CEO. But articles started circulating Monday that Sarin wanted ...More
    December 16, 2008 Posted in News
  • Analysts: Mobile Phone Market to Decline in ‘09
    It’s time to rethink the notion that the economy won’t hurt the mobile phone market. For a couple of months, analysts and the telecom industry have considered mobility insulated from the world’s tanking financial condition. Now comes a poll showing that ...More
    December 16, 2008 Posted in News
  • Cbeyond Launches Web Hosting, SEO Tools
    Cbeyond Inc. (CBEY) has announced a new Enhanced Web Hosting service for small businesses. The service package includes a design-it-yourself tool, marketing capabilities and an e-commerce solution. Small businesses can purchase Enhanced Web Hosting as a base package ...More
    December 16, 2008 Posted in News