It was a busy week in the VoIP sector this week.
Vox Communications, which offers a feature-rich, low-cost, high-quality alternative to traditional phone services by providing VoIP and smartphone applications, has exceeded 20,000 VoIP lines on its award-winning Voice over Internet Linux-based server clusters.
FirstCall Network, a national emergency alert notification provider, has selected U.S. Carrier tw Telecom for a range of services including advanced voice, data and co-location services. The multi-year contract will enable FirstCall to offer efficient and effective emergency notification services to federal, state and local government agencies, universities and businesses across the country.
Speedflow Communications, a provider of VoIP software solutions, says its new Mediacore product release has, "significant alterations in billing and routing algorithms." The existing Guardian functions and program Web-interface "have been amended," company officials say, adding that, "the new reports provide users with various data analysis and objective information about customers and completed calls."
MIPS Technologies (News - Alert)., a provider of industry-standard processor architectures and cores for digital consumer, home networking, wireless, communications and business applications, has developed a Skype (News - Alert) reference implementation for the MIPS architecture through the SkypeKit closed beta program.
AdriaComm, LLC, has launched online meeting software, ICUNOW, free for end-users who want to utilize the Internet for videoconferencing and web conferencing, but find Skype limited in its offering and taxing of computer resources.
That's some of the highlights in VoIP news for the week.
Ed Silverstein is a contributing editor for TMCnet's InfoTech Spotlight. To read more of his articles, please visit his columnist page.