IP Communications’ Best Kept Secret

TelTel COO Jack Chang calls his vision for the future of communications the PSIPTN. It's not just cute. It telegraphs Chang's essential axioms. First, Internet telephony needs to be as plug-and-play as POTS for consumers. Second, down the road we're not going to be talking about the merits of competing multi-media IP protocols any more than we're talking about the merits of competing analog telephony protocols. "SIP is similar to the PC world in the early 80s," Chang says. "More and more … [Read more...]

The Un-Skype

Mac users are like cats - famously contrarian about following the herd. And with the herds rushing to Skype, your typical Mac user will start heading off into some other direction. London-based Woize (pronounced woy-zee) is targeting this herd of cats with its SIP-based, peer-to-peer VoIP client for Mac OSX, announced yesterday. The company says that the beta version of the software will be released sometime before the end of the year. The features are pretty comparable to Skype. Calls … [Read more...]