ABI Research announced yesterday their study that Business VoIP Services are to double in 2015 to $20B. This is a record breaking 13% CAGR between 2010 and 2015. This is inclusive of a 19% CAGR for business VoIP lines. ABI points out that this is mostly due to business voice line replacement and hosted take-up . . . → Read More: Business VoIP Services Market to Double in 2015 to $20B
Last week Metaswitch and CounterPath announced a long-term partnership that promises to change how wireline and wireless service providers compete with entrant Internet-based operators–i.e., Skype and Google. CounterPath has long been the leader in softphones–everyone knows X-Lite. However back in 2008, CounterPath made two strategic investments / acquisitions in FirstHand and BridgePort Networks. Both acquisitions . . . → Read More: My Thoughts: Metaswitch & CounterPath Announce Significant Partnership
I wrote a post back in June covering the ever-increasing impact Skype has on the Telecom Sector. The Mobile Operators are now on the same path as the fixed line operators-where Skype will definitely destroy more voice revenue unless Mobile Operators do something… and quick.
One of my favorite sources of information is from the . . . → Read More: Again, Wake Up Mobile Operators
Really excited that CounterPath has launched our VoIP SMS Gateway. You can see the product page by clicking here. The product enables VoIP users to send and receive SMS messages via their VoIP DID. Today other services have similar services however most are limited to outbound SMS delivery or at best have an awkward interface . . . → Read More: VoIP Operators Are Now SMS Enabled