Tuesday, 23 October 2018

The race is on to get a piece of the VoIP market

By Steve Shaw, Kineto Wireless
Monday 11 June 12

Mobile operator-provided VoIP services are hitting the headlines as players move to protect revenues from the likes of Skype.

The industry is currently experiencing increased interest in mobile operator-provided VoIP services as carriers move to protect their voice revenues from the likes of Skype. The reason for this rise is almost certainly tied to the availability of mobile Internet, driven by the proliferation of high-speed packet networks, WiFi and the imminent global roll out of LTE. AT&T’s Call International, a downloadable app targeting the most valuable of VoIP services, outbound international calling, is an open acknowledgement that third-party vendors are cutting into the traditional mobile voice market. T-Mobile US is experimenting with Bobsled, a cross-mobile platform, cross-device…

The industry is currently experiencing increased interest in mobile operator-provided VoIP services as carriers move to protect their voice revenues from the likes of Skype. The reason for this rise is almost certainly tied to the availability of mobile Internet, driven by the proliferation of high-speed packet networks, WiFi and the imminent global roll out of LTE. AT&T’s Call International, a downloadable app targeting the most valuable of VoIP services, outbound international calling, is an open acknowledgement that third-party vendors are cutting into the traditional mobile voice market. T-Mobile US is experimenting with Bobsled, a cross-mobile platform, cross-device…

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