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…

Could ShoreTel acquire 8×8?

There’s an unidentified source claiming that: 8×8, a VoIP and cloud service provider focused mainly on business customers, is considering selling the company amidst a growing wave of consolidation in the telecom service provider industry segment. Citing unnamed sources close to the company, Reuters reported that 8×8 has been consulting with Morgan Stanley to gauge…

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…