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Report: Hybrid-PBX systems lead global market recovery in Q3

The global PBX market showed signs of recovery in the third quarter after two sequential quarters of decline, according to new research. Infonetics, in a report on PBX phone systems, VoIP gateways,

Skype wants British operators to stop managing VoIP traffic; Ofcom may agree

With Great Britain's regulatory agency suggesting it may intervene, Skype is gearing up its push to force negotiations with mobile phone operators who have been blocking VoIP calls from their

Russian airport to start Skype check-ins for flights

Moscow's Sheremetyevo International Airport is allowing passengers to check-in for their flights using Skype. The program, which the airport says is the first of its kind in the world, works along

Proposed VoIP outage reporting would cost operators 'hundreds of million of dollars'

A proposal by the Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau mandating VoIP outage reporting requirements is drawing fire from cable and telephone trade organizations, which contend the new

AT&T launches free mobile VoIP app for cheap international calling

AT&T (NYSE: T) announced AT&T Call International, a free mobile VoIP app that offers international long-distance calling at competitive rates. AT&T smartphone customers can use the app to

Vonage triples income in Q3, subscriber numbers decay slightly

VoIP operator Vonage (NYSE: VG) reported third quarter income tripled to $24 million, or 11 cents per share, on sales of $217 million, up $3 million from a year ago. But an increase in churn, from

Cablevision launches Optimum Voice Click-to-Call service

Cablevision (NYSE: CVC), which serves much of the metropolitan New York area, including New Jersey and Connecticut, has rolled out a click-to-call service that allows users to make phone calls to

WVT gets regulatory nod to acquire Alteva; starts hiring

Warwick Valley Telephone's $17 million acquisition of cloud-based unified communications provider Alteva has gotten the OK to move forward from the New York State Public Service Commission, the New

360networks expands reach in Texas, adds coverage of 4.5M people in Houston LATA

Facilities-based wholesale provider 360networks, which earlier this month accepted a deal to be acquired by Zayo Group, has expanded its own IP Origination footprint, adding 48 rate centers in the

8x8 misses earnings estimates, reports record revenue in fiscal 2Q12

VoIP provider 8x8 (Nasdaq: EGHT), which saw record revenues last quarter, reported record sales for its fiscal second quarter of 2012, but missed analyst estimates on earnings per share by 2 cents.