VirtualPBX Softphone App Wins 2015 Innovation Award

Softphone App Honored for Exceptional Innovation by INTERNET TELEPHONY & TMC

VirtualPBX Softphone App Wins 2015 Innovation AwardSan Jose, CA July 7, 2015 — VirtualPBX announced today that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has named the VirtualPBX Softphone App as a 2015 INTERNET TELEPHONY TMC Labs Innovation Award winner presented by INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine.

The INTERNET TELEPHONY TMC Labs Innovation Award honors products that display innovation, unique features, and significant contributions toward improving communications technology. The awards are bestowed to those companies demonstrating ground-breaking contributions to the industry.
“Mobile is no longer a third screen and, for many people, it’s the primary access device for their personal internet usage,” said Lon Baker, VirtualPBX COO.

When used in conjunction with VirtualPBX hosted telephone service, the VirtualPBX Softphone App is essentially a mobile office in the palm of an employee’s hand. Available for free on the iTunes App Store and on Google Play, the softphone app makes any computer, tablet, or smartphone into a feature-rich VoIP extension.

“We’re in the business of helping professionals work the way they want to,” Baker added, “so it only makes sense to mirror the convenience and flexibility of a mobile platform as part of our unified communications solutions for business.”

Able to mirror all of the same features as the robust suite of VirtualPBX’s cloud-based phone systems, the VirtualPBX Softphone App can receive calls dialed to a business number and extension. Furthermore, as an added value for satellite employees, the softphone app can also mask outgoing calls as originating from an office number, therefore protecting the private contact information of the employee using it.

“The INTERNET TELEPHONY TMC Labs Innovation Award represents the best and the most unique products and services that this industry has to offer. VirtualPBX has proven their commitment to quality and the further development of the IP communications industry through its VirtualPBX Softphone App,” stated Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. “Congratulations to the entire team at VirtualPBX for earning this great honor. I look forward to seeing more innovative solutions from them as they continue to contribute to the future of IP communications,” Tehrani added.

The 2015 TMC Labs Innovation Award winners will be highlighted in the July/August issue of INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine.

About VirtualPBX
VirtualPBX was founded by the creators of the original Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) software in San Francisco in 1997 and continues to develop its ever-growing suite of business telecommunications products and services by anticipating and addressing the needs of an ever-changing business landscape. Nestled in the cradle of Silicon Valley, VirtualPBX product offerings include hosted VoIP, disaster recovery, phone/fax/email integration and an increasingly rare USA-based free Customer Support team all, available directly from their offices in downtown San Jose.

INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine has been the IP Communications Authority since 1998™. Beginning with the first issue in February of 1998, INTERNET TELEPHONY has been providing unbiased views of the complicated converged communications space. INTERNET TELEPHONY offers rich content from solutions-focused editorial content to reviews on products and services from TMC Labs. INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine reaches more than 225,000 readers, including pass-along readers. For more information, please visit

About TMC
TMC is a global, integrated media company that supports clients’ goals by building communities in print, online, and face to face. TMC publishes multiple magazines including Cloud Computing, IoT Evolution, Customer, and Internet Telephony. TMCnet is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries, and is read by as many as 1.5 million unique visitors monthly. TMC produces a variety of trade events, including ITEXPO, the world’s leading business technology event, as well as industry events: Asterisk World; AstriCon; ChannelVision (CVx) Expo; Customer Experience (CX) Hot Trends Symposium; DevCon5 – HTML5 & Mobile App Developer Conference; IoT Evolution Conference & Expo; SmartVoice Conference; Software Telco Congress; Super Wi-Fi Summit – The Global Spectrum Sharing and TV White Space Event; SIP Trunking, Unified Communications & WebRTC Seminars; Wearable Tech Conference & Expo; Fitness and Sports Wearable Technology (FAST) Expo, WebRTC Conference & Expo; and more. Visit TMC Events for additional information.

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VirtualPBX Contact
Rachel Anderson
Director of Marketing
888.825.0800 Ext. 339

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Marketing Manager
203-852-6800, ext. 287

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