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TalkingPointz Insider Reports provide enterprise comms professionals a concise ‘what you need to know’ report. Each issue contains a curated summary of recent news, and insights as to why it matters. There’s no better way to keep up with the news, events, and M&A.

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Insider Report October 2021

The Most Important Enterprise Communications News from October 2021 October is typically the busiest month of the year in terms of UCC events, and 2021 didn’t disappoint. This month, I attended three in-person events. Coincidentally, that’s the same number of…

Record and Transcribe your Phone Calls

Have you noticed that since Covid-19 the people at call centers are a LOT ruder? I’m not quite certain what happened, but the people in most of the call centers have become short-tempered, rude, and even aggressive. This is especially…

Ericsson to Acquire Vonage in CPaaS, 5G Play

Ericsson joins the enterprise communications space and looks to tap Vonage’s CPaaS to provide APIs to 5G providers.

Alex(a) Explain Advanced Communications

The UCC story at Verizon is pretty big and includes multiple options for UCaaS and CCaaS. Some of them even include 5G, and some of them even disguise the 5G as ordinary desktop phones. Some of them are Verizon branded…

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