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Asia-Pacific to lead the way for mobile VoLTE

The Asia-Pacific region is forecast to make up three quarters of new mobile voice over LTE subscribers this year, predicts Infonetics Research.

SBC, IMS segments are bright spot in otherwise dismal carrier IP market, says Dell'Oro

Demand for session border controllers (SBCs), as well as for IP multimedia subsystem (IMS) core and voice application server systems, grew 10 percent year-over-year in the first quarter, according to the Dell'Oro Group.

SIP to overtake T1 lines in the enterprise by 2015, predicts Infonetics

The percentage of enterprises using SIP trunking will surpass the percentage using legacy T1 lines in 2015, according to a survey of close to 300 firms by Infonetics Research.

Facebook extends free Messenger voice calling to U.K.

Two months after adding free VoIP calling to the North American versions of its standalone Messenger application for Apple's iOS, Facebook is expanding the feature to the U.K. market, enabling users to make free calls criss-crossing both sides of the Atlantic

Spotlight: VoIP provider Tango takes wait-and-see approach to Windows Phone 8

VoIP provider Tango has no current plans to support Windows Phone 8, despite being the first VoIP app to be available for Windows Phone, according to a report by WinSource.

Spotlight: O2 takes on Skype in Europe with new VoIP app

U.K. mobile phone and broadband provider O2, part of Spain's Telefonica, has unveiled a new TU GO VoIP app that enables users to make and receive phone calls, text and voice mail using a PC, smartphone or tablet.

BroadSoft's shares nosedive after lower first-quarter revenue forecast

BroadSoft's shares plunged 24 percent on Wednesday after the VoIP provider forecast first-quarter revenues below analysts' expectations, according to a Reuters report.

Facebook expands free voice calling to flagship iOS app

Roughly a month after Facebook added free VoIP calling to its standalone Messenger application for Apple's iOS, the social media giant is expanding the voice service to its flagship iOS app.

Acme Packet teams with CounterPath to take on Skype

Session border controller (SBC) supplier Acme Packet is teaming with VoIP software provider CounterPath to enable service providers to offer branded over-the-top (OTT) VoIP services in order to compete with Skype and other OTT providers.

Privacy groups call on Skype to issue regular transparency reports

Privacy groups are calling on Microsoft's VoIP unit Skype to be more transparent about conversation confidentiality and its data protection and retention policies.