TalkSwitch(R) IP PBXs and Covad(R) Integrated Access Combined Phone and Internet Service Deliver Flexible, Affordable Enhanced VoIP QoS to Small Businesses

TalkSwitch, the developer of the original owner-friendly(TM) phone system for small business, today announced a communications solution using TalkSwitch and Covad Integrated Access (IA) combined phone and Internet service providing quality, performance and even more affordability to small business. Together, TalkSwitch and Covad deliver equipment and services with all the big business features that small […]

Samsung 8-Megapixel Camera Phone is Coming

Call it an identity crisis: T-Mobile USA will soon be launching the Samsung Memoir handset, which looks and acts like a high-end digital camera. But it’s also a phone. The 8-megapixel camera, which has no announced launch date or price, comes with a Xenon Flash and the ability to upload photos directly to online photo […]

Allworx Announces 9200 IP Phone Series

Allworx has unveiled the new Allworx 9200 phone series, which consists of the 9212 and the 9202 SIP phones, and is targeted at SMBs. The flagship Allworx 9212 SIP phone is designed for executives who receive a high volume of calls. It includes a built-in RJ-11 headset port, a hi-fidelity speakerphone, a significantly wider display […]

Qwest Earnings Miss Expectations

A tax benefit helped Qwest Communications International Inc. record a big jump in third-quarter net income, but it wasnt all good news for the Denver-based phone company. A one-time benefit of $2.15 billion boosted Qwests net-income to 2.07 billion in the third quarter, or $1.08 per share, compared with $194 million, or 9 cents per […]

CTIA: Microsoft Touts Convergence, New IT Package

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer took to the stage at CTIA in San Francisco Tuesday morning to talk about Microsofts vision of a work/lifestyle/mobile/fixed utopia and announced Microsoft System Center Mobile Device Manager 2008 for enterprise mobile IT management while he was at it. User expectations have been transformed, he said. Phones keep getting smarter and […]

Skype, MySpace Partner

Skype will offer add its voice functionality to MySpace, the companies said Wednesday. Skypes Internet phone service will be available on the social-networking Web sites instant-messaging function. Users will be able to make free calls to through Skype to other Skype or MySpace users, the companies said. The plan will launch in 20 countries that […]

Helio Lowers Handset Pricing

Helio LLC said it is offering discounts its three handsets as a temporary online promotion. The MVNO, which has been under scrutiny since the high-profile failure of Ampd Mobile, for having a similar postpaid, bells and whistles-heavy business model, is known for refusing to alter its pricing despite subscriber blowback. But it said Tuesday that […]

Moto, Nokia Embrace the Touchscreen

Apple Inc. may want to watch its back; top handset manufacturers Motorola Inc. and Nokia Corp. have shown interest in iPhone-like touch screen technology this week. For its part, Motorola has purchased 50 percent of Sony Ericssons stake in UIQ Technology, a mobile software developer that provides a platform for touch screen smartphones. Motorola and […]

AVST Partners With Westcon Group

Unified communications provider Applied Voice & Speech Technologies Inc. (AVST) has signed a global distribution agreement with Westcon Group. AVST will be participating in Westcon Groups OneVoice and ConvergencePoint programs and Westcon resellers now have access to AVSTs unified communications offerings including its flagship product, CallXpress. The CallXpress platform delivers call processing, voice messaging, unified […]

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