Government of India started rolling out, rather quietly, a project last month through which it will have access to everything that happens over the telecommunications links in India – be it phone calls, text messages, online activity, and even social media interactions.
ARCEP, the French Telecom Regulator has asked for an investigation by the prosecutors of Microsoft Corp's Skype for not registering as a telecom operator. Despite repeated requests, Skype has not adhered to register as an "electronic communications operator”, says ARCEP.
Microsoft announced in a conference dedicated to Lync yesterday about its intentions to connect the Lync communication platform to Skype thereby allowing Lync users to call Skype users and vice versa starting this June.
Ever considered the possibility of being tracked based on your voice? Well it seems that it might just happen sooner than later as a Russia’s Speech Technology Center (STC) has come up with ‘VoiceGrid Nation’ – a system that can match an identity to voice.
South Korea has left US and other developed nations behind in the race for HD calls aka Voice over LTE as SK Telecom has announced that it will be providing high-quality voice calls over LTE service from August 8.