Reportlinker Adds The Mobile VoIP Market Report 2010-2015

Jun 01, 2010, 07:48 ET from Reportlinker

NEW YORK, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

The Mobile VoIP Market Report 2010-2015

The mobile market is growing, up 1.4% to euro 417 billion in 2010. The strongest growth is posted by data services such as mVoIP, both on fixed and mobile networks. Sales of internet connections and data services on fixed networks will grow in 2010 by 7% to almost euro 200 billion. Mobile data services – such as mVoIP are posting even stronger growth: up 16% to over euro 140 billion.

Our new telecoms report outlines how the mobile VoIP market will evolve further during the next five years, ensuring that you are in the know when it comes to important decisions within the mVoIP industry.

The online social networks such as Facebook and MySpace have integrated mVoIP services to offer opportunities for development of third-party applications and software, as well as multimedia content and advertising. Facebook users for example currently send one billion IMs per day.

What analysis does this report focus on?

This report also examines how the growing market share of smartphones offers potential for third-party applications developers in the mVoIP market. In 2010 for example, mobile phone users will download over 6 billion applications to their mobile phones, growing to 7 billion by 2013.

There will be opportunities for the mobile telecoms industry in the IP convergence/substitution market. By introducing fixed VoIP to cellular telephony and mobile VoIP to fixed telephony, operators will have the opportunities to grow on a unified voice and multimedia service experience. VoIP services are cheaper than circuit-switched services on traditional legacy networks. VoIP has diversified from purely voice implementation to a complete multimedia experience offering video calling, video conferencing, gaming and many other features.

Booming smartphone developments bolstered sales in established markets and low-end devices made headway in developing markets.

Analysis on mVoIP revenue growth and background to mergers

This brand new 100+ page analytical report explains how, as the VoIP market goes mobile - revenues are set to increase, and examines the prospects and outlook for providers of Mobile VoIP services, providing background and research on acquisitions and market figures. Our market study also examines leading users and providers of mVoIP services such as the 3 network and Skype - and defines the current state of the mVoIP market, with emphasis on the Indian market and growth in China in particular.

The mVoIP market has grown in importance. However, what will drive its future growth? This report analyses the factors that are going to influence the market and inspire its growth in the future. The report includes a separate analysis of the Market reshaping developments that have taken place recently, and are set to influence and change the landscape of the mVoIP services market in the future.

The global economic crisis appeared to have had only a slight impact on the global telecommunications and IT markets. After a slight dip of 0.5% in 2009, the information and communications (ICT) market will increase by 1.9% to euro 2.3 trillion in 2010 and by 3.7% to euro 2.4 trillion in 2011, according to the European Information Technology Observatory (EITO)'s forecast. The number of mobile subscribers (currently four billion) is set to reach 6 billion by 2013, and smartphones will outsell PCs by 2011, growing to over 50% of the total handset market share by the end of 2013.

As this new report highlights, the strongest growth markets are in the BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India & China) countries - where in 2010 the Chinese telecom market will grow by 8% to euro 126 billion and the Indian market will grow by a staggering 15% to euro 40.5 billion. The inherent cost advantage of mVoIP may help drive and contribute towards wider proliferation of the telecoms sector for the near-term, by way of accelerated take-up among more price-sensitive consumers.

This management report outlines how the VoIP industry has evolved in close correlation with the comprehensive introduction of wireline broadband, providing a set of communication tools that have a dramatic impact on the way both consumers and enterprises perceive telephony and communication as a whole. Video calling, voice calling, presence, in-call file transfer, calendar convergence, instant messenger and dynamic voicemail are all facets of the fixed line VoIP platform that are altering user expectation from a telephony platform. These are also the components of the next wave of IP-only mobile communication networks, delivered to the user over a single ultra high speed wireless broadband connection.

This exclusive management report features interviews and comment from key industry figures in the industry, such as Steven Shaw, VP Market Development, Kineto Wireless and Stefan Oberg, VP Skype for Business on the launch of Skype for SIP.

The market opportunity for mVoIP

The market opportunity for mVoIP is as big as the ICT industry itself. This report will give you a complete insight of the ICT industry and market (for example broadband and internet penetration rate and telecoms services growth), with a special focus on the mobile phone industry i.e. subscribers growth, handset shipments, data growth, mobile broadband penetration, 3G uptake and developments and prospects for the deployment of 4G technologies in the future.

What will drive the mVoIP market?

The mVoIP has grown in importance. However, what will drive its future growth?

This report analyses the factors that are going to influence the market and inspire its growth in the future.

