Hosted Softswitch Featured Articles

  • New App Enables VoIP Management by Phone
    Further, the app allows active call monitoring for VoIP business owners, who can monitor live calls from the app. Business owners can know the total calls running on their softswitch, and see the top 10 clients sending calls to the softswitch at any time... Read More
  • Demand for Service Provider Routers Grew to Almost $10 B in 2014
    Current network infrastructure is continually adapting to meet the increasing demand of consumers and organizations as bandwidth usage keeps exceeding limitations. The deployment of LTE networks, hosted cloud solutions, streaming services and consumer created rich media is generating massive amounts of data. In order to cope with the scale, equipment manufacturers are producing routers designed to meet this challenge, and the record year for the North American service provider router market highlights the growing demand... Read More
  • Hosted PBX Features? There's More Than You Think
    What is PBX and why does it matter? For one, it's the hub of your phone system. PBX stands for "private branch exchange," and it is responsible for switching calls between users on local lines while allowing all users to share a certain number of external phone lines. In a hosted or cloud model, there is a nominal investment in telephone sets that are compatible with VoIP, but there are no operating, maintenance or upgrading costs to worry about. Virtual PBX allows businesses added growth flexibility, regardless of size. It also has a lot of features you may not be aware of... Read More
  • The Hosted Softswitch Designed to Stop Fraud
    The world of communications is an exciting one when you consider all of the innovations put in place to make life easier. We're now more connected than ever, carrying mini computers in our pockets that can process more information at speeds our first computers couldn't touch. Landlines no longer have to be the norm and the hosted softswitch is gaining more share... Read More
  • Analysis: Diameter Signaling Control Market On the Rise
    According to Infonetics Research, North America took over a third of Diameter signaling controller revenue in 2014, and on a global scale, he Diameter signaling control market totaled $381M in 2014... Read More
  • Dell'Oro Group Predicts Service Provider Router Market to Exceed $11.5 Billon in Four Years
    The Dell'Oro Group believes that we are witnessing an evolution in the router market. There appears to be a reshaping of network infrastructures due to new bandwidth usage and service delivery scenarios. As service providers and enterprises rely more on Internet Protocol (IP) networks for their services and operations, equipment manufacturers have found it necessary to develop routers that enable a broader range of services, scale in capacity and more importantly, support for higher data rates... Read More
  • REVE Makes Instant Messaging Even Easier for VoIP Callers Who Use Mobile
    REVE recently announced that its iTel Mobile Dialer Express now offers instant messaging functionality. The iTel Mobile Dialer Express app allows users to make VoIP calls from mobile phones. The mobile application has been designed to keep VoIP service provider requirements in mind, and enable them to offer their customers an easy way to make Internet-based calling from basically any phone... Read More
  • Why You Should Consider the Hosted Softswitch
    A number of organizations have yet to implement the hosted softswitch simply due to concerns over security. While it's tempting to believe that the optimal security you need is only available when you can control it, the reality is the hosted softswitch provider is likely much better equipped at protecting systems. The main reason is scale - the provider has access to more resources to protect a larger pool of information and connections, with redundancy built right in. Still do your due diligence in selecting the right vendor, but a proven player will bring the security, equipment and benefits you need from day one... Read More
  • What Else Is Needed for Quality Mobile VoIP?
    Headsets are no exception. A well-designed headset must have the latest audio technology, innovative features that make it easy to set up, use and upgrade - as well as looking smart and feeling comfortable... Read More
  • Is Mobile VoIP a Priority in 2015?
