snom 820 review: VoIP Phone First look and Setup (video) Exclusive

snom 820 review: VoIP Phone First look and Setup (video)We’ve got hold of the new top of the line handset from snom – the snom 820 – and are the first to review it.

It’s the flagship – and currently only member of – the new snom 8 Series range and radically redesigned from their 3xx series.

The look is striking, making it stand out as a executive tool, ready for some serious ‘power dialling’.

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Siemens C475IP DECT Cordless VoIP Phone Review (77%)

Siemens C475IP DECT Cordless VoIP Phone Review (77%)The small box that the system comes in is deceiving. It contains a DECT phone and basestation, but when you examine the basestation alongside the expected phone connector, there’s a an Ethernet connector too.

The basestation is both a normal telephone answering machine and a VoIP capable device which can be used with up to 6 VoIP accounts/services.

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VoIP Providers Must Provide Access To 999 Services

All providers of electronic communication networks are governed by the Communications Act 2003 which contains several general conditions and around 21 of these relate to communication networks.

Anyone running a communications network has obligations under the General Conditions and General Condition 4 (GC4) relates to emergency services.

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Vocera, WiFi VoIP, Improves Hospital Efficiency

Vocera, WiFi VoIP, Improves Hospital EfficiencyDigital-Lifestyles has had its eye on Vocera since 2002, when we spotted their wireless VoIP product. We followed it up in 2004.

Rather than a more ‘normal’ VoIP product that apes the everyday PoTS (Plain old Telephone Service) that we’re historically used to, it takes a leap forward, doing away with a numeric key pad. Communication is via WiFi.

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Freshtel Announce Tesco Mobile VoIP Trial

Freshtel Announce Tesco Mobile VoIP TrialAs predicted last week on Digital-Lifestyles, Tesco has announced a Mobile VoIP deal with Freshtel, initially a trial.

More details were disclosed at the press conference yesterday.

The most significant feature of the service is that calls will be able to be made from the existing mobile number. This is the first time we’ve heard of a mobile VoIP service offering this. There’s normally a separate number issued when you sign up for a mobile VoIP account.

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