magicJack SMB Effort Hopes to Disrupt Market with Hosted VoIP

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VoIP pioneer magicJack VocalTec plans to target the lucrative small and medium business (SMB) market with a new magicJack SMB hosted VoIP offer. The SMB effort will come through a new subsidiary company that plans to launch in 2Q 2016. magicJack will join a growing...Learn More

MagicJack magicApp Premium: Stand-Alone Mobile OTT Voice and Text

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MagicJack VocalTec has launched a mobile over-the-top voice and text offering that lets iOS devices place calls using cellular data or Wi-Fi for $1.99 monthly or $14.99 for a year. To use the offering customers download the company’s magicApp Premium app. The offering includes a...Learn More

MagicJackGO Integrates Landline, Mobile VoIP

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MagicJackGO, a new offering announced today from magicJack VocalTec, targets people who want to use the company’s “ultra low-cost” voice over Internet protocol service on both a landline and a mobile phone.  The offering builds on separate landline and mobile offerings from the company. “We...Learn More

MagicJack Ramps Up Retail Distribution

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WEST PALM BEACH, Florida and JERUSALEM, Mar. 12, 2014 — magicJack VocalTec, Ltd (Nasdaq:CALL), a leading cloud-based communications company, announced today that it is expanding retail distribution through the launch of its national indirect retail channel. The incremental expansion brings magicJack to major metro urban...Learn More

magicJack Brand Refresh Encourages Consumers to “Do the Math”

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January 14, 2014 — WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. & JERUSALEM–(BUSINESS WIRE)–magicJack VocalTec Ltd. (NASDAQ: CALL), a leading cloud communications company, today announced the launch of a new national advertising program titled “Do The Math.” The television, radio and print ads, created in English and Spanish,...Learn More

CEO Interview: magicJack has Big Plans for Wi-Fi

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MagicJack VocalTec has big ambitions for a new TJ980 WiFi chip developed by its TigerJet subsidiary and expected to be included in the magicJack PLUS product by the second half of this year. “When you build it into the magicJack PLUS the same device can...Learn More

magicJack Momentum Continues

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VocalTec announced sales figures for their magicJack subsidiary that illustrates ongoing momentum for the VoIP powered device. The company reports the 365K magicJack Plus units sold in the past 30 days are the most they’ve ever sold in a 30 day period. “It is quite...Learn More

magicJack Expects Big Growth From New iPhone App

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MagicJack VocalTec expects to see tens of millions of downloads of a new iPhone app over the next year, said magicJack CEO Dan Borislow in an announcement issued today about the new offering. The new offering, dubbed magicJack APP, is available for free download in...Learn More

Skype Takes on magicJack With FREETALK Connect Me

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Skype’s roots are in peer-to-peer VoIP calling. They have since branched out into a variety of other products including video chat and increasingly, business unified communications. It’s newest product, FREETALK Connect Me, takes it back to its VoIP roots. Most Skype communications have historically come...Learn More

FCC Access Charge Ruling Puts magicJack in Jeopardy

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The Federal Communications Commission last week put the magicJack business model in jeopardy when it ruled that the carrier was not entitled to collect access charges for calls terminating to its customers through its affiliate company YMax. The FCC ruling came in response to a...Learn More

VocalTec Invites Bill and Keep Partners, Offers Free Softswitch

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VocalTec–owner of YMax Communications, the provider of the low-cost VoIP offering magicJack —hopes to do some creative deal-making with telecom service providers throughout the U.S. and internationally. The company, which offers VoIP equipment on the VocalTec side, is offering free VoIP equipment to service providers...Learn More

magicJack Faces E911 Showdown

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magicJack will see its business model challenged in early March when the West Virginia public service commission will rule on whether magicJack’s owner will be required to pay fees that traditional telcos and VoIP providers pay to help support E911 service. The magicJack offering— which...Learn More

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