What is a Softswitch?
A drill-down examination of the telecommunications space could easily uncover information regarding the softswitch. You may hear all about the benefits and why you want to have one in place, but that doesn't help to explain what a softswitch is, or what it means to your organization... More ›
- DollarPhone Selects Dialogic's ControlSwitch
Like any technology, softswitch or TDM switching infrastructures need to be updated periodically, and service providers around the world are now looking for switching systems that provide centralized control over their business, quickly and efficiently. DollarPhone, one of the largest privately owned calling card platform providers in North America, is one such company.
- BlackBerry Improves Mobile Security with the Purchase of Secusmart
To emphasize the significance of security to BlackBerry, it announced the purchase of Secusmart, a German-based company specializing in anti-eavesdropping and voice encryption solutions. For businesses that use BlackBerry devices as part of their BYOD policies, this is good news, as it could strengthen the security of communications carried of VoIP and softswitch-based mobile apps.
- Bulletin Announces Messenger Chat App, Online Service
Softswitch and IP technology has changed the way businesses approach communications, but there's more to it than voice services. Companies are branching out to take advantage of other IP and Internet-based wireless communications.
- Digicel's VoIP Ban Lifted for Haitian Users
While some may not consider VoIP and VoIP-based mobile apps subject to the same pressures of regulation that the rest of the Internet feels, they have been caught in the crosshairs of a recent censorship battle in Haiti. Digicel, a communications provider that serves much of Haiti, has taken serious heat amid allegations from the Haitian government that it has been taking part in shady practices to gain market advantage.
- Velocity VoIP Announces Hosted Softswitch Rental Program
Velocity's new cloud-based hosted softswitch has been a popular choice for many small to large-size carriers and services providers, as it offers full advantages of an unlimited license.
- Electronic Bill Presentment and Payment (EBPP) Market Growing Globally
A new report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc (GIA) forecasts that the proliferation of the Internet economy is driving the Electronic Bill Presentment and Payment (EBPP) Market, expecting the number of business-to-consumer (B2C) electronic bills to reach 21.7 billion by 2020.
- Use Both Wi-Fi and Cellular Networks with TextNow Mobile VoIP
The VoIP revolution has mostly taken place through land-based phone solutions, like business phone networks and at call centers. VoIP reduces the cost of phone calls by routing calls more efficiently through the Internet instead of through traditional phone lines, but these savings are largely dependent on a user's Internet connection.
- How to Make the Most of Skype?
Skype, a peer-to-peer VoIP calling application, has changed communications in a big way. Today, it is possible to call anyone within the same network or long distance through Skype. Moreover, if the computer has a webcam, then it is even possible to see someone and talk to them.