Daily VoIP News Digest
Wednesday 30th of December 2009
April 30, 2009

Truphone 3.0 launches with 3G support

by David Masters
Mobile VoIP software Truphone 3.0 launched this week in the iPhone App Store. The latest version of Truphone allows for VoIP calls to be made on 3G networks as well as over Wi-Fi. Other updates for the free-to-download app include improved call quality, single screen instant messaging, and interface improvements. IM communities - including Google Talk, Yahoo! Messenger, AIM, MSN Messenger, and Skype ...

April 29, 2009

Aastra launches new SIP handsets

by David Masters
Canada-based Aastra has announced the launch of two new SIP phones: the 6730i and the 6731i. Both handsets feature call display, full duplex speakerphone, intercom, paging, auto answer, and XML browser capabilities. Aastra said the phones are ideal for use in both small and large businesses, and are designed to integrate and deploy easily with certified IP solutions providers. Aastra handsets are designed ...

April 27, 2009

GetJar reports 10m Nimbuzz downloads

by David Masters
Ten million copies of social networking app Nimbuzz have been downloaded from the GetJar app store. Ilja Laurs, GetJar CEO, said: "Nimbuzz is an extremely popular application on GetJar and we are delighted to be a part of this milestone moment and to have been able to help them in achieving this." Nimbuzz is a social networking app that integrates instant messaging, ...

April 23, 2009

Vopium takes Frost & Sullivan’s innovation award

by David Masters
Mobile VoIP software provider Vopium has won the 2009 Europe Mobile VoIP Technology Innovation Award. The Frost & Sullivan award recognised Vopium's innovative, customer-focused approach, and its willingness to bring new products to market. "By offering a cost-effective service, Vopium enhances customer loyalty and confidence in its applications, thereby enabling the firm to create a sustainable competitive advantage over other mobile VoIP ...

April 22, 2009

Vopium launches iPhone app

by Jan Harris
Following the recent launch of its VoIP service in the UK, Vopium has announced the launch of an iPhone application. The new application will allow iPhone users to benefit from significant savings on international calls over Wi-Fi, as well as being able to send text messages (SMS) abroad for just GBP 0.09. International calls via Vopium are ...

April 17, 2009

Adopting open VoIP platform boosts sales

by Alan Harten
UK based Telappliant has benefited from big sales increases of Aastra handphones. The company credits the consumer rush toward VoIP compatible phones, and the strength of Aastra Telecom's telephones for its sales success over the past twelve monhts. This has led to Telappliant being named 'SIP Handset Distributor of the Year' by Aastra, for the third consecutive year. Buoyed by the success ...

April 14, 2009

College Tutors Turn To VoIP For Parent Contact

by Alan Harten
Colleges and schools in Great Britain are using new technology to make teachers available at all times to parents of their students, as well as to other staff. Educational establishments throughout the United Kingdom are seeing an improvement not only in their working efficiency, but they are also saving a lot of their valuable and tightly stretched budgets, by adopting Unified ...