Hosted Softswitch Featured Articles

  • 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
    Second, security is a vital concern when it comes to VoIP. It is important that VoIP providers have a way to limit damage when a customer's smartphone is stolen. In developing countries, this issue can be even more pronounced... Read More
  • eSBC Market Up Thanks to SIP Trunking
    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
  • Access to the Hosted Softswitch Just Got Better
    The demand for better communications is consistently on the rise as access to more advanced technology is improving. Companies no longer need to invest in significant in-house communications deployments as the cloud has introduced a seamless experience that is now under the management of a third party. The hosted softswitch is the perfect example and REVE Systems is on a course for innovation... Read More
  • REVE Systems Takes Mobile VoIP to Mobile World Congress
    Mobile World Congress is underway already in Barcelona, Spain and companies from across the globe are displaying the latest and greatest in tech. While mobile is the central focus of the event, solutions from wearable tech, to mobile apps and video solutions, are making waves... Read More
  • Carrier Investment in VoIP is Strong, Report Finds
    The company's iTel Switch Plus solution is a carrier-grade softswitch that features multi-level reseller support, easy end user interface, integrated billing, and class 4 &5 softswitch features. By offering innovations such as the option to have an infinite number of reseller levels and never-go-negative balance protection, the company is well positioned for the VoIP growth as firms of all sizes make the move to IP... Read More
  • REVE Systems Shows Off for South Asian Carriers
    Singapore-based REVE Systems offers mobile VoIP, softswitch, billing and bandwidth optimization solutions for providers looking to have a leg up on the competition in today's demanding market... Read More
  • Providers Looking to Diversify in Tightening VoIP Market
    Making the transition can be challenging, though, which is where REVE comes into the picture. The company delivers solutions that enable the core line of business, but in the process they bring something extra to the table. This enables firms to gently add services and offerings, easily differentiating and expanding business without having to make a dramatic departure from the core business or invest in a lot of new infrastructure as part of a major new initiative... Read More
  • VoIP Can Be an Equalizer for Small Business
    Mobile VoIP enables employees at companies of any size to take the office with them when they telecommute or work from outside the office, starting the day with calls at the office, continuing the day's calls while on the go from a smartphone, and ending the business day from a home office... Read More
  • Why Quality Voice Isn't Enough to Secure Mobile VoIP Revenue
    Voice was once a great revenue stream for mobile operators everywhere. Consumers and professionals wanted to stay connected regardless of location and they were willing to pay a premium for the convenience. While live calls from any location can still take place, the availability of mobile VoIP has changed the business model in terms of revenue generation and providers now have to include value added services if they hope to remain competitive... Read More
  • Hosted Softswitch Opportunity Rich in China
    Traditional Internet phone service companies will hold significant appeal for hardware providers and mobile phone application developers as they seek to improve overall quality. Companies like REVE Systems have already addressed this challenge in its solutions, delivering a turnkey hosted softswitch solution supported by a proven network of quality connections... Read More
  • Mobile VoIP Demand Grows, Turnkey Solutions Hold More Appeal
    Today, companies like REVE Systems are extending mobile VoIP solutions for carriers wishing to get in on the opportunity in this space and meet growing consumer demand. The company's iTel Dialer Express provides operators with a turnkey offering available on all smartphone platforms. By leveraging this capability, carriers can quickly leverage new revenue opportunities without infrastructure build out or risk, extending the value of their brand to a whole new market... Read More
  • REVE Systems Brings Mobile VoIP to Miami
    Singapore-based mobile VoIP provider REVE Systems offers service providers the solutions they need to compete in today's mobile market... Read More
  • Call Shops: Another Option for Long Distance Calling
    For service providers, Call Shops are an easy way to earn additional profit. To assist with making this management a breeze, mobile VoIP solutions provider REVE Systems offers a dedicated Call Shop module for use with its iTel Switch Plus Platform... Read More
  • SBC Market to Maintain Growth as VoLTE-related Spending Rises
