It’s funny how things catch up to us or even worse blind side us. In the course of one of my travels I met a MNO (Mobile Network Operator) executive on the plane and described what CounterPath does. I started with we help WNOs (Wireline Network Operator) . . . → Read More: Yes, Apple is Becoming a Service Provider
There are approximately 6 billion mobile subscribers worldwide. The U.S. has approximately 323 million subs in the US according to the CTIA. Of this approximately 35-40% are smartphones. From a market futures standpoint this number will increase overtime to near 100% penetration of smartphones. My belief is by . . . → Read More: U.S.: Show Me Your Smartphones
This morning I wanted to test out the Bria for iPad softphone via my Verizon Wireless 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot MiFi 4510L device. I have used the MiFi mostly while commuting back and forth between Chicago and my home in Evanston to check e-mail and web surfing. I . . . → Read More: MiFis: The Last Mobile VoIP Blockage?
Had another opportunity to be a guest on the VUC (Voice Users Conference). Also joining us on the call was Derek Jacobs and Mike Hill from CounterPath. We covered the release of Bria 3.2 specifically Multiple IM & presence (and initial Social Networking) support as well as the . . . → Read More: CounterPath on the VUC: Bria 3.2 and Mobiles
As you probably heard Google and Sprint have announced integration of Google Voice with the Sprint network. This enables Google Voices subscriber base of over 1.5 million¹ and Sprint’s 49 million users to use Google’s growing service. The integration enables Sprint users to use their mobile phones with . . . → Read More: Google Voice and Sprint: My Take
I wrote a post this week about the frequencies available for LTE. I thought I would do a post covering the progress of LTE handsets. The GSMA has published a list of 28 devices that support AMR-WB (G722.2). Although the first AMR-WB HD enabled handset was first deployed . . . → Read More: 27 HD Voice Mobile Handsets and Counting-Who Cares?
As posted earlier, I had a chance to speak on three different panels at ITEXPO held at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The Mobile VoIP panel drew a larger crowd than other panels I participate in or attended. I think that is a pure testament to the interest . . . → Read More: ITEXPO: Mobile VoIP Panel Discussion Takeaways
Finished ITEXPO on Thursday. What a great event. I ended up on three panels covering a variety of topics. I also had time to spend with prospects, customers and partners. There is a lot of innovative solutions emerging and a general resurgence of VoIP products and solutions. 8X8, . . . → Read More: Caught at ITEXPO: SMS & VoIP Handover for ITSPs Demo
Excited to give everyone the heads up that Bria for iPhone v1.2 is in review by Apple. We are on track with our roadmap plan of Bria for iPhone and also was able to include some unplanned features. The theme fore this release is better audio and battery . . . → Read More: iPhone Bria v1.2 is in Review by Apple
The Nielsen Company has just published some interesting data that is showing the impact of Android on Apple and RIM (same subject discussed in an early post). Over the period of the last six months, smartphone buyers have made Android #1. Not a surprise given the number of . . . → Read More: RIM + Current Strategy = Palm