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VoIP scores with triple play

The introduction of triple play strategies -- bundling of voice, broadband and pay television services -- is the key to VoIP growth in the Asia Pacific region, but will also reduce its importance as a selling point for telcos.

January 13, 2008 by

BroadSoft picks Sydney for new operations centre

VoIP application developer BroadSoft is planning a new Asia Pacific operations centre in Sydney as it seeks to attract more telco customers.The centre, which will handle training and regional technical support, will be co-located with BroadSoft's existing Chatswood R&D centre, which builds client-side applications for use by telcos and other VoIP service providers.

May 2, 2007 by

Net telephony's mainstream struggle

BellSouth's director of Converged Services, Steve Zimba, told attendees at the VON conference in San Jose that many residential customers are still wary of VoIP. CNET reporter Marguerite Reardon asked if VoIP is merely a defensive tool for the telcos.

March 17, 2006 by

VoIP's future is calling

With massive interest and plenty of contradictory opinions, VoIP is looking lively but confusing. The future is clearer, even if it is not to the telcos' taste.

September 29, 2005

The next VoIP gold rush; third-party VoIP E911 solutions

This Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission will likely mandate that the major telcos make their E911 infrastructure access networks available to VoIP providers. Fittingly and not surprisingly, I have been getting lots of emails from companies with solutions to facilitate this access.

May 16, 2005 by

Vonage's Citron sure has a point about E911 access standards

Advanced IP Pipeline's just posted a provocative interview with Vonage CEO Jeff Citron.In it, he expresses strong reservations that even if the FCC dictates that telcos offer 911 infrastructure access to VoIP providers, such uniform standards would likely not be in place all that quickly.

May 11, 2005 by

Telcos debate new VoIP numbering system

Domestic telcos are calling for a new dedicated numbering scheme for VoIP services similar to the mobile 04XX range. However there is no agreement about details and a smaller carrier's coalition says such a scheme would be uncompetitive.

March 3, 2005 by

VoIP eating into telcos' revenue

Incumbent telcos need to take their heads out of the sand and come up with alternative revenue sources or face extinction as voice revenues fall, according to a recent study

February 10, 2005 by

Voice over IP is finally coming into its own

Voice over IP (VoIP) is a dream concept that has been a while in the making. The idea of conducting all your telephone calls over the Internet--and avoiding high long distance charges from Telcos in the process--is an attractive one for any budget-conscio

June 3, 2003 by

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