News & Commentary
Content tagged with Unified Communications posted in August 2009
Verizon Tops Call Quality Study
News  |  8/28/2009  | 
Increasing demands on mobile networks due to data usage for texting and e-mailing will force wireless providers to adjust in order to maintain users, study says.
More States Ban Texting While Driving
News  |  8/27/2009  | 
Illinois and Missouri are the latest states to outlaw sending text messages or e-mails while operating a motor vehicle.
Halfway Through A Bad Year
Commentary  |  8/26/2009  | 
Allan Sulkin is out with his mid-year numbers for enterprise communications shipments, and as he previewed in a No Jitter blog a week or so back, the second quarter was a pleasant surprise, as revenues rose from 1Q09. However, the full report shows that we're a long
VeriSign Sells Messaging Business For $175 Million
News  |  8/25/2009  | 
The domain registry firm is selling to Syniverse and continues to streamline in order to focus on Internet infrastructure and online security.
UC for Free
Commentary  |  8/20/2009  | 
Enterprise communications is always going to be a complex system--not a mere application or even a mere collection of applications.
AT&T Improves 3G Reception
News  |  8/20/2009  | 
The enhanced network quality may help the mobile operator reduce its churn rate after it loses exclusivity of Apple's popular iPhone.
Google Transit Gets Boost From MBTA
News  |  8/18/2009  | 
Data from the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority is easily converted into Google Transit Feed Specification (GTFS) for use on the Apple iPhone and other smartphones.
Verizon: LTE 4G Handset Tests A Success
News  |  8/14/2009  | 
The wireless carrier trialed streaming video and file uploads and downloads over its 700 MHz spectrum in Boston and Seattle.
Google Voice Coming To iPhone As Web App
News  |  8/10/2009  | 
The calling service enables users to funnel multiple numbers to a single number, send free SMS messages, and make inexpensive long-distance calls.
Mobile Data Revenue Hits $10.6 Billion
News  |  8/10/2009  | 
Growth in mobile data service indicates the worst of the recession may be over for U.S. wireless carriers.
Microsoft Revamps Office Communicator Mobile
News  |  8/4/2009  | 
The latest version enables mobile professionals to join conferences, make and receive work calls, and potentially reduce roaming costs while on the go.
INQ Intros Twitter Phones
News  |  8/4/2009  | 
The company is trying to cut into the smartphone market by introducing low-cost feature phones that can access Twitter, Facebook, Skype, Gmail, and other Web services.
FCC Probes Google Voice Blockage
News  |  8/3/2009  | 
The agency sent letters Friday to AT&T, Apple, and Google over why the calling app was blocked from the App Store and the iPhone.

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