Daily VoIP News Digest
Saturday 23rd of January 2010
March 31, 2009

Fring announces Twitter 2.0 Add-on

by Jan Harris
Mobile VoIP solution Fring has announced the release of a new Twitter 2.0 Add-on. It offers a range of new features, including the ability to view other Twitter profiles and a new keyword search. User’s can easily check out followers and see who’s following them, and can open links in incoming Tweets. Windows Mobile users can upgrade to the new version ...

March 23, 2009

Murco chooses Timico to provide PWAN

by David Masters
Petrol station firm Murco Petroleum is updating its networking technology at 62 of its new forecourt retail outlets. The company has chosen unified communications provider Timico to supply and manage the updated private wide area network (PWAN). Using the new secure PWAN, Murco will be able to manage its growing network of retail sites across Britain. Whereas forecourt management reports used to take ...

March 20, 2009

Nimbuzz updated for iPhone VoIP-over-3G

by David Masters
Nimbuzz has updated its iPhone applcation to include VoIP-over-3G call functionality. Other new functions include support for Twitter and Skype-out. Skype-out enables users to make low-cost VoIP calls direct to landlines in over 50 countries. A new dial-up pad interface is included for Skype-out phone calls, with available credit displayed. In addition to Skype-out and Twitter, Nimbuzz continues to support messaging and voice calls ...

March 17, 2009

Cellcrypt demos voice security solutions at Infosec

by Jan Harris
Cellcrypt Ltd, a London-based company which makes a smartphone application that allows companies to make encrypted VoIP calls internationally, is demonstrating its latest security solutions at Infosecurity Europe 2009 next month. Cellcrypt will showcase Cellcrypt Mobile which provides secure encrypted conversations using standard mobile phones and Cellcrypt PBX Gateway. Cellcrypt PBX Gateway connects to commercial PBX systems, providing secure calls ...

March 13, 2009

Vyke joins forces with Nimbuzz

by David Masters
Vyke has teamed up with Nimbuzz in a bid to combine the strength of both companies. Under the new 'strategic partnership' mobile VoIP provider Vyke will market its services to users of the Nimbuzz mobile social networking platform. Globally available Nimbuzz is currently growing at over 20,000 new users per day, and is the only mobile social messaging service to have won ...

March 12, 2009

Gradwell converts voicemail to text via Spinvox

by Jan Harris
Gradwell dot com Ltd, which recently won the ITSPA Best Business VoIP award, has launched the “Spoken through Spinvox” Voice-2-Text service for its Hosted PBX Platform. Peter Gradwell, the company’s managing director said: “The Voice-2-Text service helps businesses convert their voicemail audio into text, to be delivered by SMS text message or by email – whichever format the customer chooses”. The ...

March 6, 2009

Ixia launches VoIP testing service

by David Masters
Ixia has launched a VoIP testing service with the ability to emulate up to one million concurrent endpoints. The service, IxLoad Voice, allows for an unprecedented one million SIP- and RTP- based endpoints per chassis. It's nearest competitor offers a maximum of just 200,000 endpoints. "VoIP protocols and technology may be well understood, but there are a host of potential problems when a ...

March 5, 2009

Jaxtr and TynTec in SMS deal

by Jan Harris
Social communications company Jaxtr has entered into a deal with mobile messaging operator TynTec to support its global SMS service. TynTec will provide SMS capabilities for Jaxtr’s consumer-facing web-to-SMS service. Jaxtr’s web-activated VoIP services provide free and low-cost local and international calling more than 10 million customers in 220 countries. Its international SMS service is supported by text advertising. Jaxtr selected ...

March 4, 2009

Snom And SmartShare Team Up

by Alan Harten
VoIP technology has taken a step forward with the pairing of award-winning phone handset manufacturer snom, with innovative WAN optimizer SmartShare, to bring to users a much higher quality signal and reliability, even when the internet is congested. Utilising SmartShare’s StraightShaper innovation, snom can now offer the cost savings of VoIP with the quality and reliability of landlines. And not only are ...