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"Do more with less" is increasingly the phrase rattling through a lot of businesses these days, especially as markets change so substantially that it's hard to even tell how best to approach them.
If you've recently incorporated VoIP into your business communications system, you've made a wise choice. The cost savings alone will be significant, and upgrades to the system will be easy as well.
Popular social media app Snapchat has sparked a movement to liberate VoIP calling in the UAE.
If you think the proliferation of VoIP is just a blip on the technology radar, you might be mistaken.
Now VoIP Innovations, a premier wholesale VoIP carrier, has taken that game to the next level with the announcement that they've launched SMS Forwarding capabilities. According to the company, with SMS Forwarding, text messages can be forwarded to any email or mobile phone.
VoIP Innovations (VI announces winning of major industry recognition and launch of new spring promotions.
Singtel-one of the biggest of Asia's communications groups-has turned to LivePerson to bring out a new Web chat system, a move which should allow for better engagement between Singtel and its customer base.
Pittsburgh-based VoIP Innovations (VI), a premier wholesale VoIP carrier, announced that it released new updates to its already-advanced Titanium III BackOffice. The new features include Quick Links, condensed menus, and a new DID Manager.
A new report suggests that the pay phone may not be done in New York City thanks to new work from the CityBridge consortium, which is bringing back pay phones with a Wi-Fi edge.
Until recently, telephone calls were relatively hard to hijack. Times have changed, however, and VoIP represents an easier target because like the rest of our lives it is digital and therefore prone to cyber crime.
For those who've never experienced it, a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack can be devastating, and potentially fatal to a business. In essence, all your lines are tied up with false calls, blocking paying customers from getting through. It happened recently to VoIP leader VoIP Innovations (VI), and now the Pittsburgh-based company is fighting back.
VoIP Innovations, a provider of VoIP networks in both the U.S. and abroad, has become the latest victim of a cyber-attack, and is now firing back. The company began experiencing an overload of service requests March 12, suffering a clog in the bandwidth pipeline, and causing VoIP Innovation's customers to be unable to reach the network.
Telecommunications software vendor SwitchRay has launched an advanced version of its VoIP Class 4 softswitch dubbed the SR-S4500. Immediately available for purchase, the enhanced 4-in-1 VoIP wholesale Class 4 platform has been made easier to use than similar prior releases from the company, while maximizing profitability through improved real-time traffic visibility.
VoIP is safe in the same way online banking is safe, as they share the same data lines, but recent news from VoIP Innovations puts emphasis on securing data lines.
VoIP SMS is less expensive than standard mobile carrier fees, but before signing up, it's best to do your homework before signing with a provider.
One of the most important first steps for any new service offering is pricing. At the end of the day, profit is the point of most new service offerings.
Running a small or medium-sized business requires keeping costs in check and making the most of the resources you have. This is the reality for most SMBs
Cloud hosted service provider Diverse Technology Solutions (DTS) has announced that it has acquired hosted VoIP provider Voitual.
At the heart of the VoIP business are DIDs, and it is important that resellers ensure that they are fully stocked with a personal inventory of DID numbers so buyers are never left waiting.
Emil Malak, who has been CEO of Voip-Pal.com Inc. since October 2014, has filed suit not only against Apple, but also Verizon and AT&T for patent infringement for a combined lawsuit of $7 billion.
Chinese company Synway Information Engineering has a long history as a designer of telecom hardware and IP communications solutions. The company now has a global focus, working with system integrators and service providers in 56 countries and offering a broad product portfolio with an emphasis on signaling and media processing technologies.
As any taxpayer knows, the cost of funding schools in most areas eats up a large part of a community's annual budget. For their part, schools are acutely aware of this and take pains to keep costs low wherever they can. That's one reason why many school districts are now looking toward VoIP for better communications at a more reasonable cost.
In the classic movie Annie Hall, Woody Allen's character likens a relationship to a shark. "It has to constantly move forward or it dies," he observes. The same can said about a business, especially the VoIP industry.
The widespread use of mobile phones and the advent of smartphones have led to a digital revolution worldwide, so it makes sense that users are putting pressures on their network providers to do better.
