165 posts categorized "VoIP"

October 29, 2007

My New Gig

I’ve taken a sabbatical from my retirement to be startup Chief Technical Officer (CTO) for FWD InternationalMore...

October 28, 2007

C U at VON

A decade ago the VON (Voice on the Net) show in Boston was where I and others first planned, discussed, and made dea More...

October 18, 2007

Broadband Primer Part 3

Low latency is crucial for some uses of the Internet – and doesn’t matter at all to others. Latency used to be a problem only for Voice over IP (VoIP) and other highly More...

October 11, 2007

VoIP Nostalgia

Jahangir Raina has blogged a series about his pick of ten pioneering companiesMore...

October 10, 2007

The Third Stage of the VoIP Rocket Never Fired

Ten years ago was the dawn of Voice over IP (VoIP). The pioneering Israeli company VocalTecMore...

October 04, 2007

FON and BT – Wifi Today; Mobile Tomorrow?

A deal announced today between British Telecom and upsta More...

September 24, 2007

Rent vs. Buy – ooma

A company called ooma offers a clear alternative for buying domestic phone service rather t More...

September 15, 2007

FWD on Facebook Because No Network Should Be An Island

FWD, (formerly FreeWorldDialup) which I am an investor in and board member of, has released the first version of VoiceMail fo More...

September 14, 2007

At Least Verizon Isn’t GFing the FCC

When  I was at the old AT&T, the unlovely word “grin-fucking” – GFing for short - was used to describe the common practice of pretending to agree with someone while preparing More...

September 11, 2007

September 11 Thoughts

Like many other telephone carriers ITXC Corp, which I founded and was running at the time, received requests from law enforcement and intelligence agencies for information concerning calls to suspicious numbers abroad. Lik More...

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