Telephony/UC

 

Digium Names New CEO

Digium Inc. announced former ADTRAN President Danny J. Windham will be taking over as CEO of the company, which is the author of the Asterisk open source VoIP software. Founder Mark Spencer will step aside as president and will fill a new post as chairman and CTO and will continue to drive the strategic vision […]

Cisco Adds Master Specialization

Cisco Systems Inc. is rewarding VARs and other partners for having a concentrated expertise in certain technology practice areas, by adding a new designation to its certification and training program: that of Master Specialization. This is the next evolution of the partner program, explains Richard McLeod, director of unified communications solutions for Ciscos worldwide channels […]

AireSpring Expands National Local Footprint

AireSpring Inc. is expanding its national local footprint with the addition of 29 markets, bringing the total coverage to 125. The expansion is the result of the resellers new wholesale agreements with CLECs One Communications Inc. and McLeodUSA Inc. The McLeodUSA and One Communications facilities will add second- and third-tier markets, which we didnt have […]

Buyer’s Guide: Conferencing Service Bureaus

A+ Conferencing Ltd.3600 S. Gessner Road, Suite 250Houston, TX 77063Phone: +1 713 954 6600 Fax: +1 713 780 5931 Toll-Free: +1 888 239 3969Contact: Mike Burns, PresidentE-mail: mikeb@aplusconferencing.comWeb: www.aplusconferencing.com ACT Teleconferencing1526 Cole Blvd., Suite 300Golden, CO 80401Phone: +1 303 233 3500 Fax: +1 303 238 0096 Toll-Free: +1 800 228 2554Contact: Eric Olmsted, Director, SalesE-mail: […]

VoiceLog to Provide Suddenlink With E911 Notification

VoiceLog LLC said Tuesday it will provide cable company Suddenlink Communications with third party verification and E911 notification services. Under FCC rules that went into effect last year, all VoIP carriers who connect with the public telephone network must notify their customers of any limitations to their E911 service, including where and under what conditions […]

Silver Point Capital to Acquire Sage Telecom

Private investment firm Silver Point Capital will acquire Sage Telecom Inc. Financial terms of the deal, which is expected to close during the second quarter of 2007, were not disclosed. Allen, Texas-based Sage is a CLEC serving residential and small business customers in suburban and rural communities. The privately held company provides local, long-distance and […]

Actiontec Upgrades VoSKY Exchange Gateway

Actiontec Electronics on Thursday unveiled a new generation of VoSKY Exchange, its family of PBX-to-Skype gateways. ABP Technology is the first distributor to sign with Actiontec to sell the devices, the companies announced at the Internet Telephony Conference & Expo. The gateways allow businesses to use their standard desktop phones for making, and receiving, long-distance […]

Vapps, Windows Live Messenger Align for Free Conference Calling

Vapps has made an alliance with Windows Live Messenger to offer free VoIP conference calling to Windows Live Messengers 255 million users. The deal was announced on Thursday at the Internet Telephony Conference & Expo in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Windows Live Messenger, a paid service, is the next version of MSN Messenger and considered one […]

Waveleap, Cantata Deal Paves Way for Wholesale Protocol Conversion Services

Waveleap Communications, a company that provides IP-based call termination and conversion to service providers, is using Cantata Technologys IMG 1010 Integrated Media and Signaling VoIP Gateway in its network. The deal is significant since Waveleap was looking to provide transcoding for multiple voice compression protocols; Cantatas gateway translates any protocol so networks can talk to […]

8x8s Martin: With Technology Developing Rapidly, Time to Tackle Regulation

Internet telephony providers are doing a great job of injecting competition into a consolidating phone industry, said 8×8 Chairman and CEO Bryan Martin during a keynote speech at the Internet Telephony Conference & Expo on Wednesday. The ever-re-forming Ma Bell continues to lose access line subscribers to VoIP and wireless services, he said, citing a […]

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