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Q&A: New SaaS-based business VoIP communications solution Special

For sales reps, calls are reportedly 10-15 times more likely to generate a successful sale. Focusing on this, Versature have launched a new product to allow companies to leverage call data to improve the way they do business.

Lebara Mobile creates Lebara Talk app for the migrant community

European mobile network Lebara is beginning to expand its reach into other regions with the launch of a new free voice and messaging app, Lebara Talk, in its quest to become a "digital hub" for separated families.

Ring, ring, it’s an all-IP future calling, say MegaPath and AT&T Commissioned

In an era where we are offered a variety of communication options such as Skype, chat, and social media, many families still opt for “old-fashioned” landline phone calls. Thing is, how should businesses view the future of communications?

Countdown to Launch: Google’s New Loon-y and Balloon-y Project

Somewhere between airplanes and the moon, Google is rolling out the latest stage of their boldest venture yet with Project Loon. Project Loon is comprised of high-altitude balloons that beam Internet access to Earth.

Maine, Montana, and VoIP — The new frontier of phone privacy?

As fallout from PRISM continues, Maine joined Montana this week in passing a new law that bans warrant-less cell phone record seizures. For callers outside of Maine and Montana, VoIP technology is the last means of call privacy.

VoIP to cost global telecom industry $479 billion until 2020

Belize City - Voice over Internet Protocol, otherwise known as VoIP, has become one of the staples of modern day technology. Instead of using a basic phone line, those who wish to speak to someone can do so over the Internet.

Review: Tech for Christmas (part 4)

Telephones on the cheap: Yes, prices for voice-over-Internet (VoIP) calls are tantalizing, but you should know what you’re doing and what you might be giving up to get them. Still, bargains await.

Review: It’s getting harder to avoid VoIP much longer

The netTALK Duo offers an impressive list of services for Canadians and is persuasive when it presents itself as a substitute for your landline.

Microsoft scores FTC approval, Skype fires senior executives

Washington - A little over a month after announcing they were buying Skype, Microsoft has overcome a considerable hurdle by securing the approval of the Federal Trade Commission.

Microsoft confirms $8.5-billion acquisition of Skype

In a press release issued this morning, Microsoft confirmed rumours it will buy Skype for $8.5 billion in cash. The acquisition is the largest in Microsoft's history.

Facebook and Skype in partnership talks

The communications network Skype is reported to be in talks with the online social-networking site Facebook to form a partnership.

Skype for iPhone update brings support for 3G calling at a cost

Popular VoIP service, Skype, has tonight updated its iPhone application, bringing amongst other things support for calling others over 3G connections.

Apple OKs Vonage iPhone App

Arriving shortly after the mysterious rejection of the Google Voice app for 'replicating features already included in the core iPhone experience,' Vonage is about to join Skype on the App Store with it's upcoming VoIP app for iPhone and iPod Touch.

Skype for iPhone and iPod Touch is here

You can now make local and international calls on your iPhone via Skype’s VoIP client. Long distance calls are made via Wi-Fi networks available near your area.

SunRocket VOIP Phone Service Folds Today

Today 200,000 customers lost their phone service. I am one of them. Since late this afternoon we were without home phone service. My husband has always been able to reset the box and restore the phone service when it has gone out before.

Jangl Lets You Call Anyone with an Email Address

Jangle, a new VoIP for bloggers, call anyone free with an e-mail address.

An Open Letter to Vonage Holdings Corporation

Voice over Internet Protocol telephone company Vonage is in trouble. Serious trouble that saddens me. As a loyal customer, I can't stand by and watch my Vonage slip away, so I've penned a letter offering my help.

Juge Orders Vonage to Stop Using Verizion’s Patented Technology

U.S. District Judge Claude Hilton approved Verizion’s injunction against Vonage. However, Hilton stated he wouldn’t sign the order before a hearing for Vonage’s request for a stay has completed - which is scheduled to take place in two weeks.

Online World Second Life to Integrate Spatial Voice Communication

The creators of Second Life (SL) recently announced that they are planning realtime voice technologies into their next version of the software. The upgrade will mean that people can chat VOIP style and that the audio will be heard in 3D.

Confirmed: iPhone Will Have VOIP Available!

"We are announcing today that we are going to support the iPhone as soon as it becomes available in June 2007."

Vonage Tries to Polish up Its Reputation with Free International Calls to Subsribers

Digital Journal — It looks like owning a voice-over IP phone from Vonage has become a sweeter deal: a new service called V-Access lets anyone call a Vonage subscriber without paying long distance fees.

25 Ways to Secure your VoIP Network

A VoIP network is susceptible to the usual attacks that plague all data networks: viruses, spam, phishing, hacking attempts, intrusions, Denial of Service (DoS) attacks, data sniffing, eavesdropping, and so on. The only difference is, with other technolog

Ottawa To Block CRTC On Internet Phone Regulation

Stephen Harper's conservatives have decided to rewrite the CRTC's ruling on VOIP services.

Everything You Need to Know About Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)

Digital Journal — Carriers of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) claim the old phone system will soon lie unused next to VHS players and dot-matrix printers. They offer a phone service that uses the Internet to send voice data, just how email transmit.

VoIP: The Next Phone or Just Plain Phoney?

Digital Journal — In the spring of 2002, in a swank and highly wired conference room, Bell Canada rolled out its first full-fledged line of telephones that use the Internet, and the executives showing off the phones were thrilled. The technology was se.

Mississauga Adapts New IP Telephony Platform from Cisco Systems

The City of Mississauga now boasts the largest municipal IP telephony system in Canada. The project involved the transformation of the City’s voice and data networks into a converged Internet Protocol (IP) communications system based on Cisco technolog.

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