Telephony Growth Drives VoIP Gear Market
The growing momentum of Internet telephoning is driving a boom in
VoIP gear, which jumped 69 percent, to $452 million, in the third
quarter, according to a report released Monday by Infonetics Research.
Internet Week - Nov 22, 2004
in VoIP giveaway
BT is bribing customers with free VoIP calls for a year if they sign
up to one of its broadband services. The deal, the latest in a string
of sign-up promo offers, runs until the end of December.
The Register ( UK ) - Nov 9, 2004
Vonage: Recipe for success?
Analysis Say Vonage to anyone in the communications industry and they
say: "Oh the VoIP people." Ask if they'll make it, and you
may get responses like, "well the RBOCs hate them and they have
hundreds of lookalike competitors."
The Register (UK) - Nov 2, 2004
Domestic Internet portal O2.pl is about to launch the first voice-over-broadband
service in Poland that can make calls to fixed-line phones....
Warsaw Business Journal Online - Oct 25, 2004
Call it Voice over IP (VoIP). Call it IP telephony.
Or call it the convergence of voice and data networks. Sending telephone
calls as data packets over Internet Protocol (IP) networks is a telecom
option that Canadian businesses may increasingly choose when it's
time to replace legacy systems.
ITBusiness.ca - Oct 8, 2004
roars in Japan
Japan leads the world in VoIP, especially in consumer IP telephony,
largely as a by-product of the very aggressive and expensive ADLS
strategy of Softbank and its Yahoo!BB subsidiary...
Teledotcom - Oct 7, 2004
UK Rolls Out New VoIP Numbers
British telecom regulator Ofcom said its approach to VoIP and release
of new telephone numbering for it was aimed at encouraging the services
through reduced costs and increased competition.
LinuxInsider - Sept 7, 2004
VoIP If spam could talk, it would spit. SPIT stands for spam over
Internet telephony and could become just as annoying....
CSO Magazine - Sept 2004
VOIP Service Pulverized
Controversy has broken out over the launch of what's claimed to be
the first commercial voice over IP (VOIP) service to use ENUM (electronic
number mapping), a protocol that translates phone numbers into URLs,
so that the Internet Domain Name Service (DNS) effectively becomes
a global VOIP directory.
Light Reading - June 11, 2004
Home-style ENUM trial to go ahead
Brisbanes NAS Communications will trial an IP service in NSW
from January that might pre-empt ENUM plans -- an international telecommunications
initiative aimed at helping traditional telephone networks and the
IT News Australia - December 19, 2003
Tensions over Australian ENUM progress
One of the participants in a discussion group to investigate the feasibility
of mapping the telephone numbering system to the DNS has expressed
concerns the process is being 'hijacked' by the large carriers.
ZDnet Australia - December 5, 2003