Verizon's Wholesale VoIP Services Up Sharply in '09

by VoipPlanet.com Staff

Customer's use of minutes supplied by Verizon's Global Wireless VoIP increased more than two-fold for the year.

"Verizon’s Global Wireless VoIP unit reported Tuesday that the number of minutes it supplied to customers grew more than 200% in 2009 compared with the previous year," writes InformationWeek's W. David Gardner.

"VoIP was once frowned upon by Verizon Communications and by other major carriers, but in recent years they have come to tolerate and even embrace Voice-over Internet Protocol technology. Verizon Wireless has even forged a close relationship with Skype, the independent VoIP pacesetter. Verizon Wireless is 55% owned by Verizon Communications," Gardner writes

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This article was originally published on Wednesday May 26th 2010