Post Archive - 2013

Aug 4

A Prepaid Calling Card Market Perspective - The Hidden Costs in Purchasing a Prepaid Calling Card Platform

  At IVR Technologies we come in contact with many start-up and existing ventures looking to enter the prepaid calling card market, and over the years we have seen many companies sink or swim based on their initial platform purchase decisions.  The investment in a prepaid calling card solution is an important one and each venture has its own set… Read more
Aug 1

Forrester: $2.1 Trillion Will Go into IT Spend In 2013; Apps And The U.S. Lead The Charge

Forrester Research has now released its annual look at the state of IT spend globally, and the analysts project that there will be $2.06 trillion invested across software, hardware, and IT services by enterprises and governments in 2013. Within that, the U.S. will be the biggest-spending country by a long shot, and — in a sign of the times —… Read more
Jul 15

Mobile Data Plans: The Options for Aligning Services with Consumer Needs

There are very few constants in our rapidly changing world. In fact, I have characterized the current time period as “The Age of Acceleration” where the only constants are change and the speed at which it is increasing. That said, there actually is one constant that is crying out for change. We all would like a mobile data plan that takes into… Read more
Jul 1

Mobile Data Will Soon Dominate Wireless Service Revenues

Despite a slow 2013 first quarter for net new connections, mobile data service revenue continues its impressive run for the wireless industry, according to leading wireless industry consultant Chetan Sharma. Mobile data revenue now accounts for close to 45% of total service revenue, and Sharma predicts it may pass the 50% mark for the U.S. market… Read more
Jun 15

Patchy year ahead for VoIP equipment as market awaits VoLTE; Carrier SBCs hit all-time high

Market research firm Infonetics Research today released vendor market share and forecast excerpts from its 1st quarter 2013 (1Q13) Service Provider VoIP and IMS Equipment and Subscribers report. (Full report published May 30.) ANALYST NOTE “Service provider session border controllers (SBCs) had a stellar first quarter, passing the $100-million… Read more
Jun 1

IMS Core, Session Border Controller and Voice Application Servers Experience 1Q13 Growth, According to Dell'Oro Group

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Dell'Oro Group, the trusted source for market information about the networking and telecommunications industries, announced today that while Carrier IP Telephony market revenues declined 19 percent overall versus the year-ago period, sales of IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) Core, Session… Read more
May 15

VoIP Services Revenue Reaches $63 Billion as Growth Continues

News reports continue to share insights into the phenomenal growth of VoIP services throughout the commercial and residential markets. The benefits of this communication platform are clear and growth shows no signs of waning. In fact, according to market analysis, revenue grew to $63 billion in 2012. As the demand for big data continues to grow… Read more
May 12

IVR Technologies and Squire Technologies Partner to Deliver Real-time Billing, Enhanced services and Switching Solutions to VoIP Carriers Worldwide

VoIP carriers can now deliver complete, innovative and revenue generating subscriber-based services through IVR Technologies’ Talking SIP™ platform and the Squire Technologies line of core network switching and routing solutions.

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May 1

VoIP Market Growth in 2013 is Assured, More Detailed Predictions a Bit Hazy

Despite the sheer number of VoIP providers around the world offering similarly priced services; it seems that only a few players have managed to stake significant market claim among consumers. However, time has proven time and again that a dominant market share doesn't always stay that way as shakeups in the tech world occur often. According to a… Read more
Apr 15

SIP to overtake T1 lines in the enterprise by 2015, predicts Infonetics

The percentage of enterprises using SIP trunking will surpass the percentage using legacy T1 lines in 2015, according to a survey of close to 300 firms by Infonetics Research. Those who do not plan to deploy SIP trunking said they liked their existing voice services or that their existing service contract was not up for renewal. For most of the… Read more