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Windstream/Allworx study says SMBs have a low awareness of business phone system technology trends

Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) don't have a deep knowledge of the business phone system trends and are not using the new array of advanced phone features on the market, says a new survey released by Allworx, a subsidiary of Windstream.

Birch adds enhancements to its customer service delivery operations

Birch Communications has implemented a number of system enhancements and hired additional management and order processing staff as it works to improve its Service Delivery operations.

EdgeConneX Storms Florida

EdgeConneX continued the rapid expansion of its data center footprint this morning with plans to go live in Q2 with three new facilities down in Florida. They'll be bringing edge data centers online in Miami, Tallahassee, and Jacksonville. ... [visit site to read more]

Industry Spotlight: Jaymie Scotto Cutaia, CEO and Founder of JSA

Today we're going to look at the side of telecom and fiber that by some measures we hear from the most, and yet by others also the least.  It has now been 10 years since Jaymie Scotto Cutaia founded the marketing, PR, and event planning firm JSA.  Focusing from the beginning on the telecom sector, […]

Strategic Review of Digital Communications: why now?

In an earlier posting, I reported the announcement from Ofcom that it is to conduct a Strategic Review of Digital Communications (SRDC). I can certainly see a strong case for such a review. The last review – which led to the Openreach settlement – was a decade ago and BT’s network, now deploying an ever-increasing volume […]

Women are Less Aware of Cyber-Threats, Study Finds

Women who use the Internet are statistically less concerned about protecting themselves from online threats compared to their male counterparts, according to a survey by Kaspersky Lab and B2B International, but paradoxically, female Web users seemingly have less need to be wary, as they’re less likely to be victims of malware attacks to begin with. [...]

BlackBerry Launches BBM Protected, a Secure “Bring Your Own” Instant Messaging Service

BlackBerry has a solution for protecting your company’s sensitive data: The Canadian firm has announced a new service for iOS and Android devices called BBM Protected. To make the service appealing, BlackBerry points to costly data security breaches, and we don’t have to go too far back in time to find headlines related to such [...]

Tomorrow's Broadcast Leaders: Their Future's So Bright, They've Gotta Wear Shades

FHH Profs Montero and Kirkpatrick show up-and-comers the ropes. Another class of the brightest and the best is working its way through the Broadcast Leadership Training Program, and FHH is there to help. The BLT, of course, is a 10-month...Show More Summary

Flo and Eddie's Next Victim: Pandora

Anti-SLAPP defense gets farther than expected, but fails in the end... this time. In the continuing saga of Flo and Eddie vs. The Digital World, we have a twist. Sure, Flo and Eddie won again – it’s not that much of a twist. But theShow More Summary

Ramblings Jobs: GTT, Walker

Three new job listings this past week on the Ramblings Jobs board. I'm currently upgrading the jobs board with a few new features, a process which has led to a few bugs.  All should be in good shape now though!... [visit site to read more]

Copyright Office Offers A Sketch of the Future of Music Licensing

245-page report takes no action, but suggests important changes to the music licensing process Almost one year after launching a far-reaching inquiry into the “effectiveness of existing methods of licensing music”, the Copyright Office (CO) has released the 245-page report setting out its conclusions. Show More Summary

Drive from California to New York, Leave the Driver Home

News this week included a driverless car trip, Skype alternatives, T-Mobile's business offering, encrypted voice communication and faster 3D printing.

New Video Streaming Options and Network Neutrality

Over the last few weeks, several video streaming options have arrived. See, e.g., http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2015/business/media/streaming-tv-cord-cutting-guide.html?_r=0. These new services raise two key pocketbook issues: 1)...Show More Summary

CenturyLink forbearance ruling could set off competitive dogfight

CenturyLink has received forbearance on dominant-carrier regulation from the FCC related to its packet-switched and optical switching services, but competitive groups say the decision could set a dangerous precedent of jacking up wholesale rates for CLECs.

Orange Business brings SDN, NFV to SMBs in new pilot

Orange Business Services is examining how software-defined networking (SDN) and network-function virtualization (NFV) could play a role in the small-to-medium-sized business (SMB) market by conducting a pilot test with local businesses in France.

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