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Welcome to the roundup of the top telecoms news for resellers, week 27. This week’s top news is featured from Sangoma, BitCo, Telecom Reseller, Counterpath, and Microsoft Teams.

A Modern Approach to Wholesale SIP Trunking 

SIP Trunking is important for any enterprise these days – this is the connection into your building that carries phone calls to an on-premise UC platform, or is the underpinning of any cloud communications service. It must be robust, be resilient, be able to offer a wide array of DIDs, and comply with local telephony laws such as location service.

However, in today’s world, that is not enough, especially if you are a wholesale SIP trunk provider.

Fibre-optic deployment is essential for 5G’s success

5G will transform the way we live and work and is predicted to become the technological driver of the 5th Industrial Revolution (4IR). 5G promises to offer unparalleled data capabilities and connectivity that will enable the automation of a wide range of industries including retail, agricultural, and automotive businesses.

However, 5G will also permit disruptive technologies and thereby create new vulnerabilities in the collection, management, decipherment, and protection of data and cause new cybersecurity issues.

Simple way to connect Microsoft Teams users to your SIP trunks quickly

The current period, with so many working from home due to the global Covid-19 pandemic, has seen a considerable increase in cloud communications consumption. Microsoft Teams’ daily active user count alone has more than doubled in approximately a month. As a long-time partner of Microsoft, Ribbon and our partners have been on the front lines helping organizations keep their communications robust and available during this time.

Ribbon’s session border controllers (SBCs) securely connect Teams calling capabilities to the session initiation protocol (SIP) trunks from their telecommunications providers, which enables calls to external parties directly from Teams, creating a more complete solution

4 Free Video Conferencing Tools in 2020

An increasingly popular workplace practice that enables team collaboration, video conferencing has become the go-to method for conducting virtual meetings across the globe. Not only does it provide an easy, cost-efficient way to host audio and video conference calls, but a lot of video conferencing tools also offer enterprise-grade collaboration services that can help extend communications outside the office.

If you are looking for a free video conferencing solution, there are tons of options in the market that can help you run efficient virtual meetings.

New capabilities on Microsoft Teams phones l June 2020

This month, we are excited to release new features and capabilities on Microsoft Teams phones including the People app and raise hands feature to improve parity with your Teams desktop experience.

Explore the most recent Microsoft Teams announcements in our monthly round-up blog covering everything new in Teams.

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