    What goals have you established for 2015? Do they include growth, a reduction in expenses and a plan for increased efficiency? All are healthy goals and common for beginning another new year. If you had the same goals last year, were you able to achieve any level of success? Did you implement any new technologies to help along the way? If not, this may be the year to make the investment... Read More
  • What Business Clients Demand from a Hosted Softswitch
    Hosted providers are generally much better equipped to meet these demands as they aren't restricted to the corporate infrastructure alone. They aren't limited to a single geographic area or smaller bandwidth levels. Plus, the off-site design and built-in redundancy means that in the event of a disaster that renders other services unavailable, the organization will still have access to their hosted softswitch... Read More
  • VoIP is an Easy Way to Help the Environment
    The nice thing about green adjustments such as using VoIP is that any business can do it. From Fortune 500 down to one-man sole proprietorships, every business can make the jump to VoIP-based calling... Read More
  • New Technology Isn't a Roadblock with this Hosted Softswitch
    Don't you just love advances in technology - as long as they don't make your life more complicated? While some of us are first adopters and can't wait for the next thing to hit the market, there are still others of us that don't want to have to learn a new platform, transfer files or change any processes. I tend to fall into the second group, unless the technology offers a way to simplify... Read More
  • Want Easy Mobile VoIP? Pick Auto Provisioning from REVE Systems
    Finally, for that mobile professional who is using his own phone but wants to still give the "in the office" feel to his communications, the CLI display for Caller ID allows the corporate number to serve as the user number on the display. The personal number need never appear for the person on the other end of the line, protecting the consistency of the brand and allowing the mobile user separation between work and life... Read More
  • The Cloud Can Make Changing Offices Easier
    Unlike an on-premise PBX system, cloud solutions avoid all the cables and physical servers that must be ported from one office to another. With a cloud solution, the only cabling to worry about is the local area network connection that delivers Internet connectivity. The rest works out of the box, avoiding one of the big nightmares when a business changes locations... Read More
  • How the Hosted Softswitch Improves Employee Efficiency
    Chances are, if you're considering the hosted softswitch, you've already done the math on making the change. If you could also take improved efficiency among the employee base into the equation, would it help close the deal?.. Read More
  • Time to Change Your Phone System? Why You Should Consider the Hosted Softswitch
    Have you replaced your phone system in the last 10 years? If not, you may run into a few surprises when you start the task this time around. Not only do you have more choices, you also have more complexity in the solutions available. It can be overwhelming to think about implementing the hosted softswitch, for instance, yet the challenges associated with your current PBX could force your hand... Read More
  • The Early Drawbacks of VoIP No Longer Make Sense
    As with most technologies, early VoIP technical challenges have largely been overcome at this point. For some consumers, however, the perception still lingers that VoIP is a bleeding-edge technology that should not be trusted... Read More
  • Benefits Continue to Drive Demand for Hosted Softswitch and Mobile VoIP
    If streamlined communications is still eluding your team, it may be time to take a step back and evaluate your current deployment strategy. For a number of organizations, the focus has been on the hosted softswitch and the efficiencies realized for the bottom line. When mobility is part of the mix, mobile VoIP has to be included. If you're not leveraging both, you could be missing out on benefits your competitors already leverage... Read More
  • Traditional Telecom Gets Cloud Takeover In the New Year
    With a new year upon us, we are starting to see which technologies did well and which ones didn't, what trends were set and what can be expected as we say goodbye to 2014. While cloud communications weren't exactly a new thing in 2014, in 2015 its shaping up to be a big deal, so much, that experts are predicting cloud communications will take over traditional telecom... Read More
  • REVE Systems iTel Dialer Plus Helps Optimize VoIP Quality
    The flexibility afforded by mobility has driven a number of organizations to adopt strategies to support the provision of mobile devices for its employees or the implementation of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies. When voice over IP is already a part of the corporate communication strategy, mobile VoIP is the next logical step... Read More
  • Demand for Mobile VoIP Helping to Drive Network Build-Outs
    The growth in this space points to not only the growing number of users, but also the value role that VoIP plays for the commercial sector overall. Now that it can be extended to professionals in the field and maintain greater cost control, implementations are growing. To ensure the best outcomes, however, find the right partner to support your communications technology. In doing so, you'll be better equipped to focus on your business and not whether or not you can stay connected... Read More
  • Can the Hosted Softswitch Provide Your Gateway to a Hybrid Model?
