The VoIP IC market is growing and shifting, according to In-Stat. In the next several years, wireless and video will play stronger roles. In-Stat believes VoIP will eventually be just another application on the IP network. VoIP chips will simply disappear at the network level.
Other findings by In-Stat:
- VoIP chip revenues from IP phones will grow from less than 16% today to nearly 60% by 2010.
- Revenues associated with VoIP ICs will grow from $613.7 million in 2006 to $2.63 billion by 2010.
- Infrastructure revenues associated with VoIP chips will make up only 13.6% of total revenues in 2010.
The research, VoIP Chips: Preparing for a Wireless Multimedia Future, covers the market for Voice over Internet Protocol semiconductors. This research addresses the often complex interplay between end-users, carriers, equipment manufacturers, and VoIP chip producers, an understanding of which is crucial to anyone needing a full appreciation of the ripple effect throughout the value chain associated with enabling a wireless, multimedia future. It provides forecasts through 2010 for VoIP IC market revenues by market segment, IP phone IC shipments and revenues, VoIP CPE IC port shipments and revenues, and VoIP infrastructure ports shipped and revenues. The price is $3,495 (US).
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