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Polycom's stock drops as firm sees earnings free fall

Videoconferencing system provider Polycom saw its net income plummet to $2 million in the fourth quarter, a 96 percent year-over-year free fall, and its revenues dropped to $353 million, a more modest 9 percent year-over-year decline.

Jasper Wireless launches Catalyst M2M program for mobile operators

Jasper Wireless launched a new machine-to-machine program called Catalyst this week that enables mobile operations to establish M2M device management and service platforms designed to provide new products for connected devices.

AT&T and Polycom ink deal on cloud-based videoconferencing

AT&T is teaming with Polycom to offer cloud-based videoconferencing services, the firms said Tuesday.

AT&T drives ahead with telematics initiative

AT&T is pushing ahead with its vehicle telematics offerings, Chris Penrose, senior vice president of emerging devices at AT&T Mobility, told an audience at the Mobility Awards held Wednesday in conjunction with the Consumer Electronics Show.

Gartner: UCaaS suppliers should provide back-office support to attract large enterprise customers

To attract large enterprise customers, unified communications as a service (UCaaS) firms will have to provide effective back-office support for large installations, judged Gartner in its 2012 Magic Quadrant for Unified Communications as a Service North America report.

House Democrats 'troubled' by Verizon's First Amendment claim against FCC

Staffers and Democratic members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee met Wednesday to discuss Verizon's challenge to the FCC's Open Internet Order, also known as net neutrality.

Infonetics: Mobile VoLTE spending fuels turnaround in VoIP, IMS equipment market

Mobile voice over LTE, or VoLTE, and other wireless spending is expected to contribute to annual growth in the carrier VoIP and IMS equipment market for the first time in four years, according to Infonetics Research.

Cloud-based UC market pits VoIP players against IT, carrier behemoths

The market for cloud-based unified communications, also known as unified-communications-as-a-service (UCaaS) or hosted UC, is a new battleground pitting smaller VoIP-turned-UCaaS providers against IT behemoths and larger carriers. Can UCaaS take a bite out of the large enterprise segment?

AT&T: Enterprises may someday spend $40 billion annually on cybersecurity

AT&T expects the annual global market for cybersecurity products to reach $40 billion someday, Frank Jules, president of AT&T's global enterprise unit, told the Morgan Stanley TMT conference being held in Barcelona on Wednesday, according to Reuters.

AT&T asks FCC to lift ILEC rules discouraging broadband investment

AT&T is calling on the Federal Communications Commission to lift regulations that require incumbent local exchange carriers to maintain legacy facilities and services after they have deployed IP-based networks.