The regional perspectives

The report gives an overview of the US, Canada, Europe and Asian ICT markets inspired by the robust growth in the mobile industry, with a special focus on China and India - the two countries that are driving growth in the telecoms services globally.

Market reshaping developments

The report includes a separate analysis of the Market reshaping developments that have taken place recently, and are set to influence and change the landscape of the mVoIP services market.

Who needs to read this report?

• Mobile/Cellular network operators.

• mVoIP marketing executives.

• VoIP client developers and marketing executives.

• Cable companies and fixed line operators.

• VoIP equipment vendors.

• Broadband services and solutions providers.

• Telecoms regulators.

• Third party application developers

• Online application stores.

• Mobile handset vendors.

Table of content

Executive Summary

E1. VoIP goes mobile

E2. Mobile VoIP – a compromise between economy and mobility

E3. mVoIP – a global market opportunity

E4. The focus and scope of this report

Chapter 1: Introduction

1.1 Mobile VoIP (mVoIP): an introduction

1.2 What is mVoIP: how does it work?

1.2.1 mVoIP vs VoIP

1.3 MoIP (mobile communications over IP)

1.3.1 What is MoIP?

1.3.2 Voice over Instant Messenger

1.3.3 How does MoIP work?

1.3.4 Is MoIP different from mVoIP?

1.4 mVoIP implementation

1.4.1 Mobile phone as a standard SIP client

1.4.2 Use of softswitch gateways

1.5 mVoIP technologies and standards

1.5.1 UMA How does GAN work? Femtocells

1.5.2 Session Initiation Protocol (SIP)

1.6 Wireless technologies

1.6.1 EDVO Rev A

1.6.2 HSDPA and HSUPA (3G)

1.6.3 Wi-Fi Wi-Fi standards Birth of voice over Wi-Fi Wi-Fi enabled mobile phones Global shipment of Wi-Fi mobile handsets

1.6.4 WiMAX

1.6.5 Mobile-Fi

1.6.6 LTE and the 4G future. Voice over LTE Voice over LTE initiative - formation of VoLGA Forum 3G Americas recommends IPv6 transition for LTE

1.7.1 mVoIP and mobile network technologies

1.7.2 The Capacity Crunch

1.7.3 W-CDMA

1.7.4 TD-CDMA

1.8 mVoIP implementation: proprietary protocols

1.9 RIM's new Mobile Voice System

1.9.1 Is MVS another type of Wi-Fi based mVoIP?

1.9.2 How does MVS work?

1.9.3 RIM's new MVS - a challenge to IP telephony?

1.10 Accessibility to VoIP on mobile phones: applications and platforms

1.10.1 Skype mobile

1.10.2 3 Skypephone

1.10.3 iSkoot

1.10.4 Truphone

1.10.5 Fring

1.10.6 Talkonaut

1.10.7 Nimbuzz

1.10.8 Jajah

1.10.9 Vopium

1.11 mVoIP interoperability

1.11.1 Supporting technologies

1.11.2 IP interworking IP Interworking and FMC solutions GSMA IPI initiative IPI initiative: GSMA's IPX proposal IPI initiative goals IPX trials and testing IPX commercial launch

1.12 mVoIP user-end applications - the second-stage in convergence

1.12.1 Unified messaging

1.12.2 Instant messaging

1.12.3 Presence services

1.12.4 Voice recognition

1.12.5 Personal virtual assistant

1.12.6 Persistence

1.12.7 Online conferencing

1.12.8 File transfer

1.12.9 Online gaming

Chapter 2: The mobile VoIP opportunity

2.1 mVoIP grows in importance

2.2 The mVoIP market

2.2.1 mVoIP market by users

2.3 mVoIP market opportunity

2.3.1 Global ICT marketplace

2.3.2 Worldwide communication services market

2.3.3 IP-based communication services Internet user-base Broadband market US broadband stimulus Wireless broadband market

2.3.4 Market for personal IP-based communication services IP telephony IP telephony: Skype takes the lead IP telephony equipment market Online conferencing market: US in focus

2.3.5 Telecoms services

2.3.6 Mobile phone services market Mobile phone shipments Smartphones market share Worldwide mobile phone connections Mobile only voice users

2.3.7 Mobile broadband 3G uptake Proportion of Mobile broadband to national GDP of China and India Mobile broadband development GSMA's mobile broadband initiative Mobile data drives investment in mobile broadband Mobile data traffic: Cisco forecast index 2009-2014 Mobile broadband capex to rise in EU

2.3.8 Mobile Internet services market mVoIP to lead mobile Internet consumption Arrival of 4G to boost all-IP mobile data solutions

Chapter 3: mVoIP market driving factors

3.1 Demand to lead mVoIP growth

3.2 Market trends

3.2.1 Mobile market to sustain growth despite economic slump

3.2.2 Falling voice revenues

3.2.3 IMS - an emerging marketplace US players moving to IMS to leverage 'U-verse' Is commercial support for IMS still an issue?

