Daily VoIP News Digest
Wednesday 30th of December 2009
November 26, 2008

Nibmuzz launches application for iPhone

by Jan Harris
Nimbuzz has launched a free application for the iPhone and iPod touch, allowing users to benefit from the Nimbuzz service, which provides free mobile Instant Messaging, (geo) presence and VoIP over WiFi. The service is compatible with well known instant messaging communities and social networks, such as Skype, Yahoo! Messenger, Facebook, MySpace, AIM, Windows Live Messenger, Google Talk, ICQ, and ...



November 20, 2008

Faster VoIP Connections From 8el

by Alan Harten
8el wants to make its “Presence” felt, with a new call handling process for VoIP communications which is intended to vastly increase call handling speeds. The new IP-Centrex VoIP platform which is part of the company's CallPort system will be known as Presence. Presence will assist switchboard operators with a series of colour-coded indicators that will show exactly who is available ...



November 19, 2008

Nimbuzz signs 17 SIP partners

by Jan Harris
Nimbuzz, which a social interaction service with Instant Messaging, presence, and VoIP capabilities, has added 17 SIP partners to its global Operator Affiliate Program. The partnership allows carriers to offer IM and social networks as value added services without incurring costs to set the service up, and at the same time allowing them to stay in control of their own ...



November 18, 2008

Fluke adds VoIP to MetroScope

by Jan Harris
Fluke Networks, which provides solutions for the installation and certification of copper, fibre and wireless networks, has announced the addition of VoIP to its MetroScope carrier Ethernet analyser. MetroScope can now provides real-time results from actual VoIP calls made over a carrier Ethernet line, making it easier and quicker for service providers to identify problems. Service providers can now make VoIP ...



November 13, 2008

NETPark Net adopts unified comms from Communigate

by Jan Harris
County Durham Development Company has selected CommuniGate Pro and Pronto!, from Communigate Systems, for NETPark Net, a virtual science park. NETPark Net was created following the success of the NETPark, a science, engineering and technology business park. As the managing agent for the NETPark, County Durham Development Company wanted to extend the services offered to NETPark tenants, to businesses outside of ...



November 12, 2008

Mu Dynamics secures Internet Telephony Excellence Award

by Jan Harris
Technology Marketing Corporation has named Mu Dynamics' Mu-4000 Service Analyzer as a recipient of the 2008 Internet Telephony Excellence Award, for its outstanding contribution to IP communications. Mu was selected for the award because of the contribution of its service assurance solution to the company's growing customer base, which includes BT, Cox, Sprint and Telkom RDC Indonesia. The Mu-4000 Service Analyzer ...



Nimbuzz Gives Social Networks Outside Communications

by Alan Harten
Big-time IM and VOIP provider, Nimbuzz, has announced that it has entered into a new revenue sharing agreement with German language social network StudiVZ. This is part of the company's ongoing strategy to combine online communities with integrated web based and mobile communications. The company is hoping that this will be the first of many international social networks that will offer ...



November 6, 2008

Cheap Video Conferencing With Skype

by Alan Harten
StoneVoice has announced a new version of SkyStone, their Skype Video gateway. In addition to traditional voice calls via Skype, companies will be capable of conference calls and phone calls with the addition of video, making it possible for multiple users in different locations to be able to see and hear each other. According to the company, one of the main ...



November 4, 2008

Skype toolbar optimised for Salesforce CRM

by Jan Harris
Skype has announced the integration of its “Click to Call” toolbar for Skype-enabled Salesforce CRM users. The "Skype add-on for Internet Explorer" and "Skype extension for Firefox" allow Salesforce CRM users to seamlessly use Skype to call contacts in their Salesforce CRM application contact list. Business users will be able to call customers and other contacts while viewing their relevant ...