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VoIP Deployment Costs: Size Matters

VoIP Deployment Costs: Size Matters

Are you thinking about installing VoIP, and have you been crunching start-up costs and ROI models?For some general trends, check out this new report from technology implementation analysis firm Nemertes Research.

November 19, 2004 by in Networking

Come On In, The Water's Fine: Japan's VoIP Forum Makes Debut

Come On In, The Water's Fine: Japan's VoIP Forum Makes Debut

It's important for major industrialized nations to have their own infrastructure for VoIP deployment issues and standards.That's because of the varied infrastructure and regulatory issues various countries have in effect, seek to enact, and how those issues will cause VoIP services to interact with their international counterparts.

November 19, 2004 by in Networking

Don't Byte Off More Than You Can Sign Up

Don't Byte Off More Than You Can Sign Up

Out of Germany today comes potentially good news for that nation's VoIP service providers. Hereto, they've been hampered by a rigorous phone number application process that required them to apply to phone company providers for batches of phone numbers to make available to subscribers.

November 17, 2004 by in Mobility

SBC To FCC: Make VoIP Users Pay

SBC To FCC: Make VoIP Users Pay

The Wall Street Journal reports today that SBC is planning to file a tariff request with the FCC that would likely increase the fees paid by Internet Service Providers for calls completed on the SBC network.We've heard this argument before.

November 17, 2004 by in Government : US

SBC: All Our VoIP Trials Will Soon Be Over

SBC: All Our VoIP Trials Will Soon Be Over

All credit due to theoldgospelsong "All My Trials," for the thread-hed.Anyhow, SBC said today that in anticipation of a nationwide residential VoIP rollout in "early 2005," it is wrapping uptrials in Los Angeles, Dallas, Chicago and San Antonio.

November 16, 2004 by in Networking

FOMA's Rite Of PASSAGE

FOMA's Rite Of PASSAGE

Three years ago last month, NTT DoCoMo released its 3G phone FOMA (Freedom Of Mobile Internet Access) mobile phone solution for a variety of applications including Internet access, e-mail, file transfer, remote log-in, and Internet phone calls.Today, FOMA took a big step forward with NTT DoCoMo's release of the N900iL phone.

November 15, 2004 by in Mobility

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