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20% of UK business have adopted VoIP

According to telecommunications and software consulting company Ovum, about 20% of British businesses have already adopted VoIP technology, about the same percentage as in the USA. Number two in Europe, is Italy, just short of 20%. What's interesting to see is that more companies are citing other benefits than telecommunication costs as reasons for them to switch to Voice over IP technology. Most notably strategic investments - integration with existing IP VPN's, employee mobility and increased productivity. It's good to see that companies are increasingly becoming aware of other benefits VoIP has to offer, except lower call charges. The entire article is available here.


Wanadoo's VoIP service falls over

Wanadoo, which claims to be the UK's largest VoIP outfit with more than 80,000 users, has apologised to punters after its broadband telephony service went on the blink. Its Wireless & Talk VoIP product went titsup on Tuesday morning resulting in calls from landlines or mobiles being unable to connect to Wanadoo's internet telephony service.

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