Articles tagged with: Voip

Ovum: A wave of consolidation will occur in social messaging in 2014

The recent acquisitions of WhatsApp by Facebook and Viber by Rakuten signal that social communications, and particularly messaging, are becoming a core part of OTT services, whether their primary focus is social networking, gaming, or even commerce. more

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Voxbone Becomes First Licensed VoIP Provider to Enable Inbound SIP Trunks from South Korea

Voxbone today announced that it has become the first licensed DID provider to offer inbound SIP trunking services from South Korea.  more

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WhatsApp Faces Regulatory Hurdles Launching Voice Service

Oman's telecoms regulator has warned that plans by the OTT app, WhatsApp to offer voice calls over its service will still need regulatory approval. more

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Carrier VoIP and IMS Market - Huawei, ALU, Ericsson, NSN Ride the VoLTE Wave

Worldwide service provider VoIP and IMS equipment revenue totaled $3.7 billion in 2013, up 30% from 2012, according to Infonetics Research. more

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Alcatel-Lucent passes milestone of 125 million Voice over IP licenses

Alcatel-Lucent says that it has globally shipped more than 125 million Voice over IP subscriber licenses around the world. more

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Vocalocity Updates VoIP Applications

VoIP services provider, Vocalocity has launched several new technology solutions including completely revamped mobile and desktop applications and new and call history plugins. more

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Viber Releases Paid-For VoIP Calling Service

OTT app, Viber has launched an updated app that includes the full launch of its VoIP calling service that allows users to make low-cost calls to any mobile or landline phone number. more

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Telefonica Shutting-Down its VoIP Subsidiary

Telefonica's VoIP subsidiary, Jajah has announced that it is closing down at the end of January 2014, although no reason was given. more

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China Mobile Launches OTT App Supporting VoIP Calling

China Mobile has entered the OTT market with its own Apple/Android VoIP messaging app -- but only for use outside China. more

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TravelSIM Inks free Incoming Calls Deal for Brazilian Roamers

Users of the Skype VoIP calling service will be able to make free calls to mobile phones in Brazil during next year's World Cup football tournament. more

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