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DIDWW joins GSMA DIDWW, a global cloud communications service provider, has announced that it has become an associate member of the GSMA, an industry organization that represents the interests of mobile operators around the world. The GSMA supports the latest technological innovations and the development of the mobile ecosystem to promote digital transformation and industrial growth. GSMA membership allows DIDWW to actively take part in technical working groups, establish new business relationships, and develop strategies that will greatly contribute to the wider adoption of hosted VoIP services. Read more at: https://tinyurl.com/4urtcbtz Mediacom to expansion broadband to 500K locations The US operator Mediacom has revealed its plan to provide high-speed broadband to another 500,000 under-serviced homes and businesses over the next three years. This scaling-up will include a combination of new facilities supported by state and federal broadband grants, line extensions and the development of fixed wireless access (FWA) using recently…

Technology and platform provider plan.com has announced a new market-leading Hosted Voice solution that allows customers to connect, configure and manage their phone system on a single platform. This new initiative unites a scalable digital phone system with real-time insights, data analytics and simplified navigation on the my.plan platform.   The new plan.com’s Hosted Voice solution refers to the evolution of its existing B2B communications solutions that were built from scratch according to partner and customer feedback and input. Moreover, this new offering merges into the company’s my.plan platform and, when combined with its mobile solutions, gives companies employees the ability to work and stay connected anywhere.   This solution offers the latest hardware combined with a unique variety of features and embedded customization having a broad range of features, controls and instant alerts, allowing users to create a solution that meets their unique business needs.   Some of the…

Telefonica reveals a new rebrand Telefonica has announced its new rebrand at the company’s annual general meeting. The company also reelected its Chairman and CEO Jose Maria Alvarez-Pallete to its board for a further four-year term with increased backing from shareholders. The newly refurbished design will be used in the company’s brands under the Telefonica name, but will not replace the Telefonica-owned consumer-facing identities O2 and Movistar. According to the company, the new logo reflects extensive restructuring efforts started in 2019 and is reminiscent of the 1984 logo that also resembled the letter T made-up of small circles. Read more at: https://tinyurl.com/34hwm3ve AT&T gifts boost in fiber speed to its customers AT&T has announced that it is giving its customers a free increase in fiber speeds. The company is increasing its access speeds from 100 Mbps to 300 Mbps, and 300 Mbps to 500 Mbps respectively. The company will continue…

Innovative communication solutions are a great way to streamline business processes, increase productivity and ensure a smooth and scalable expansion. German-based Hemmersbach, a renowned service provider of IT infrastructure – DaaS (Device as a Service) and GFS (Global Field Service) – has teamed up with DIDWW, a leading provider of premium quality cloud communication services, to establish a strong local presence across the world with DID numbers and SIP trunks.   This initiative will see the DIDWW private global voice and SMS network enabling seamless communication for Hemmersbach, which currently serves customers in more than 190 countries and operates through 50 subsidiaries worldwide.   To successfully manage such a large volume of internal and external communications, Hemmersbach will leverage the robust and geo-redundant VoIP network at DIDWW. The company’s extensive international coverage of virtual phone numbers and its powerful local dialing solution will ensure a fully-compliant and reliable service, as…

A good VoIP provider ensures seamless online telecommunications services of the highest quality for business of all sizes, making interactions easier and more gratifying for both employees and customers. Plus, the best thing about VoIP services is that they are less expensive than traditional phone systems and much easier to set up. In addition, with cloud VoIP, clients can move direct extensions to new geographic locations with just a few clicks in the provided self-management platform. However, choosing the right service provider is not such an easy task. With so many options, how do you decide which one is right for you? If you are having a hard time choosing one, then you are in the right place. In this article, we discuss the top-rated VoIP systems for 2021. 8×8 Inc. provides cloud communications and customer engagement solutions. This includes voice, contact center, video, mobile and unified communications…