    A challenge does exist for these companies, however, as most of their internal teams are ill-equipped to launch as they lack the necessary strategy and skills to do so. Less than half of the companies in Avanade's research have a skilled cloud team, data security and governance or even a dedicated budget... Read More
  • A Closer Look at the Global VoLTE Market Ahead
    It is because of this type of growth that today, Research and Markets has announced that it will be adding a new analysis report to its offerings. The newest report will be entitled "Voice over LTE Market by Long-Term Evolution, by Technology and by Geography - Analysis & Forecast to 2014 - 2020." Some of the key topics in the report will include premium insights, market overview, industry trends, market by technology and VoLTE market by geography... Read More
  • Dell'Oro Group: Carrier IP telephony Market Hits $1.7B in 3Q2014
    Telephony has made some substantial inroads over the last several years, but a recent study released from the Dell'Oro Group shows just how far this sector has gained. Some gains were comparatively slim, but other gains were downright staggering in scope, showing that even though this market is largely on the rise, some parts of it are significantly more on the rise than others... Read More
  • REVE's iTel Data Backup a Must for Existing Customers
    There is a particular type of pit in one's stomach when they realize they've just lost data. This pit in the stomach grows all the worse when the data loss is business-related and affects customers. Whole businesses can be wrecked by such data losses, and often such calamities are only a few ill-advised clicks away... Read More
  • REVE Systems Adds Auto Provisioning to Enhance User Experience
    While the addition of the auto provisioning feature is a positive move for users, it's also positioned well for service providers offering REVE Systems white labeled solutions. The ability to brand the mobile VoIP offering is important in a highly competitive area. Extending the brand experience through greater registration, use, authentication and the IM experience also helps to increase brand stickiness and prevent customer churn... Read More
  • Big Revenue Gains for IP Multimedia Systems in 2014's Third Quarter
    While the third quarter isn't often regarded as much of anything but the start to the slow buildup toward the holiday shopping season and the beginning of the end for summer, there was a clear high point this third quarter, particularly for IP multimedia systems. According to a new report from the Dell'Oro Group, there were some major gains throughout the sector, and milestones approached besides, making the third quarter of 2014 surprisingly active for some firms... Read More
  • UCaaS Market to Reach $5.3B by 2018
    Softswitch is a VoIP software database containing users' information and phone numbers. When an IP call is placed, the softswitch uses the information to route the call or accept a call through an IP network and PSTN. Having a softswitch is a significant component of any business and must be carefully chosen. It works in tandem with other network devices and makes IP phone calls possible... Read More
  • Report: Global VoIP Services Market to Reach $137 Billion by 2020
    Transparency Market Research (TMR) recently released a report that predicts a bright future for the global VoIP services market. By 2020, it is expected to grow to $136.76 billion with 348.5 million subscribers... Read More
  • Did You Know the Hosted Softswtich Can Help You Go Green?
    Regardless of you reason for examining the hosted softswitch as a viable option for your business, the reality is the platform can offer a number of key savings, both in terms of the environment and the bottom line. The important point is to select the service that best meets your needs and follow a strategy for implementation and execution... Read More
  • Why Security is a Big Deal When it Comes to VoIP
    In spite of misunderstandings, some decision makers feel that VoIP is insecure, but the truth of the matter is there are plenty of sophisticated defense measures like firewalls, redundancy and encryption to ensure solid, reliable security. VoIP is safe in the same way online banking is safe, as they share the same data lines. That doesn't mean the IT folk should rest on their laurels when it comes to protecting their VoIP systems. It's kind of a big deal, and here's why:.. Read More
  • The Value of Softswitch Partitioning
    There also is a commission base reseller module for the softswitch that allows service providers to appoint commission based agents under them. These agents can create new PINs on behalf of the administrators and recharge them too... Read More
  • Private or Hosted VoIP: Which is Right for Your Business?
    You're in need of simplifying your business communication system. You've signed up for some marketing newsletters from various VoIP providers, but you're still not sure where to begin. You don't want a complicated system, one that requires time or upgrades and costly maintenance. You hear a lot about hosted systems versus private systems. Which do you choose? Well, it all depends on your needs... Read More
  • Can Using a Hosted Softswitch Improve Voice Quality?
    Poor voice quality can have a tremendously negative impact on a business' reputation, not to mention the VoIP provider offering the service. Customer churn will increase if they are unable to communicate with businesses, which can also result in the loss of new or current business opportunities... Read More
  • REVE Systems Auto-Provisioning Feature: No More Passwords!
