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BYOC, or Bring Your Own Carrier, is a cost-effective approach for businesses seeking greater control over their VoIP services. This comprehensive guide explains the concept, advantages, and considerations of BYOC in VoIP. It offers insights into cost savings, global coverage, control, and flexibility, helping businesses make informed decisions to optimize their voice services while cutting costs.

Avaya, a global leader in customer experience solutions, announced today that it has been awarded a cooperative purchasing contract in the Unified Communications and Contact Centre categories at Sourcewell ─ the leading Government Cooperative Purchasing Organisation in North America with more than 500 competitively solicited contracts to government, education, and nonprofit entities

Leading communications and networking provider, Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise (ALE), has introduced Rainbow™ Hub in the UK, an innovative cloud-based Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) solution. This cutting-edge offering combines the power of Unified Communications (UC) and Private Branch Exchange (PBX) solutions into a single, fully cloud-based service. By embracing Rainbow Hub, businesses can say goodbye to the hassle of physical PBX systems, freeing up resources that can be directed towards critical operations and value-added initiatives.

Eircom Fined €2.5 Million Due to Overcharging Its Customers The Irish Commission For Communications Regulation (ComReg) fined Eircom, owner of Eir mobile operator, €2.5 million for overcharging approximately 76,000 customers from 2015 to 2021. ComReg ruled that Eir must refund affected customers, totaling an estimated €6.7 million, equating to around €88 per customer. Eircom acknowledged a “broken bundle” issue and committed to identifying and reimbursing affected customers, although the process may take time. Eir plans to implement system updates, including a new billing system, to prevent similar problems in the future. The company aims to complete all agreed measures by the end of the year. Read the full article. TalkTalk Partners with CityFibre TalkTalk has formed a strategic partnership with CityFibre, enabling its wholesale customers to access CityFibre’s business Ethernet infrastructure. This collaboration is part of TalkTalk’s strategy to work with multiple providers and expand its product offerings. The move…

Broadvoice’s b-hive platform earns the 2023 Unified Communications Product of the Year, offering small and mid-market businesses advanced UC technology and enterprise-level features. This innovative solution includes cloud PBX, unified communications, and integrations for popular platforms to enhance collaboration and commerce globally.

Global business communications provider Mitel has teamed up with the top Pan-Arab MSP Kalaam Telecom Group to offer managed services to businesses and governments in the Saudi, Bahrain, and Kuwait areas. Under the arrangement, Kalaam will be able to leverage Mitel’s UCC and Contact Center technology to offer highly secure services on-premise, through a private or public cloud.   Under this partnership, consumers and resellers will have more flexibility and options between cloud-based monthly subscription services and on-premises solutions. Clients that choose monthly subscription services will have access to a simple pay-as-you-go strategy and a comprehensive technological stack without having to make significant upfront investments.   The demand for cloud communications has increased significantly as a result of the pandemic, according to Feras Zeidan, Country Sales Director for META at Mitel. As a result, businesses can now benefit from their top-notch UCC and contact center solutions in a way that…

Broadvoice recognized as a top UCaaS provider by TrustRadius In its Winter 2023 “Best of” awards, TrustRadius named Broadvoice, a provider of hosted voice and unified communications as a service (UCaaS), as one of the top three products for Best Relationship, Best Value for Price and Best Feature Set in the UCaaS category. The awards are based on key data and unbiased user ratings from July 1 to December 31, 2022. The b-hive unified communications technology from Broadvoice offers virtual contact centers, cloud PBX, UC, collaboration tools and the next-generation b-hive Communicator for employees to use in streamlining communications and collaboration capabilities.  Read more at: https://tinyurl.com/237r7ms2 Zoho announces their Trident UC platform  Trident, a new platform for collaboration, productivity and communication experiences, has been unveiled by Zoho Corporation. Trident provides users with a single platform and lessens tool ambiguity by bringing together mail, messaging, audio/video conversations, calendar, tasks, and more…

Mitel, a global business communications provider, has announced that it has entered into exclusive negotiations with Atos to acquire Unify, the Unified Communications and Collaboration (UCC) and Communication and Collaboration Services (CCS) businesses of the Atos group. The proposed purchase would boost Mitel’s organizational scope,  worldwide revenues and  profitability. With a combined client base of more than 75 million users in more than 100 countries and a channel network of more than 5,500 worldwide partners, Mitel and Unify would become a well-established UC leader in the Americas and Europe. As part of the proposed agreement, Mitel would acquire Unify’s voice platforms, collaboration and contact center solutions, device and endpoint portfolio, and related intellectual property. A managed services company with a track record of assisting corporate businesses in digitally transforming their communications environments would also be added by Unify. This expansion is anticipated to further enhance Mitel’s capacity to…

As a business owner, you understand the importance of communication. You must be able to communicate effectively with your staff, customers and vendors. Without good communication, your business may suffer. Even though you might not consider your phone service provider to be an essential part of your company, they actually have a significant influence on your business. A reliable telecom service provider can assist you in maintaining effective company relations, offering you the most contemporary tools to improve your communications.

SkySwitch, a white-label Unified Communications-as-a-Service (UCaaS) provider located in the United States, has added a new robust Contact Center capability to its platform.    SkySwitch is a full-featured, integrated solution for resellers. The company provides MSPs, VARs, telecom agents, interconnect ISPs and WISPs with a cloud-based voice platform that they can brand as their own.   The SkySwitch Contact Center effortlessly interacts with the SkySwitch UCaaS reseller platform, enabling a single billing and no setup fees for partners, while expanding on basic call center operations to provide advanced capabilities.   The SkySwitch Contact Center helps SkySwitch partners fulfill the increasing demand from small and medium-sized businesses for contact center applications. The system offers businesses cutting-edge communication capabilities that integrate real-time call data with SMS, text-to-speech, chat, chatbots and social integration to help these companies make better business decisions.   The SkySwitch Contact Center solution also provides white-label partners with an…