• January 25, 2006 25 Jan'06

    Fixed mobile convergence: The past, present and future

    FMC is about the battle between mobile and fixed operators and for the building, however VoIP operators are making a strong play for the market. Learn why an aggressive FMS strategy is a win-win approach for both end-users and operators.  Continue Reading

  • January 24, 2006 24 Jan'06

    New Cisco cert targets rich media

    Rich media is a growing market, and the folks at Cisco Systems, Inc. have developed a new specialist certification to help hone rich media expertise.  Continue Reading

  • January 22, 2006 22 Jan'06

    Prepare to converge

    Convergence has been a big story for some time -- whether it's the coming together of communications and IT or of voice and data, the result is a raft of opportunities for organizations to reduce costs, improve efficiency and offer better service to...  Continue Reading

  • January 20, 2006 20 Jan'06

    Getting around VoIP ports

    I am among the 25,000 citizens that live in Qatar in the area where Qtel has blocked the VoIP ports. All of us lost VoIP connections -- no Vonage, no Skype. Question is very simple -- in practical terms, can a workaround be found (for every lock ...  Continue Reading

  • January 20, 2006 20 Jan'06

    Delay with VLANs

    When deploying VoIP in a LAN network with the IP phone and PC running in a single cable, is delay affected by the number of VLANs for the IP phones? Can I use as many VLANs I want or is it better to keep it to a minimum? How about IP phones located...  Continue Reading

  • January 20, 2006 20 Jan'06

    Free calls to the Philippines?

    Can I use a VoIP router (Quintum ASM 400) to communicate to the Philippines for free (of course they need to have the same unit over there too)? How do I do it? What are the steps required in order for me to accomplish my objective. I'm fed up with ...  Continue Reading

  • January 19, 2006 19 Jan'06

    VoIP power calculator

    For the past several years, one of the lurking gotchas to implementing VoIP was supplying enough power. In this tip, Tom Lancaster explores why, and how, to create a power budget prior to your VoIP implementation.  Continue Reading