VOIP statistics and Predictions

Compiled by Mark Larsen
  • $1.73 bln spent on next-gen telecom equipment in 2004
  • $500 mln worth of IP phones sold in Q2 2006
  • $60 mln will be spent on hosted VOIP in 2004
  • $79.3 mln of IP phones sold in Europe in Q1 2005, shipments up 17.9%
  • 1 mln Americans buy VOIP, 160 mln have landlines, 170 mln have cell phones
  • 1 mln US VOIP subscribers by year-end 2004
  • 1.5 mln IP-based PBX lines used by small businesses in 2004
  • 1.5 mln Vonage customers
  • 1.6 mln residential VOIP users in Netherlands by year-end 2006
  • 10% of US business lines are VOIP
  • 100 mln mobile VOIP users by 2011
  • 100 mln Skype subscribers
  • 11 mln VOIP users globally, 7.2 mln in Japan, 2.1 mln in the US
  • 11.5 mln will get their telephone via cable Internet in 2010
  • 110,000 VOIP users in Germany, 220,000 in France, 50,000 in UK
  • 113,000 VOIP WLAN phones sold in 2004
  • 12% of US businesses use VOIP
  • 12.1 mln American homes to have VOIP by 2009
  • 130K VOIP subscribers in 2003, 17.5 mln by 2008
  • 14 mln to get VOIP from cable provider by year-end 2005
  • 164 mln IP phones to ship in 2010
  • 18% of Americans use residential VOIP
  • 18% of US households to use VOIP by 2009
  • 19% of US Internet users consider switching to VoIP
  • 19.8 mln subscribers to buy VOIP from their cable companies by 2009
  • 197.2 mln residential VOIP subscribers worldwide in 2010
  • 2.7 mln Americans paid for VOIP in Q2 2005
  • 20 mln Americans to VoIP over cable Internet by 2008
  • 20% of US adults believe VOIP is a European hybrid vehicle, 10% think of low-carb vodka
  • 20.4 mln US households to pay for VOIP by 2010
  • 22 mln voice-over-broadband connections in Western Europe by 2008
  • 23.7% of home-based businesses interested in VOIP
  • 24 mln VOIP subscribers in 2008, Vonage, Time Warner, Cablevision market leaders
  • 24.3 mln Americans and 27.8 mln Europeans will subscribe to VOIP by 2008
  • 25% of new phone lines in Asia Pacific in Q3 2005 were VOIP
  • 256 mln wireless VOIP users by 2009
  • 26 mln users to use VOIP globally by 2008
  • 26% of Global 2000 companies already deployed VOIP
  • 3 mln Americans to sign up for VOIP annually between 2006 and 2010
  • 3 mln residential VOIP users by year-end 2005, 27 mln by 2009
  • 3.2 mln broadband VOIP subscribers in the US in 2005
  • 30% of broadband Americans have never heard of VOIP
  • 30% of US companies plan to give VOIP a try
  • 32.6 mln US households to subscribe to residential VOIP in 2010
  • 34% of European companies do not deploy VOIP because of high cost
  • 36% of commercial hotspot operators think of VOIP as killer app
  • 39.1% of corporate offices and 23.7%% of home-based businesses interested in using VOIP
  • 4 mln IP phones will ship in US and Canada in 2005
  • 4.2 mln residential VOIP users in 2005
  • 4.7 mln users pay for PC-to-phone calling
  • 40% of French fixed line market to switch to VOIP
  • 400 VOIP service providers in North America
  • 43% have heard of VOIP, only 4% use it
  • 43% of companies to use VOIP within the next two years
  • 44 mln US households to use VOIP by 2010
  • 46% of British and 51% of American adults have heard of VOIP
  • 46.2% of all North American VOIP minutes belong to Skype
  • 48% of US SMBs trust VOIP security
  • 49% of Americans would sign up for VOIP for cheap international calls
  • 50% of US SMBs to use VOIP by 2008
  • 500,000 Americans bought VOIP from cable company in 2004
  • 52% of those who have VoIP use it as a primary line
  • 55 mln VOIP subscribers by 2009
  • 56% of all phone lines in Western Europe will be VOIP by 2009
  • 59% of new VOIP users made the switch because of the costs
  • 6.9 mln VOIP subscribers in the US in Q2 2006
  • 60% of VOIP revenues to be driven by VOIP phones in 2010
  • 7% of all broadband Norwegians use VOIP
  • 7.9% of US households use VoIP
  • 73% of residential VOIP subscribers to use wireless VOIP phones by 2009
  • 75% of companies who adopted VOIP for business are satisfied with their choice
  • 75% of mid-size companies have a VOIP plan
  • 75% of US companies have tried out VOIP
  • 750K VOIP lines added in Q2 2005
  • 78% of South African businesses to use VOIP by year-end 2005
  • 8% of UK call centers use nothing but VOIP
