VoIP companies have made progress in overcoming issues presented by home alarm systems, including the need for rewiring homes and loss of coverage if a power outage occurs. Proof that advancements are being made, however, is illustrated by the fact that two of the largest home-security firms in the U.S., ADT and Brinks Home Security, are showing support for VoIP providers that address incompatibility.
Johnson & Johnson brand Visine and cable channel AMC are teaming up for a novel promotion: Visine banner ads will appear on the bottom of the screen in selected movie scenes in which a character is experiencing eye irritation.
In a move designed to speed broadband deployment across the country, the FCC has released an order that imposes a 90-day deadline for local authorities to accept or decline telecoms' video-franchise agreements.
Avaya is snapping up Ubiquity Software to gain access to the company's Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) software. The software, according to Avaya, will help facilitate moves by network operators to all-IP communications.