3.3.1 Future of SIP and IP PBX

3.3.2 The future of hosted IP telephony Microsoft-Vodafone hosted IP services in Europe

3.5. IP convergence/substitution market

3.5.1 Change in business models

3.5.2 Mobilising enterprise

3.5.3 Routing calls on data networks Advantage of handover between VoWLAN and mobile network

3.5.4 Nokia driving converged voice services

3.5.5 Three-Screen concept Is three-screen concept a new marketplace?

3.6 Value addition

3.6.1 Value addition through blend of services

3.6.2. Benefit of presence services

3.6.3. Driving consumer value through mVoIP Saving on call-costs Enhanced indoor coverage Unified access to multiple services Combined service-offering through single subscription

3.7 mVoIP benefits to operators

3.7.1 mVoIP to lead the way for operator to IP convergence

3.7.3 Penetration into the enterprise

3.7.4 Benefit of single-device subscription offering

3.7.5 Potential to harness mVoIP through MVNOs

3.7.6 Opportunity to enable differentiated services

3.7.7 Lower infrastructure development cost

3.7.8 Lower operational and maintenance costs

3.7.11 Applications development

3.7.12 Potential to increase customer uptake

3.8 Trends in telecoms deregulation

3.8.1 Opening up of telecoms market: first generation reforms

3.8.2 Forthcoming: another generation of reforms?

3.8.3 Liberalisation of international gateways

3.8.4 The Digital Economy Bill 2010

3.9 Shift in consumer behaviour

3.9.1 Spending flow: from wireline to wireless

3.9.2 Consumer demand for cheaper services to drive mVoIP

3.9.3 International calling and migrant communities' market segmentation International mVoIP calling and the MVNOs EU caps roaming charges in Q1 2010 Cross-border data tariffs - a battle point between EU regulators and operators

3.10 Trends in liberalisation

3.10.2 Open networks: investment by Google, others in US

3.10.3 Availability of white space

3.10.4 White space and mesh networks: a boost for Wi-Fi? Innovation on white spaces to lead to arrival of free Wi-Fi devices Formation of White Space Database Group

Chapter 4: Potential for mVoIP in Europe

4.1 The European ICT market

4.1.1 EU ICT 2020 innovation strategy

4.2 Internet consumption

4.2.1 Enterprise segment

4.2.2 The i2010 initiative

4.2.2 Internet penetration by households

4.2.3 Additional investment on Internet infrastructure

4.3 Broadband penetration

4.3.1 Western Europe leads broadband consumption above OECD average

4.4 Telecoms services

4.4.1 Single telecoms market and BEREC

4.5 Fixed-line telephony

4.6 The mobile market

4.6.1 Mobile penetration

4.6.2 Mobile phone shipments Western Europe mobile phone sales Smartphone sales experience healthy increase Mobile data market Cap on mobile data costs

