Verizon Communications has announced that it has won national and international long-distance licenses in India. The deal gives Verizon the opportunity to offer telecommunications services to large corporations and compete with local operators.
A fourth of all new voice lines shipped to SMBs in the last quarter were VoIP, according to research from Dell'Oro Group. Nortel Networks had the most worldwide VoIP shipments for the second quarter, followed by Avaya.
Cisco Systems has released its Linksys One brand, delivering packaged routing, switching, voice, wireless and security gear to small businesses. Products under the Linksys One umbrella include a service router, wireless services router, smart switch and the Cisco Service Node for Linksys One XA Series.