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they can surely
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Haniltery Posted:
For wipe call
history also some
of the offline, in
gengral , it
usually apply to
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diana87 Posted:
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dconnor Posted:
What is the main
number on the
account? And
which one is the
virtual number?
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On Apr 27, 2017 at 18:52:02

Trafford Posted:
Seems like a
simple
question. We
rely exclusively
on a Vonage system
for our
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On Apr 27, 2017 at 10:42:50

diazou Posted:
Hello, It's
compatible with
Android your phone
software
? Thanks!
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On Mar 28, 2017 at 12:42:33

jeddaisg Posted:
Hi all We have
a Vonage VOIP
system for our
office. Lately,
our call quality
...

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On Feb 23, 2017 at 18:33:52

beast321 Posted:
I don't know if
you heard, that
many more
Dreamcast games
are opened up
recently.
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On Feb 16, 2017 at 03:16:51

Av8rix Posted:
Sorry to start a
new thread on an
old topic but when
I google “Vonage
MAC address
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On Jan 11, 2017 at 01:07:21

tplink Posted:
Im trying to add
my HT802 vonage
adapter to my home
network. I
currently have
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The Question Of Balancing The Present-Day Economic Realities Of Voice-Over-IP Deployment Vs. Future Revenue Opportunities

June 22, 2004

By Staff

CHICAGO--The question of balancing the present-day economic realities of voice-over-IP deployment vs. future revenue opportunities was the subject of “The Service Provider Bottom Line: Does Voip Really Pay Off?,” the first general panel session of Monday’s Telephony-hosted “VoIP Service Providers Strategy” conference.

According to Skyline Marketing President John Celentano, who led off the panel with a slide presentation, service providers have few if any choices but to spend the money necessary to deploy Voip services, citing increased competition, customer demand and VoIP’s potential for reducing provider capex and opex spending as the drivers mandating network evolution. Celentano said that in an environment where telcos are already losing POTS and Internet market share to cable in addition to the threat of local competition from the likes of power companies and municipalities, new technologies and business models like Voip are a must for continued survival.

“Bell companies have no choice but to migrate [to VoIP],” Celentano said. “By 2020, I expect the bulk of the network to be converted.”

Celentano said it is imperative that providers promote Voip in a manner that conveys the technology’s quality of service, range of additional applications and services, and competitive price point.

“[VoIP provider] Vonage stressed simplicity and added interesting applications—they’ve done an excellent job in simplifying their message and their pricing,” agreed Randy Mueller, chief marketing officer for IP service provider Callipso.

On the subject of customer adoption drivers beyond voice, Mueller pointed to the popularity of service bundling. “Most consumers buy into bundles,” Mueller said. “Look at the cable triple play--consumers see tremendous value in that.” Celentano added that basic customer care is also a driver: “A lot depends on how miffed you are with your current carrier,” he said. “You don’t care what’s behind the service if you can get the services you want at a reasonable price.”

Beyond the costs of evolving their networks, deploying Voip also demands that providers spend money on evolving their workforces. “Training and education will be [expensive]--you’re building a skill set that doesn’t exist today,” Mueller said. “You’re building a core competency inside your organization.”

Service providers that continue to deliberate if, when and how to deploy Voip are doing themselves a great disservice, Celentano said--immediate action is required. “It’s a mindset change. Carriers can’t afford to wait to make money on VoIP. They clearly have to get out of the mode of thinking the way they have in the past.”



 
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