Telephony Press Release
|04/23/2019 - 08:16||
Richard Spearrin Announced as 2019 SWPP Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient
Dick has over 40 years of experience in telephony, contact center, and workforce management. Dick began and spent a significant portion of his career with AT&T. He went on to serve as a Vice President with Travelers. While at Travelers, Dick established the enterprise call center technology platform for workforce management, virtual call routing, digital call recording, and management information reporting.
|04/15/2019 - 08:15||
Kapsch BusinessCom adds smart technology to the new office of Vienna-based AMS ServiceLine.
Kapsch BusinessCom is equipping the renovated AMS building in Vienna’s 22nd district with intelligent sensors for the lighting. This smart lighting solution makes it possible to automate the lighting and operate it individually and thus to significantly reduce energy consumption.
|04/10/2019 - 12:06||
New caller ID spoofing scam demands payments for violations
ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Maryland Judiciary is warning the public about a new telephone scam that appears to originate from the Baltimore County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office.
|04/09/2019 - 03:31||
TNS and Metaswitch Announce Immediate Availability of Hosted Robocall Blocking Service Based on STIR/SHAKEN
Call Guardian Authentication Hub is a fully managed service enabling carriers of all sizes the fastest and most cost effective path to deploying the STIR/SHAKEN compliant call authentication framework.
|04/06/2019 - 22:42||
Wind Hellas Selects iBASIS for Multiservice IPX to Scale 4G Roaming
Lexington, MA – iBASIS, the leading communications solutions provider enabling operators and digital players worldwide, announces that Wind Hellas, one of the largest telecommunications companies in Greece, has connected to the iBASIS IPX network to leverage its full, secure and scalable roaming solution. This includes LTE signaling (Diameter/S6) and LTE Data Roaming traffic (GRX/S8), to enable Wind Hellas to scale and enhance its 4G roaming services for roaming Summer spikes.
|04/05/2019 - 12:04||
ConVeX Participates in Worlds First Multi-Country Cross-Border C-V2X Demonstration Across Europe
AUDI AG (NASDAQ: AUDVF), Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC), SWARCO Traffic Systems GmbH, the University of Kaiserslautern and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), today announced the world’s first cross-border demonstration for C-V2X direct communication.
|04/04/2019 - 12:43||
Pattons New ATA Integrates Analog POTS with ALL-IP and Cloud Orchestration
Patton’s technology innovations ensure those organizations don’t get left behind” Marc Aeberhard Product Manager PATTON.
|04/02/2019 - 16:32||
Panasonic Avionics partners with Harman to deliver JBL headphones for HD-Audio
Hamburg, Germany – Panasonic Avionics Corporation (Panasonic) today announces its collaboration with HARMAN International to make JBL branded Serenity S1H headphones available to airlines and their passengers.
|04/02/2019 - 06:41||
5 Ways IVR Systems Power Great Customer Service
IVR systems are among the best technologies for empowering customers through automated service. Whether customers want to look up information on their own or connect with an agent, such a system can save them time by ensuring that they are routed to the right place or person every time. In addition, contact center employees can enjoy a greater sense of efficiency, as they are able to complete calls more quickly and share their expertise when the situation demands their specific skills. Here are five ways IVR can power great customer service in your contact center.
|04/02/2019 - 06:01||
AudioCodes Mediant VE Session Border Controller Now Available in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace
Microsoft Azure Marketplace is an online market for buying and selling Software as a Service (SaaS) applications and premium datasets AudioCodes Mediant VE SBC is now available for deployment from the Azure Marketplace Mediant VE is a highly scalable, virtualized SBC solution that delivers comprehensive SIP interoperability, strong security and superior voice quality Mediant VE SBC is designed to enable effective deployment of voice services in private and public cloud environments Like the other members of AudioCodes Mediant SBC family (Mediant 500, 800, 1000B, 2600, 4000 and 9000), Mediant V
|03/28/2019 - 15:20||
Verizon offers new ways to battle robocalls
NEW YORK -- Verizon customers are about to get new and improved tools to help identify and block robocalls. A free version of the Call Filter service, which offers spam alerts and more, is starting to be rolled out today to Verizon Wireless customers. In addition, this week, the company began deployment of STIR/SHAKEN caller ID technology as part of its network interconnections. Both tools will offer significant help for consumers who are consistently harassed by unwanted and annoying robocalls.
|03/28/2019 - 13:42||
TDCI Warns Consumers of Nationwide Social Security, Homeland Security Scams
NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance (TDCI) is advising Tennessee consumers to be wary of callers purporting to represent the Social Security Administration (SSA) or the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in light of recent warnings from both agencies about nationwide telephone impersonation scams.