The VoIP space is big right now and a recent report from Future Market Insights (FMI) predicts more big growth ahead for VoIP, with total market revenue reaching $86.2 billion by 2020.
But the company also succeeds by outperforming the competition. At the recent ITEXPO in Ft. Lauderdale, VoIP Innovations' VP of business development, Nick Medina, stepped away from his busy booth for a few minutes to speak with TMC Editorial Director Erik Linask. The traffic at VI's booth seemed to be a good place to start, and Medina was asked how his company outdoes the competition.
Alaska Communications, a telecommunications service provider for enterprises, recently embarked on the task of switching its commercial clients from residential voice to voice-over-IP (VoIP). It has chosen Voipfuture to assist with this task.
Thanks to a new development, Amazon Web Services' Workspaces can deliver even more value with its new addition: voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) software.
Fort Lauderdale, Florida is a good place to be. It's an even better place to be in January, especially if you hail from colder climes. But for Pittsburgh-based VoIP Innovations (VI), it was the best place to be recently.
Voxbone, an industry leader in the provision of telephony solutions, sat down with TMC to talk shop as a precursor to this week's ITEXPO.
Telinta unleashed a flurry of news this week at ITEXPO. The company offers white-label cloud-based solutions enabling telecom service providers to offer VoIP services, without deploying their own billing and operational support systems. The company's TeliCore hosted platform does rating, billing, routing, reporting, and provides self-care portals. Clients also can leverage the capabilities of multiple carriers and other third-party providers for DIDs, E911, taxation and other services directly from Telinta's hosted platform.
One of the great inevitabilities of technology is that the hardware has to come with software, and vice versa. Software without hardware is just discs with code, and hardware without software is a pricey paperweight. So many times, hardware's value can be measured not only by what it does by itself, but what systems it works with. Grandstream Networks added a little extra versatility to its lineup as SIPTRUNK.com announced that its line of tools were now compatible with Grandstream's systems.
Tech companies from across the country are preparing to head to Florida for next week's ITEXPO, with many set to unveil their newest offerings. Premier wholesale VoIP carrier VoIP Innovations is joining the lineup, as the company has announced it will be featuring its new DID Wizard at ITEXPO Ft. Lauderdale. The conference and show take place January 25-28 at the Greater Ft. Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center.
Like any truly important technology, VoIP simply makes doing business in 2016 better without getting in the way, making it easily overlooked.
Moving voice to the cloud in the form of hosted VoIP is getting a bump in the U.K., thanks to bigger and better broadband availability.
When it comes to businesses and regulatory agencies, the rift between them makes the Grand Canyon seem like a pothole.
If there's one technology that really made its mark in the past year, it would have to be Voice over Internet Protocol, or VoIP. With businesses everywhere looking to shave costs and increase efficiency, time and again VoIP was the "go-to" tech of choice.
Zencastr takes VoIP to the next level.
SIP phones can actually add value to a hosted VoIP setup. Here's how.
Despite the way that telecom professionals bandy the term around, on average, almost three-quarters of communications customers (72 percent) do not understand what hosted VoIP actually entails.
Even though large parts of the U.S. are experiencing unseasonably warm weather, everyone knows that sooner rather than later the snow, wind and bone-chilling temperatures will appear. That's why it makes sense to plan your winter getaway now.
In this season of gifts and giving, one company has gone beyond the norm and is making a special gift available to new and existing customers.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has recently mandated battery backup support for all VoIP customers. The deadline for offering this battery backup support for VoIP services is fast approaching.
Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) has delivered us VoIP calling, which reduces costs while increasing what we can do with voice communications. Another gift from SIP is less welcome, however: Added security concerns when it comes to calling.
One of the biggest trends that might face the VoIP industry in 2016 is increased regulation, according to Daniel McFarland at VoIP Innovations.
With VoIP now a mainstream calling solution, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is ensuring that its existing regulations for the hearing impaired now extend to Wi-Fi and VoIP handsets.