    The video was basically about the company's auto-provisioning feature, which lets mobile providers use a customer's phone number as their personal identification number (PIN) instead of a custom pin they have to create and remember. But really the video was about how we're getting overwhelmed with a sea of PIN numbers and passwords... Read More
  • iTel Data Backup: Keeping VoIP Service Providers Safe from Disaster & Data Loss
    There's nothing worse than an experiencing a disaster. This can range across all areas in life - but the reality that something bad has happened unexpectedly - is never a good thing... Read More
  • Report: Hosted IP Telephony, UC to Reach Nearly $10 Billion by 2020
    A new report has found that there are plenty of growth opportunities for hosted IP telephony and unified communications and collaboration (UCC) services in the years ahead... Read More
  • More Opportunity Abound: SIP Trunking Market to Grow 35 Percent in 2014
    The report found that the global SIP trunking services market was going to reach $4.4 billion in 2014. The biggest market for SIP trunking was still North America, but Infonetics found that new geographic markets would continue to adopt SIP technology... Read More
  • File Under Beneficial to Business: Go Hosted for Voice Services
    Organizations that have implemented VoIP did so because of its real or perceived cost savings over traditional telephony. In this tight economy, small businesses are facing limited budgets. With a tighter budget, it means re-evaluating every dime that is spent, and, for many businesses, communications is one of the essentials that should not be compromised... Read More
  • What to Ask When Examining the Hosted Softswitch Provider
    When was the last time you shopped around for a business phone system? If you're like many decision makers, it's been a while and the process is not necessarily at the top of your fun list. There's a lot at stake when you're trusting a third party to support your business communications. If you're considering the hosted softswitch, this is especially true... Read More
  • REVE Systems Latest Version of iTel Switch Plus Helps Entrepreneurs Grow As Carriers
    Last but not least, version 6.0 comes with an online payment gateway, which allows end users to pay service providers with major credit cards. In addition, resellers can now configure their own payment gateways from a personalized panel to take payments from their own clients. PayPal, Authorized.net, eProcessing, CASHU & Payment Wall are included... Read More
  • Hosted VoIP, UCC Market in North America is Sound - Has Some Challanges
    The market in North America for hosted Internet protocol (IP) telephony services, as well as for unified communication & collaboration (UCC) services, has been on quite a climb of late, even if only on an anecdotal level, as more and more businesses start paying close attention to said markets and the kinds of opportunities that said markets pose for users. A new report out from Reportbuyer, meanwhile, suggests that this market is indeed one that's on the rise or at least stable on several fronts, but those getting in the market will bear a note of caution: it may not stay that way for long... Read More
  • Data Backup Should Be a Primary Consideration When Choosing a VoIP Provider
    REVE Systems offers the solution as a managed service, providing real-time data backup to softswitch owners. This enables them to cull backup data from both the main and replication server using their billing interface. The service is ideal for emergencies like servers going offline because of a colocation power failure or network failure as well as a HDD crash of the primary server. The iTel server will restore the database of the crashed server within 30 minutes, according to REVE... Read More
  • VoIP and Softswitches Power the Next Generation of Calling Cards
    Service providers need not make any gateway configuration changes to use the platform, and simply install the iTel Switch softswitch to activate the service. The softswitch includes class 4 and 5 switching features as well as multi-level reseller support and an intuitive end user interface. It also provides reporting and monitoring, multi-tier security, a distributed architecture and support for multi-model origination devices and termination options... Read More
  • Hosted UC Might be Cheaper Than You Think
    For starters, modern Hosted UC platforms are both lower priced and higher quality than almost any plan offered by either mobile or a landline-based network. This is because Voice over IP (VoIP) phone networks transmit more signals faster by converting them into compact packets of data and sending it through the Internet using a broadband Internet connection (a business necessity on its own)... Read More
  • Vonjour Offering VoIP for the iPhone with BYOD in Mind
    In the future, the company plans on continuing its growth with both greater diversification and technological innovation, in order to deliver a better product to more customers. Recently, hardware-based IP phone networks have been on the decline while hosted networks have become more profitable... Read More
  • REVE Systems to Bring Wholesale IP Switching Platform to Asian Carriers Conference 2014
    VoIP software solution provider REVE Systems, has announced its participation in 'Asian Carriers Conference 2014, an annual telecom event that will be held from Sept. 10-12 in Cebu, Phillipines... Read More
  • REVE Systems to Bring Wholesale IP Switching Platform at Asian Carriers Conference 2014
    Confirming the participation, REVE Systems director of global Marketing, Sanjit Chatterjee said, "We are pleased to showcase our IP Switching platform before wholesale carriers from the Asian region. Our solution will enable them to manage large volumes of voice traffic with complete ease.".. Read More
  • Breaking the Myths of Hosted Phone Service
    This is no less true for phone service. Yet, many businesses avoid cloud phone solutions because good telephone service is a necessity and there are many myths about hosted phone solutions... Read More
  • Only a Trusted Hosted Softswitch Should Have Access to Your Smartphone
    Do you remember how excited you were the first time you accessed a hotspot with your mobile device? The thought of using all capabilities and connections without cutting into allocated data or minutes was kind of exhilarating. As the smartphone became the go-to device and hotspots starting popping up everywhere through the hosted softswitch or simple in-house deployments, it became a way of life... Read More
  • Offer Subscribers a PIN-less & Number-less Experience
    Long distance calling has always been a cause of concern due to high international calling rates. Users thereby preferred using calling cards so they could make calls at subsidized rates. The increased usage of calling cards diverted many service providers to the calling card business and while calling cards are popular, there is still a pain point associated with the usage of calling cards... Read More
  • Will Mobile VoIP Dip Before a VoLTE Boom?
