U.S. VoIP Subscribership Tops 20 Million Mark

by VoipPlanet.com Staff

FCC study pegs VoIP lines at about 13 percent of wired connections.

"VoIP users take note—you now command a noticeable share of wireline telephone service in the United States. The Federal Communications Commission reports 21 million subscriptions to Voice over Internet Protocol accounts provided by companies like Vonage, as well as the telcos and cable providers," writes Ars Technica's Matthew Lasar.

"These represented 13 percent of the nation's 162 million wired connections as of December 31, 2008. The overwhelming majority were residential. Only one percent of those VoIP lines served businesses," Lasar writes.

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Over 20 million VoIP subscribers in the United States

This article was originally published on Tuesday Jun 29th 2010
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