Company Spotlight: Obihai Technology Reinventing VoIP a Third Time

Obihai Technology

If your home or office phone system has any analog telephone adaptor (ATA) or one of several Cisco-branded IP telephones, you are using products originally engineered and developed by the team at Obihai Technology. In fact, while running Komodo Technology in the 1990s, Obihai's founders, CEO Jan Fandrianto and VP of Engineering Sam Sin, helped launch the consumer VoIP industry when they invented the analog telephone adaptor. The company was bought by Cisco and the ATA-186 and ATA188 devices … [Read more...]

Act Fast: OBi110 VoIP Adaptor Featured as Amazon Lightning Deal Tuesday

If you've been waiting to purchase Obihai Technology's OBi110 at a lower price, keep your eye on Amazon on Tuesday, Feb. 21. The powerful VoIP adaptor normally sells for $49.99, but is expected to be well-discounted when Amazon features it as a Lightning Deal beginning at 10 am PST. In past sales, the retailer has offered the device at a 15 percent discount with free shipping within the US, leading to a flurry of posts in deal hunting sites such as and The … [Read more...]

AudioCodes Fax-Capable VoIP Adaptor Now Available Through VoIPSupply

Audiocodes Fax ATA MP-202B HTTPSFAX

If you've kept an analog telephone line in your office just for the purpose of sending and receiving faxes, you may finally be able to cut that line. VoIP equipment manufacturer Audiocodes has released the Fax ATA MP-202B HTTPSFAX, a fax-enabled version of its MP-202B analog telephone adaptor that fully supports VoIP use of standard fax equipment and fax-enabled multi-function printers (PDF product datasheet). The device, announced last year and demonstrated in this Sept. 2011 YouTube … [Read more...]

Digium to Release Its Own Brand of Asterisk-Friendly VoIP Phones

Digium D70 IP Phone

Digium, Inc., has announced a trio of IP phones designed to interface directly with the company's highly successful Asterisk open-source PBX and its graphical Switchvox PBX front-end. The phones, each capable of high-quality "HD voice" using the G.722 wideband speech codec, will provide virtual plug-and-play connectivity to Asterisk and Switchvox installations, automating typically tricky device provisioning. The models include a $130 2-line entry level phone (D40), a mid-level $180 … [Read more...]