Sales of Service Provider VoIP Equipment Gaining

by VoipPlanet.com Staff

Pricing pressure caused revenue to drop, but shipments are up across the board.

"Demand has risen and prices have dropped on VoIP and related infrastructure hardware worldwide as large network transformations are driving the need for more IP-enabling products and services, according to two recent reports by Infonetics Research," writes PhonePlus's Charlene O'Hanlon.

"According to Infonetics’ third-quarter Service Provider VoIP Equipment and Subscribers, the total service provider VoIP equipment market – including trunk media gateways, SBCs, media servers, softswitches and voice application servers – decreased 9 percent from the second quarter to $511 million. But while revenue is down for the quarter, shipments for almost all segments in the market are up sequentially," O'Hanlon writes. n

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VoIP Equipment Market On the Rise

This article was originally published on Wednesday Nov 24th 2010