VoIP in the US: Market Research Report

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VoIP Market Research Report | NAICS 51711e | Feb 2015

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

IBISWorld’s VoIP market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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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.

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Nomadic VoIPNon-nomadic VoIP
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VoIP over the PSTN

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