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Calling Back to 1913

Colin here. In 1913 the Bell System entered into an historic anti-trust settlement known as the Kingsbury Commitment. It would...

OVCC: Addressing Barriers to B2B Video Adoption

In this Executive Insights podcast, UCStrategies' Jim Burton is joined by Christine Howley of Verizon, Marketing Committee chair of the Open Visual Communications Consortium (OVCC). Founded in October 2011, the OVCC’s mission is to enable an environment with simple, anywhere, anytime, any party video communications.


Apple users are familiar with FaceTime. It is Apple’s proprietary VOIP service. You can make voice or video calls between...

Spatial Audio: What You Don’t Hear

Dolby, and a few others, think that the next big conferencing improvement will be spatial audio. Here, each participant gets a unique “space” during the call. On most audio calls, you have to determine the speaker based on the sound of their voice - with spatial audo you get a location as well. This is made possible with a stereo headset.

Magic Quadrant Season

The Gartner Magic Quadrant (MQ) is the most influential analyst report in the UC industry. Actually in many industries. Gartner...

T-Mobile in Asia

Colin here. Two months now with T-Mobile. I’ve been overseas all of this time, and I have been in 9 different countries. So...