  • 84.6% of phone users are interested in combined VoWLAN/cellular phone
  • 9.9 mln business IP phones sold in 2006
  • Asia-Pacific enterprise telephony market up 10.8% in 2004
  • Asia-Pacific IP Centrex services market to reach $157 mln in 2009
  • Asian VOIP market to reach $10 bln in 2009
  • AT&T CEO doesnt's see the money in VOIP
  • Australian enterprise VOIP market up 98% in 2004
  • Average VOIP deployment took 133 minutes per user in 2005
  • Average VOIP user ARPU is $25
  • Business IP phone shipments to grow at 37% a year in Western Europe
  • By 2007 more than half of Australian businesses will be using VOIP
  • By 2008 44% of corporate phone lines will be VOIP
  • By 2008 VOIP applications will bring 6.4 bln euros in Western Europe
  • By 2009 74% of all corporate phone lines will be VOIP
  • Cable telephony grows 338% YTY in Q3 2004
  • Cellular VOIP services to generate $18.6 bln in the US in 2006
  • Central and Eastern European VOIP minutes to grow 400% in 2005
  • Cisco leads Australian VOIP market with 47% market share
  • Corporate VOIP equipment sales to bring in $4.42 bln in 2005
  • Corporate VOIP spending to reach $903 mln in 2005
  • EMEA enterprise VOIP up 28,1% in Q4 2004, US market down 3.5%
  • European hosted VOIP market generated 45.8 mln euros in 2003
  • Feds could save $4.5 bln a year by switching to VOIP
  • Global voice market for businesses to reach $3.1 bln by 2008
  • Global VOIP numbers by country and provider
  • In 2008 VOIP market will generate $7 bln
  • In 2011 76% of African outbound voice traffic will be VOIP
  • In the US the main reason for not getting VOIP is lack of reliance on telephone
  • International VOIP traffic grew 23% in 2003, 40% in 2004
  • IP PBX shipments to outnumber traditional PBX shipments in 2005
  • IP phone sales up 53% in 2005
  • IP telephone prices decline 7%
  • Keynote ranks top VOIP services: Vonage and CallVantage
  • Less than 1 mln US VOIP subsribers today, Vonage has 200K customers
  • Migration to VOIP to generate $15 bln over 5 years
  • Residential VOIP market shares: Vonage - 400K customers, Cablevision - 270K, Time Warner - 200K
  • Residential VOIP market size: Vonage - 600K, CableVision - 350K
  • Residential VOIP shipments up 30% in Q3 2005, up 24% in Q4 2005 in Taiwan
  • Residential VOIP to generate $4.1 bln in 2010
  • Semiconductors for VOIP equipment to earn 1.3 bln euros in 2008
  • Skype has 13 mln users worldwide, 2 mln in the US
  • Taiwanese VOIP market reached $585 mln in 2004
  • Top reasons to avoid VOIP: power outages, number portability, 911
  • UK spending on VOIP lines to reach $169 mln in 2005
  • US fixed-line telecom losses to VOIP could reach $5.5 bln by 2010
  • US VOIP market shares: Vonage - 53.9%, Verizon - 5.5%, Callvantage - 5.5%, SunRocket - 4%, Lingo - 2.6%
  • US VOIP market up 18% in Q3 2006, 18.2 mln subscribers, 1.95 mln is Vonage
  • Videoconferencing is the top reason for corporate VOIP deployments
  • Voice over DSL to generate $1.1 bln by 2009
  • VOIP equipment sales grew 3% in Q2 2004
  • VOIP generated $1.3 bln in 2004, to bring $19.9 bln in 2009
  • VOIP in North America to be a $20 bln industry by 2009
  • VOIP integrated circuits to generate $1.3 bln in 2009
  • VOIP market to reach $82 bln in 2005
  • VOIP minutes in North America: 53% - broadband providers, 21.7% - Vonage, 14.4% - Skype
  • VOIP network support serices to generate $1.27 bln by 2010
  • VOIP penetration among US businesses to reach 20% by year-end 2004
  • VOIP phone shipments up 43% in 2004
  • VOIP ports to grow at 15% CAGR
  • VoIP sales up 31% in Q4 2003
  • VOIP semiconductor market leaders: Texas Instruments, Broadcom, MindSpeed
  • VOIP semiconductors will generate $938.4 mln in 2008
  • VOIP subscriber numbers: Vonage - 1 mln, Time Warner - 614K, CableVision - 250K
  • VOIP to be $4.1 bln industry by 2010, not $5.4 bln industry by 2008
  • VOIP won't outnumber PBX until 2009
  • Vonage numbers: 1 mln customers by year-end 2005
  • Western European VOIP phone shipments up 13% in Q4 2004
  • Western European VOIP phone shipments up 35% in 2005
  • Why are customers switching to VOIP?
  • Wireless VOIP equipment grew 20% in 2005

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