European Commission proposes new AI regulations The European Commission is proposing new rules that would allow it to ban any type or deployment of AI that it considers high-risk. The organization also proposes much stricter rules and limitations on the use of biometric data, such as law enforcement using face recognition. Violation of the rules may result in fines of up to 6% of the offending company’s total global turnover. For the biggest tech companies, that sum could reach billions. The commission’s digital chief, Margrethe Vestager, said: “On artificial intelligence, trust is a must, not a nice-to-have.” Read more at: https://tinyurl.com/5e8wcufu Cisco to invest $100 million to combat climate change Cisco has unveiled plans to invest $100 million over the next 10 years to help fight climate change, using the fund in its name for initiatives aimed at reducing emissions and educating communities. Cisco’s efforts will be global, and funding…

Vodia Networks (“Vodia”), maker of cutting-edge software-based telephone systems, is pleased to announce it has successfully completed interoperability with SIPTRUNK, a BCM One company. SIPTRUNK, based in the Atlanta metropolitan area, is a premier SIP trunking provider for resellers, agents, dealers,  and IT consultants selling SIP trunks.  The successful interoperability of Vodia’s award-winning cloud PBX software with SIPTRUNK SIP trunks provides SIPTRUNK partners a seamless integration with Vodia’s certified, award-winning VoIP telephone system with SIP Endpoints compatible with MS Teams and all the built-in telephony options required to work from anywhere. Please register for a demo account here http://demo.siptrunk.com/. SIPTRUNK was founded by telecommunications experts with more than 50 years’ combined SIP trunking experience. The company provides a best-in-class services platform to companies looking to build a SIP trunking practice and a recurring revenue stream selling SIP trunking services. “SIPTRUNK is dedicated to providing resellers with a…

Spain approves entry for MWC participants  The organizers of the Mobile World Congress 2021, which will take place in Barcelona this summer, have received much-needed good news from the Spanish government. Spain currently bans “non-essential” travel to and from non-EU/Schengen countries. But the GCMA, which manages the MWC, has announced that people who have registered for the event will be classified as “highly skilled workers” and therefore will be excused from this restriction. The GSMA intends to provide the Spanish authorities with details of all registrants and registrants will also be provided with a confirmation of participation.  Read more at: https://tinyurl.com/35z7nub5 Lumen signs a deal with T-Mobile US Lumen Technologies has taken a major step in expanding its latest edge computing service with a new deal with T-Mobile US. This agreement will allow Lumen to receive access to the operator’s 5G network to reach more of the company’s customers. The…

The global telecommunication services provider, DIDWW, is committed to continuous improvement and is always pushing the boundaries to enhance the customer experience. The company has announced an expanded feature set for its cloud communications platform, which now includes  a “billing cycle” capability.   This highly useful feature allows customers to set the specific number of billing cycles before their DID subscription expires, making inventory administration convenient and easier to plan ahead. By taking advantage of this new feature, customers will be able to manage their DID numbers in a more efficient and productive manner by customizing and automating the ordering process to fit any use-case.   The DIDWW self-service portal offers an easy way to order, configure and manage virtual numbers in real-time. The latest update to this platform is a perfect example of how to simplify the DID management process and enhance business productivity. The company continues to add innovations to the user…

MessageBird acquires 2 companies The cloud messaging platform, MessageBird, has announced the acquisition of two companies that will increase its customer engagement portfolio. The goal of MessageBird is to improve communications between companies and their customers. Their multi-channel technology aims to give customers the opportunity to communicate with the business in a way they like, rather than limiting the business to the currently-preferred method. Buying 24sessions and Hull provides MessageBird with even more possibilities. The company believes that consumers prefer to use messaging rather than voice calls and are proposing that businesses use this method of communication to cater to customers. Read more at: https://tinyurl.com/9nedkjns ETSI published TR 103 639 for timeslicing The European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI), known for its universally accepted standards such as UMTS, 4G and TETRA, has published TR 103 639. The technical report describes a system and metrics for timeslice measurement methodologies for assessing the…