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Mitel, a provider of Unified Communications and Collaboration (UCC) solutions, releases the Mitel UC360 Collaboration Point, an innovative device designed explicitly for the personal office meeting space perfect for office managers. Developed in response to Mitel’s understanding of customer and market demand for simpler and more cost-effective collaboration tools, UC360TM Collaboration Point is a collaboration application that combines multi-party HD video and audio with in-room presentation display and document sharing for remote participants.

Telefonica will launch on May 1 its new pricing plan for mobile Internet - reducing its fares from twelve to three charges, which are common to all devices, from smartphones, 'tablets' or USB modems, according to the company.

Siemens Enterprise Communications presented the results of its "State of the communications business in 2012," which shows that IP infrastructure can save companies 43% compared to traditional PBX systems.

The study said that during the migration to IP environment, business can reduce risk and protect existing investments. The most common is that companies will use this infrastructure together with PBX systems, as stated 91% of respondents.

A new study from independent market research company, Ipsos, reveals that some 62 percent of online citizens around the world use the internet for social networking. Social media is most popular in Indonesia, where 83 percent engage, ahead of Argentina at 76 percent and Russia at 75 percent.

DrayTek Corp, a network solutions provider located in Taiwan, today announced that the well-known Italian IT magazine PC Professional has made great reviews to the DrayTek Vigor solution IPPBX 3510 through the testing of its scalability and feature-rich IPPBX including its extensive security. Simone Zanardi, IT professional copywriter PC Professional has said that "the solution provided by the design of DrayTek Vigor IPPBX is perfect for extending the functionality of an existing PBX PSTN installed in a small office."

IP communications supplier Aastra is rolling out a brand new product to bring enterprise-style unified communications capabilities to corporations with as few as four users. The Aastra four hundred series, which has 3 core IP PBX controllers that respectively support from four to four hundred users, is an open standards-based system designed to bring fixed-mobile convergence and unified communications functions to users in spite of the handset or device they're using.

Australia-based Internode has formed a partnership with unified communications technology company, Mitel and systems integrator, Tie Networks, under which Internode will host the virtualized version of the Mitel IP telephony platform with Tie Networks configuring and customizing the platform for individual users.

An Italian VoIP service provider is asking European officials to block Microsoft’s US$8.5 billion purchase of Skype, the world’s leading VoIP service, unless it is removed from Microsoft’s Windows Office platform. Messagenet wants to prevent Redmond from bundling Skype with Windows.

Wireless chipset maker, DSP Group, announced today that its XciteR chipset solution designed for converged home communications is powering the base station of the recently launched Gigaset flagship phone SL910 / SL910A as also the DX800A high end IP phone developed and manufactured by a European DECT cordless phone maker, Gigaset Communications.

For reasons that are not altogether clear, women now trumps men in their use of social media as a communication tool, according to a new research from Harris Interactive made on behalf of mobile VOIP provider Rebtel, the world’s largest independent mobile VoIP company.

At this current point in time, the amount of employees that work from home remotely (popularly called as telecommuting) is growing at a rapid pace and this rising trend has had a significant impact on communications technology. Due to this increasingly popular migration, there are so many VoIP solutions that have been designed carefully to measure up to the increasing demands from such customers.

Major tech companies engaged in mobile computing war for patents The mobile computing boom has turned into a courthouse war of the titans, as big tech companies are increasingly engaged in high-dollar legal disputes over lucrative patents for the software that makes smartphones and tablets so popular across the globe.

Industry insiders say they've never seen so many claims and counterclaims between major tech companies: Google threw a spotlight on the issue last week when it accused Apple, Microsoft and Oracle of using patents as weapons in an organized campaign to "strangle" Google's popular Android software. But other competitors, such as Nokia and Apple, have also feuded over patents in court.

Twilio shifts to VoIP, slowly pulls back support for traditional networks Twilio, the company, which offers a service so companies and web services can add voice or SMS to their menu of options, now will provide access to a VoIP service as well. The company, whose APIs underlie popular applications like GroupMe and Beluga, now offers developers the option to use all IP communications as well as the old-school phone and mobile networks.

Voip-Pal upgrades its OTC stock The VoIP provider announces that it has been upgraded on its OTC Markets Tier to "OTC Pink Current Information" Status in the Over-the-Counter Bulletin Board. Dennis Chang, the company’s president, said this represents a major milestone for Voip-Pal and its current and future shareholders.

Content developers needed for Panasonic Viera IPTVs Following the practices of Apple, BlackBerry and Google, Panasonic calls on developers to create apps for its proprietary Viera Connect IPTV platform. As with all new operating systems, success and failure is not based on traditional values such as user interface, intuitiveness or security, but on the number of apps available to use. Panasonic is looking to win the IPTV war by collecting the best array of programs to run on its TVs.

In-Stat (www.in-stat.com) reports that the IP phone industry will continue to see growth right through 2015 at which time global sales will exceed 40 million handsets. A big driver for this growth is the enterprise space where IP TDM networks are constantly being replaced or upgraded to IP Communications.

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Businesses using the popular IP phones sold by Cisco Systems were vulnerable of having their communications tapped and confidential information exposed, according to hacking experts. They said the default settings in the internet phones allow them to be turned into remote bugging devices that can intercept confidential communications.

Symbol Introduces Wireless IP Telephony System

Symbol Technologies has announced the availability of a wireless phone system based on voice over IP technology. The NetVision phone system will provide wireless real time multimedia teleconferencing over the Internet and corporate intranets. The system will use a NetVision wireless handset, which looks like a cell phone, to provide wireless connectivity to telephones or PC phones located within an internal TCP/IP network.