    It seems as though 2014 will be the year of VoLTE after all, according to a new report from Dell'Oro Group. Indeed, the research firm for the networking and telecommunications industries has reported that spending in voice core key growth segments, LTE and IP multimedia subsystem (IMS) core will continue to increase over the next five years... Read More
  • Security Should Be a Higher Priority for VoIP
    REVE has developed the iTel Switch Plus Security Device for its softswitches to ensure that criminals cannot take advantage of its products. The device generates a one time password or security code that is required to gain access to its iTel Switch Plus. The code provides a secondary layer of authentication beyond the standard username and password combination... Read More
  • The Beauty of Calling Cards
    If there are only two things that can ruin a traveler's journey, its lost luggage, and high calling costs. While there isn't always much we can do about how airlines handle our luggage in route to our destination, there is something to be done about exuberant calling rates when trying to communicate from long distances... Read More
  • Better Integrated VoIP Systems Could Improve Emergency Response Services
    For anyone who has ever had to make a call to 911, it is well understood that time is of the essence in a life-or-death situation. That's why call response times need to be as fast as possible for all incoming calls, ensuring that nobody is forced to endure a busy signal or have an automated attendant tell them to hold while their house is burning down... Read More
  • Tips for Safe Mobile VoIP Calling
    Staying connected on the move has always been the priority in mobile communications. To provide more control over access and costs, a number of mobile users have embraced the opportunity to leverage mobile VoIP. This technology not only allows for lower cost communications, it also eliminates many of the barriers that exist when users travel outside of their home country... Read More
  • Enterprise Users: Beware of Mobile VoIP Security
    The value of VoIP is almost undisputed at this point, from cost savings to feature set, flexibility and mobility. But VoIP must be secure, at least when it comes to corporate use. Terms such as that now included with Facebook's service are frankly inappropriate for any business with trade secrets or competition... Read More
  • It's 2014. Make Way for Mobile VoIP
    Now that we've entered a new year, we will start to see how and why we consume the technologies that we do, setting new trends as said technologies evolve and become part of our every day processes. As mobility has paved the way for newer services, and with the proliferation of mobile devices and savvier applications, we can expect to see mobile VoIP become an important technology in 2014... Read More
  • VoLTE Expected to Make Its Big Debut in 2014
    While cellular companies in the U.S. and abroad continue expanding and improving upon their 4G network builds and marketing campaigns, they are also looking forward to finally introduce VoLTE to the mix. Voice over LTE is expected to launch in a significant way in 2014... Read More
  • REVE Systems Discusses Advances in Mobile VoIP, Plans for 2014
    As the number of users with a mobile phone continues to climb across the globe, new technologies and solutions that make calling and communicating with those devices easier and more affordable, are introduced regularly... Read More
  • JD.com Granted One of First Licenses in China to Resell Mobile Telecom Services
    China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology has awarded JD.com one of the first licenses in China to resell mobile telecom services... Read More
  • Why VoIP Should Include Mobile
    The two main reasons companies are turning to VoIP is the ability to streamline communications and eliminate the need to manage the system in-house. When this capability is extended to the mobile professional, the company is able to realize the full benefits of the VoIP connection, including streamlined costs and consistent performance. If a customer calls the office to reach a particular person, the call is easily transferred to a mobile device in another state. The experience is seamless for both parties... Read More
  • New Mobile VoIP and Airline Partnership Raises Questions about Plane Phone Usage
    A debate in the U.S. has recently sprung back to life regarding whether or not it is safe and acceptable to use cell phones while planes are in flight. Lobbyists for cell phone companies are obviously quite enthusiastic about the potential lowering of cell phone usage while in flight. It is interesting that opponents of the measure are spending less time arguing about the potential health and safety concerns, but rather simply noting that airplanes are the last bastion of peace for many people, the only place where they can rest assured that they won't have to endure the chatter of individuals arguing with spouses or, sometimes worse, just laughing and shooting the breeze with someone to pass the time... Read More
