Businesses too scared to switch to VoIP: But should they be?
Companies are missing out on the long-term benefits of VoIP because they’re too afraid of the short-term pain of putting in the systems, a new survey has revealed.
Skype founders move into net TV
The firm that made its name with free net calls is making a grab for the lucrative market of internet TV.
us: VoIP Subscribers Grow 18 Percent in 3Q (AP)
U.S. subscribers to Internet-based telephone services grew 18 percent to 8.2 million in the third quarter, but the growth rate slowed for a second straight quarter, according to the research firm TeleGeography.
The VoIP Peering Puzzle: ENUM Standards and Operation
In a recent tutorial, VoIP Planet took a high-level view of one of the key technical issues — address translation — that must be resolved in order for end-to-end VoIP services to become widespread and readily available. That translation is required because telephone numbers adhere to one addressing standard, known as E.164, (the International Public Telecommunication Numbering Plan, developed by the ITU-T — see www.itu.int); and Internet-connected workstations use Internet Protocol addresses, developed by the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) as part of their protocol specifications for IP version 4 (IPv4) and IP version 6 (IPv6).