Corporate VoIP consumers drove revenue to $43.27 billion in 2012. Those 98.9 billion subscribers, at the time, are expected to grow to 204.8 VoIP subscribers by 2020.
A new eBook, "Originating Profit: Overcoming Challenges in VoIP Entrepreneurship", shares how one entrepreneur turned his VoIP company into a success.
Nimbuzz, a developer of voice-over-IP (VoIP) and messaging applications, recently announced that it will be adding a significant number of new engineers to its team.
According to Jason Tapolci, president of VoIP Innovations, support is not limited to helping your customers through call centers, but it involves "non-human interactions as well."
VoIP is becoming the technology of choice for landlines, and the Federal Communications Commission is paying attention with its proposed update to accessibility requirements for telephones and handsets.
Just about anybody can start a business, but the true challenge comes in managing your company and generating growth.
Every business and consumer should be using Voice-over-IP (VoIP). VoIP today is polished, reliable, and superior to older phone systems in every way.
While some of us are more attached to the technology than others, as a whole, the vast majority of us are in the same boat; we are highly dependent on our smartphones.
Dialing for emergency respondents over VoIP works the same way as traditional means, just dial 9-1-1. However, the emergency dispatch process works a little differently than it would if the call was made on a land line.
Even as the popularity of VoIP continues to rise, so too do the problems that come along with it. That was made evident at the recent ITEXPO Anaheim 2015 when Randy Stegner, Operations Manager at VoIP wholesaler VoIP Innovations, met with TMC CEO Rich Tehrani.
More small businesses are seriously considering moving their phone systems to VoIP as prices drop and hosted services become available. As such, small businesses should consider some issues when looking for a VoIP system.
When running a VoIP business, just how much control do you really have? You may be the owner of your business, but if you aren't in control of every aspect, your operation could be lacking in efficiency.
Automated technology has made the human obsolete in food ordering accuracy, and while automation has taken many jobs in the stead of humans in other industries, it has also increased efficiency and saved time and resources.
VoIP brings real added value to business, not just less-expensive business phone systems. That's why small and medium-sized businesses are rapidly embracing the technology.
Telinta, a cloud-based VoIP switching and billing company, announced its TeliSIM MVNO solution has been successfully integrated with its TeliGlobe mobile phone solution.
Everyone likes to have a choice in life wherever possible. Whether it's choosing an item from a restaurant menu, picking options on a new car, or just selecting a chair for your desk, it's good to see what's available. The same should hold true in major business decisions.
The popularity of VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) for communications uses is growing ever wider. Yet as more and more people in the enterprise start examining whether to "Go VoIP" or not, it's worth looking at the whole picture to examine all sides of the issue.
Carriers are finally moving away from analog and embracing VoIP, and this will be a huge transition for the industry.
The rapidly growing adoption of smart portable devices such as smartphones and tablets in the residential and corporate sectors is driving the global VoIP services market, and Canada is no exception.
Folks at the leading wholesale VoIP provider, VoIP Innovations, are packing their bags and getting ready to hit ITEXPO Anaheim 2015 next week, all to showcase their Titanium III BackOffice product.
IP-based telephony systems are taking the forward position in the communications market.
This week, VI began providing their project porting VoIP service to customers with 10 or more local numbers, at no cost for eligible customers. This is a bit of a big deal, because while consumers of VoIP services normally need to have 50 or more numbers to take advantage of the process, this deal will allow customers to use project porting if they have as few as 10 local numbers.
SolveForce's service and its latest geographical expansion solidifies the company's role as one of the main provisioners of VoIP SIP technology.
The continued expansion of the cloud along with the rising popularity of VoIP has made for some interesting options for IT managers. Yet along with all this choice comes some challenges as well, and it's worth doing your homework before taking the plunge.
The network advancement in emerging economies such as India, Brazil, Indonesia, China, and Philippines among others offers tremendous opportunities for the VoIP service provider to widen their subscriber base.
A leading VoIP provider has just strengthened its position in the marketplace with a new joint endeavor.
VoIP Innovations announced recently that it had been named to the Inc. 5000 list for 2015.