    Research firm Infonetics has released a new report that forecasts the IMS equipment and VoIP would correct itself as more carriers prepare to deploy VoLTE networks nationwide... Read More
  • It's 2014: Do You Realize VoIP Works on Mobile?
    I've written so many articles over the years about VoIP, that I sometimes forget that I need to explain what VoIP stand for (voice-over-IP)... Read More
  • Let's Pause to Consider How Much Business Has Changed-and the Opportunities Still Out There
    Now we have mobile phones and VoIP, however. With mobile VoIP, it now is possible to have our phone calls follow us even when our cell phone dies. The same call can route to our office phone, follow us on the go by reaching our cell phone, and call our home phone at night (if we let it). We're always able to take calls nowadays, which changes the nature of calling and our relationship to it fundamentally... Read More
  • REVE Systems Brings Calling Card Platform to Prepaid Event
    The communications market is growing as users throughout the residential and commercial sectors are seeking streamlined solutions that allow them stay connected at low cost. REVE Systems is one provider making the best of these opportunities with a pulse on the market so as to deliver solutions that meet real-world needs... Read More
  • Corporate Demand for Hosted PBX Will Drive Rapid Adoption of Mobile VoIP
    Professionals in the field will more easily sync with corporate solutions when leveraged through hosted options. And, given the demand we're seeing across the market, don't be surprised if the next report focuses on the mobile VoIP options and the rapid pace of development and adoption... Read More
  • Hosted Softswitches and Mobile Payment Solutions Both Benefit from the Mobile Revolution
    Since calls no longer need to route through an on-site switch, businesses can far more easily route calls to various phones in or out of the office. The flexibility that the hosted softswitch offers over traditional telephone switching is hard to understate, and part of its advantage certainly is its ability to interact seamlessly with mobile technology... Read More
  • VoIP Infrastructure Investment to Grow by 90 Percent in Next Five Years, Study Predicts
    Part of what's driving the growth is mobile VoIP. While mobile phones make it possible to call from anywhere, there's still the added cost of using cellular minutes and managing both mobile and landline phones. But mobile VoIP eliminates many of those challenges, centralizing all calls around a single number that can follow the person around whether they are in the office, on the road or at home... Read More
  • These Features Will Get You the Most Out of a Hosted PBX
    When it comes to voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) hosted private branch exchange (PBX) systems, there are plenty of businesses that are finding value. Bringing in a hosted PBX system can bring with it plenty of valuable and exciting features ranging from voicemail service to toll-free numbers and beyond. But there's actually quite a bit of "beyond" that some may not have considered, and as such, some features that are worth looking for when it comes to looking for a hosted PBX provider... Read More
  • nexMatrix Upgrades Next Generation IP PBX
    IP PBX technology has had a dream run in the telecom market since its introduction. The technology is simple to install, easy to manage and upgrade, and it provides considerable cost savings, which is a highly attractive proposition for companies these days. No wonder companies in this field are constantly upgrading offerings to attract new customers... Read More
  • iTel Switch Plus with Calling Cards Platform
    As billing is integrated in the softswitch, it is quite easy to manage customer billing. Also, the calling card Solution allows clients to use multiple carriers, so that customers can take the benefit of the least cost routing features. Active viewing of call details & account balances is also possible on the calling card module. Administrators can view the number of calling card users online. Due to the GUI billing platform, which is a web based platform, it becomes easy for administrators to access the Internet and gain easy management of the system... Read More
  • Cloud-Based Phone Service an Improvement over Copper
    Some may say that IP-based phone systems are less secure. Again, compatible hardware can encrypt all voice communications, so businesses do not have to worry about their sensitive conversations being open to prying ears. In addition, businesses may fear that such new phone systems are not scalable, but that also is false. Traditional private branch exchanges require that businesses deploy PBX boxes on premises... Read More
  • $1 Trillion for Telecom in Next Five Years
    In the telecom and datacom equipment and software industry, the race is on, and getting faster than ever... Read More
  • ABI Research Predicts Changes in LTE Chip Demand for Mobile Devices
