phoenixNAP Shifts to Operate-from-Anywhere Cloud Communications Platform with 8×8

CAMPBELL, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–8×8, Inc. (NYSE: EGHT), a leading integrated cloud communications platform, today announced that phoenixNAP®, a global IT services provider offering security-focused cloud infrastructure, dedicated servers, colocation, and specialized Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) technology solutions, is using the 8×8 Open Communications PlatformTM to enable employees and contact center agents to operate […]

Tenth Annual Spok Survey Reveals the State of Healthcare Communications in 2020

SPRINGFIELD, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Spok, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Spok Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPOK) and a global leader in healthcare communications, today released the results of its tenth annual survey on communications in healthcare. Respondents included more than 600 healthcare professionals from hospitals and health systems across the country. Designed […]

Lowell Beckner Named GM at CP Communications

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.—CP Communications has appointed Lowell Beckner as general manager. He will focus on growing CP Communications’ in-house production business for broadcast and AV projects at the company’s headquarters, anchored by its soon-to-launch Red House Streaming Studios. He will report to CEO Kurt Heitmann.   Beckner joins CP Communications with more than two […]

Mint Communications Adopts Fusionex’s Virtual Event Platform to Take Its School Fair Online

PETALING JAYA, Malaysia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Malaysia-based international school marketing provider and fair organizer Mint Communications has selected multi-award-winning AI and Big Data technology leader Fusionex as its Technology Partner to take their Private & International School Fair (PISF) on its maiden digital voyage into the virtual realm. In an effort to meet […]

TurkNet Selects Zyxel Communications for GPON-FTTH Expansion

Press release content from Business Wire. The AP news staff was not involved in its creation. Click to copy COPENHAGEN, Denmark–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct 13, 2020– Zyxel Communications announced TurkNet implemented its GPON-FTTH equipment and Fibre Access Solution to connect subscribers with more bandwidth and faster speeds. “Zyxel’s Fibre Access Solution […]

$45.5 billion cloud communications company Twilio is reportedly getting ready to acquire data startup Segment for $3.2 billion

Jeff Lawson, co-founder and CEO of Twilio, launched his business during the recession. (Photo by Steve Jennings/Getty Images for TechCrunch) Cloud communications company Twilio is set to acquire data startup Segment for $3.2 billion, sources tell Forbes, though a deal is not yet final. Twilio has emerged as a winner […]

Indoor Wireless Coverage and Objects Localization Market Report 2020: Wireless Communications and Localization Technologies that Support First Responders and Other Users –

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Indoor Wireless Coverage and Objects Localization” report has been added to’s offering. The report addresses specifics of wireless communications and localization technologies that support first responders and other users’ activities inside of enclosures such as buildings, tunnels, and similar structures. It also addresses related industries, applicable standards, […]

Netformx Wins 2020 Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award for VIP Calculator

SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Netformx®, a leader supporting the IT solutions lifecycle from pre-sales to renewals for IT solution and service providers, vendors, and distributors, announced today that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has awarded Netformx VIP Calculator a 2020 Communications Solutions Products of the Year Award. The award honors […]

Global Free Space Optics Communications Analysis 2020: Worldwide Commercial Use of Commercial Terrestrial FSO Transmitter/Receivers is Forecast to Reach $363 million in 2029 –

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Free Space Optics Communication: Commercial Stationary Terrestrial Applications, Global Market Forecast 2019-2029” report has been added to’s offering. Free Space Optics (FSO) is a line-of-sight (LOS) technology that uses directed LEDs or Laser emitters, which provide optical bandwidth Transmitters and Receivers to link voice, video, and data […]

The Most Sensitive Optical Receivers Yet for for Laser-Beam Based Space Communications

An illustration of the new concept’s experimental setup. Credit: Yen Strandqvist/Chalmers University of Technology Communications in space demand the most sensitive receivers possible for maximum reach, while also requiring high bit-rate operations. A novel concept for laser-beam based communications, using an almost noiseless optical preamplifier in the receiver, was recently […]