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VoIP in the US: Market Research Report

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VoIP Market Research Report | NAICS 51711e | Aug 2014

Raised voice: The expansion of 4G data networks will propel subscription growth

IBISWorld’s VoIP market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$3bn
Annual Growth 09-14
12.9%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Employment
4,630
Businesses
550
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) experienced massive growth at the start of the past five-year period, though residential customer growth has since flattened out. Regulations and the dominance of companies, such as Google, threaten the industry, but the expansion of mobile broadband networks will open up new avenues for growth. Cable companies able to bundle VoIP service with cable service will fare best in consumer markets in the next five years, while businesses will slowly but surely turn to VoIP for voice needs... purchase to read more

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Barriers to entry in this industry are currently medium; however they are increasing as VoIP services increase in prominence and reliability. As VoIP continues to become increasingly competitive in comparison to traditional phone services, larger companies are acquiring or integrating these services into their portfolio (e.g. Microsoft's $8.5 billion Skype purchase). Opportunities still exist for new entrants, but they are disappearing fast.

VoIP providers are classified as information service providers. As such, they fall outside the Telecommunications Act of 1996, which heavily regulates telecommunications carriers. Importantly, the lack of regulation, compared with telecommunications providers, makes it much easier for new entrants to compete... purchase to read more

 


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What is the VoIP Industry?

Industry participants provide voice over internet protocol (VoIP) services to consumers, businesses and government organizations. VoIP technology converts voice signals into digital data that is transmitted using the internet. This industry does not include VoIP providers who bundle their services with internet, cable operated VoIP, and firms that resell VoIP services.

Industry Products
Nomadic VoIPNon-nomadic VoIP
 
Industry Activities
VoIP over the PSTN


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