    The kinds of LTE chips most in demand for mobile devices are changing over the next several years... Read More
  • Service Providers Focusing on OTT in African Telecommunications Market
    The developing African telecommunications market is steadily growing, and is about to become a one billion person market worth nearly $20 billion. As such, there are several teleco operators that are fighting a turf war over who will provide service to these customers, with mobile carriers squaring off against Over the Top (OTT) providers of similar services. It appears however that the existing service providers still have an edge over OTT providers in both speed of service and customer loyalty, but the carriers will have to act quickly to provide the same benefits OTT providers offer before they become carriers themselves... Read More
  • Mobile VoIP Stakes its Claim in a Growing Market
    Companies seeking their fortunes in the telecommunications space may have landed on a prime opportunity. According to reports from the Telecommunications Industry Association, global spending in this space increased 5 percent to reach $5.1 trillion in 2013. While this increase is lower than the 7 percent reached in 2012, it still demonstrates strong opportunity... Read More
  • REVE Systems Carrier Billing Solution: Ultraefficient
    iTel Billing, an advanced VoIP billing software from REVE Systems, supports all models of Internet Telephony business: Retail Origination (Calling Cards, Call Shops, PC/Mobile Dialers), Wholesale Origination and Termination... Read More
  • REVE Systems Shakes Up the Market with MVNO White Label Hosted Softswitch
    The telecommunications market is one presenting significant opportunity for those ready to jump in with the right solution. The challenge, of course, is that most companies with the right product offering or support system in place do not have the infrastructure to support the growing demand. With access to a white label solution that leverages the hosted softswitch, however, the game changes for the better... Read More
  • How to Extend the Capabilities of the Hosted Softswitch to Mobile Users
    Many a mobile user has tried Magic Jack as it allows the user to turn a home phone into a mobile VoIP phone. Extending this capability on the move is the Magic App. Users can leverage a mobile device to allow for free internal calls in North America or cheap calls overseas. Google Hangouts, on the other hand, is known as one of the most accessible in terms of mobile VoIP, especially across Android devices... Read More
  • Hosted Softswitch Benefits Will Eventually Lead to Market Dominance
    Still, there are skeptical users who believe quality is degraded when using this technology. In fact, not all carriers are ready to support the high bandwidth demands of voice and even video over their networks due to enhanced devices and the increased number of users straining capacity. For those who have made the necessary investments, quality or quantity will win over the customer as the service is now being viewed as more of a commodity... Read More
  • Mobile VoIP Provider Sets its Sights on CommunicAsia 2014
    Part of that effort includes the company's participation in CommunicAsia 2014. REVE Systems is on hand in Singapore for the event this week. An information and communications technology (ICT) event, CommunicAsia 2014 has the mobile VoIP provider showcasing its primary solution for a variety of communication service providers... Read More
  • REVE Systems Revs Up iTel Switch Plus
    Mobile solutions provider REVE Systems has continued to focus its efforts on delivering the features service providers demand. To meet increasing needs for scalability, the company has revved up its iTel Switch Plus offering in version 6.0.0... Read More
  • Wheelings & Dealings: Mobile Gaming Future Promising
    Mobile VoIP ties into the social messaging landscape because it's a cheap way to reach someone while still using a handheld device. Whether it's social messaging or a phone call, consumers and business folk are relying on their devices instead of a desk phone, so the more options available, the better... Read More
  • Ready for the Hosted Softswitch or Still on the Fence? REVE Systems Has Your Answers
    The hosted environment is one that continues to be touted to audiences everywhere who are willing to listen. For some, it's a no brainer to make the switch and start enjoying the benefits without the associated costs. For others, migrating to a situation where a third party is responsible for the hardware and support of a vital business element is enough to cause unwanted stress. If the technology in question is the hosted softswitch, it doesn't have to leave you wondering, but it can leave you in a better position than when you started... Read More
  • Business Telecom Spend Balances Lukewarm Consumer Growth, Study Finds
