Tuesday, June 07, 2005

VoIP Poised For Growth: Statistics

VoIP is growing strong. Here are some statistics of where it's going:
  • By 2010 VoIP will account for $80 billion - or 40 percent - of the $200 billion US telecommunications business.
    Source: The Yankee Group
  • 1 million residential and small/home office subscribers in North America in 2004, a number expected to reach 17.4 million by 2008.
    Source: Infonetics
  • North American voice over IP service revenue topped $1.3 billion in 2004, and is expected to soar 1,431% to $19.9 billion in 2009
    Source: Infonetics
  • 20 percent of US businesses were using some form of VoIP be the end of 2004.
    Source: In-Stat/MDR
  • For residential and business markets, 94% of respondents (service providers) offer hosted IP voice by 2005, up from 56% in 2004
    Source: Infonetics
  • 1 million plus VoIP consumer subscribers in the US alone by year-end 2004, a figure expected to reach 3 million by the end of 2005 and rising to 6 - 7 million by the end of 2006.
    Source: IDC
  • Worldwide Wi-Fi VoIP handset revenue totaled $45 million in 2004 and units totaled 113,000.
    Source: Infonetics
  • The number of cable VoIP subscribers in North America jumped 900% between 2003 and 2004, from less than 50,000 to close to half a million, while cable broadband subscribers grew 26%, from 17.7 million to 22.4 million.
    Source: Infonetics

Try eFax FREE! Get your own local or toll-free fax number that lets you send and receive faxes by email, no matter where you are. Great companion to your VoIP service. Try it free for 30 days!

No comments: