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Genband Acquires Isreali VoIP Provider fring

September 12, 2013 10:45 am | News | Comments

Genband, a provider of multimedia and cloud communications solutions, today announced that it has acquired fring, a provider of OTT mobile IP-based voice and video communications. Genband says the acquisition expands its cloud portfolio for the consumer market and will allow the company

Skype Competitor Rebtel Boasts Milestones

February 10, 2012 6:39 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Mobile VoIP provider Rebtel today released some impressive numbers, announcing that it is growing...

Seybold’s Take - A Second Life for Push-to-Talk?

December 3, 2011 1:56 pm | by Andrew Seybold | Articles | Comments

The land mobile radio community has not changed much over the years and push-to-talk is still...

AT & T Rolls Out Free VoIP App

November 9, 2011 7:26 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

Yesterday, AT&T introduced AT&T Call International, a free mobile VoIP app that provides...

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LightSquared Inks Deal with netTALK Amid GPS Fracas

June 28, 2011 8:23 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

LightSquared has landed a fifth customer, VoIP startup netTALK, amid its struggle to fix a GPS interference issue...

VoLTE: Taking Carriers Beyond Voice

June 6, 2011 12:43 pm | by Maisie Ramsay | Articles | Comments

When operators add voice capabilities to their LTE networks, they're not just installing voice over LTE (VoLTE) technology to their IMS infrastructure.

Bababoo Puts Smarts in Mobile Calling

May 3, 2011 8:35 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Today's official launch of Bababoo, an intelligent VoIP solution, hopes to truly make communications more efficient.

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Analyst Corner - Rise of Mobile VoIP Means Evolving Core Product Set

March 28, 2011 3:38 pm | by Stephen Sale | Articles | Comments

Now the focus has switched to the mobile market, and players such as fring, Google and Skype are forcing mobile operators to sit up and pay attention.

Renewed Focus on Improving the Mobile Voice Experience

November 27, 2010 11:44 am | by Manish Singh, Audience | Articles | Comments

A trend has emerged with many of the leading smartphones and advanced feature phones introduced this year – a renewed focus on the core function of a mobile phone, the ability to talk.

Study: International Callers Spending $34-Month

November 5, 2010 8:37 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

How many U.S. adults make international calls, and how much are they spending? Furthermore, why are they spending much at all when VoIP services are available?

OnStar Says New Voice Commands to Cut Distraction

September 15, 2010 8:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

General Motors Co. says it is revamping the computer system that runs its OnStar safety system, giving it better voice recognition...

Apple Approves Fring 3G Video Calling

July 9, 2010 7:50 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Apple's App Store has approved a new version of the Fring VoIP app.

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Skype Launches New 3G VoIP App for iPhone

June 1, 2010 8:14 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Skype announced the launch of the new version of its iPhone application. Available to download from the Apple App Store...

Tech Insights: The Significance of Verizon's Skype Deal

April 6, 2010 7:32 pm | by Elliott Drucker | Articles | Comments

At a joint press conference during the recent CTIA Wireless 2010 show in Las Vegas, Verizon Wireless and Skype provided information about their newly signed pact.

Motorola Debuts WiMAX VoIP Modem

March 23, 2010 9:43 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Motorola is showing off a new WiMAX modem that supports data and voice through a VoIP port.

Tech Insights - The Future of Voice

March 7, 2010 4:49 pm | by Elliott Drucker | Articles | Comments

With market penetration for voice services at essentially saturation levels, network operators are pinning their hopes for continued revenue growth on the still comparatively untapped data segment.

Nortel Gets Approval to Sell Division to Genband

March 4, 2010 6:55 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Nortel Networks has been cleared to sell nearly all of its Carrier Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) and Application Solutions...

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Skype Explains Slow Reaction to 3G VoIP for iPhone

February 3, 2010 7:40 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Skype this morning took a moment on its blog to explain why it has lagged in the release of a 3G version of its popular VoIP app for the iPhone.

Apple Answers Google, Opens 3G VoIP API

January 28, 2010 7:19 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Apple's release of the new iPhone SDK came with a little surprise, namely an open VoIP API that will enable applications like Skype to operate over 3G.

Deloitte Forecast: 2010 a Grim One for Carriers

January 26, 2010 10:40 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

 Deloitte took its annual look at what the next year holds for carriers, and came up with one definitive point: It’s going to be a rough one.

Genband to Buy Nortel's VoIP Assets

January 4, 2010 8:02 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Genband, announced that it has entered into an agreement with Nortel to acquire substantially all of the assets of its Carrier VoIP and Application Solutions Business.

In The Crosshairs

January 1, 2010 10:50 am | by Maisie Ramsay | Articles | Comments

After just six months on the job, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski has taken the wireless industry to task on everything from VoIP apps to early termination fees. His first inquiry came less than a month and a half into his tenure when he asked Apple to explain why it rejected the Google Voice app.

Skype Offers Free VoIP to USO for Holidays

November 9, 2009 6:15 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Skype today announced the Holiday Military Connection program, which will allow American servicemen and women stationed overseas to connect with...

Forget Net Neutrality; Fitch says VoIP is the Real Problem

September 25, 2009 8:30 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The wireless industry gets a bit jumpy when it comes to net neutrality regulations, but a new report from Fitch Ratings says the real danger is VoIP.

Look Out, Skype: Kineto Launches Mobile VoIP App

September 22, 2009 8:15 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Kineto Wireless has created a mobile VoIP application specifically designed to be resold through an operators' app store.

Analysts: VoIP Could Favor IMS

September 16, 2009 8:05 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

In-Stat reports there's great potential for mobile VoIP, including the possibility that VoIP could favor IMS in the voice-over-LTE debate.

iBasis Files Federal Suit, Escalates KPN Fight

August 19, 2009 8:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

In yet another move to stop Royal KPN’s unsolicited buyout offer, wholesale VoIP provider iBasis has brought a second suit against the Dutch telecommunications company.

Google Voice Indicative of a Trend

August 5, 2009 8:00 pm | by Andrew Berg | Articles | Comments

When you look at the value of the services offered by Google Voice you get some idea why the FCC has zeroed in on Apple’s decision to reject the Google Voice app for the iPhone.

Opinion: New iPhone Could Spell Doom for Sprint, Palm

June 9, 2009 8:45 am | by More FirstNews 06/09/09: | Articles | Comments

Apple has fundamentally changed the smartphone game, and it could have devastating consequences for Sprint and the Palm.

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