3CX, a developer of popular phones such as the Windows softphone 3CXPhone and VoIP BPX 3CX Phone, announced that they will release of a free SIP phone for the Android’s operating system. This interesting new phone for Android allows users to make free phone calls through wireless and 3G.
The 3CX Phone works with standards based SIP servers and is not tied to a particular provider as opposed to other free Android SIP phone. This is great in that users can pick and choose their preferred provider or VoIP PBX and can easily switch whenever they want.
"Smart phones will soon be the defacto mobile phone and with a docking station will act as a desk phone in time. A VoIP PBX must embrace this technology and deliver seamless integration to provide true mobility to its users," according to Nick Galea, CEO of 3CX. "Smartphone support is a key component of our strategy and the availability of 3CXPhone for Android delivers on this vision." Galea went on to say, "We chose Android as our first platform - it is rapidly gaining market share because it's open, standards based, vendor independent and evolving at a rapid pace. Android based Smartphones are available in different form factors and at competitive prices."
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