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How Push-to-Talk Alerts are being used today

A PTT user invokes ‘PTT Call Alert’ feature in the PTT application to request the alerted user to originate a PTT call. To use this feature, a PTT user simply selects the contact to send the alert and clicks on the PTT Call Alert option in the application. The PTT app sends a message to the…  Continues >

Telefonica's Movistar Total: it's Mobile, it's a Land Line, it's Push-to-Talk and it's Internet

Telefonica Mexico launched a new campaign to promote its recently announced four-in-one service: Movistar Total. The new campaign includes…  Continues >

AT&T Enhanced Push-to-Talk charter program signals bright future for the PTT market

Earlier this week AT&T announced that their Enhanced PTT solution trial was not only going well, but they were expanding the program by doubling the number of customers and increasing the number of compatible devices available for the product launch. As I reread the announcement, there were a few…  Continues >

Telefonica Offers four-in-one service, Movistar Total, includes unlimited Push-to-Talk

Telefónica México launched a new plan that includes a four-in-one service, named Movistar Total. México is the first country to offer a four-in-one service. The new service was announced by…  Continues >

AT&T adds Enhanced PTT page to its website

Last week AT&T added an Enhanced PTT information page as a plan feature to the Business Center website. The page outlines the key benefits and features that their PTT solution will provide to its existing and migrating customers, like…  Continues >

End of U.S. iDEN-based PTT will be June 30, 2013

Sprint Nextel has put a death date of June 30, 2013 on its obsolete iDEN network, which means millions of its U.S. Push-to-Talk customers are being forced to migrate to another PTT solution. In fact, Sprint has already…  Continues >

Enhanced Push-to-Talk Demonstration at CTIA 2012

We had incredible interest for Enhanced PTT at CTIA 2012 this year, and it was a great show for us. We put together this short video montage of some footage from the show floor which includes a short E-PTT demo…  Continues >

Why Fast Call Setup is important in PTT

The main attraction of a PTT solution over a regular cell call is the fast call setup in PTT. While a normal cell call setup is around 15 seconds, PTT users expect instant call setup in the region of 1-2 seconds. In public safety…  Continues >

Top 4 Benefits of using PTT Over a Cell Call

Push to Talk (PTT) is a simple and unique way of communicating instantly, efficiently and inexpensively with one or more contacts. There are several benefits of using PTT over…  Continues >