Category Archives: VoIP Talk

RIM Announces BlackBerry Bold 9700

RIM today announced the sleek and powerful BlackBerry Bold 9700. It will be the first 3G-powered BlackBerry available through T-Mobile USA, and also the first smartphone from RIM that includes built-in support for both 3G connectivity and voice calls over Wi-Fi, T-Mobile informed . Rumored as the Onyx, Bold 9700 comes with new BlackBerry OS … Continue reading RIM Announces BlackBerry Bold 9700

IFA 2009: The Clarity of Sound by Harman

Biz-News.com interviewed Jurjen Amsterdam, Category Manager for Home Electronics for Harman International. He introduced to us Harman International and the brands under the umbrella of the company, a company that aims improve the listening experience of homes around the world.

Jurjen gave us a live demonstration on Harman-Kardon?s newest product; the AVR 760 High Quality AV Receiver. The system supports various Dolby formats such as the innovative Dolby Volume technology which automatically adjusts volume levels when you switch between sources and channels.

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Originally appeared on VoIP Biz-News.com on 18/09/2009

Interview with Rod Ullens, CEO and co-founder of Voxbone

In a nutshell Voxbone provides services for telephone numbers also called DID numbers. The provision of these numbers to communication service providers exists so any type of company can be a VoIP company, it could be a call conferencing company, or it can be a call center.

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Originally appeared on VoIP Biz-News.com on 18/09/2009

Skype for Asterisk Now Available


Digium, the Asterisk Company, and Skype announced the general availability of Skype for Asterisk.

Skype for Asterisk is an add-on channel driver for Asterisk-based PBX systems. The software is compatible with the free and open source Asterisk versions 1.4, 1.6 and AsteriskNOW, as well as the commercially licensed Asterisk Business Edition. It enables multiple concurrent Skype calls from a single Skype account, and supports both G.711 and G.729a calling.

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Originally appeared on VoIP Biz-News.com on 03/09/2009

IPsmarx Announces New Enhanced Direct DID Solution


IPsmarx has released Version VI of their Direct DID solution based on “service provider demand for an affordable way for their customers to make international calls.?

According to the company, with the IPsmarx Direct DID Solution, corporations and call centers are able to maintain many phone numbers with multiple area codes and have them forwarded anywhere in the world.

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Originally appeared on VoIP Biz-News.com on 01/09/2009

JAJAH Brings SIP Trunking Services to the Enterprise


JAJAH, the IP communications company, is working with Microsoft to provide SIP Trunking services to Microsoft enterprise customers globally. According to the firm this will allow companies to make high quality voice calls over JAJAH’s IP Platform in the cloud, without requiring an infrastructure upgrade.

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Originally appeared on VoIP Biz-News.com on 26/08/2009

Apple Explains the Removal of Google Voice from App Store

Not long after Apple removed the official Google Voice application and any other applications that use Google Voice functionality from its iPhone App Store, the Federal Communications Commission has asked both Apple and AT&T to clarify the reasons of the removal.

The companies just answered FCC and published their statements.

A bit surprisingly, Apple stated that the company has not rejected the Google Voice application, and continues to study it.

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Originally appeared on VoIP Biz-News.com on 24/08/2009

Fixed-Line VoIP Service as a Mainstay of IMS Deployments

Infonetics Research released results from its IMS Plans: Global Service Provider Survey. It shows that 80% of Infonetics? service provider respondents run fixed voice over IMS today or will by 2011 and that more than half of the service provider respondents plan to deploy video telephony and converged mobile/fixed-line services over the next 12?18 months.

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Originally appeared on VoIP Biz-News.com on 17/08/2009

O2 Germany Clears the Way for VoIP on the Mobile Phone

Telefónica O2 Germany opens mobile telecommunications network for Voice-over-IP services. From today, all O2 customers in Germany can use mobile internet telephony services like Skype or Fring with the current internet packs from O2. Using VoIP services will not be extra charged.

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Originally appeared on VoIP Biz-News.com on 17/08/2009

InterAct First to Validate Next Generation 9-1-1 Architecture

InterAct, a provider of software for enterprises and government agencies, announced the successful integration with proposed Next Generation 9-1-1 architecture. The company is the only provider to completely process end-to-end NG9-1-1 calls from the caller to the Computer-Aided Dispatch (CAD) and Geographic Information mapping systems (GIS) using nothing but IP connections.

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Originally appeared on VoIP Biz-News.com on 14/08/2009