TITLE

BT Taps RingCentral for Hosted Phones

AUTHOR(S)
Medford, Cassimir
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Red Herring;3/11/2008, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
36876126

 

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