DSP Group claims Ooma CAT-iq HD voice customer wins


DSP Group announced its XceedR CAT-iq 2.0 platform is being used in Ooma’s Telo gateway, HD2 handset, and Linx adapter.

Telo is Ooma’s voice and services gateway. The (relatively) new HD2 handset has a color display to support picture caller ID, as well as HD voice support and the usual set of features of […]

Ooma announces “new” handset, wireless remote phone jack


Over-the-top provider Ooma has announced two “new” accessories, but one of them was initially announced back in January 2012 with a shipping date of March 2012.

Originally announced at CES 2012 with listed availability date of March 2012, the Ooma HD2 Handset is a wireless DECT handset supporting G.722 with a two-inch color […]

CES 2012–Ooma rolls out new HD voice DECT phone, flirts with home automation rollout


Las Vegas – Ooma (www.ooma.com) has officially announced the HD2 handset while sources familiar with the company say it it is working on a home automation/monitoring service to layer on top of its base station.

The HD2 Handset boasts a two-inch color LCD screen and the ability to support picture caller ID and […]

CES 2011–Ooma adds mobile HD voice client for Android, iPhone


Las Vegas – Ooma (www.ooma.com) is now offering a mobile HD voice soft client to its Android and iPhone/iPad/iPod customers.

The Ooma Mobile HD app leverages a while-label version of the MailVision (AudioCodes) software client to use the Ooma service to make domestic and international calls from Android or Apple iOS devices over […]

ITEXPO – Ooma is all FreeSWITCH; DECT stumbling block for HD voice go ahead


Los Angeles – It was DECT 6.0 wireless implementation that was the biggest headache for implementing HD voice on the Ooma (www.ooma.com) telo hardware and the company is an all FreeSWITCH shop from the edge to the core.  These tidbits and a hint at how many Ooma subscribers are capable of HD were revealed […]

Ooma now OFFICIALLY supports HD voice (really).


Los Angeles – Ooma (www.ooma.com) has now officially announced that its HD voice service is available on the company’s second-generation Telo hardware.  The company says this announcement “sets the industry standard” and “raised the bar” on voice quality for consumers.

For all today’s hype, it’s been a long time coming.

The company first […]

Ooma: HD voice rollout delayed until “early October”


In a short email sent to HD Voice News this evening, an Ooma (www.ooma.com) executive said–

“…as we’ve been prepping for our HD Voice rollout this week, we ran into some hiccups which pushes our rollout to early October.”

Previously, Ooma had targeted an official rollout in late September as its most-recent date for […]

Ooma says HD voice “by end of September”


Ooma (www.ooma.com) says it should have HD voice ready to roll “by the end of September” and getting it to customers is the “top priority now.”  And oh-by-the-way, the software on on Ooma’s Telo hardware is FreeSWITCH, not Digium Asterisk.

Dennis Peng, Ooma’s VP of Product Management, said while the company had announced a […]

Former Ooma CMO Rich Buchanan passes away


Rich Buchanan, former chief marketing officer of Ooma, passed away on the morning of August 13, 2010. According to the post at GigaOm and via Buchanan’s Twitter account, Buchanan had recently undergone four hours of open heart surgery.

Buchanan was an advocate for HD voice during a two year tenure at Ooma that […]

Ooma hedges again on HD voice: launch in “next few months” – but that’s not the real story


According to a piece published yesterday in Enterprise VoIP Planet, Ooma (www.ooma.com) plans to launch an HD voice service “within the next few months.”  

Hello, hello? This is what the company’s been saying over the past year. And oh-by-the-way, it looks like the company has finished reshuffling its executive suite with a new […]