Grandstream WiFi VoIP Phone
Grandstream recently announced the release of their upcoming WiFi VoIP phones for beta testing! They are looking for qualified testers with cordless WiFi phone and IP technology experience to beta test this latest innovation.

This new WiFi phone supports 2 SIP accounts and features a built-in accelerometer, proximity sensor, panic button, and much more!

The deadline to apply is April 20th, 2018. If you are interested in gain a spot in this testing opportunity, apply here: https://betaclub.grandstream.com/

Unique Features:

  • Integrated dual-band 802.11 a/b/g/n Wi-Fi support
  • 2 SIP accounts and 2 lines, and a 2.4” color LCD with real-time video streaming features
  • HD voice & dual MIC design with wide-band voice codecs such as Opus
  • Built-in accelerometer, proximity sensor, panic button, and push-to-talk

Time to review the questions and answers we had during the Sangoma UCP webinar yesterday! If you missed the webinar, be sure to check out the Q&A session here:

Question 1: Will there be an iOS or Android app for UCP?

Answer: Not for UCP. It is mobile browser friendly, however.  Currently no plans to design or incorporate a dedicated app from the app store. For ZULU, we do have apps approaching the Beta stage, with the anticipated release in the next 90 Days

 

Question 2: I saw where you can do SMS from UCP and from Zulu. Is this only for your SIP service, or can I use it with my own?

Answer: Currently, SMS functionality for both is only in conjunction

As Microsoft continues to roll Skype for Business into Microsoft Teams, they are getting better with more improvements and updates. Let’s see where they are at as of today:

New Business Admin Center

To allow IT administrators to easily manage the various aspects of Teams and Skype for Business services, Microsoft announced a new roll-out of Microsoft Teams & Skype for Business Admin Center.

This new center provides you with a unified experience to manage both services under one roof with additional functionality such as the ability to manage messaging settings on a user level. You will also be able to access the Call Analytics and Call Quality Dashboard right from the same platform.

Office 365 security and compliance center

Now, under specific users or

The fans have spoken! Digium’s new A30 IP Phone has been voted as the winner of 2018 March Mayhem!

Digium A30 Executive-Level Gigabit Phone with 5 Line Registrations

Digium’s A30 is part of Digium’s new A-Series Asterisk IP phones. The A30 is a 6-line VoIP phone designed for executive users who desire a personalized communication solution while sticking to a budget.

Addition to the standard features such as call waiting, call transfer and auto answer, the A30 is also equipped with a beautiful full-color LCD display, a scroll key for accessing up to 45 accounts, and 2 switched 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet ports. A perfect model for your most demanding users who require gigabit networking!

Click to learn more about the A30 here.

The A30 is

Our tech support team at VoIP Supply offers great pre- and post-sales support plus provisioning, consultations, configuration, and installation help. We get a lot of VoIP hardware and software questions and would like to share the solutions with everyone.

In previous Mom’s calling Q&A series, we have discussed: Is The Polycom IP 7000 Phone Compatible with a Shortel Phone System? Today, we have more new real questions and answers from VoIP users just like you.  

What is the difference between the Sangoma’s FreePBX system and the PBXact?

Q: What is the difference between the Sangoma’s FreePBX system and the PBXact?

A: PBXact is the commercial version of FreePBX. It’s a more robust platform with an easier-to-configure interface. It comes pre-loaded with some

I know what you’re thinking, “why wouldn’t I just join the Sangoma Partner Program through Sangoma?”  Well, we have the answer for you!

As we all know, VoIP Supply is the most trusted name in the VoIP industry, but that doesn’t just go for end users, it very much applies to resellers as well!

By joining the Sangoma Partner Program through VoIP Supply, you will still get your Sangoma partner level pricing, but the savings don’t stop there!  You will also save on shipping costs, and will gain the extremely valuable knowledge of a dedicated VoIP expert!

But don’t take my word for it, click the video above and let one of our VoIP experts tell you himself! Brian Hyrek has been with the company

VoIP Headsets are probably the last thing that comes to mind when talking about VoIP; however, the headset you are wearing now actually plays a more important role.

Choosing the right VoIP headset for your softphone will help you improve the phone call quality and further optimize your overall communication experience. Looking at all kinds of headsets on the market and don’t know where to start? Check out these 10 best, dedicated VoIP headsets designed specifically for softphone applications!

 

Corded VoIP headsets for Softphones

  1. VXI TalkPro headsets are ideal for contact center, office, and Unified Communications environments, the VXi TalkPro headsets are equipped with the new microphone to provide even better speech recognition accuracy.
  • Improved noise-canceling microphone
  • lightweight and even more comfortable
  • Compatible with

March 28, 2018Plantronics, a learning electronics manufacturer for audio communications equipment, announced today that they have entered a definitive agreement to acquire Polycom, a multinational VoIP provider for video, voice, and content communication collaboration.

This acquisition is expected to close by the end of the third quarter of 2018 with a cash and stock transaction valued at $2 billion. This acquisition deal will allow Plantronics to become a big part of the communications and collaboration industry.

Significant benefits that will come out of this acquisition

  • Polycom’s global leadership position in voice and video collaboration will accelerate Plantronics vision of delivering advanced communications experiences.
  • Plantronics will be able to expand its portfolio to provide more communication and collaboration products and services across

Last month, we had lots of great new releases such as Digium’s A-series IP phones and Grandstream’s GVC3200 video conferencing unit. This month, we are seeing more exciting new VoIP hardware that will take your unified communication system to a higher level. Let’s check it out!

Grandstream HT818 8-Port VoIP Gateway

The HT818 is an 8-port FXS gateway that facilitates the conversion of analog lines to VoIP.  With an integrated Gigabit NAT Router and strong encryption, the HT818 is a reliable and safe gateway/router for VoIP deployments. If you are looking for a quick way to add analog ports to your SIP-based phone system, the HT818 can be a perfect fit!

Key Features:

  • 8 FXS ports
  • Strong AES encryption
  • Automated & secure provisioning options

VoIP Supply is once again featured on Telecom Reseller podcast! This podcast was recorded at Enterprise Connect 2018. This time, our President and CFO, Paula Griffo, talks about what separates the VoIP Supply team from the competitors and highlights the whole dedicated VoIP Supply team with active interest in every sale, before, during and after every purchase.

During the podcast, Paula also explains how VoIP Supply’s reseller partner program and fulfillment program help VoIP resellers and VoIP service providers make efficient and accurate sales while offering a wider range of finance options to facilitate transactions.

She also highlights the new VoIP Supply Rental Program that will be rolling out in the next couple of weeks!

“We are there for the customer every step of the