Instant messaging giant WhatsApp Inc has finally made good on its promise to launch a calling feature embedded into its hugely popular app. Edwin Yapp tries it and ponders its chance for success.
Despite the strong positioning of voice communication applications like Skype and Viber, Singapore-based startup Gentay Communications Pte Ltd – which recently launched its low-bandwidth voice communications app Nanu – believes that there is still ample opportunity to grow.
Singapore-based GNum Pte Ltd, has successfully raised S$7 million (US$5.6 million) in seed funding from local private equity firm, Tembusu Partners.
Kuala Lumpur-based ICT solution provider Extol and London-headquartered XConnect, which specialises in federation-based interconnection and telephone number registry services, have announced the launch of Asia Interconnect Exchange (AIX).
Tata Communications has announced the launch of its mobile VoIP (Voice-over-Internet Protocol) platform, a hosted, white label solution that it claimed allows mobile network operators (MNOs) and other retail voice providers to deliver and monetise innovative converged IP communication services.
Sourcefire Inc has announced a partnership with JCMEX Trading Sdn Bhd to deliver Next-Generation Intrusion Prevention Systems (“NGIPS”) protection over Internet Protocol (IP) telephony solutions for enterprises, small and mid-sized businesses.