Sunday, July 31, 2016
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Alphabet Posts Strong Revenue on Video Market
Games Outweigh Sagging Sensors For Sony
Microsoft To Further Cut Jobs Towards The Final Exit From Phone Business
AMD Radeon RX 470 And RX 460 Are Shipping in Early August
Worldwide Smartphone Volumes Relatively Flat in Q2 2016
Oracle to Buy NetSuite for $9.3 Billion
Samsung and Nestle Collaborate on the Internet of Things and Nutrition
Home Appliance and Home Entertainment Units Help LG's Quarterly Profits
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > Yahoo M...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, September 12, 2006
Yahoo Messenger Offers Free Group Conference Calls


Yahoo is offering free group conference calling services from Vapps Inc. to the roughly 80 million users of Yahoo's instant-message and Web telephone-calling service, the companies said on Monday.

The service, called ConFreeCall, will be available for download through Yahoo Messenger with Voice service, allowing friends or families to hold free conference calls to complement Yahoo's existing text, voice and photo-sharing services.

Vapps, a supplier of conference-calling services and equipment announced a similar deal in June with Skype, the international market leader in instant message and Web-based phone calling services with more than 100 million users.

Vapps -- short for Voice over Internet Applications -- says it can offer free conference calls with high voice quality for up to 500 simultaneous participants per call -- enough to handle an extended family reunion.

A moderator can control call volume control, muting, announce participants and recording, among other features.

Closely held Vapps, of Hoboken, New Jersey, has a plan to offset the cost of providing free conference calls by offering related premium services, including conference call recording, playback and 24-hour operator support for arranging calls.

Yahoo Messenger with Voice subscribers can find the ConFreeCall application in the Yahoo Messenger plug-in gallery (http://us.gallery.yahoo.com/messenger). The service is also available directly from Vapps at http://www.confreecall.com.

Vapps counts tens of thousands of registered users for its existing audio conference call services. Previously it charged 6 cents a minute per user, meaning an hour-long conference call with 10 participants cost around $36.


Previous
Next
New UDO-DMD Media Format For Distribution and Archival Storage of HD DVD Content        All News        Intel sells optical components business
Euro Debut for iTunes Challenger     General Computing News      Intel sells optical components business

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Verizon Buys Yahoo's Core Business For $4.83 billion
Verizon Closer To Yahoo Deal
Yahoo Reports Loss For The Second Quarter 2016
AT&T, Verizozn To Make Final Bids for Yahoo Web Business - report
Verizon To Bid For Yahoo's Internet Business: report
Yahoo Reaches Agreement With Starboard
Yahoo Revenue Slightly Falls
Google Added To List Of Bidders For Yahoo's Core Business
Microsoft Supports Yahoo Bidders
Starboard Launches Proxy Fight Against Yahoo Board
Time Could Bid for Yahoo's Internet Business: report
Yahoo Forms Independent Committee to Explore Strategic Alternatives

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2016 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .