Looking for a practical small business idea? Consider this: There is strong demand for cost-effective international, long-distance and mobile communications solutions in the telecom market. Entrepreneurs and startups can capitalize on this demand by offering their own branded VoIP-based communications services. To deliver these services you don't need extensive technical skills; you only need good business sense and specialized (user-friendly) software. For those who have both, starting a VoIP service provider business can be quite promising...
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A crucial question you must consider when choosing a softswitch is whether to buy or rent your own VoIP billing system. This post examines the benefits of buying your own system.
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Even though more people in developing countries are switching to smart phones and downloading WhatsApp for the messaging service. Two factors are challenging the voice call service in developing countries: Data plan services and bandwidth. WhatsApp subscribers might soon be able to talk to each other but this does not mean that the number of subscribers in developing countries will increase.
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Although most overall VoIP adoption still occurs in developed countries, mobile VoIP is experiencing strong growth in emerging markets. Since these markets tend to be lacking in fixed line infrastructure, mobile telephony takes its place. And because mobile VoIP is usually much more cost-effective than traditional mobile telephony, it's naturally attractive to consumers in these countries. This creates opportunities for ITSPs that service these markets.
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Over the next year, there a four major trends in the IP telephony industry that VoIP service providers and end-users alike should pay attention to. These trends will shape the future of the market and inform strategy of competitive service providers.