IT EXPO East 2012 – Panasonic “open source” Android desk phone debuts


Miami, FL – Panasonic ( has rolled out a $499 7 inch color touch screen Android-based desk phone. But they say they can’t call it Android due to legal headaches with Google.

The KX-UT670 is certified as compatible with a bunch of different SIP-based platforms, including Asterisk, BroadSoft, and Metaswitch. Codecs supported include G.722, […]

Technicolor releases new SME HD voice phone with AMR-WB and G.722 codecs


At IP Convergence in Paris, Technnicolor ( announced a new entry-level SIP phone. Now if they’d only use the term “HD voice” instead of “HD sound.” However, the phone supports not one, but two common HD voice codec.

The announcement came as a part of a larger one showcasing Technicolor’s MediaAccess communications products.


Grandstream offers under $50 HD voice phone


Grandstream Networks ( is offering two new HD voice handsets, with one listing at $49; the other at $55.

The GXP1100 and 1105 are targeted at SMB and the hospitality industry as affordable entry-level HD voice SIP phones; it should be noted Grandstream dips into ambiguity by using the phrase “HD audio” as well […]

Panasonic rolls out corded HD voice SIP phones


Panasonic ( has rolled out a new line of corded SIP phones, adding to its line-up of cordless SIP models in the U.S.   Like the cordless phones, the new UT series are targeted at small and medium-sized businesses.

The new UT series family have been certified on BroadSoft’s Broadworks and Digium’s Asterisk.  Features for […]

Metaswitch Forum – Grandstream intros $139 enterprise SIP HD voice phone


Orlando, FL – Grandstream ( is introducing a new HD voice phone here at Metaswitch Forum.  

The GXP2110 SIP phone offers HD voice audio quality, “packed” IP telephony features and integrated web applications, plus support for XML customization. Hardware features include dual network ports with integrated PoE, 4 line keys, 3 soft keys, […]