Post Archive - 2011

Dec 15

SBC market to touch $1 bn mark in 2015

CAMPBELL, USA: Global service provider session border controller (SBC) market grew 45 percent in 2010 to $271 million and market research firm Infonetics Research projects it to top $1.0 billion by 2015 as IP voice traffic continues to grow strongly.   "Though traditionally deployed in fixed-line networks for residential and business VoIP service… Read more
Dec 1

Global Telecom Service Provider Revenue to Hit $2.17 Trillion in 2015

In the 10 years from 2005 to 2015, telecom service provider revenue has shown and will continue to show year-over-year growth every year except in 2009, according to Infonetics. Following a 4.1 percent increase in 2010 over 2009, telecom service provider revenue will grow 7.6 percent in 2011, to $1.86 trillion. Infonetics revenue… Read more
Nov 15

640 Million Mobile VoIP Users by 2016

Mobile VoIP specialists are expected to favor alliances with social media, gaming and software partners over partnerships with mobile network operators in coming years, as social media becomes ever more mainstream, finds Juniper Research. Juniper Research anticipates that the role of voice within the broader communications market will change, and… Read more
Nov 1

VoIP Services Market to Cross $76 Billion Mark by 2015: Infonetics Research

The latest research from market research firm Infonetics Research (News - Alert) finds that Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) services market will reach upwards of $76 billion in revenues by 2015. The growth will be primarily driven by Session Initiation Protocol (News - Alert) (SIP) trunking and hosted business VoIP services. According to… Read more
Oct 15

SMBs see growth ahead, focus on cutting costs

SMBs continue to look ahead at future growth, but a sluggish economy has them looking harder for products that help them reduce costs, according to a new survey conducted by hosted VoIP provider 8x8 (Nasdaq: EGHT). The survey, which looked at new 8x8 customers who subscribed to the company's VoIP service between May 1 and August 19, showed… Read more
Oct 1

Will North American Telecom Service Revenue Double by 2016?

Global carrier revenue is expected to achieve a nine percent compound annual growth rate from 2011 to 2016, growing to a total of $5.13 trillion, according to Insight Research Corp. Perhaps more surprising, Insight Research Corp. predicts that, within that time period, North American carrier revenue growth is expected to rise from $286.8 billion… Read more
Sep 15

Softphone market set for rapid expansion

Softphones haven't impacted the enterprise market like smartphones have, but new research indicates they could see strong growth in the next six years as businesses look to contain costs and take advantage of expanding VoIP networks. Global Industry Analysts forecast the market could grow to $217.2 million in value by 2017, with 2.9 million units… Read more
Sep 1

Global Telecom Market Status and Forecast

According to the information released by HOT TELECOM ( in its latest report “Global Telecom Market Status and Forecast”, the global telecom services revenue reached US$1.9 trillion in 2010, representing a 4.5% increase, an improvement compared with 2009, when revenue… Read more
Aug 15

Smartphone Shipments to Hit a Billion by 2016

Juniper Research has predicted a 230 percent increase in smartphone shipments by 2016 One billion smartphones will ship annually by 2016 if current growth continues, according to a new report from Juniper Research. Last year smartphone shipments registered at 302 million. Juniper believes ‘economy smartphones’ retailing for $150 (around £90… Read more
Aug 1

Business to drive mobile VoIP usage to 83 million seats by 2015

Mobile VoIP usage, like fixed-line VoIP, is continuing to grow in the U.S. as consumers and businesses increasingly adopt the technology, according to a new report that says the total mobile user base could reach 83 million lines by 2015. "There are several reasons that adoption of mobile VoIP makes sense," says Amy Cravens, a senior analyst for… Read more