    The Insight Research study examined a number of segments within the telecom industry, including cellular data, cellular data cards, cellular routers and gateways; wireline voice, wireline WANs; DSL high-speed Internet connectivity; fiber high-speed Internet connectivity, and cable high-speed Internet connectivity, among others... Read More
  • Market Growth Favors the Hosted Softswitch
    There did appear to be positive growth for PBX revenue in the Caribbean and Latin America. Economic activity has picked up in anticipation of the World Cup, helping to drive positive year-over-year PBX revenue growth for the first quarter. Market share leaders in this space include Cisco, Avaya and NEC, while Mitel made its way into the top four with its merger with Aastra... Read More
  • New CounterPath Patent Helps Make Mobile VoIP Better
    CounterPath Corporation, a provider of VoIP technology that empowers people to connect, communicate and collaborate, revealed that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has approved its patent no. US 8,737,351 titled "Methods and systems for reducing MAC layer handoff latency in wireless networks.".. Read More
  • VoxNet S.A. ITSP Gives Credit to PortaOne PortaSwitch
    For a company to maintain a lead in the market for 12 years is no small feat. When that company is a technology company, that kind of longevity can be a particularly rare bird. VoxNet S.A., meanwhile, recently celebrated that kind of longevity, and gave some of the credit to PortaOne, whose PortaSwitch platform gave the innovator a lot of help in terms of keeping up with various technology and market changes over the course of that period... Read More
  • A Solid Softswitch is Key to VoIP Business Success
    Third, in starting a mobile VoIP business it is important to pay close attention to customer service. While VoIP makes calling simple, many customers still will have technical challenges they will need you to resolve. So in planning your business, pay particular attention to customer service and how you will handle support tickets... Read More
  • Demand Still Strong for the Hosted Softswitch
    Better communications continue to be in demand throughout the global marketplace. Users are increasingly adopting smartphones to stay on the move. There are multiple channels of communications to help meet consumer demand. Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) integrates voice across the data network and is the basis for the hosted softswitch, bringing collaboration capabilities to the next level... Read More
  • Softswitch: The Heart of the Mobile VoIP Business
    Most crucial is the softswitch with integrated billing. This is the heart of the VoIP business, and it controls all VoIP connections, transactions and customer records. Softswitches come in various ratings, the most important of which is how many concurrent calls it can handle. It also is important to pick a softswitch that delivers scalability, security, reliability and efficiency, as well as ease of administration... Read More
  • Global Telecom Capex to Grow 4 Percent in 2014
    Global telecom capital investment will rise four percent in 2014, reaching a global total of $354 billion by the end of 2014, according to Stephane Teral, principal analyst for mobile infrastructure and carrier economics at Infonetics Research... Read More
  • REVE Systems Softswitch & Mobile VoIP Solutions on Display in Chicago
    "We are happy to participate in the ITW Chicago 2014, where we shall display our Mobile VoIP and Wholesale Softswitch before the carriers from North & South America." Said Sanjit Chatterjee, REVE Systems' director of global marketing, about the company's participation at this week's event... Read More
  • UK Provider Adds Softswitch for Better Capacity and Redundancy
    U.K.-based hosted telephone and contact center solutions provider, Hostcomm, just announced that it increased capacity across its network through investment in an additional VoIP softswitch... Read More
  • SessionTalk Launches White Label SIP Softphones
    The SIP softphones include SessionTalk Softphone for iPhone and SessionTalk Softphone for Android and are available in Basic, Advanced and Premium options... Read More
  • Comverse IP Videomail Enhances Communications for Consumers and Enterprises
    Comverse, a provider of telecom business solutions, reported that the market is experiencing a surge in both interest and readiness for IP videomail. The company is conducting trials of digital services and is also planning to implement solutions to accommodate the growth in demand for video calling and messaging... Read More
  • Hosted VoIP Ideal for the Brave New World of Business Mobility
    Hosted VoIP is particularly well-suited for the new age of business, because it not only gives calling the mobility it needs, but it also offloads the maintenance and capital investment to the VoIP provider. Businesses can finally get out of the game of telephony when they use hosted VoIP, instead focusing on their core line of business... Read More
  • Hosted Softwitch Demand Helping to Drive VoIP Growth
