AT&T launches VoIP app for international calls

AT&T is launching a new mobile app that allows its smartphone users to make international calls via VoIP. The new AT&T Call International will allow users to make calls overseas at cheap rates like 4 cents a minute to China, Germany, France and the UK.

Can 8×8’s new cheap video conferencing compete with free?

8×8 Virtual Room is designed to appeal to small and medium-sized businesses looking for video conferencing services. At $199 a month, it provides unlimited multi-user chat sessions with up to 20 participants at a time. But can it compete with free offerings like Google+ Hangouts?

9 Great Alternatives to Skype for VoIP and Video Chat

While there’s probably no single provider that provides an exact like-for-like replacement for all of Skype’s features, there are plenty of companies offering great VoIP and video calling services; some of which are even better than Skype’s. Here is a list of my favorites:

8×8 Virtual Office Solo: A Business Phone Service for Individuals

If you have a one-person office and are looking for an affordable telecommunications package, provider 8×8’s new Virtual Office Solo may be worth a look. Calls may be sent and received through most web browsers. When you’re away, calls can be forwarded.

High-Quality Calls with Polycom Conference and Desk Phones

Just about every business-oriented VoIP phone, and even many cellphones, come with a speakerphone these days. But such speakers are often poor, and I decided to see how much difference a really good phone could make, like the Polycom SoundStation IP 6000 conference phone.

Virtual Office Pro: Complete Cloud Communications

Virtual Office Pro 2.0, from telecoms company 8×8, is a web-based suite of communications services. It includes phone, fax, web conferencing, call recording and chat, and has functions that are standard with many VoIP systems, such as call forwarding and three-way calling.