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California legislature passes bill that prohibits state VoIP regulation

The California legislation has passed a bill, SB 1161, that would prohibit the state from regulating VoIP or other Internet-based voice services. The bill now awaits the signature of Gov. Jerry Brown, who has not taken a position on the bill.

The definition of UC

When a sector of the communications services industry starts to get heavily hyped, the positioning of services can start to get blurred. There could be some danger of that happening now in the so-called unified communications (UC) realm.

Sophos to release significant update of its enterprise mobile management system

Sophos Mobile Control 2.5, despite its mid-version name, is a significant upgrade to the company's mobile management software.

TPG targets SMBs with VoIP; Estech names VP of cloud

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SolarWinds strengthens VoIP monitoring

IT software management developer SolarWinds last week introduced new performance monitoring capabilities for VoIP services aimed at enterprises expanding to more advanced unified communication services.

Report: 2012 VoIP revenue to hit $65B

A new study from the research firm Visiongain indicates that global revenues from voice over IP services will reach $65 billion this year, posing a substantial threat to providers of traditional voice services. 

8x8 announces record $25.3 million quarterly revenue

Hosted VoIP and unified communications provider 8x8 has announced a record $25.3 million in quarterly revenue, in the release of its financial operating results for the first quarter of fiscal 2013.

Global VoIP services to grow 7.1 percent by 2015

The market research firm TechNavio is forecasting that the global market for VoIP services will increase at a compound annual growth rate of 7.1 percent from 2011 to 2015.

Windstream broadens UC availability

Windstream has announced nationwide availability of its managed unified communications offering--IP Simple Solutions--which extends VoIP and IP-PBX offerings across the service provider's nationwide network.

TeliaSonera to charge for VoIP

Swedish telecommunications firm TeliaSonera plans to introduce charges for calls on services like Skype and Google Talk. The company reportedly has already begun a trial with one of its Spanish subsidiaries.