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Sprint to launch Wi-Fi calling, but slowly

Sprint plans to follow T-Mobile's lead and roll out Wi-Fi calling options, but just on two phones to begin with.

Modern-style Viber app lands on Windows 8 and Windows RT

A mere week after launching a new direct calling service, Viber is expanding yet again.

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Viber launches 'Viber Out' low-cost phone calls: How do rates compare to Skype?

Viber's new low-cost phone calling option is a steal if you're dialing phones in the U.S., but do you homework if you're making international calls.

Ooma Office review: This VoIP-based phone system makes small businesses seem big

It's a double win: Help your business project professionalism and competence while shrinking your monthly phone bill.

Gogo adds voice calls, texting support to in-flight service

Passengers in flight could make voice calls and exchange text messages using a new service from Gogo, but that doesn't mean your seatmate will be able to blab all through your next flight.

Skype backtracks, won't kill PC peripheral compatibility (yet)

Skype decides it won't kill all aspects of its desktop API just yet, after facing widespread backlash on the decision to do so.

Revamped Skype app for Android tablets oozes Windows-esque style

Skype's Android app has received a much-needed overhaul, adding a new look and greatly improved video call quality.

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TextNow taps VoIP for $19 monthly smartphone plans

TextNow is jumping into the low-cost wireless service fray, with smartphone plans that start at $19 per month for data-based service that relies on Voice over IP for calls.

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Break the Bottleneck: Smooth out your business’s voice and video streaming with QoS

Prioritize your network traffic to ensure consistent quality.

Phone calls return to Gmail thanks to a Hangouts upgrade

Google Voice users bummed by the lack of call features in Hangouts have cause to rejoice.