4.7 IP telephony

4.7.1 VoIP growing in demand in Europe

4.7.2 Corporate mVoIP gains users in UK BT customers connect to iNUM

4.8 mVoIP adoption

4.8.1 3G boosts potential for mVoIP operator's adoption

4.8.2 Skype into Nokia handsets

Chapter 5: An overview of US, Latin American and Canadian markets

5.1 Competitive landscape of the US communication services market: Innovation drives demand

5.1.1 US Telecoms services

5.1.2 Telecoms services: consumers spending behaviour

5.2 Demography of the US VoIP market

5.2.1 The hosted IP centrex market

5.2.2 Cable operators dominate VoIP landscape

5.3 IP convergence

5.3.1 IP convergence and IMS growth

5.3.2 IP convergence and consumer preference

5.3.3 Three screens and a cloud What is three-screen? Is three-screen a new marketplace?

5.3.4 IP convergence and Verizon's multi-network solution

5.4 Market trends

5.4.1 The mobile phone market

5.4.2 The US smartphone market

5.4.3 3G uptake in the US

5.4.4 Wireless data revenue growth slowing

5.4.5 The US mobile broadband market

5.4.6 Rural mobile broadband initiative

5.5 Key mVoIP service providers in the US market:

5.5.1 Skype

5.5.2 Google Talk and Google Voice

5.5.3 Jajah Jajah's 'white-label' solution for mVoIP start-ups

5.5.4 iChat

5.5.5 ooVoo

5.5.6 SightSpeed

5.5.7 Vbuzzer

5.6 Latin America

5.6.1. Latin American market opportunity Brazil Mexico Columbia Peru Chile Uruguay

5.7.1 Fixed-line density

5.7.2 Broadband penetration

5.7.3 Mobile phone penetration

5.7.4 Mobile phone shipments

5.7.5 3G deployment in the region

5.7.6 Continuing WiMAX usage

5.7.7 Market for IP-based voice services

5.8 Canada

5.8.1 Landscape of Canadian communications services

5.8.2 The Canadian ICT market

5.8.3 The Canadian telecoms market

5.8.4 The Canadian wireless market

5.8.5 WiMAX in Vancouver

5.8.6 Canadian handset market

5.8.7 Mobile broadband

5.8.8 Demand for VoIP services

Chapter 6: An overview of the Asian market

6.1 ICT market opportunity

6.1.1 Internet penetration rate

6.2. Telecoms services market

6.2.1 Fixed-line telecoms services

6.3 Chinese markets growing

6.3.1 Mobile broadband contributes billions to China's GDP

6.3.2 China Mobile aims for 100mn 3G users by 2011

6.3.3 Mobile broadband to surpass fixed line

6.4 The Asian mobile market

6.5 Japan and the 3G transition.

6.6 3G auction in Thailand and MNOs investment plans

6.7 mobile VoIP opportunity

6.7.1 Potential for growth in mVoIP

6.7.2 WiMAX implementation in Asia's mobile VoIP market

6.7.3 Internet phone use picks up growth in South Korea

6.8 China and India drive telecoms spending

6.9 Demography of Indian telecoms services

6.9.1 India telecoms market stays robust

6.9.2 Critical time ahead for the Indian telecoms

6.9.3 Potential for telecoms growth

6.9.4 India's WiMAX users by 2012

6.9.5 3G deployment to change India telecoms market landscape

6.9.6 3G auction and the Capex rush

Chapter 7: Security and regulations

7.1 Security mechanism for IP telephony

7.1.1 Security concerns and network gateways

7.1.2 Security vital for VoIP services to win customers over traditional networks

7.2 Types of security threats and vulnerabilities

7.2.1 Denial of service

7.2.2 Spam over Internet Telephony

7.2.3 Fraud

7.2.4 Tapping/intruding

7.2.5 Official tapping

7.2.6 Confidentiality

7.3 Quality of services and security concerns

7.3.1 Speed and quality

7.3.2 Quality of service and latency

7.3.3 Jitters can be detrimental to QoS

7.3.4 Packet loss

7.3.5 Quality of service implications for security

7.3.6 Encryption and QoS issues

7.3.7 Authentication and integrity

7.3.8 Simplified call enabling procedures

7.4 Regulations

7.4.1 Regulating IP-based telephony segment

7.4.2 Attitudes in developing countries to restrict VoIP

7.4.3 US FCC Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act E-911

7.4.4 Canada

7.4.5 Latin America

7.4.6 EU

7.4.7 Asia India UAE Korea Japan China

Chapter 8: Interview, quotes and useful leads

8. Interview, quotes and useful leads

8.1 Steven Shaw, VP Market Development, Kineto Wireless


8.2.1 MD 3G Group on mobile broadband

8.2.2 Stefan Oberg, VP Skype for Business on launch of Skype for SIP

8.2.3 GSMA CTO on IPX and IP interworking

8.4 Leads

Chapter 9: Conclusions

9. Conclusions and Recommendations

9.1 Future of mVoIP

9.2 Statistical Summaries

Appendix A – About Visiongain

Appendix B – Customer Feedback Form




Blue Ridge Communications


British Telecom

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd

Bharti Airtel

Bahrain Telecommunications Co


China Voice Holding Corporation

China Mobile

China Telecom

China Unicom

China MoIIT



Concept Economics

Cable & Wireless


Charter Communications


Comcast Digital Voice


Cox Communications

CMA India

Challenger Mobile


Datang Telecom Technology

Department of Telecommunications, India





Deutsche Telekom









Kineto Wireless

Lingo (Primus)

Lucent Technologies

LG Electronics


Leap Wireless


Modern Telegraph

Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd




MM Research Institute

Microsoft Corporation








NPD Group





Packet8 (8x8)


Primus Canada





Unitech Wireless

US Department of Agriculture

US Rural Utilities Service

Verizon Communications








Verizon VoiceWing







VoLGA Forum

Verizon Wireless


Windows Live Call

White Space Database Group

Wi-Fi Alliance

WiMAX Forum


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