Monday, April 10, 2006

32.6 mln US households to subscribe to residential VOIP in 2010
ZDNet Blogs - Internet telephony is giving traditional phone service a run for its money, and is expected to be used by 32.6 mln US households in 2010, eMarketer says . 40% of US households with a high-speed Internet connection will be using VoIP by 2010. VoIP ...

VoIP Connection Trouble
iMedia Connection - Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) consumers are experiencing connection trouble due to telecom companies blocking the movement of such traffic on the internet, the Guardian reported. Telecos reluctant to have their bandwidth used by traffic that ...

Cell-Phone Industry Courts VOIP
Wired - LAS VEGAS -- Wojtek Felendzer held a mobile phone to his ear as he walked across the room, the call automatically switching behind the scenes from a Wi-Fi wireless hotspot to the regular cellular network. "Can you still hear me?" the Nokia employee ...

Clearwire expands into Internet phone service
Seattle Times - Clearwire, the Kirkland company providing wireless broadband Internet access, plans to announce today that it is offering telephone service, furthering its ability to compete against traditional phone and cable companies. The service, available first ...

IP PBX revenues up 10% in Q3 2005
ZDNet Blogs - Worldwide PBX/KTS revenue totaled $2.1 bln in Q3 2005, up 7% from Q2 2005, and 17% higher than Q3 2004, according to Infonetics Research . Quarterly revenue is forecast to increase 9% to $2.3 bln by Q3 2006, as the market continues to benefit from an ...

France Telecom Has a Nice Ring To It
BusinessWeek - Investors may wish to dial up shares of France Telecom ( FTE ). On Apr. 6, Standard & Poor's Equity Research Services analyst Cristina Perea upgraded her investment recommendation on the stock to 4 STARS (buy) from 3 STARS (hold). France Telecom ...

Skilling Testimony Expected to Be Crucial
Waterloo Cedar-Falls Courier - HOUSTON - Former Enron Corp. Chief Executive Jeffrey Skilling has faced harsh questioning from investigators before. But when he takes the witness stand in his fraud and conspiracy trial, it will be the first time prosecutors who have pursued him for ...

Some Worry 1st-Quarter Stock Rally Is Over
Waterloo Cedar-Falls Courier - NEW YORK - Wall Street's first-quarter rally could already be fizzling. On a technical basis, the major indexes last week failed to meaningfully break out of their recent trading ranges. Yes, the Nasdaq composite index reached consecutive five-year ...

The WiMAX Evolution:� From Fixed to Portable to Mobile
Converge Network Digest - WiMAX has incredible potential in the wireless world, ranging in usage models from fixed to portable to mobile.� It is clear, however, that ?plugged in? wireless does not take advantage of wireless? key attribute ? the ability to move about ...

Why VOIP Needs Crypto
Wired - There are basically four ways to eavesdrop on a telephone call. One, you can listen in on another phone extension. This is the method preferred by siblings everywhere. If you have the right access, it's the easiest. While it doesn't work for cell ...