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Enterprises look to one operator to provide both mobile, fixed-line services

Enterprises are increasingly looking for one carrier to provide both mobile and fixed-line telecommunication services--traditional services such as telephony and advanced services such as unified communications, observes John Delaney, associate vice president for mobility at IDC Research.

Jeff Pulver examines Twitter's impact at 140 Characters Conference

Following up on the success of his HD Communications Summit, which he modestly predicted would become "a milestone date in the history of the VoIP industry," Jeff Pulver kicked off his inaugural 140

Polycom Q1 revenues, profit slip

Polycom reported first-quarter earnings Wednesday showing declines in revenues and income compared to Q1 2008, but strong increases in telepresence and systems revenues on a year-over-year basis.

ooma says Internap to blame in Monday outage

Customers of consumer VoIP provider ooma lost service for about six hours Monday, but according to ooma, irate users should point the finger at Internap instead. Dennis Peng, vice president of

FORD: Am I staying close enough to the dial tone?

By Carl Ford When Divestiture occurred, my father and I had a long talk about which company to request. Back then, an unshackled AT&T was going to deliver on all those promises Tom Selleck was

VoIP – It is what it is.

VoIP is dead. VoIP is NOT Dead! Or not? Skype started this meme in September with the headline-grabbing pronouncement that VoIP is dead. A good chunk of the blogosphere fixated on the statement,

RUMOR MILL: BroadSoft buys Sylantro

If our sources are correct (and we're not being elaborately punked), BroadSoft has tendered an offer to Sylantro for acquisition, and Sylantro's board of directors approved the deal earlier this

Unison offers free UC solution

Unison, a New York City voice start-up, will offer a unified communications system for free, the company announced Wednesday. Unison will provide a Linux-based client that will include telephony,

Studies predict UC & telephony growth, but warn of downturn

Two recent reports focusing on enterprise telephony and unified communications found that despite poor economic conditions, the industries should continue to grow without major setbacks. Despite some

Where, oh where, has Grand Central gone?

Google hasn't mentioned any plans for virtual phone service Grand Central, which it acquired in July 2007 for $50 million. ZDNet's Sam Diaz reports that, after a blog post he wrote calling Grand