Push to Talk

  • OnBeep To Tackle Group Communication Wearables With $6.25M In New Funding

    OnBeep To Tackle Group Communication Wearables With $6.25M In New Funding

    Stealth startup OnBeep got a little less stealthy today, announcing a new Series A round of $6.25 million in funding including investment from Riche Levandov of Avalon ventures, and including previous seed funding from WordPress-creator Matt Mullenweg and others. The company revealed a bit about their secretive product development back in January, when they talked about their efforts… Read More

  • Voice Chat App Voxer Gets New Competition From Zello, A (Non-Spammy) Push-To-Talk Alternative

    Voice Chat App Voxer Gets New Competition From Zello, A (Non-Spammy) Push-To-Talk Alternative

    It looks like popular walkie-talkie app Voxer is about to get some competition in the mobile voice chat space. A new app called Zello is growing like crazy, too – in fact, it’s growing faster than Voxer internationally (although it’s behind in the U.S.) and it has reached the #8 spot in the free Android social app list. The cross-platform mobile app just reached 1 million… Read More

  • AT&T Launches Enhanced Push-To-Talk Smartphone Trial For Businesses

    AT&T Launches Enhanced Push-To-Talk Smartphone Trial For Businesses

    Though it may not always seem like it, big wireless carriers are still stuck on the concept of push-to-talk communication. It’s easy to see why — instanteous communication between multiple people can be a huge benefit in certain lines of work, and and catering to those groups often leads to some hefty service contracts. To that end, AT&T has announced that they have launched a… Read More

  • Verizon Wireless drops CDM8975 Push to Talk handset, business world yawns

    Verizon Wireless launched its creatively named CDM8975 Push to Talk handset today.  This new business-meets-multimedia walkie-talkie mobile phone was developed by Personal Communications Devices and comes dressed to impress, er, ready for the job site as it’s wrapped in an “industrial clamshell.” The CDM8975 will be available beginning March 9th, online and in good… Read More