BT Taps RingCentral for Hosted Phones

Medford, Cassimir
March 2008
Red Herring;3/11/2008, p5
Trade Publication
The article reports that BT, the largest carrier in Great Britain, has tapped RingCentral, a hosted voice service, to introduce a web-based phone system for small businesses in the country. The strategic business deal is unusual because large carriers have traditionally steered clear of web-based telephony firms such as Skype and Vonage in part because they see them as interlopers and direct competitors for subscriber revenue.


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