Cisco Broadsoft Acquisition Targets Booming Collaboration Market, Helps Cisco Diversify

Cisco announced a definitive agreement to acquire Broadsoft for $1.9 billion, or $55 a share, assuming fully diluted shares including conversion of debt. The Cisco Broadsoft acquisition has been approved by the board of directors of each company. The acquisition is expected to close during...Learn More

BroadSoft, Sonus Partner with ANPI to Target Rural Telco Sector

Depending on how you count, there are anywhere from 800 to 1,100 rural telcos (RLECs) across the country. The RLEC segment holds promise for companies like BroadSoft and Sonus, given the ongoing transition to all IP networks and the growing opportunities for hosted unified communications...Learn More

Report: Global VoIP, IMS Equipment Sales Post First Annual Gain in 3 Years

Global sales of VoIP (Voice over IP) and IMS (IP Multimedia Subsystem) equipment rose for the first time in three years in 2012, increasing 9% year-to-year, according to Infonetics Research. A strong 4Q, particularly for IMS equipment, fueled the annual rise. Global sales of carrier...Learn More

Report: Enterprise Embracing Shift to Mobile, Unified Communications

Global enterprises are shifting to mobile-only communications faster than expected, and they’re adopting unified communications services more broadly, according to a BroadSoft-sponsored survey of high-level IT decision makers across 200 US and UK enterprises of all sizes. The transition to a mobile workforce is well...Learn More

Hosted Unified Communications Builds More Momentum

Broadband service providers continue to look to hosted unified communications as a promising value add product — one they hope will generate significant revenue going forward. With that in mind, ADTRAN, BroadSoft and Polycom are joining forces to offer service providers and enterprise customers prepackaged hosted telecommunications services for...Learn More

Sprint Adds Fixed-Mobile Convergence to Wholesale Offer

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), September 13, 2010 – Sprint’s (NYSE: S) wholesale business unit today announced the availability of Wholesale Mobile Integration, the company’s newest fixed mobile convergence service. Wholesale Mobile Integration enables Sprint’s wholesale customers to deliver a converged solution to their business...Learn More

BroadSoft Powers Satellite VoIP Calling

BroadWorks VoIP Application Platform Routes Industry’s First Satellite Call Ever Made Between Two Integrated Satellite-Terrestrial Smartphones GAITHERSBURG, MD–(Marketwire – August 18, 2009) – BroadSoft, Inc., the leading worldwide provider of VoIP applications, today announced its involvement in the industry’s first smartphone to smartphone VoIP call...Learn More

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