Is Skype Taking Over VoIP In North America??

By: Michael Lemm

Now again....look deeper. That's residential users......not business. Skype can't deliver the capability, capacity, and reliability businesses require. Plus residential Skype users are tied to a PC and headset arrangement. Businesses balk at that restriction. So Skype is still a nice alternative for the regular Joe....for now.

Skype is all about getting users hooked on the free part and then charging for additional services like SkypeOut and video conferencing.

Also....Skype says it themselves, they are not a replacement for your home telephone -- they are an ancillary communication service.

Skype's master plan is to eventually begin licensing the Skype software to handset manufacturers around the world. So while Skype may be a threat to VOIP companies and wireline carriers nowHealth Fitness Articles, it could evolve into a threat for mobile service providers too. Hmmmmm......the future looks to be very interesting.

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