Messaging


  • AT&T Jumpy About Friday’s Long-Overdue iPhone MMS Add
    AT&T Inc. (T) has a lot on the line for its MMS turn-up tomorrow. The exclusive carrier of the iPhone on Friday morning, Pacific time, will enable MMS, which users will be able to download through iTunes. AT&T might be projecting a nonchalant image, but an ...More
    September 24, 2009 Posted in News
  • Twitter Now Open to Online Advertising
    Microblogging site Twitter now allows advertising.Founder Biz Stone announced the change to the venture capital-backed company’s terms of service in his blog on Thursday.Twitter has been searching for ways to make money as it attracts more than 45 million visitors ...More
    September 11, 2009 Posted in News
  • SIP Forum Fax over IP Interop Group Reaches Milestone
    The SIP Forum announced this week that the association's Fax-over-IP Interoperability Task Group has published its formal FoIP Problem statement, achieving an important milestone for its FoIP initiative.The SIP Forum chartered the FoIP Interoperability Task Group to ...More
    September 5, 2009 Posted in News, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • Apple, AT&T: Uh, Yeah, MMS for iPhone Coming Soon
    Facing a lawsuit over alleged false advertising, AT&T Inc. (T) and Apple Inc. (AAPL) said this week they’ll add picture-message capability to the iPhone 3G and 3Gs by Sept. 25. The feature will be nice for the 9 million iPhone users out there ... but ...More
    September 4, 2009 Posted in News
  • Interop Technologies Expands to Mexico
    Interop Technologies, a provider of core wireless solutions for messaging, device management and connectivity gateways, announced it will enter the Mexican market. The company plans to invest $30 million over the next three years in Latin America, 40 percent of which will ...More
    July 15, 2009 Posted in News
  • Verizon, AT&T to Congress: We Don’t Gouge Texters
    Anyone who uses text messaging (and isn’t that practically everyone?) knows that per-message SMS fees have skyrocketed, and now run 20 cents per message for all major carriers. This has prompted lawmakers to look into whether or not the top operators are price-fixing ...More
    June 17, 2009 Posted in News
  • Jamcracker, BlueTie Partner on Wholesale On-Demand Services
    Jamcracker announced it added BlueTie Inc.’s e-mail and collaboration suite to its wholesale on-demand services delivery platform, Jamcracker Service Delivery Network (JSDN). An alternative to Microsoft Exchange for SMBs, the BlueTie offering includes an AJAX-based ...More
  • AT&T Tweets Service Outage
    When a fiber cut shut down service for AT&T Inc. customers in the San Jose/Silicon Valley area of California on Thursday, AT&T did not rely on the emergency broadcast system or merely the standard customer service information hotline. No, it turned to Twitter. In ...More
    April 10, 2009 Posted in News
  • Gold Mobile Unveils SMS Platform for VARs
    Gold Mobile launched mClass, a hosted software server that enables VARs to help large multilocation businesses route SMS to and from any cell phone to any desktop, call center, fulfillment center, helpline or even database (e.g. CRM, inventory, etc.) Each conversation is ...More
    January 23, 2009 Posted in News
  • InterCall Adds Life to Messaging With GoldMail
    InterCall is partnering with GoldMail to offer voice-over-visual messaging capabilities to its customers, as well as its wholesale and retail partners. The GoldMail technology, which is distributed via standard e-mail, enables customers to incorporate sight and sound, such ...More
    December 4, 2008 Posted in News