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trefor.net ITSPA workshop final lineup announced

trefor.net ITSPA workshop attracts global players to panel The Autumn trefor.net/ITSPA workshop is colocated with Convergence Summit South in Sandown Park Racecourse on 7th October. The final lineup has been announced and includes some big names from the global VoIP community. The general theme is how to make money and how to stop losing money. Curtis Peterson […]

ITSPA Spring Workshop in association with trefor.net

It’s that time of year again – the ITSPA Spring Workshop in association with trefor.net Another hand picked packed programme with something to suit all:) This ITSPA Spring Workshop is going to cover two hot topics: WebRTC and VoIP fraud. We have an exciting competition announcement and a real live voip hacking demo to look forward to. […]

ITSPA Heroes and Champions Awards

ITSPA Champions are Philip Davies MP and Jon Beardmore. Latvian EU Presidency gets members pick.  net neut Somewhat belated congratulations ot Philip Davies MP and ITSPA Council member Jon Beardmore on their winning of the ITSPA Champions category of the ITSPA Awards, held last Thursday at the Tate Modern. Philip Davies won it for his […]

ITSPA Awards 2015 tickets now on sale – I’ll be there with LONAP at the Tate Modern

ITSPA Awards 2015 – 2.30 – 5pm, 19th March, Tate Modern Yo y’all. Tickets for the ITSPA Awards 2015 are now available here. If you are in the Internet Telephony Service Provider community or supply to them you need to be there. These events are always fantastic networking opportunities. You get to mix with most of […]

trefor.net/itspa voip security workshop sponsors announced as Yealink

Yealink announced as trefor.net/itspa voip security workshop sponsors at Sandown Park on 8th October Further to last week’s announcement, IP phone vendor Yealink have come on board as ITSPA/trefor.net VoIP security workshop sponsors. The workshop being held during Convergence Summit South at Sandown Park on 8th October. This is quite apt as Yealink are one of […]

Announcing ITSPA trefor.net VoIP security workshop sponsored by Yealink

trefor.net is teaming up with ITSPA, the Internet Telephony Service Providers’ Association, to produce a twice yearly VoIP security workshop. The first one is during the Convergence Summit South show at Sandown Park on October 8th, Read on to find out more. Announcing the ITSPA/trefor.net VoIP security workshop Telecom Fraud – Part 1 – A Case […]

ITSPA/trefor.net VoIP workshops sponsorship opportunities

ITSPA/trefor.net VoIP workshops sponsorship opportunities Background and Content of VoIP Workshops Industry trade body ITSPA and technology site trefor.net have teamed up to co-produce VoIP workshops. These typically happen twice a year, in October and around March time – click here for forward planning calendar. Topics to be covered at these VoIP workshops are normally […]

VoIP week on trefor.net and a Tweetup in Town after the ITSPA workshop on Thursday 8th May

From time to time we have technology themed weeks on trefor.net. The last one was Peering Week where we published around 20 guest posts on the very niche subject of Internet Exchange Peering.  Next week is VoIP week. VoIP is far from being a niche subject. Every man and his dog1 uses VoIP if they […]

Tickets available for ITSPA Christmas Dinner

The build up for Christmas has begun. Well it starts to build up in our house in January as Anne buys up cheap Christmas cards and wrapping paper in the sales. Nevertheless it really is building up now. With that in mind ITSPA is for the first time having a Christmas lunch sponsored by Magrathea. […]

ITSPA WebRTC workshop at Google Campus

Chaired the ITSPA WebRTC workshop at Google Campus yesterday. It had a great turnout so there is obviously an appetite to find out a bit more about WebRTC. I’ve written about WebRTC several times before including here. The workshop comprised of presentations about the technology from Rob Pickering of IPCortex and Peter Dunkley of Crocodile Rich […]

Timico has made it to the finals of the ITSPAs again yay

Timico is ITSPAs  finalist in Best Business ITSP (Corporate) category. I am of course uber excited. This is the Award we won at last year’s ITSPAs. I recall our product manager Gemma being worried that having been given the expensive piece of crystal to look after for the evening  she might lose it in the mist […]

Plug for ITSPA Christmas Dinner (hope it isn’t turkey)

I’m going to the ITSPA Christmas Dinner on 5th December (2012). Are you? This year it is at Roux at Parliament Square c/o Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, Parliament Square in London. It’s a great opportunity to network with people in the VoIP/Internet Telephony space and we have Peter Dawe, founder of Pipex1 coming along to do a […]

ITSPA Leeds workshop Adelphi Shabab

ITSPA held its first ever out of London workshop in Leeds last Thursday, chaired as usual by yours truly. We had three interesting talks. The first was by Adam Beaumont from AQL on mobile VoIP and why mobile networks will need regional peering for voice over 4G. Next up was Thomas Mangin of Exa-Networks/IX Leeds […]

And the winner is… yay Timico #ITSPA Awards

Last night at the House of Commons Timico was presented with the ITSPA Award for best ITSP serving the Enterprise market. This is very exciting. Not only was the HoC a fantastic backdrop for the event but the winning of the Award is a great reward for all the hard work the Timico team has […]

it’s coming up to awards season – ITSPA

That time of year is here again. Internet Telephony Service Providers’ Association Awards time. We have been fortunate over the years to win some good recognition with the ITSPA Awards – last year it was the Large Enterprise Category. Timico are finalists in that category again this year. It’s the only one we entered. Most […]

Sat in an ITSPA council meeting discussing strategy.