|03/26/2019 - 03:43||
TNS Report Finds Only 10% of High Risk Robocalls Come From Tier 1 Carriers
TNS 2019 Robocall Investigation Report suggests that robocall scammers and spoofers continue to leverage smaller carriers networks to evade detection and oversight.
|03/18/2019 - 15:07||
Proposed Intermediary Liability Rules threat to privacy and free speech, global coalition tells MeitY
As published, the draft amendments would erode digital security and undermine the exercise of human rights globally.”
|03/13/2019 - 10:37||
TVCable Group Modernizes Field Service Processes with a Comprehensive Comarch FSM System
TVCable Group, one of the leading service providers in Ecuador, has successfully finalized the implementation of the Comarch Field Service Management system, which now enables the operator to improve SLA compliance, decrease time to work order assignment, and improve service delivery time.
|03/07/2019 - 16:51||
Patton Appoints New Leadership in EMEA
Niederwangen, SWITZERLAND: Patton—manufacturer of the famous SmartNode™ voice-over-IP products—has appointed two new business leaders, Marjan Torkar and Michael Schwidder, to expand business operations and drive revenue growth throughout Europe.
|03/06/2019 - 14:04||
Infor Announces Details for Q3 Fiscal Year 2019 Investor Call
A digital recording of the conference will be available for replay beginning on Wednesday, March 6, 2019. To access the recording, guests will use the dial-in details listed below:
|03/05/2019 - 14:38||
AT&T, Comcast Announce Anti-Robocalling Fraud Milestone Believed to be Nations First
Nobody likes fraudulent robocalls. That’s why we’re excited to announce that AT&T* and Comcast have taken an important step forward to address the problem – an exchange of authenticated calls between two separate providers’ voice networks that is believed to be the nation’s first.
|AT and T|
|03/04/2019 - 23:21||
Patton to Launch Cloud-Powered T.38 Fax Service this Summer
It’s a privilege to partner with such a high-level market player.” Daniel Dorsey Vice President Channel Partnerships babyTEL.
|02/25/2019 - 15:41||
Rutledge Demands FCC Require Telecommunication Companies Stop Robocalls
But in November 2017, the FCC released the 2017 Call Blocking Order granting telecoms the authority to block certain numbers known to be illegitimate. Rutledge is urging the FCC to take further measures to grant telecoms more authority to block illegal robocalls. Rutledge is also pressing the FCC to reconsider its decision to not hold third-party caller ID services, e.g., spoofing services, legally responsible for verifying that users have ownership of the number being spoofed such as the number displayed from a pharmacy or doctor’s office call.
|02/25/2019 - 13:39||
HOSPITALS in England must phase out pagers by the end of 2021, as the health and social care secretary pushes ahead with his campaign against outdated technology.
Matt Hancock is calling on NHS trusts to ditch the devices in favour of modern alternatives such as mobile phones and apps which he says can deliver more accurate two-way communications at a reduced cost.
|02/25/2019 - 06:58||
Ribbons Industry-Tested Solutions Support Major Effort to Combat Unwanted Robocalling
Ribbon’s Session Border Controller and Policy and Routing solutions have successfully completed testing in the ATIS Robocalling Testbed.
|02/25/2019 - 00:39||
Cherokee County Becomes First in South Carolina to Make NextGen911 Call with AT&T ESInet
A new 911 system is up and running in Cherokee County, S.C. The county recently upgraded its aging 911 infrastructure with AT&T ESInet™ and completed the first call on the new system. The technology serves 57,000 residents and supports the emerging needs for emergency communication from callers to public safety entities.
|AT and T|
|02/21/2019 - 13:12||
Ericsson and VMware forge Alliance to simplify network virtualization for CSPs
Ericsson and VMware have signed a five-year alliance agreement to simplify network virtualization for Communication Service Providers (CSP) The alliance will provide industry-leading experience for CSPs deploying and running a combination of Ericsson applications and VMware’s vCloud NFV platform, enabling telco-grade services for the networks of today and tomorrow The companies have established a VNF Certification Lab to ensure industrialized software deployment and operational best practices, enabling increased efficiency and faster time to revenue for CSPs.
|02/21/2019 - 02:43||
Superior Group of Companies Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2018 Earnings Conference Call and Webcast
Seminole, Florida, Superior Group of Companies, Inc.® (NASDAQ: SGC) (the “Company”) today announced that it intends to release the results of its operations for the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2018 before the market opens on Thursday, February 21, 2019. Michael Benstock, Chief Executive Officer, Andrew D. Demott, Jr., Chief Operating Officer, and Michael Attinella, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, will host a teleconference at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time on that day to discuss the Company’s results and answer appropriate questions.