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VOIP to Take $35 Billion from Telcos

An article from Telecom Magazine sites a recent Juniper study that can’t be good for the RBOCS. From the article: “According to a new report from Juniper Research, VoIP revenue from this sector — worldwide — is projected to reach an annual US$18 bn by 2010. Other projections that Juniper throws into the business VoIP […]

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Yahoo Voice Launches

Yahoo’s voice app launched yesterday. From Daily Wireless:“Yahoo Tuesday launched a PC phone service used in conjunction with its Yahoo! Messenger service. Those signing up can receive unlimited domestic calls for $2.99 a month or $29.90 a year. You can also purchase prepaid voice credit in $10 and $25 increments. Yahoo will charge 2 cents […]

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OECD WiMAX Report

Om points to an OECD report titled, “The Implications of WiMAX for Competition and Regulation.” (PDF) From the post: “The report points out that a typical base-station, can handle an area between 3-to-10 kilometers in a non-line of sight environment. Or about 40 Mbit/s per channel, which basically boils down to this: one cell could […]

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Cable VOIP 2005 Growth

Om points to a number of releases about the growth of cable’s VOIP product. From the post: ” According to UBS research estimates, there were 5.1 million cable voice users at year end, up 63% annually and 14% sequentially. Telegeography estimates that nearly 900,000 new subscribers were added in the final three months of 2005, […]

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Click to Call

A recent survey from Airwide Solutions states that: “By 2008, 89%of brands will use text and multimedia messaging to reach their audience, with nearly one-third planning to spend in excess of 10% of marketing budgets on the medium. In five years over half of brands(52%) expect to spend between 5% and 25% of total marketing […]

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Nokia UMA

Carlo at MobHappy discusses Nokia’s push for UMA. From the post: “There’s little doubt that UMA will be a disruptive force in the mobile telecom industry. It promises to meld the benefits of fixed or PC-based VoIP with those of mobile telephony. But why it’s so compelling for Nokia is that it gives them an […]

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Detecon’s IPTV Study

Lost Remote points to a MediaPost article about a IPTV study released by Detecon. Lost Remote: “For IPTV to proliferate, there is a desperate need for increased bandwidth at telecom hubs. Today’s infrastructure couldn’t sustain the delivery of multiple streams of a popular show at the same time. When it comes to TV, people buy […]

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Om and Niall podcast transcript: Two Tiered Internet

Om and Niall have a transcript up for one of their recent podcasts. They dive into the discussion of the two tiered Internet and what that might mean if it happens. Go read the whole thing because this issue is really important. Highlights to follow: Niall: “So to give a little bit of a background, […]

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Top 10 Global Wireless Predictions for 2006

inCode released this report a few days ago but I just saw it. Here are the highlights they pull: A digital music innovator will launch a Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) focused on mobile entertainment services Consumers will “snack” on mobile TV, which will not be a killer application A new business model for voice […]

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