IT EXPO East 2014–Snom, Yealink introduce new phones


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 […]

The Cable Show 2012: Snom arrives


Seeking to make friends among the MSOs, snom ( is showing off its business phones for IP voice and Lync hosted solutions.

Making its first appearance here, the company is featuring (at booth 1321) its snom UC edition “qualified for Microsoft Lync” phones, including the 300 UC, 370 UC, 821 UC and Lync “optimized” […]

Snom rolls out 7xx series HD voice business phone family to North America


Snom technology AG has announced/introduced its new line of business VoIP phones to the United States. First shown at Metaswitch Forum last month, the snom 7xx series is designed for both small and mid-sized businesses requiring “an enterprise-class desktop phone on an SMB budget.”

Two phones have been introduced, the snom 720 and […]

Snom scores distribution deal with BT


Snom has signed a distribution deal with BT’s IT hardware, software, and services business, BT Business Direct.  The deal will allow BT’s business customers to purchase snom’s “extensive range” of products, including IP phones and IP PBX solutions (!), directly through the BT Business Direct online store.

BT customers will be able to […]

ITEXPO East 2011: snom releases m9 DECT cordless VoIP phone


Miami, Florida – Here at ITEXPO, snom ( has officially rolled out the m9 DECT phone. The m9 supports four concurrent calls and the ability to interconnect nine handsets at once.

Targeted at the SMB market, the m9 uses DECT to provide cordless mobility in an office.  DECT is increasing in popularity because it […]

IT EXPO: Snom adds Microsoft Linc 2010 compatibility; PBX, new cordless DECT HD phone coming


Los Angeles – snom technologies ( has qualified one phone to work with Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS) 2007 R2 and Microsoft Linc 2010, is rolling out a software-based PBX package for SMBs, and will be coming out with a cordless DECT phone supporting G.722 in the near future.

The snom 300 is […]

snom adds gigabit to its phone line


Snom technologies AG ( has launched the snom 821, a new IP phone that incorporates a gigabit Ethernet switch.

The snom 821 is expected to be fully available in the U.S. by the end of the second quarter – which would mean by the end of June.  Like the snom 870 line, the 821 […]

Photos – HD voice handsets at AstriCon 2009


Glendale AZ & Washington DC – A few examples of the many, many G.722/HD voice capable phones available off-the-shelf today. As noted previously, one had to look carefully to find a non-G.722 phone.

Cisco SPA 5xx IP phone line

Cisco’s SPA5xx line of SMB IP phones all have G.722 built-in.  You’ll note the […]

AstriCon 2009: It is all HD voice (handsets)


Glendale, AZ – Walking the exhibit floor, it was difficult to find a handset that didn’t have HD voice embedded in it.  Well-known names such as Cisco, Panasonic, Polycom, and snom, as well as newcomers Aksys Networks and Yealink all had G.722 handsets available for viewing.

Cisco’s line of SPA5xx IP phones — including […]

Afternoon Tweets from the HD Communications Summit/HD Comm '09, September 15, 2009, New World Stages, New York, New York


This is a (laborously cut and paste) summary of the afternoon “tweets” posted from the HD Communications Summit on September 15; the morning will be posted later (hopefully after I figure out an easier way to process the morning Twitter-ing).

Chris Fine, VP Goldman Sachs

Lunch break over; Chris Fine of Goldman Sachs […]