Articles by VoipPlanet.com Staff 

F4W, Sprint partner for wireless VoIP, IP data.

The F4W product also offers software-based VoIP encryption.

Hosted VoIP: How private is it?

There's built-in contradiction between U.S. basic Internet policy and government sanctioned wiretapping by intelligence agencies.

HP to sideline 3Com VCX VoIP technology.

The company will continue to support the 3MCom product, but it will start to move customers to Avaya and Microsoft platforms.

OCS makes the move to unified communications.

The 30,000 seat deployment will be handles by managed communications provider Azzurri.

Fonality moves its UC dashboard into the cloud-based Connect suite.

The Heads Up Display, Fonality's particular take on UC, becomes part of hosted solution.

The great Siemens Enterprise UC giveaway.

In an apparent attempt to drive adoption, SEN is bundling a group of UC apps with its OpenScape VoIP platform -- for free.

3CX offers free SIP-based VoIP app for iPhone.

Standards based SIP softphone allows iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch users to make calls via Wi-Fi and 3G.

Is Facebook testing VoIP?

In an apparent misstep, the company revealed a "Call" button on the website.

Skype puts off IPO

Needs time to boost revenues and let its new CEO get up to speed.

Number porting to Google Voice is now official.

Users wanting to do this will have to terminate their existing cell phone contract.

Voxbone reports good growth for iNums, solid growth generally.

Revenues for 2010 were up 38 percent over 2009.

Viber updates its iPhone VoIP app.

Following initial release release in December, new version is mostly bug fixes.

Want free VoIP calls? Now there's magicTalk.

With this software-only version of magicJack, calls within U.S. and Canada are totally free.

How unified communications will play out in 2011.

After the vendor frenzy to bring UC offerings to market, the focus will shift to openness and interoperability.

Google tests number porting to Google Voice.

Move is consistent with an eventual move into the telephony mainstream.

netTALK DUO� VoIP device is now available at Walmart.com.

Pocketable gizmo allows free calls to U.S. and Canada from anywhere in the world.

Verizon, Bandwidth.com ink VoIP termination deal.

The agreement, which may be precedent-setting, is both good news and bad news for incumbent telcos.

AT&T wins telepresence, UC business from European rivals as MNCs expand.

As European multi-nationals look for markets further afield, they are seek communications providers with global reach.

NEC launches new Smart Communications server.

Low-cost SL1000 IP system is designed for SMBs, consumes less power than legacy equipment.

Study: Mobile UC will dominate future of enterprise communications.

Respondants to Mitel-sponsored survey believe enterprises will shift to a 'bring your own device' strategy.

Toktumi's Line2 mobile VoIP app for Android arrives.

Dialer allows VoIP calls, SMS messages over Wi-Fi, 3G, or 4G.

TalkFree passes 1.5 million download milestone for mobile VoIP app.

Service for low-cost international calls also incorporates SMS functionality.

O2, 2e2 partner for mobile UC.

Initial product portfolio will include flexible working and cloud data solutions.

UC services provider Mitel names new CEO

New CEO, Richard McBee has over 20 years of experience in telecommunications.

Telcoinabox, Engin partner for VoIP services.

Wholesaler Telcoinabox will resell Engin's SIP trunks, consumer VoIP, and hosted PBX.

Research: Unified communications market to double over next three years.

IDC analysts value the UC market in Europe, Middle East, and Africa at $8 billion today, suprpassing $16 billion by 2014.

FCC: VoIP lines up; PSTN lines down.

As of December 2009, there were 26 million VoIP subscribers in the U.S.

Five critical steps to boosting VoIP quality.

An industry professional tells you what you need to know.

Rebtel updates its BlackBerry VoIP app.

Lets users make free international calls to other Rebtel users on BlackBerry or Android phones.

Aspect announces new UC-enabled contact center platform.

Company calls Unified IP 7 platform 'state-of-the-art' solution for next-gen contact centers.

Study: Equipment sales for mobile business VoIP to skyrocket.

In-Stat forecasts VoIP gateway revenues to surpass $6 billion by 2015.

Siemens Enterprise Communications aggressively targets Chinese UC market.

Sets goal of doubling market share over the next three years.

PacWest's SBC service routes over 1 billion VoIP minutes.

On demand Telastic service provides VoIP peering, security for service-provider customers.

netTALK mobile VoIP app passes Facebook and Skype in Canada.

App allows free calls to U.S. and Canada via 3G or Wi-Fi.

SIP Forum launches SIP Network Operators Conference

SIPNOC will be an annual event focusing on 'how to make SIP work in the network.'

Should IT managers 'sell' UC to enterprise end users?

The experience of one Pepsi bottler suggests this is one way to win acceptance for the technology.

Research: Skype has quietly become a giant in international telephony market.

TeleGeography estimates the VoIP service provider carried one-fourth of all international voice traffic in 2010.

MBX IP: New converged telephony system from Vertical Communications.

System supports both traditional and IP-based phones, supports SIP trunks.

Telepresence from Skype?

The VoIP service expands its line of Skype-enabled TVs, adds selected Blue-ray players.

Skype's Chinese partner: We're obeying the law.

TOM Group spokesperson says ". . . it's business as usual."

Microsoft UC exec moves to telepresence provider Vidyo

'Seasoned leader' Ashish Gupta takes Vidyo's top marketing position.

Converged IP phone system from Vertical Communications.

Appropriate for multi-site SMBs, the MBX IP system supports both traditional and IP endpoints.

IP conference phone vendor Konftel acquired by Avaya

Price tag for the Swedish company was $15 million.

What's really going on with Skype and China.

MIIT statement may have more to do with internal politics than banning Skype or any other VoIP service.

Unlimited U.S./Canada VoIP for (well) under $10 a month.

Axvoice announces several new budget priced IP calling plans.

Top 10 Skype-alikes.

If you're looking for an alternative to—or a backup for—Skype, here's a bevy to choose from.

Unified communications turns the corner.

Researchers describe shift from 'nice to have' to 'must have' attitude among buyers.

Skype ousted from China?

Government crackdown on illegal voice over IP services appears to shore up state-run providers. say observers.

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