Latest figures from TeleGeography show just how VoIP, or digital voice as the cable companies like to call it, have become part of the U.S. marketplace.
Great Britain's BT took a piece of FON, the user-shared WiFi community started by the eponymously named Spanish firm. BT's 3 million or so broadband customers will be able to become "Foneros," taking
Conventional wisdom holds PSTN trumps VoIP when it comes to over-all quality, but the gap is closing, according to a study from Keynote Competitive Research of San Mateo, Calif. The study compared
We admittedly missed the beginning of this story, but we're pleased to be in on what is certainly the end of it. The FCC ruled this week that telcos are required to terminate VoIP calls. This
Alarm companies like reliability so if the phone service that carries the alarm signal isn't reliable, it's a big problem. That's why it's a big vote of confidence that Brinks and ADT are saying
The New York Times is moving into a nifty new headquarters building next year. When it goes, it'll be leaving behind an Avaya/Cisco phone system and lighting up an all-
One of the hardest tricks in business is launching a new business from within an old business without missing a step. Think of the way the old AT&T shakily launched its Information Systems
So while some cablecos are talking about going private (Cablevision, anyone?), Time Warner Cable just filed to go public. It's not about raising cash--it's a way for partner Comcast to cash out of
Sprint Nextel announced a major five-year agreement to expand on its joint venture with Time Warner Cable. The deal sees Sprint provisioning the cable MSO's "digital phone service" in an
This is the season of quarterly financial updates, analyst reactions, and then some more strategies. Competition is heating up. Shares of service provider Qwest fell despite a profitable quarter.