• 3COM Certifies 911 Enable's Emergency Gateway
    911 Enable, a provider of E911 solutions for IP PBX systems, announced that its Emergency Gateway appliance has earned 3COM certification. The Emergency Gateway was compliance-tested by 3COM for compatibility with version 7 of its VCX IP PBX system. The Emergency Gateway is ...More
    December 4, 2008 Posted in News, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • D-Link, NGT Offer Partners CPE-Service Bundle
    D-Link Systems Inc. and New Global Telecom (NGT) announced Wednesday an agreement to co-market phones and services for small businesses using Microsoft Response Point IP PBX. Both companies will use their respective indirect sales channels to deliver the services.Introduced ...More
    December 3, 2008 By Khali Henderson Posted in News, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • Providea Acquires Videré Conferencing
    Providea Inc. has announced its acquisition of Boston-based Videré Conferencing Inc.. The acquisition nearly doubles the size and resources of the combined video conferencing company, which will operate under the name of Providea Conferencing LLC. Providea is a ...More
    December 3, 2008 Posted in News
  • ICC/USF Reform Off FCC’s December Plate
    The FCC on Wednesday released the tentative agenda for its Dec. 18 meeting and any items pertaining to intercarrier compensation/Universal Service Fund (ICC/USF) reform were conspicuously absent. Commissioners last month pushed to move overhaul discussions to December so ...More
    December 3, 2008 By Kelly Teal Posted in News
  • Cisco Sued over Alleged Antitrust Practices
    Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO) is the target of yet another lawsuit – this time alleging the networking giant engages in antitrust practices. Specifically, Multiven Inc., a network maintenance and consulting services firm, filed suit Tuesday, claiming Cisco prevents ...More
    December 3, 2008 Posted in News
  • EFF Goes to Court Against Big Brother
    The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), intrepid crusaders that they are, argued against retroactive telco immunity yesterday in court, even though the judge said the opposition should be presented to Congress, not in the judicial system.Huh? Doesn’t every other ...More
    December 3, 2008 Posted in News
  • PHONE+ POLL: Is the Carrier or the Agent Responsible for Marketing?
    Is the carrier or the agent responsible for marketing? ( surveys) ...More
    December 3, 2008 Posted in News
  • iPhone Only Reason Smartphone Segment Is Growing
    Sales of the iPhone have been close to meteoric in some markets, a fact that is bolstering overall numbers for the smartphone market in the face of sluggish performances from the iPhone’s competitors. In fact, if the iPhone didn’t exist, the smartphone market ...More
    December 2, 2008 Posted in News
  • Interactive Intelligence Adds SMS to Contact Center Suite
    Interactive Intelligence (ININ) announced it is adding short message service as an additional media type to its multichannel contact center software suite, Customer Interaction Center (CIC). The new SMS features are designed to help contact centers increase customer ...More
    December 2, 2008 Posted in News
  • Ring2 Debuts Blast Conferencing Service
    Ring2 Conferencing has announced the launch of Ring2Blast, an enhancement to its conferencing platform that allows the user to simultaneously dial out to a predetermined participant list with just a few clicks from Ring2’s Web portal, or remotely from a BlackBerry or ...More
    December 2, 2008 Posted in News