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Iâ€™ve been playing with an international mobile service from Mino. If youâ€™ve ever made an international call from your mobile phone, you know theyâ€™re expensive. For example, T-Mobile will charge me $0.34 a minute to call most European countries, while you can get easily get a rate of only $0.03-0.05 from a traditional LD or [...]Chris Koehncke
A big question thatâ€™s been looming in my mind is whether SIP is the answer as â€œtheâ€ VoIP protocol. You should see some of the SIP bigots get all wadded up when I pose the question. Course I remember the X.25 bigots, frame relay bigots, X.400 bigots and and and. SIP is clearly better than […]Chris Koehncke
I slammed the poor GrandCentral service earlier in the week. But Iâ€™ve got more positive things to say about Talktrust. Talktrust is a prepaid service (meaning your put some money on your account and only replenish it as you use it up) that is basically a glorified IVR system. They have applications for Ebay or […]Chris Koehncke
One of the most common reasons, Iâ€™ve found, that consumers cancel their VoBB (voice over broadband service) is primarily due to poor quality. While most of us can tolerate the occasional â€œdroppedâ€ call, regular re-occurring bad voice quality doesnâ€™t cut it. Poor voice quality is typically characterized as choppy, garbled or echo [...]Chris Koehncke
I love Dunkin Donuts coffee. OK – so this is a stupid posting. We’ve hated Starbucks coffee, seems to be a common theme, but what can one do, since day one. After living in Europe for many years, I’m always on the hunt for decent caffine. What a GREAT marketing idea, last year, I must […]Chris Koehncke
VoIP as a technology only has two paths â€“ make it cheaper or better. To get rapid widespread adoption, you need both and weâ€™re not there as an industry. Today, VoBB providers (like Vonage and SunRocket) can offer you unlimited telephony at prices ranging from $17 to $25 a month. Obviously they planned to make […]Chris Koehncke