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Jul 1

FCC says there's 21 million VoIP lines out there

According to an article published by FierceVoIP, The FCC's Local Telephone Competition report has announced some big news for the VoIP industry. IP communications is on the rise with 21 million end-users taking advantage of VoIP subscriptions from cable, traditional telcos or VoIP providers.


The report noted that there were 162 million wireline retail local telephone service connections as of the end of 2008. Of that figure, 141 million were traditional switched access lines while 21 million were VoIP subscribers, which represents a tremendous opportunity for line conversions for service providers who have upgraded to a next-generation VoIP network.