    Communications are an important part of your business, but it doesn't have to be the primary drain on your budget. A number of small companies have already recognized the value of the hosted softswitch, trusting a third party to support their communications options at a fraction of the price. So popular is this migration that it's no longer considered an early stage arrival, but instead a mainstream option for the progressive operation... Read More
  • What Mobile Demand is Doing to the Industry
    The opportunity to send your calls over the public Internet may not excite you, unless you compare the cost of doing so. The standard fees associated with the traditional landline typically don't exist with the VoIP line - you pay one fee for one connection and nothing else. For the small business, a similar logic applies, although your cost will be higher to support the added people and functionality... Read More
  • Switch Partitions Make it Easy to Dole Out Softswitch Access
    Sometimes softswitch users have the same need to share but still maintain their independence. With a softswitch such as REVE System's iTel Switch Plus, it is possible to create softswitch partitions that act as independent softswitches but are still part of one larger softswitch... Read More
  • When Passwords Are Not Safe Enough
    The world is not a safe place, and anyone who watches the news or checks Facebook is aware that recently we've all become a little less safe thanks to the Heartbleed secure socket layer flaw that compromises Internet security... Read More
  • REVE Systems Honored for Excellence in UC
    As companies throughout the world have adopted the benefits associated with the all-IP environment, vendors are readily popping up to try and meet the growing demand. In the process, the market has become more crowded and companies have more options than ever before. The challenge now, is identifying those IP softswitch providers who bring quality and competitive pricing to the table and support the customer's initiatives for the long term... Read More
  • Calling Card Apps Improve the Mobile VoIP Experience
    VoIP service providers also benefit as they can offer the Calling Card App as a service for their customer base. The app supports Android, iOS and BlackBerry platforms and with white label branding options, they can leverage the iTel Mobile Hybrid Dialer as their own, increasing brand visibility while further driving customer loyalty... Read More
  • Are You Ready to Select the Right Hosted Softswitch?
    If you have already made significant investments in your desktop hardware, however, you may want your hosted softswitch to simply feed the communication data through your current network. If you are accustomed to the control afforded with the PBX, you may want a virtual PBX option that still moves operation away from your equipment, but gives you more control over how it operates... Read More
  • Fixed Line Communication Could Meet its Demise in 15 Years Thanks to VoIP
    There have been several reports out lately forecasting that we can expect to see about 130 million people making mobile video calls in just four years. One factor that makes this a possibility is the current push to deploy 4G LTE networks. A byproduct of LTE networks covering so much ground in so many regions is the technological advancements in VoIP and VoLTE... Read More
  • How to Profit with VoIP No Matter Which Route You Choose
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    It's that time once again to check in with the enterprise session border controller (eSBC) market to get a handle on how it performed over the last quarter. In this specific overview, Infonetics Research has reported on the fourth quarter of 2013 and provides financial numbers and performance for the entire year... Read More
  • Advanced Carrier IP Market to Grow
    As more people opt for smartphones and other devices, this will drive demand for more advanced services from carriers. They've been struggling to keep up with the sheer amount of data that smartphones push across their networks, so there's a big incentive to upgrade if they want to keep their customers... Read More
  • Will Mobile VoIP Replace Voice Communications?
    It appears the answer is, "Yes" as carriers are even embracing this shifting landscape, augmenting their mobile broadband networks with small cells and Wi-Fi offloads. Wireless carriers and telecommunications companies are shifting into the role of data brokers and opportunities will be found in smart and embedded devices that allow the user to take communications to the next level... Read More

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REVE SYSTEMS DETAILS BENEFITS OF MOBILE VOIP TECHNOLOGIES

How important do you think having Mobile VOIP capabilities is for users today? If you didn't respond "very" there are some important details you need to hear. This podcast with REVE Systems Marketing Head Sanjit Chatterjee includes a discussion on the benefits of Mobile VoIP and what REVE Systems offers for the market...

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