Some features of office phones are already available on most cell phones, and mobile-to-mobile calling plans can save enterprises money on calls between employees, said Ovum Ltd. analyst Roger Entner. But having a desk phone and cell phone with one number could be a convenient feature. For one thing, heavy phone users could avoid having to charge their cell phones frequently, he said.
Intellisync Call Connect for Alcatel is part of the Intellisync Mobile Suite from Nokia. It is set to become available through Nokia and Alcatel resellers in the fourth quarter. Pricing has not been set.