According to In-Stat, a popular market research firm, the total number of mobile Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) users will reach 288 million by the end of 2013. The year 2013 will also usher in over 400 million dual-mode handsets or mobile phones capable of transmitting data over more than one type of network. The use of VoIP over a wireless internet (WiFi) connection also guarantees higher audio quality and quicker connections.
In-Stat also reported that Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region currently has more mobile VoIP revenue. The company also predicts that Asia Pacific will be the largest regional market in terms of VoIP revenue by 2013.
Technological advancements in this industry over the next few years will make it possible for people to choose mobile VoIP over plain old telephone systems (POTS). Instead of making expensive calls through regular phone systems and landlines, you can make free local and long distance calls with VoIP.
Business VoIP is on the fast track to innovation, and service providers continue to upgrade wireless 4G networks, making VoIP technology more affordable and accessible to businesses all over the world.
Small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) can also expect affordable pricing and incentives as VoIP providers compete in the marketplace.
Getjar, an independent mobile phone application store, published a study that takes a close look at the evolution of the business VoIP market.
With more people downloading and using mobile applications in the next three to five years, the mobile VoIP community will continue to grow as well.
VoIP makes a lot of sense for educational institutions—and it’s not just because of the substantial cost savings. Other benefits include increased efficiency and integration options. Emergency responsiveness can even be improved. more
When was the last time you evaluated the performance of your current business phone system? For most people, the answer is too long ago. Phone systems are one of the most overlooked tools in business, even though they’re also one of the most important in terms of employee productivity. more
For years, all kinds of businesses depended on Private Branch Exchange (PBX) phone systems to help facilitate direct, line-to-line communication. Over the course of the past decade, however, Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) technology quickly became the go-to resource for brands. more
While more businesses make the switch to VoIP every single day, there are also many that choose to stay with the system they are used to.The rationale is almost always the same. You don’t want to shake things up when what you are already using is working. more