Miami, Florida – Snom and Yealink announced new IP phones at IT EXPO this week.
The snom 715 is a new member of the 7xx series of phones. The full-featured SIP phone includes a dual-port Gigabit Ethernet switch for $139 manufactured suggested retail price. Features include support for G.722 (HD voice), up to [...]
I’ve been up to my neck in dealing with the fallout from CES – just because I couldn’t get a flight into town didn’t stop an onslaught of mail and follow-up calls.
In addition, I’ve been working with TMCnet to get the SmartVoice conference spun up next week at IT EXPO East in [...]
Mobile 3G carrier 2degrees has announced it is now supporting HD voice service in New Zealand.
Phones supported include the Apple iPhone 5 and later versions (5c/5s), various Nokia models, the LG Nexus 4 & 5, HTC One, and Huawei Ascend P6. It looks like the Samsung Galaxy family will be supported via [...]
Editor-in-Chief Doug Mohney will once again be submitting himself to the pain that is CES (More formally, International CES 2014) in Las Vegas.
Mohney will be available for meetings at the following desktop press events–
Sunday, January 5: CES Unveiled (Mandalay Bay) and Startup Debut
Monday, January 6: Digital Experience (PEPCOM)
Tuesday, January 7: [...]
Swedish-based Doro and MTS(?) announced HD voice moves this week. This is Doro’s first HD voice announcement while MTS added Belarus to its list of Russian-speaking countries.
Doro is a handset manufacturer targeting senior citizens. Two 3G clamshell feature phones—the Doro PhoneEasy 621 and PhoneEasy 622 — now support HD voice in all [...]
The Global mobile Supplier Association (GSA) latest update confirms commercial launched LTE services in 83 countries within the past 12 months.
All total, 474 operators in 138 countries are investing in LTE networks around the world, with a breakdown of 421 “firm operator commitments” to build networks in 128 countries, 53 additional countries [...]
Since this venture fired up back in 2009, the world has (slowly, painfully) started to move away from narrowband and into better voice quality.
It will take (painfully, still) longer before the mobile world has adopted HD voice as its de facto standard, with delays to Voice over LTE (VoLTE) continuing to pop [...]
TEO, a largely owned subsidiary of TeliaSonera in Lithuania, is introducing business HD voice service to its customers.
A press release from the company says it is the first in the country’s fixed-line operators to offer HD voice services. Its product people predict the service would become “extremely popular” among call centers and [...]
Reliance Jio has obtained approval for VoLTE service on its 4G network, according to a report in Crazy Engineers.
Testing of LTE service is currently taking place with a limited number of uses spread across Mumbai,Jamnagar and Delhi, with service expected to be first launched in Assam. No indications on when VoLTE service would [...]
TDC, the leading telecommunications company in Denmark, has renewed an outsourcing agreement with iBasis, with an “explore” clause for mobile services including HD voice.
Terms of the three year agreement make iBasis the primary provider of international voice services and preferred provider for terminating voice services with the Nordic countries for TDC. In addition, [...]