The VoIP Market Is Set to Grow
On January 30, 2014, the FCC (Federal Communication Commission) agreed to a proposal from the telecom industry to oversee large scale trials to convert the Plain Old Telephone Service (POTS) to an all IP broadband-based system. The implications are profound, and as expected, the telecom industry has praised the decision.
A closer look at the decision and the situations surrounding it show that the industry is eager for the switch to take place soon because it is finding it difficult to maintain older analog systems and to compete with IP-based telecom services. The FCC is being cautious, and wants to be convinced that the 100% VoIP infrastructure the telecom companies want will be able to completely replace POTS all over the country.
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