Sangoma (www.sangoma.com) Technologies has announced the availability of its NetBorder Transcoding Gateway. The 1U enterprise appliance comes at a good time, as it supports transcoding between narrowband and HD voice codecs, as well as between different HD voice codecs, such as G.722 and AMR-WB.
For those on lossy networks, codecs such as iBLC can [...]
XConnect (www.xconnect.net) is touting an AudioCodes HD voice transcoding solution between wireline and wireless networks for its HD Alliance customers. The Alliance is an IP-based federation with 11 service providers.
The new capability uses XConnect’s carrier-ENUM registry and IP interconnection services along with AudioCodes’ Mediant 3000 transcoding solution. XConnect says the solution has been [...]
Acme Packet (www.acmepacket.com) has added a hardware transcoding unit to its Net-Net 3820 and 4500 Session Border Control (SBC) Platforms.
The Transcoding Network Interface Unit (NIU), one of two announced today, adds hardware-based transcoding to Acme Packet’s 1RU (1 rack unit) platform family. The NIU family features onboard QoS monitoring and reporting and four [...]
France Telecom has launched a major offensive for HD voice today, declaring it wants to “open up” the use of HD Voice communications by 2013. The company says it now has one million (1M) mobile HD voice users, and has further launches planned this year, particularly in the AMEA (Africa, Middle East, and Asia) [...]
Sonus Networks (www.sonusnetworks.com) has released a software update adding support for “key” HD voice codecs for its media gateway, network border switch, and PSX products. One “of the top five mobile operators” in Europe is reportedly trialing Sonus’s new software to support an HD voice service for its mobile customers.
The latest release adds [...]
Los Angeles – Aculab (www.aculab.com) said it is currently putting Skype SILK transcoding through its quality assurance process with a targeted Q4 2010 release date (i.e. by the end of the year).
SILK transcoding will be supported through Prosody S software, but only at sampling rates of 8 kHz (narrowband) and 16 kHz (wideband); [...]
“Part 2: Interconnecting HD voice and Video: Options galore,” sponsored by Dialogic and TMC, will take place on Wednesday, April 14, 2010 at 2 PM EST. Presenters include Martyn Davies, Director of Technology, Dialogic and Doug Mohney, Editor-in-Chief HD Voice News / HD Videoconferencing News.
From the webinar description–
Service providers and [...]
Editor-in-Chief Doug Mohney is being compensated by TMC for his participation in the webinars.
TMC is putting on a pair of HD voice webinars in March and April, with sponsorship being provided by Dialogic.
“The Year of HD Voice” will take place on Tuesday, March 9 at 2 PM ET and will discuss the surging [...]
Note: Phone.com is a sponsor of HD Voice News
VoiceAge has plans to send out a formal press release about revised pricing to its AMR-WB patent pool next week.
At IT EXPO East in Miami last week, the company discussed “aggressive” pricing changes that were favorably received by developers in attendance and said details [...]