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iPod Touch VoIP likely

When Apple rolled out its first WiFi-enabled iPod Touch (pic) earlier this month, it had a marked lack of phone functionality. This would only make sense to Apple, which started selling iPhones not

Mashup yields Skypefax

This year's winner in the Skype Mashup competition added faxing to the VoIP services many features. PamConsult an eBay certified company in Ebstorf, Germany, won with PamFax, an application that

Indiana firm makes VoIP deals in China

A telecom service and equipment firm based in Indianapolis has cut a deal to sell its VoIP service in China. InteleCom Solutions said it signed a letter of intent with two Chinese companies for sales

VoIPing on a Nintendo DS

A homebrew application for making VoIP calls on a Nintendo DS has emerged from gamers. A post on reports that member "samuelv" released an app-SvSIP--that allows SIP calls to be made

Virgin America VoIPs planes with AirCell

AirCell, an airborne broadband firm in Louisville, Colo., said it has cut a deal with Virgin America to install hotspots on the airline's planes in 2008. AirCell announced a similar arrangement last

SPOTLIGHT: Gizmo does free mobile text

SIPphone's Gizmo launches free SMS SIPphone, the VoIP software provider in San Diego, Calif., has launched a browser-based text service. Gizmo SMS allows texting to mobile phones in 65 countries on

ALSO NOTED: Adcalls forms sales division; Mediatrix mixes it up with Nortel; and much more...

> AdCalls of Aliso Viejo, Calif., has formed Rcalls, a direct sales division for enterprise VoIP.

ITExpo extract

Chris Lyman called me "clairvoyant" when I said preloading voice software into laptops just seemed logical. Lyman is the founder of Fonality, a Los Angeles company providing open-source

Ad-inserter VoodooVox nets $8.1 million

VoodooVox, a North Adams, Mass., firm that inserts audio ads into phone calls, nailed down $8.1 million dollars in a second round of funding. Much of the company's work now involves ad insertion for

Worm attacks Skype

Skype is now plagued by a worm, according to reports. The deleterious code is being spread through instant message syntax that sends a message to Skype Windows users directing them to click on what

'For Dummies' includes VoIP service

The "For Dummies" brand now includes VoIP service, FierceVoIP learned at ITExpo in Los Angeles. A source here indicated the service originates from a firm that provides full-service VoIP

Carrier hotels are filling up fast

The cloud is a myth, Hunter Newby says. Every bit eventually goes through a physical infrastructure. Newby is chief strategy officer for The telx group, which operates a carrier hotel in New York.

xMax VoIP to deploy in November

xG Technology said its xMax VoIP phone service will be commercially deployed in November in Daytona, Fla., and six to eight other markets shortly after that. The Sarasota, Fla., firm made the

SPOTLIGHT: UTStarcom VoIPs Pakistan telco

UTStarcom takes VoIP to Pakistan telco UTStarcom of Alameda, Calif., announced it struck a "multi-year, multimillion dollar deal" with Bell & Tell, Pvt. Ltd., to provide voice and data service in

ALSO NOTED: BroadSoft supports Jamaica VoIP launch; NextAlarm extended to IMs and much, much more...

> Research and Markets of Dublin, Ireland finds the small and home offices in the United States are more inclined than all businesses to adopt VoIP. One-third of the SOHO respondents to the firm's

PhoneGnome answers ooma's call

Over the summer, a little gizmo dubbed "ooma" was rolled out and promised free VoIP services for the price of the hardware. Industry experts said it resembled a previously introduced

PhoneGnome answers ooma's call

Over the summer, a little gizmo dubbed "ooma" was rolled out and promised free VoIP services for the price of the hardware. Industry experts said it resembled a previously introduced

ITExpo West begins

ITExpo, the Internet telephony conference in Los Angeles, begins today in the L.A. Convention Center. Hundreds of vendors and thousands of folks will converge here for what's new in the way of

Skype tested on jets

A VoIP aircraft antenna has been tested successfully by Starling, a firm in Yoqneam, Israel, according to reports. Starling specializes in low-profile, broadband antennas for aircraft. Starling's