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    Last Week in Business Communications: November 30, 2015

     

    Last Week in Business Communications is a weekly post where we cover some of the notable articles and happenings in the business communication world from the week before. Check back each Monday for your news fix.


     

    Li-Fi Has Just Been Tested in the Real World
    On Science Alert

    Most of us have come to know and love the convenience of the cord-free Wi-Fi lifestyle. But what if you could get data flowing cord-free at 100 times faster than Wi-Fi? That’s exactly what one group is doing—using light that can transmit data at a gigabyte per second. Read the article >

     

    Dramatic Shift Coming for Hosted PBX Purchasing
    On NoJitter

    John Malone cites financial structural hurdles as one of the reasons that cloud communications growth hasn’t yet completely taken over, but also predicts a significant shift in the channel environment for selling hosted PBX that could change the game and accelerate the shift to the cloud. Read the article >

     

    Mobile Payments to Ramp Up By Year’s End
    On Mobile Enterprise

    Due to services like Apple Pay and Samsung Pay, mobile payments could triple in 2016 according to a survey by eMarketer. Reasons for the growth include growing user base, broader merchant acceptance and a greater frequency of consumers using their phones to make point-of-sale (POS) payments on medium- and high-priced products. Read the article >