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Ring2 Extends Audio-Conferencing Remote Control to Windows Mobile

Ring2 Conferencing, which offers remote control of calls from a mobile device, announced that it is extending its service to support Windows Mobile devices. Ring2 customers with Windows Mobile 5 and 6 devices will be able to use these handsets to take remote control of their conference calls. While they can still dial into the […]

AT&T To Acquire Conference-Provider Interwise

AT&T Inc. announced today that it has agreed, through one of its subsidiaries, to acquire privately held Interwise Inc., a leading global provider of voice, Web and video conferencing services to businesses. AT&T will pay approximately $121 million in cash for the company. The transaction, which is expected to close in the fourth quarter, strategically […]

Telarus Partners With Fonality

Telarus Inc. said it has entered into a strategic partnership with Fonality. Fonality will become a premiere PBX equipment vendor within the Telarus VAR Network, and have access to telecom contracts when Telarus equipment customers need broadband and voice service, Telarus said. Telarus created the VAR Network in 2003 as a way to connect its […]

The Conference Group: Free Recording for All

The Conference Group (Booth 603), a full-service conferencing company located in Newark, Del., is introducing free conference recording for all reservationless conference call customers. Conference leaders receive a summary via e-mail following each conference call. If the conference is recorded, a link to an mp3 file will be included in the summary. I hear time […]

InterCall Adds Partner Incentive, Training Program

InterCall (Booth 507) has a new Partner Incentive and Training Program. This program, designed to increase partners revenue potential, offers in-depth product training enabling partners to leverage InterCalls suite of conferencing services so they can optimize sales and marketing efforts. It also offers strategic sales initiatives providing partners with critical competitive advantages to promote leads […]

The Best Things for Agents Arent Free

Conferencing is a lucrative market, but its hard to sell something that someone else is giving away. Legal challenges to free conferencing services could present a new opportunity for agents to sell paid conferencing services to small businesses and nonprofits. In the session, Free Conferencing Meltdown, Brad Dupee, founder of Copper Conferencing, and Greg Plum, […]

FreedomVoice Offers Hosted PBX

FreedomVOICE Systems (Booth 500-504) announced the launch of its hosted PBX service, FreedomIQ, with the company providing all technical support and maintenance for the onpremises switching alternative. The company claims its research shows the commission opportunity of 20 percent is double that of other providers. By signing up like-minded installers, a master agent can see […]

AccessLine Taps Quintum Gateways

Hosted VoIP provider AccessLine Communications Corp. (Booth 600-602) announced it has selected Quintum Technologies Tenor gateways to be placed on its customers premises when delivering digital access services, such as T1s and PRIs. The company sells its services through agents. AccessLine will deploy the Tenor DX product to provide one to four T1 interfaces to […]

ThinkEngine Unveils Updated Conferencing Software

ThinkEngine Networks Inc. said Tuesday Release 3.0 of its conferencing software is generally available. Enhancements to the software include the ability to create a set of conferencing capabilities that can be assigned to subscribers; to block certain numbers from dialing into the service; and to emulate other competitors call flows. The softwares operator assistance and […]

AT&T, RIM Unveil Wi-Fi Capable BlackBerry

AT&T Inc. and Research in Motion are releasing the first Wi-Fi BlackBerry handset, the companies said Wednesday. The BlackBerry 8820 will be available Thursday and supports 802.11a, b and g with enterprise security features. AT&Ts enterprise customers can use it with their corporate Wi-Fi networks and individual customers can use it in their homes and […]

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