There is a lot of hype around WebRTC currently. I also hear how WebRTC will be the end of all other endpoints-something you can imagine I might have an opinion on. I personally think WebRTC is fantastic for users and certainly will have an impact on the Telecommunications . . . → Read More: WebRTC Is Here to Stay But Will Not Take Over The World
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?
I had a chance to visit with the TMC staff in San Jose, CA this summer during the TMC Roadshow. I spoke with Paula Bernier and Carl Ford during the event. I had a chance to cover CounterPath’s new Client Configuration Server (CCS), the mobile softphones (iPhone, iPad . . . → Read More: TMC Roadshow Video: CounterPath and X-Lite Connect
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
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
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?
I came across a preso by Jeremiah Caron of Current Analysis covering the World & North American PBX/IP PBX Market. The preso is to be presented at the Enterprise Connect event this week in Orlando. The data confirms what Infonetics Research reported last week that the race is . . . → Read More: The World & North American PBX/IP PBX Market by the Numbers [Charts]
My father (Doug Carothers) is an active member of the Rotary International organization. He is active with the Sunnvyale, CA chapter and is a visiting Rotarin at the Burney, CA chapter while vacationing in Fall River Mills, CA. This week we asked if I would participate in meeting . . . → Read More: Made the Burney Bark
A few reports of issues with iOS 4.2 and the iPhone/iPad that caused VoIP clients ringing alerts to continually alert regardless if a user accepted a call. The good news is CounterPath and other vendors notified Apple and were able to get enough attention to get a fix . . . → Read More: iOS 4.2 VoIP Ringing Issue Resolved
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