  • Australia's Do Not Call List Swells, Mobile VoIP Gaining Attention
    Telemarketers are basically just going where the money is, or rather in this case, where the people are. This in turn is likely leaving Australians who'd rather not deal with telemarketers-and this is likely a pretty large batch of people-looking to other means like a Do Not Call registry to keep phones quiet. Increasing numbers of sign-ups suggest that it's working, and working well, but only time will tell if it continues to do so, or an increasingly digital economy simply spawns better telemarketers... Read More
  • REVE Systems' iTel Mobile Hybrid Dialer Used to Create YTALK HD Dialer
    Thanks to its iTel Mobile Hybrid Dialer base, YTALK also allows for the use of calling cards. Put simply, the iTel Mobile Hybride Dialer automates the use of calling cards, meaning users don't need to remember the access number, PIN and destination number every time they make a call. The app also offers straightforward mobile VoIP functionality... Read More
  • Mobile VoIP Messaging On the Rise
    Providers like REVE Systems offer applications that allow users to make VoIP calls right from their mobile devices. For service providers, an optimal feature is custom branding. With the REVE Systems solution, the Mobile Dialer can run using whatever branding you choose... Read More
  • Recent Modular Ethernet Switch Sales Reach New Heights
    In the longer-term, Crehan Research said there will be "strong growth" for 40GbE and 100GbE data center switching, the firm said in a statement released in June. Compound annual growth rate for these two sectors will be more than 100 percent over the next five years. In fact, by 2017 40GbE and 100GbE will capture the majority of data switching revenue... Read More
  • PBX Segment Manages Q3 Gains Despite Overall Enterprise Telephony Downtrend
    Even though the market has been tough for enterprise telephony this past year, a new report from market research firm Infonetics Research indicates that the PBX segment is still doing quite well. The report is the latest update to the firm's quarterly Enterprise Unified Communications and Voice Equipment research, offering information for the third quarter of the year... Read More
  • IMS, SBC, VAS Drove Carrier IP Telephony in Q3
    The carrier IP telephony market was down two percent overall during the third quarter as compared to the same period last year, according to a new report from the Dell'Oro Group. However, the situation isn't as clear cut as it would at first seem since sales of IP multimedia subsystem (IMS) core, session border controller (SBC) and voice application server (VAS) systems grew 55 percent, almost managing to offset declines in the mature softswitch and media gateway segments... Read More
  • SBCs Continue to Play Important Role among Operators over Next Two Years
    In related research results, Infonetics has reported how this year is seen as a "banner year" for IMS. In fact, carrier VoIP and IMS gear has jumped 52 percent when compared to 2012. In just Q2 of 2013, carrier VoIP and the IMS market jumped 30 percent. A key force in the increase was VoLTE spending in North America. Looking ahead, operators expect to use VoLTE seriously starting in 2015, Infonetics said... Read More
  • BYOD, Mobile Devices Shaking Up Workplace Communications
    It's great to be able to work from anywhere, largely uncaring about conditions on the ground. As long as there's power and a working Internet connection, it's entirely possible to go to work. Anyone in the Midwest hit by that line of storms this weekend is likely seeing that point clearly, but by like token, this major sea change in the way we live and work is bringing with it some major changes. Particularly, changes are hitting the business communications market, and forcing providers to reconsider the future thanks to new developments like the bring your own device (BYOD) doctrine... Read More
  • Although Network Investments Have a Serious Focus, Most U.K. Businesses are not BYOD-Ready
    Earlier this year, in July, a research study conducted by the Ponemon Institute found that about 60 percent of U.K. businesses have no personal device policy in place when it comes to BYOD. A new, report called the Network Benchmark Report, shows that things are a little different in the U.K than they are in the U.S... Read More
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  • Mobile VoIP: Your Holiday Travel Money Saver
    Even frugal travelers can keep costs down and stay connected during holiday travel - even when making trips overseas. Several methods exist for keeping bills down, starting with something as simple as a calling card. While not necessarily the most economical approach, a calling card does allow for simple budgeting regardless of location by providing a certain set amount of time, though using a calling card can be a bit difficult thanks to the decline of payphones and the like... 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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