Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)

Hackers could use VoIP phones to eavesdrop on you
Security

Hackers could use VoIP phones to eavesdrop on you

Weak default passwords leave handsets vulnerable to attack
16 Feb 2016
Court summons Skype after refusal to share customer data
data protection

Court summons Skype after refusal to share customer data

The VoIP company decided not to aid a criminal investigation with message and call information
26 May 2015
Microsoft: Office 2016 will let you co-author documents
collaboration

Microsoft: Office 2016 will let you co-author documents

Office 2016 in public preview, Skype for Business now rolling out
5 May 2015
Skype celebrates 10th birthday with 3D video calling
10th birthday
Network & Internet

Skype celebrates 10th birthday with 3D video calling

Microsoft VoIP service confirms it is looking to make 3D video calls a reality.
29 Aug 2013
Skype scoops up international voice traffic
voice recognition

Skype scoops up international voice traffic

VoIP service leaves traditional international voice call carriers for dust.
18 Feb 2013
Hello, is Buzby still there?
BT phone boxes
Mobile

Hello, is Buzby still there?

Inside the Enterprise: BT moves to link smartphones to its landline services are good news for consumers, but less good for mobile operators.
17 Jan 2013
Rebtel muses on future of mobile operators as data demands
VoIP
Mobile

Rebtel muses on future of mobile operators as data demands

Mobile VoIP service provider claims falling margins could prompt operators to call it quits on voice.
22 Nov 2012
Free! BlackBerry! Calls!
A BlackBerry phone
Mobile

Free! BlackBerry! Calls!

Inside the Enterprise: BlackBerry maker RIM will add voice calls over WiFi to its BBM service. Is this a defensive move by RIM or another move to make…
15 Nov 2012
Skype takes wraps off SMB networking platform
Cloud communications
cloud computing

Skype takes wraps off SMB networking platform

VOIP provider repackages classroom offering for the workplace.
8 Nov 2012
Microsoft drops Live Messenger for Skype
VoIP
Mobile

Microsoft drops Live Messenger for Skype

Users will be moved over to VoIP app soon, reports suggest.
6 Nov 2012
Smartphone users move to VoIP
Making a VoIP call?
Mobile

Smartphone users move to VoIP

Text and voice calls giving way to IMs and IP telephony, find analysts.
8 Oct 2012
Invoxia NVX 610 desktop VoIP phone for iOS devices review
Invoxia NVX 610
Hardware

Invoxia NVX 610 desktop VoIP phone for iOS devices review

The price may be high, but as Jonathan Bray explains, this desktop speakerphone with innovative conference call support has delivers simplicity with s…
23 Feb 2012
BT scores £100m European Parliament networking deal
BT
Network & Internet

BT scores £100m European Parliament networking deal

The company's Global Services division continues its comeback with another big deal to round off a positive 2011.
20 Dec 2011
Swyx SwyxExpress X20 review
Swyx logo
Network & Internet

Swyx SwyxExpress X20 review

Voice over IP systems can save money and reduce support hassles for time-starved system administrators. Unless it's a Swyx VoIP system, as Andrew Webb…
8 Dec 2011
Microsoft given regulatory green light for Skype buy
Skype
Network & Internet

Microsoft given regulatory green light for Skype buy

The software giant has been given antitrust approval to buy the VoIP firm.
20 Jun 2011
Skype: Hello, this is Microsoft calling
Stephen Pritchard
public sector

Skype: Hello, this is Microsoft calling

Inside the Enterprise: Microsoft has paid a handsome sum for Skype. But how will it integrate it with its existing communications products?
12 May 2011
Microsoft confirms $8.5 billion Skype deal
Deal
public sector

Microsoft confirms $8.5 billion Skype deal

Skype gets acquired for a third time, as Microsoft closes a deal worth a whopping $8.5 billion.
10 May 2011
AVM Fritz!Box Fon WLAN 7390 review
AVM Fritz!Box Fon WLAN 7390
Network & Internet

AVM Fritz!Box Fon WLAN 7390 review

AVM may not be well-known in the UK, but the German company's latest wireless router is packed full of telephony features. Should smaller businesses a…
6 Apr 2011
Citrix GoToMeeting review
The Citrix logo
Network & Internet

Citrix GoToMeeting review

GoToMeeting is an online meeting service from industry giant Citrix, but this isn't necessarily a guarantee of quality as Julian Prokaza finds out in …
11 Mar 2011
Make flexible working work
Make flexible working work
business intelligence (BI)

Make flexible working work

Flexible working is good for employers, staff and customers alike. Today, effective technology is available to give staff access to the same experienc…
31 Jan 2011
Netviewer Meet Business Edition review
Netviewer
Network & Internet

Netviewer Meet Business Edition review

Netviewer Meet Business Edition is an online meeting service bursting at the seams with features. But are they worth the £17 a month fee?
24 Jan 2011
UK lags in VoIP adoption
VoIP
Mobile

UK lags in VoIP adoption

Although Ofcom research shows the UK to be early adopters of tech, we are still miles behind other countries when it comes to using Voice over IP.
2 Dec 2010
Will all communications be unified in the future?
Unified Communications
Mobile

Will all communications be unified in the future?

Many companies are getting on board with Unified Communications, but Jennifer Scott investigates whether this model is the way all business communicat…
7 Sep 2010
BT boosts Onevoice to assist UC migration
BT
Mobile

BT boosts Onevoice to assist UC migration

BT has announced SIP trunking with Onevoice, which can now be used with Microsoft's Office Communications Server 2007 R2.
2 Sep 2010