Avaya Offering Free Emergency Communications for Irma. Money Grab or Smart Business?

Avaya – extremely heartless or extremely kindhearted? Avaya made news with their latest offering to victims of Hurricane Irma, but is it good news or bad? No one wants to see victims of natural disasters taken advantage of like those people price gouging bottled water during the Florida evacuations. That’s just adding insult to injury. As Americans…

Avaya Offering Free Emergency Communications for Irma. Money Grab or Smart Business?

Avaya – extremely heartless or extremely kindhearted? Avaya made news with their latest offering to victims of Hurricane Irma, but is it good news or bad? No one wants to see victims of natural disasters taken advantage of like those people price gouging bottled water during the Florida evacuations. That’s just adding insult to injury. As Americans…

Avaya reaches debt restructing deal with creditors to exit bankruptcy

Telecommunications Company Avaya reaches debt restructuring deal with creditors to exit bankruptcy

Telecommunications firm Avaya announced on Monday that they now have a clear path to exit Chapter 11 bankruptcy by reaching an agreement with its senior creditors and the government’s pension insurer. The arrangements could cut more than $3 billion from the $6.3 billion in debt Avaya had when it entered bankruptcy in January. Avaya had…

Cisco Welcomes The House Passage of the Email Privacy Act

  The House of Representatives unanimously passed the Email Privacy Act, a bill that would reform ECPA ( Electronic Communications Privacy Act) were it to become law on Monday evening. What is the ECPA and why does it need to be reformed? In the beginning, ECPA protected Americans’ e-mail from warrantless surveillance — despite ECPA allowing…

Telecommunications Act of 1996, What is it and How Will it Affect the Telecommunications Industry?

  What is the Telecommunications act and why is it important. According to the FCC: The Telecommunications Act of 1996 has the potential to change the way we work, live and learn. It will affect telephone service — local and long distance, cable programming and other video services, broadcast services and services provided to schools.…

Telecommunications Operators Get Customized Voice-Activated Digital Assistant from Nokia

Engineers and telecom operators will soon have access to a digital voice assistant that was built specifically for them. Think of it just like you would Amazon’s Alexa, Microsoft’s Cortana or Apple’s Siri, except it’s strictly for the telecommunications industry. Introducing the “Multi-purpose Intuitive Knowledge Assistant”, or “MIKA” for short, developed by Nokia. Nokia has created…

Avaya Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, What Now?

Avaya, after much anticipation, finally made it official by filing for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy.   Avaya is one of the recognized leaders in providing global solutions for customer and team engagement, business phone systems, unified communications, networking and a host of other telecommunications products. The move was made in an effort to get out from…

Hospitality Industry – Top 10 Communication Trends in 2017

If you’ve been inside of any hotel, motel or other hospitality business in the last few years you know that they are, technologically, light-years ahead of anything you parents may have booked back in their day.   Most now are great little hubs for activity ranging all the way from family-friendly vacations to business seminars, with…