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What Is The Telecom Infra Project?

If you haven’t heard, Facebook is now looking to improve high-speed wireless deployment around the world through the Telecom Infra Project (TIP). The Telecom Infra Project (TIP) aims to bring operators and companies together to build-out wireless networks in underserved areas. Because our networks need to keep up with our advancing technology and capabilities, rather […]

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The Future Of Communications

It’s hard to predict what the future will hold. In terms of technology, business, and communication, we’ve seen quite an evolution. From private branch exchange (PBX) systems to Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) systems and cloud services, our communication systems seem to be growing more convenient, accessible, and connected. So what’s next for our business […]

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Mitel Withdraws Bid For ShoreTel

Earlier this year, we discussed Mitel’s acquisition of Aastra. That merger proved beneficial for Mitel as they continue to thrive. With this added confidence and a strong drive, Mitel went after another big brand. Mitel was gunning to acquire ShoreTel, sadly, to no avail. After the initial bid was rejected, Mitel revised its offer and […]

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WiFi Versus Cellular Networks – Which Will Prevail?

Our mobile phones went from being used as an actual telephone to make calls to a multi-functional smart phone. With this evolution came new demands for service providers. Long gone are the days of worrying about exceeding our minute or text allowance, replaced now with data plans and overage charges. As phones are being used […]

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Phonio Connects Celebrities With Fans In A More Genuine Way

Don’t think phone calls are cool anymore? What if your favorite celebrity was just a phone call away? Let Phonio unleash your inner fanboy/fangirl. Phonio is bringing back the value of a phone call. Launched last month, Phonio allows for exclusive audio content from influencers via a mobile phone call. As a society that craves […]

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Hands Free Driving Just As Dangerous As Distracted Driving?

Our addiction to technology and smart phones has posed a problem on our roadways. Distracted driving includes many things, but is most commonly associated with texting while driving. Unfortunately, this dangerous behavior has resulted in tragic, avoidable accidents, claiming lives and injuring many. Car companies have caught on and hands free, smart car technology has […]

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Virtual Smartphone App

Businesses, employees & IT administrators rejoice! There may be a solution to the BYOD security issues after all. It seems Dell and Vonage have partnered to create a Virtual Smartphone App. This app enables more secure business interactions and expense tracking for business related calls. While there are apps out there that help to make […]

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Ignore No More – The Ideal Parent App

Parents, can you relate? Your children are out with friends and when you call to check in on them, your calls and texts are repeatedly ignored. Once you get a hold of them, they give you the same old excuses, saying there was no signal, their battery died, their phone was on silent, etc. Thankfully, […]

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What are the advantages of Mobile Payments?

We live in a world obsessed with technology and convenience. Our smart phones are the epitome of this. Since we do nearly everything with our smart phones, turning them into mobile wallets seems fitting. Chick-fil-A is the latest business to jump on board mobile payments, offering customers the option to pay for meals through a […]

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Smart Voice Services

It is likely that you’ve been notified that your call may be recorded at least once in your life. But what really happens with those recordings? How long are they stored and are they really used for review? As our means of communications continues to transform, a light is shed on Smart Voice services. Conversations […]

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