One Internet pioneer expects the Net Neutrality issue to end up in the hands of the Supreme Court -- with the question of the FCC's right to exist swinging in the balance.
There are a number of things that need to be kept in mind when the company phone system is being set up, with several options concerning Caller ID.
MegaPath, already one of the best known and most respected providers of voice, data, security and cloud services in North America announced earlier this week that Medical Consultants Network (MCN) selected the company as its source for unified communications and networking needs. MCN has stepped forward and rolled out Hosted Voice and Unified Communications suite, as well as the Dedicated Internet Access (DIA) and its secure MPLS network in order to connect its 15 locations across the United States.
When it's time to decide to switch to VoIP, if it's your first venture into digital telephony, it's important to understand the realities that will play into the switch.
Published reports say a wide-ranging criminal probe is looking at corruption by three global telecom companies and intermediaries that are close to Uzbekistan's president's daughter. The U.S. is seeking $1 billion in assets.
If your customers are not satisfied with your services and realize that they can have a better experience with another company, how long will they continue to be your customers?
As we mentioned a few weeks ago, we are currently working on an improved invoice template for all of our customers. This new invoice will have a new look and feel to it as items will now be categorized instead of just listed as they are currently. Each category will also include a total of all the items within it as well as overall totals at the end of the invoice. FYI, it will be ready in September!
There are roughly 85 million copper-based telephone lines currently in operation within the U.S. This is a source of dismay for technologists and consumers alike, since fiber-based telephony is less expensive and brings added benefits over the older copper technology.
Enterprises of all sizes have learned that traditional telephony comes with many disadvantages, so to stay competitive in today's hyper-connected society, many have turned to IP telephony to service their communications needs.
To link together two-way radios, smart phones, telephones, and PCs together in a seamless unified whole, the U.S. Army recently finalized its plans to use unified communications for its tactical network
A new report notes that the market for VoIP services is set to grow 10 percent annually until 2021, a development which will nearly double its effective size from 2013 levels.
No matter how good a current supplier is, that grass can look awfully green on the Google Fiber side of the fence.
We live in an age of convenience, and having your information stored at a site that you frequent is very convenient, so you do not have to constantly retype the same information over and over.
VoIP is upending the telecom industry around the globe, and in some countries this has drawn the sympathy of regulators who look to ensure that neither consumers nor businesses are unfairly hurt by the 'Wild West' environment.
As the end-of-life for traditional copper telephone networks fast approaches, the FCC is taking the necessary precautions to ensure IP telephony will be available at all times.
When it comes to implementing a billing system for VoIP, there are a few key things that service providers should look for to optimize their operational efficiency.
There is a lot of competition in the market, so a recent industry blog post has compiled a short list of questions purchasers can ask when making their VoIP decisions.
In the quest to promote newer technologies to the business user, it's not uncommon to find a host of benefits listed for the transition to VoIP.
A weekly update on the happenings at VoIP Innovations.
Most people neither know how their networks function, nor do they really care. They just have a job to do which requires the network doing its part.
It's no secret that while the various components of the voice over IP (VoIP) market continue to grow, some areas of the world are seeing particularly brisk growth of managed VoIP services.
People love to take aim at VoIP technology because when they are successful it means that those attackers can gain access to telephone lines that allows them to make calls to foreign countries and use other premium rate phone services.
A new agreement calls for 888VoIP to add Sennheiser's line of contact center and office headsets to its own lineup of products, giving 888VoIP customers one more point to turn to for the best in VoIP.
A weekly update on the happenings at VoIP Innovations.
The quarterly fixed-telephony growth in Holland was driven especially by VoIP via DSL, which gained 1.3 percent more customers to end Q1 2015 with more than two million subscribers.
With the growth of VoIP seemingly unstoppable, IT managers are now looking at all aspects of the technology for any little edge they can get over their competitors. One area that's coming under close scrutiny is auto-attendants, those ubiquitous recordings that every call center seems to make you go through before you can reach an actual, live person.
VoIP has managed to evolve with the Internet, improving and helping businesses keep their bills down and communication efficient. Not many technologies have done the same. So how can VoIP continue to stay relevant?
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