Vonage has reached a deal to acquire privately-held SimpleSignal for $25 million, a deal that will add another element to its Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) portfolio it is bringing to its growing small to medium business (SMB) customer base.
A federal jury in Maryland has awarded Sprint $27.6 million in damages stemming from claims that Comcast infringed on a number of the service provider's optical networking patents.
Frontier Communications and Mitel have jointly brought Illinois Wesleyan University into the cloud-based voice world by upgrading its existing communications systems.
Windstream is enhancing its bond with its managed service customer base by making Avaya's Aura Unified Communications (UC) solution as a cloud-based offering available on a national basis via its Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) product.
Alaska Communications is making its hosted VoIP service available to large businesses and multisite enterprises that reside in Southcentral Alaska.
8X8, a competitive cloud and VoIP provider targeting businesses, on Tuesday said it will offer its suite of IP Virtual Office cloud services throughout Canada.
Iristel, a competitive Canadian service provider, on Wednesday began offering its VoIP service to Northern Canada businesses and consumers.
Although the Ethernet access device market saw a 4 percent dip in the first half of 2012 compared to the first half of 2011, Infonetics Research forecasts that the market will top $1.6 billion by 2016.
8x8, a competitive service provider that's been growing out its IP-based cloud services set, on Friday announced it has moved its headquarters to San Jose, Calif.
Big things ahead for VoIP: If last week's IT EXPO was any indication, the market for VoIP (voice over Internet protocol) and UC (unified communications) services continues to rise rapidly. A new Infonetics Research report says that $377 billion will be spent on both business and residential VoIP services between 2012 and 2016.