Many of you will perhaps not have heard of the Internet Telephony Service Providers’ Association. It is one of hundreds of industry trade associations serving their stakeholders in the UK. ITSPA was formed about 6 years ago at the “dawn of the hosted VoIP industry in this country”. In its early days ITSPA was involved […]

@EdVaizey reschedules #NetNeutrality Roundtable and ITSPA publishes detailed evidence on Mobile Network Operator bad practice

A Ministerial Roundtable on Net Neutrality had been scheduled for 24th January (ie yesterday) with  Internet Minister Ed Vaizey and the major fixed and mobile operators due to attend. EV is expecting industry to produce a voluntary code of practice in respect of Net Neutrality. In the run up to the meeting and following individual […]

ITSPA Awards -Timico wins Highly Commended Best Business ITSP – Large Enterprise

I am pleased nay thrilled to report back from last night’s ITSPA Awards that Timico received the Highly Commended Award for Best ITSP (Large Enterprise). The ITSPA Awards were held at the top of the BT Tower (Post office Tower to those over a certain age) which is a wonderful venue and all thanks to […]

ITSPA talk at UC Expo, SMB – the forgotten majority of the Unified Communications market?

I’ve just been preparing a talk I’m giving on behalf of the Internet Telephony Service Providers’ Association (ITSPA) at UC Expo in London on Tuesday. When I was asked to do this talk a few months ago I proposed the title “SMB – the forgotten majority of UC?” The title held an element of provocation intended to attract […]

Timico Shortlisted for Best ITSP (SME) and Best ITSP (Large Enterprise) for ITSPA Awards

It doesn’t seem unreasonable to blow your own trumpet on occasion and I am please to say that this time I can use the full register of that particular instrument.  Timico has been shortlisted for best Internet Telephony Service Provider in both SME (Small and Medium sized Enterprise) and Large Enterprise categories at the annual ITSPA […]

#ITSPA winter workshop tomorrow – life beyond POTS and #VoIP #security Gigaset Magrathea

If you can you should make it to the Internet Telephony Service Providers’ Association (ITSPA)Winter Workshop being held tomorrow at The King’s Fund, 11-13 Cavendish Square. Sponsored by Gigaset and Magrathea two main topics are being discussed: Life beyond POTS and VoIP security Both are interesting areas. The first looks at whether we really have […]

ITSPA Awards move to BT Tower in 2011

I was at a busy IP Expo yesterday for an Internet Telephony Service Providers’ Association (ITPSA) council meeting and launch of the ITSPA 2011 Awards. ITSPA is sponsoring sister event UC Expo which is being held at Olympia on 8/9 March 2011. The ITSPA Awards have attracted growing interest in the VoIP community since their inception 3 years ago. […]

Polycom Telepresence impresses ITSPA

I’ve only seen a single screen telepresence demo before and that was on a noisy exhibition floor.  At Polycom’s City Executive Briefing Centre yesterday I was treated the to a full blown demo and boy was it impressive.  The quality was astounding. Attendees at the ITSPA Summer Forum sat on one side of an oval conference table […]

ITSPA AGM and Summer Forum at the v plush Polycom offices in the City

Just stepped into the Polycom offices at 69 Old Broad Street in the City. I am here for the ITSPA council meeting, AGM and Summer Workshop. The offices are super plush and impressively I didn’t have to sign in at reception. The receptionist pushed a button on a panel and a lift door opened to […]

ITSPA event just two weeks to go #VoIP #polycom #microsoft

It’s only two weeks to the Internet Telephony Service Providers’ Association (ITSPA) Summer Forum due to take place on Tuesday 13th July at the Polycom offices, Old Broad Street, London. These events, chaired by yours truly, have become “must attend” occasions for ITSPs in the UK. On this occasion we have a Keynote Speech from […]

ITSPA Workshop notes – HD Voice and Launch of the VoIP Directory

On Tuesday in London I chaired a technical workshop focussing on High Definition Voice. The event, run by the Internet Telephony Service Providers Association (ITSPA), was generously sponsored by Cisco and Broadsoft and who also provided some working demos together with ITSPA member YeaLink. Around 40 or so people from the industry held a very […]

Timico is double ITSPA Awards Finalist

I’m pleased to tell the world that Timico has been shortlisted as a finalist in the ITSPA Awards again this year.  Last year we won the Unified Comms category.  This year we don’t have that category but we are down to the last few in both the Best Business ITSP (SME) and Best Business ITSP (Enterprise) slots.  The […]


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