Author Archives: Lin Freestone


Slow growth in VoIP take up in Australia

A new report from the Australian Communications and Media Authority has revealed that half of the people who own a 3G phone do not use the 3G services - which include.. more

911 emergency call access alert in Canada

Canadians are being warned by the country’s emergency services how important it is for consumers to research how to access 911 with VoIP phones. The alert follows the death of a.. more

AIM calls from TringMe

A provider of a web-based telephony platform, TringMe, has enabled millions of AOL Instant Messenger call-out users to make calls directly. By using TringPhone, TringMe’s fully web-based SIP phone, AOL/AIM users.. more

IVONA Telecom TTS supports MRCP Protocol

IVO Software has launched a new version of its Text-To-Speech system which supports the international Media Resource Control Protocol (MRCP) used in the biggest telecommunication systems. Media Resource Control Protocol is a communication protocol which allows the provision of voice services in the client/server architecture... more

Yahoo Messenger outsources VoIP calls to Jajah

Yahoo has announced that its Yahoo Messenger VoIP calls are to be outsourced to Jajah. Under the terms of the agreement, the “Phone In” and “Phone Out” service will enable consumers to make low-cost PC-to-phone and phone-to-PC voice calls over the Jajah network to more.. more

Free VoIP for FSB members

The largest business network in the UK, the Federation of Small Businesses, has launched a new initiative with internet telephony specialist Coms Plc. All 210,000 members of the federation can be provided with a business class VoIP telephone service free of charge, via the Redstone.. more

Spirit's VoIP conferencing solution selected by Plustek

Plustek, a Taiwanese manufacturer of telecommunication equipment, has licensed Spirit DSP’s TeamSpirit 3.0 Conferencing Engine as the core for its corporate conferencing system Plus@com PC20. The Plus@com PC2000 combines instant interactive communication functions with live video. It delivers whole corporate coverage with the flexibility and.. more

Mobile VoIP phone planned by J-Com

Japan Communications Inc, the Japanese wireless data communications provider, is planning to launch Internet mobile phones, and they could be available by July 2008. It is believed that the phones will be offered with a fixed monthly rate and that VoIP calls and data traffic.. more

Internet at full capacity by 2010 warning from AT&T

AT&T, the US telecommunications conglomerate, has claimed that, without investment, the Internet's current network architecture will reach the limits of its capacity by 2010. A warning that the current systems that constitute the Internet will not be able to cope with the increasing amounts of.. more

Thomson’s Cirpack softswitch certification for snom’s VoIP phones

snom technology, a German manufacturer of VoIP telephones, is integrating its SIP-based phone portfolio with Thomson’s Cirpack voice switching platforms and IP Centrex server. Thomson’s Lab has tested and evaluated snom’s 3xx series VoIP phones and given them full certification for use with Thomson’s Cirpack.. more