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
It’s been a while since my last post. I have been extremely busy over at CounterPath. I want to thank everyone for their positive emails, Twitter DMs and Instant Messages asking for additional posts. I have to admit that I blog for fun and cover items that are . . . → Read More: Voice Quality vs. Multiple Voice Enabled Devices: Which is More Important?
As usual, I was drinking a cup of coffee and reading the news off my Twitter feed the morning of May 10th, 2011 when I witnessed the death of longtime VoIP associate Skype. This is not based on recent events of the significant network failure and forced an . . . → Read More: May 10th, 2011: The Day Skype Died
I came across this great infographic from CreditScore and Focus. You can find the orignal post on the Focus blog. It’s a fantastic depiction of the facts and the incredible journey of Skype.
I recently posted on Skype’s release of video in their iPhone client. I noticed a post from Philip Elmer-DeWitt on video enablement from the newest Skype release for the iPhone. I also saw a post from OnSIP—a VoIP provider with over 10K customers that promotes SIP-to-SIP calling. Both . . . → Read More: What’s the Deal with Skype’s Marketing?
I noticed the availability of the new video-enabled version of Skype for iOS. VoIP expert Andy Abramson had a good post on the subject covering off some of the important details such as codec mismatch between Skype end-points. Thinking about the Skype release further, it occurred to me . . . → Read More: Skype Killed the Apple Facetime Video Star
As reported earlier this month, Skype filed with the SEC with the intent to raise near $100 million via an IPO. Throughout the filing, The company illustrated the impressive dominance it gained as an ITSP since it’s inception in 2003. During the first half of 2010 Skype users . . . → Read More: Skype’s IPO Filing Illustrates The Telecom Threat
I caught CNET’s review of the latest Skype for iPhone. CNET’s main take away was (1) Skype reversed their Premium Service over 3G and (2) Multitasking support for iOS 4. I decided to take a look at the latest Skype build on the iPhone (v2.0.1). I wanted to . . . → Read More: Two Issues Skype Need to Fix
I wrote a post back in June covering the ever-increasing impact Skype has on the Telecom Sector. The Mobile Operators are now on the same path as the fixed line operators-where Skype will definitely destroy more voice revenue unless Mobile Operators do something… and quick.
One of my . . . → Read More: Again, Wake Up Mobile Operators
It wasn’t that long ago that Fixed Operators ruled the world. They were the most connected and cost effective way to reach people around a local community, a nation and the world. Enter VoIP competitive offerings. Their pure mission was to offer voice services for free or a . . . → Read More: Mobile Operators Wake Up!