• snom Shows Off Touchscreen VoIP Desk Phone
    IT EXPO — It’s the intersection of smartphone and VoIP deskset: snom technology AG is showing off its new snom 870 Touchscreen Phone at the ITEXPO in Orlando this week.The snom 870 is the latest addition to snom's "8" series of fourth-generation SIP phones. The ...More
    January 21, 2010 Posted in News, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • Verizon Adjusts Early Termination Fees
    Verizon recently got a smack on the wrist when an FCC probe concerned itself with the reasons the carrier had increased its early termination fee (ETF) from $175 to $350. Therefore, Verizon has responded to the “attention” by taking 10 handsets off of its ...More
    January 20, 2010 Posted in News
  • Wireless Carriers Slash Voice, Tap Data For Growth
    It’s true that voice continues to become commoditized, but a decrease in unlimited voice packages by $30 each might mean an increase in revenue for Verizon Wireless and AT&T. Initiatives to steer subscribers toward data plans – which, of course, are more ...More
    January 20, 2010 Posted in News
  • Verizon iPhone Launch Imminent?
    With Apple Inc.’s mysterious launch event coming up next week, everyone’s wondering if we’ll finally see the Apple tablet unveiled. But at least one analyst thinks we’ll also see a CDMA iPhone, bound for Verizon Wireless.Canaccord Adams analyst Peter ...More
    January 20, 2010 By Tara Seals Posted in News
  • Opera Buys AdMarvel, Barges Into Mobile Ad War
    Another Internet browser firm is plunging headlong into the mobile advertising pool with an acquisition that mirrors recent moves by Apple Inc. and Google Inc.Opera Software, whose Opera browser runs on a number of PCs and mobile devices, said on Wednesday it’s bought ...More
    January 20, 2010 By Kelly Teal Posted in News
  • Did Verizon Wireless Hurt Man's Hopes of Buying House?
    In an era of increasing scrutiny over consumers’ ability to buy big-ticket items (mortgages, cars), the last thing a guy needs is for a cell phone company to wrongly ding his credit score.That happened to Jim Henning in Knotts Island, Va., after Verizon Wireless ...More
    January 20, 2010 Posted in News
  • 8x8 Boosts Virtual Office Features, Big-Time
    ITEXPO — 8x8 Inc. (EGHT) made a slew of Virtual Office announcements on Wednesday. First, the IP business communications provider unveiled Virtual Office Pro, a new unified communications service. The software lets users manage their communications through online ...More
    January 20, 2010 Posted in News, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • nGenX, Wallace Wireless Offer Pager App for Health Care Market
    nGenX Corp. has announced a co-marketing agreement with Wallace Wireless for a hosted version of Wallace’s WIC Pager application, developed for the health care market. As a hosted solution, nGenX manages the implementation and daily support of the WIC Pager from its ...More
    January 20, 2010 Posted in News
  • Avaya Unveils Nortel Integration Roadmap
    Avaya Inc. on Tuesday unveiled its roadmap for integrating products and services from the recently acquired Nortel Enterprise Solutions (NES). Unified communications and SIP will be the focus going forward, executives said. And, an evolving partner strategy lies at the ...More
    January 19, 2010 By Tara Seals Posted in News, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • AT&T Mends Mobile Facebook Glitch
    AT&T Inc. (T) wireless customers logging into their Facebook accounts no longer should sign into someone else’s page. That was happening over the weekend in what AT&T termed “a limited number of instances.” A server software glitch put some ...More
    January 19, 2010 Posted in News