VoIP Inc. Files Patent For 911 Technology
VoIP Inc. on Thursday said it has filed a patent application for technology that dramatically improves the reliability of Internet-based phones in handling emergency calls.
Dell And EMC Expand Partnership
PC market leader Dell and storage market leader EMC on Wednesday unveiled a storage system for the small- and midsize-business market. Dell also expanded its high-end storage-management capabilities by offering
Comcast Announces VoIP Service
Comcast Corp., the nation's largest cable-television operator, will begin to roll out its VoIP offerings next year, in anticipation of providing the service to 40 million households in 2006.
VoIP Equipment Market Poised To Soar
The VoIP-equipment market encountered a brief hiccup in the first quarter of this year, with product revenue dipping 13 percent, to $294 million, as the market moved into a trial
Cisco Introduces 92-Terabit Router
Cisco Systems today will formally take the wraps off its long-awaited carrier-class router, a multi-chassis architecture approach that the company claims can process up to 92 Terabits of information per
Lucent Acquiring Internet Phone Provider Telica
Lucent Technologies has agreed to buy Telica, a privately held Internet phone service provider, for about $295 million in stock and options, the telecommunications giant announced Monday.
Looking for a Killer Application
Tomorrow's must-have application may not be as exotic or elusive as you think. It must work, and it must work well with others.
While New York State regulators have decided that Voice over IP is worthy of their attention, the VoIP market isn't waiting to worry about regulation -- it's moving full speed
It's Not About Taxes, Vonage. Really.
Nobody understands us state regulators from New York. We're just looking out for the little guy, are we, making sure that that Internet-y phone-thingy doesn't try to take an
Rejected Domain Names
In this edition we look at top-level domain suggestions rejected by ICANN, stupid Web pages and the most geeky 404 errors.
Spam Chat with Ron Anderson
This is the complete transcript of a live chat recorded on May 20th between 12:30 and 1:30pm eastern. Ron Anderson was the host and Spam prevention the subject.
New York Defines Vonage as Telco Provider
A state regulatory agency in New York ruled Wednesday that Vonage Holdings is a telco provider, a significant classification that has important ramifications for the ongoing debate over government regulation
Skype Says It Will Link To Regular Phones
MARKHAM, Ontario (AP) -- The peer-to-peer phone program Skype, which allows computer users to talk to each other globally for free, will soon be expanded to include a paid service
AT&T Re-Enters Wireless Market
AT&T said Tuesday that it will re-enter the wireless business, reselling Sprint PCS wireless service to its customer base and bundling it with other services such as Voice over IP.
IBM, Cisco Team Up For VoIP
IBM and Cisco Systems are pooling interests to offer a broad spectrum of VoIP solutions, drawing on Cisco's communications expertise and IBM's know-how in services and integration.
Vonage Cuts Prices For Internet Calling
Internet phone company Vonage Holdings on Monday cut the price of its unlimited calling plan by 14 percent, in an attempt to attract as many customers as possible in an
Hammerhead Announces Telco Edge Switch
Startup Hammerhead Systems Inc. today announced its HSX 6000 edge switch, a box designed to make it easier for telecom service providers to move their customers from legacy systems like
Source Says SEC Fines Lucent $25 Million
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Lucent Technologies Inc. is being fined $25 million by securities regulators in a settlement of civil fraud allegations because it failed to fully cooperate in an investigation
Report: Wireless-DSL Feature Is Catching On
Embedding wireless-LAN capability in DSL customer-premises equipment (CPE) is catching on, with the feature expected to be included in 10 to 15 percent of DSL CPE shipments by the end
N+I Adds Up To Growth
Smaller than in past years, this year's NetWorld + Interop show nevertheless provided a spotlight for several areas of networking industry growth, especially for Ethernet and IP-based technologies.
VoIP Can Be Vulnerable To Hackers, Too
As VoIP sweeps across the high-technology landscape, many IT managers are lulled into a dangerous complacency because they look upon Internet phoning as a relatively secure telecommunications technology and not
Networking Is Back, Says Cisco's Chambers
LAS VEGAS -- In front of a standing-room-only crowd Wednesday evening here at the NetWorld + Interop show, Cisco CEO John Chambers delivered a fast-paced talk that touched on all
Cell-phone Service Taps Into Net For VoIP
Cell-phone users can make calls over the Internet using a technology developed by i2 Telecom International. The company said the service works with all popular cell-phone services.
NetWorld + Interop A Hotspot Heaven
LATE NIGHT REPORT, LAS VEGAS -- If you're a fan of wireless networking, then this year's NetWorld + Interop show is the place to be. Doing a search for available
Nortel, Polycom Give Voice to Videoconferencing
Nortel Networks and Polycom on Tuesday at Networld + Interop in Las Vegas said they are working together to build converged solutions that combine standards-based video telephony, presence and instant
MCI's Capellas Sees All-IP Future
LAS VEGAS -- The future of computing and telecom is converging on an IP layer -- and Michael Capellas said Tuesday that MCI plans to be a major player in
MCI's Capellas Ignores The Gorilla
LAS VEGAS -- Give Michael Capellas some credit -- he's sure getting the hang of this CEO thing. At the very least, he knows how to deliver an upbeat industry-conference
MCI Reports 1Q Loss, Plans 7,500 Layoffs
MCI plans to eliminate 7,500 jobs this year--about 15 percent of its work force--to cut costs as it struggles with weak revenues that resulted in a quarterly loss of $388
Verity's UltraSeek 5.2
This Web and network data search engine provides relevant results that rival those of market leaders.
Qwest Sues AT&T For Web Phone Access Charges
AT&T's problems with access fees -- the charges it pays to the regional telephone networks -- continued as the Qwest regional telephone network filed suit in federal court demanding that
Quest Drops VoIP Charge
Could Qwest's decision to stop charging local access fees for calls from VoIP providers help spur the growth of VoIP?