TPG has decided to cater to the small end of town with two new business VoIP plans.
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Amcom announced today that it is renaming its newly bought IP Systems subsidiary to Amcom IP Tel.
More than seven years after it was founded during a wave of national interest in internet telephony, and after burning through millions of dollars in investment, Australian company Freshtel has revealed that it will finally get out of the Voice over IP (VoIP) market and go into mining instead.
National broadband provider iiNet has responded to comments by Telstra that consumer-grade Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) telephony isn't yet reliable enough for use by pointing out that it has 170,000 customers using the technology — and they're very happy, thank you very much.
Telstra has announced a $600 million Quality-of-Service upgrade to 1600 exchanges across Australia as part of a five-year plan to help small businesses switch to Voice over IP (VoIP) phone services.
Voice over IP has always challenged the convention of phone numbering plans. This week ACMA made a slight change to the rules, but there's a lot more to do.
Has a war broken out over online coupons? Is there a Chinese VoIP conspiracy afoot? What are Aussie retailers really blowing their horns over and does telco advertising go too far?
Small telcos are likely to suffer in the wake of the somewhat amorphous message issued last month by the Chinese Government that it will crackdown on illegal IP telephony carriers.
Mobile operators have two challenges right now; the rise of mobile VoIP and the latest research findings from Interphone.
Customers of Optus' hybrid fibre-coax (HFC) network who sign up for new home phone services are being given Voice over IP (VoIP) services rather than conventional circuit-switched land lines, the company has admitted — but prices have not been lowered in line with other commercial VoIP services.
Voice over IP has reached some major milestones in 2008 — in both the enterprise and consumer ends of the market — but how long can traditional telcos continue to fight against this disruptive technology?
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.
Here at CES, Comcast is proudly heralding their new ranking as the fourth-largest residential phone service provider in the U.S.
Skype has sought to reassure its business customers that they can trust it in the future, despite the withdrawal of thousands of central London numbers from its SkypeIn users.
Customers couldn't connect this weekend. Philosophy, rather than technology, is at fault
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.
For the last few months, VoIP users in Belize have been up in arms at what they perceive to be an organized effort by Belize Telecommunications Limited to block outgoing calls over Vonage, Skype and other Internet phone service providers.Online forums have bristled with frustrated posts.
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 News.com reporter Marguerite Reardon asked if VoIP is merely a defensive tool for the telcos.
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.
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