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Apr, 2011

VoIP Cited as One Factor in Staggering Decline of Wired Telecom Industry

Posted by IVR Technologies, Inc. | Convergent Billing - VAS


Waiting for the economic recovery to revive that portfolio heavy with wired telecommunications carriers and their ilk? You may be in for a longer wait than you expected, says market research firm IBISWorld.com.

Among the company's list of "Top 10 Dying Industries," you guessed it, wired telecom carriers top the list.  According to IBISWorld, of the 700 industries it studied, the wireline folks saw the biggest drop in actual revenue between 2000 and 2010, 55 percent to $154…

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Apr, 2011

Hosted VoIP – VoIP Grew 21 Percent Between 2009 and 2010, FCC Says

Posted by IVR Technologies, Inc. | Convergent Billing - VAS


Use of VoIP by consumers and businesses grew by 21 percent between June 2009 and June 2010, the Federal Communications Commission reports. At the same time, use of legacy voice lines decreased eight percent over the same period. Total voice lines in service decreased from about 162.7 million in 2008 to 151.2 million between 2008 and 2010. Overall, fixed…

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