Wireless+: Products for the Globetrotter

letsroam Global SIM CardManufacturer: letsroam, www.letsroam.comCoverage: The global SIM card operates in more than 90 countries and provides free roaming in more than 50.List Price: Approximately $74 for a card with a $10 creditFunctionality Notes: By replacing the SIM in an unlocked GSM wireless phone before traveling, a customer can move efficiently between countries, automatically […]

VoiceOne Integrates IM for AOL, Googles gTalk, MSN and Yahoo!

VoiceOne Communications LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of VoIP Inc., has unveiled its Click4Me.Net Universal Instant Messaging IM Platform, which integrates IM services from AOL, Google’s gTalk, MSN and Yahoo!. In order to send IMs between the four services, users must sign up for a free Click4Me account at www.Click4Me.Net. Click4Me.Net is a Web-click calling […]

Microsoft Envisions ‘Contact-Centric’ Future

More than just connecting users to other users, the future of Web communication is to be the repository of all the information a customer needs to communicate on the Internet, according to Microsoft Corp.s vision for its Windows Live services. Blake Irving, corporate vice president of the MSN Communication Services and Member Platform group, said […]

News Briefs

VoIP provider deltathree Inc. has joined Level 3 Communications Inc.s Master Reseller program. The deal makes Level 3 the wholesale network carrier for the deltathree Outsourced Platform, while deltathree, as a member of the Level(3)Enabled Master Reseller program, will target Tier 2 and 3 cable operators, telephony providers, ISPs and other broadband providers as prospective […]

Yahoo! and Microsoft Launch Calling to the PSTN

Two announcements within hours of each other by Yahoo! Inc. and Microsoft Corp. of new PC-to-phone and phone-to-PC calling services confirm the extent to which these online giants are gearing up to take on the traditional phone companies head to head in consumer voice services. They also give both these companies many options to exploit […]


Posted: 11/2002 NEWS BRIEFS SBC Communications Inc. has expanded its deal to distribute its Internet access services through the portal Yahoo! Inc. The two companies made available DSL services, ranging from $42.95 per month to $59.95 per month, to about 26 million homes and businesses across the Bell’s 13-state region. Yahoo! and SBC rolled out […]

eCHANNEL: News Briefs

Posted: 10/2002 News Briefs * PRIMUS Telecommunications Group Inc. signed an agreement with Microsoft Corp.’s MSN to offer IP telephony service to the ISP’s instant messenger customers. The service, called PrimusTalk, allows an MSN Messenger Service user to make a domestic or international call on his or her computer by clicking on the "Make a […]

Business News – Net2Phone, Microsoft Collaborate on Free Long Distance

Posted: 09/2000 Net2Phone, Microsoft Collaborate on Free Long Distance Net2Phone Inc.’s ( PC-based client software has been integrated into the latest version Microsoft Corp.’s MSN ( Messenger Service 3.0, released July 21, allowing users to place free long-distance phone calls to the United States and Canada from nearly anywhere in the world.Messenger Service 3.0 includes […]

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