HD Voice News

Enterprise Connect 2012: GENBAND goes after the enterprise


Orlando, Florida — GENBAND, like everyone else making network boxes these days, announced it is expanding into the enterprise communications market with UC and SIP trunking solutions, including support for mobile solutions.

The company is boasting of best-of-breed components to integrate mobile and fixed consumer devices into a “secure, feature rich” communications environment [...]

Future briefings on the calendar–GENBAND, ADTRAN, CES 2012


In November (7-8), I’ll be a guest of GENBAND for its Perspective 2011 event in New York City.

ADTRAN is hosting its annual media/analyst event in Huntsville on November 29-December 1.

The first big event in 2012 for HD voice looks like it will be at CES in Las Vegas.  I’ll be running [...]

Rumor Mill: GENBAND needs a IPO because it has to


A number of analysts I ran into last week were coming fresh from the GENBAND (www.genband.com) Perspectives Media and Analyst Summit held in Frisco Texas.

One aspect of the event was apparently laying out a case for a IPO in the near future.  Most analysts I talked to felt that GENBAND had paid [...]

Nortel Carrier VoIP division in “stalking horse” buy with GENBAND


The walking corpse of Nortel has entered into a “stalking horse” asset sale agreement with GENBAND for most of Nortel’s Carrier VoIP and Application Solutions (CVAS) business. It’s a deal that’s almost as interesting as last year’s “purchase” of Sylantro by BroadSoft. (translation = VERY).

Under the deal — with a big “BUT” –  [...]