Daily VoIP News Digest
Wednesday 30th of December 2009
September 30, 2008

8el Pushes SIP Trunking as a Way of Cutting Costs

by Alan Harten
London Earls Court is the venue for IP 08 for the first two days of October. 8el is a British managed VoIP and data communications provider who intends to show off their wares at the event. They have a new SIP trunking solution that is aimed at allowing VoIP customers to lower usage costs. The SIP solution will help VoIP customers ...



SoliCall Work On removing Echo From Calls

by Alan Harten
Israel based SoliCall has been working on systems to reduce the amount of echo heard at both ends of a call, and have come up with two solutions to help curb this annoying reverb, Acoustic Echo Cancellation (AEC) and Call Monitoring. AEC focuses on the actual voice at both ends of the line and makes adjustments to compensate for echo. They ...



September 29, 2008

EMMC creates VoIP engine for S60 devices

by Jan Harris
EMCC Software, the mobile software specialist, has extended its range of business mobile integration products, with the introduction of a VoIP engine for S60 devices. EMCC's products enable the easy deployment and use of mobile PBX integration software. The company has developed a cross-platform VoIP engine, which can be installed on S60, Windows Mobile and other platforms which do not ...



Ixia Probeless Voice and IPTV Checking System

by Alan Harten
Ixia are well known providers of IP performance test systems, and they have now produced a new system, IxRave 3.0 service verification. This system checks quality and locates problems with VoIP services. It is intended for use with VoIP that is being received via xDSL, optical or cable networks. The idea is to wherever possible avoid sending out a technician to ...



September 24, 2008

Inclarity launches fixed-mobile convergence service

by Jan Harris
Inclarity, the hosted VoIP provider, has launched a Fixed-Mobile Convergence (FMC) service, which is compatible with Nokia E and N series dual-mode mobile phones. It allows workers to use just one device to access both fixed wireline and wireless networks, therefore benefiting from free or cheaper calls Wi-Fi calls. The service also means that workers need just one handset, ...



September 19, 2008

Vopium WiFi launched for free calls

by Jan Harris
Danish company Vopium has launched Vopium WiFi, which allows two Vopium WiFi users to call for free, with no local or roaming charges. Vopium WiFi users can benefit from free calls at anytime, from anywhere in the world. Vopium automatically detects if a user is connected to WiFi and routes international calls, and calls to national fixed lines, via Vopium WiFi. ...



September 17, 2008

Mail.Ru, To Use Global IP Solutions’ VoIP

by Alan Harten
Russian web portal Mail.Ru is to begin making use of Global IP Solutions (GIP) VoIP technology with its instant messenger service, which is the most widely used in the country. GIPS' VoiceEngine will be used by Mail.Ru who will embed it inside of its Mail.Ru Agent when it next upgrades to its 5.2 version. The new system should allow for reduced ...



September 15, 2008

CMYK chooses VoIP from NetworkFlow

by Jan Harris
CMYK Digital Solutions, which supplies office and IT equipment, has installed a next generation MPLS network from NetworkFlow, allowing it to benefit from seamless communications and zero call costs. CMYK expects the new network to pay for itself within three years. CMYK added the network following a period of rapid expansion which saw its team grow to 54 ...



September 10, 2008

Verizon enhances wholesale VoIP

by Jan Harris
Verizon Business, part of Verizon Communications, has enhanced its VoIP offering to wholesale customers with the addition of SIP Gateway Outbound Service. The benefits of the service include the ability to initiate the service faster because it uses virtual trunking rather than physical trunking. Other benefits include easier network configuration, additional calling options and increased flexibility when ordering. Extra security ...



September 5, 2008

Tesco launches mobile VoIP service

by Jan Harris
Retailer Tesco Plc has launched 'TalkWiFi', a new service that allows mobile phone users to make free and low cost VoIP calls over WiFi. The service, provided in partnership with Freshtel, can be downloaded to Nokia's N95,N81,E65 and E51 phones, and should be available on additional models by the end of the year. Outgoing calls made while in an unrestricted ...



September 1, 2008

Wireless VoIP Standard Approved By IEEE

by Jan Harris
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) has approved the 802.11r Wi-Fi protocol, which allows Wi-Fi enabled devices to pass between WLAN access points more quickly. The standard promises to improve the quality and security of VoIP services, as with existing protocols, swapping from one access point to another takes considerable time. With the 802.11r standard, which is also ...