- Vonage accounts for nearly one-third of respondents using a broadband IP telephony solution and is the definitive market leader.
- Yahoo, Skype, and MSN were respectively the top three providers of PC-based VoIP applications. Among PC-based VoIP providers, Yahoo and Skype are the market leaders based on the In-Stat survey, both with over 20 percent of respondents. MSN is the only other provider accounting for more than 10 percent of respondents.
- AT&T and Verizon both accounted for roughly 15 percent of respondents and other broadband IP telephony providers accounted for less than 10 percent.
- Most providers account for less than 10 percent of respondents, demonstrating the fragmentation of the market in which no one solution yet dominates.
Monday, March 27, 2006
In-Stat recently released news that it finds that among VoIP providers, those offering FREE PC-based applications are currently more popular than those offering broadband IP telephony service. I'm not surprised...In-Stat's survey results, show that Vonage, a for-fee broadband IP telephony provider, had the greatest number of users, however, the other top four providers offered free PC-based VoIP applications.