Messaging


  • Sign of Apocalypse? Library of Congress Saves Tweets
    The oldest federal cultural institution in the U.S. – home to some of the greatest literary works in history – has decided to archive the 140-characters-or-fewer blatherings we now know as “tweets.” Apparently, the inane ...More
    April 15, 2010 By Craig Galbraith Posted in News
  • Moblitzer Launches Text Message Marketing Tool
    Moblitzer (Booth #1216 at the Channel Partners Conference & Expo) has launched what it calls a robust, yet simple, text message marketing tool for enterprises and SMBs. This is a cost-effective, high-impact way for a company’s clients to reach their customers and ...More
    February 27, 2010 Posted in News
  • ABI: Unified Communications Market Worth Billions
    Unified communications are on a steeply rising curve of adoption in the enterprise, according to a new ABI Research study. The market’s size was just $302 million in 2008, but will rise quickly to nearly $4.2 billion in 2014.Part of the uptick will come as companies ...More
    November 24, 2009 Posted in News, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • AT&T Gets Kudos For MMS Launch
    It seems AT&T Inc. (T) did a good job of rolling out its MMS service ... which should have been available all along, but what the hey. At least the RBOC is getting some kudos. Recall that AT&T was very nervous about the launch that took place last Friday. But ...More
    September 29, 2009 Posted in News
  • 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