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Call to the Cloud

Alianza's blog exploring cloud communications, NFV and virtualized software, and the evolution of VoIP and UC.

Kevin Mitchell

Kevin Mitchell is Alianza's Vice President of Marketing. He once penned analyst reports and marketed VoIP gear but now he is infatuated with transforming voice from the cloud.

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FTTH VoIP  |  VoIP Basics

RDOF, Rural Broadband, and VoIP Services

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is funding rural broadband builds again with its 2020 Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (RDOF). And VoIP will play a role in making that happen.

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Business VoIP

Jump Start Revenue Growth with White Label Hosted PBX Services

We are two decades into the VoIP transition and there are still many businesses moving from traditional communication systems to modern VoIP services, like hosted PBX. Now is an ideal time for service providers to help these businesses make that transition and participate in the fast growing cloud communication services market. 

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Service Provider VoIP: Next-Gen is the Cloud

Service Provider VoIP: Next-Gen is the Cloud

Inform your voice network evolution and VoIP road map. Learn how the cloud can help you with cost reduction initiatives, virtualizing voice infrastructure and powering new service launches.

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FTTH VoIP

Top 3 Reasons to Add VoIP to FTTH

At Alianza, we say: “Got Fiber? You need VoIP!” We say this because many new ISPs are entering the market without a background in voice services, and there’s great opportunity for them to grow revenue, accelerate ROI and deliver a better customer experience with a phone service portfolio. This includes rural electric cooperatives, municipal providers and new overbuilder ISPs that are building broadband networks for rural and underserved communities. 

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Cable VoIP  |  IP Transition  |  Telco Voice  |  VoIP Basics

The Importance of Home Phone in Today's Broadband World

The VoIP market in the United States is strong and it's growing. VoIP subscriptions grew 5% annually according to the latest FCC data. Yes, there’s cord-cutting and wireless-only homes, but there are still over 60 million residential phone lines, mostly VoIP, in the U.S. Some customers still want a landline and there are good reasons for that.

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Cable VoIP  |  FTTH VoIP  |  IP Transition  |  Telco Voice  |  VoIP Basics

The State of Wireline Phone and VoIP in the U.S.

The U.S. VoIP market is strong and it's growing. Despite cord-cutting and wireless-only homes, VoIP subscriptions grew 5% from 2016 to 2017 according to FCC data. VoIP lines have grown 39% since 2013! There are 67 million interconnected VoIP subscriptions, representing 57% of all wireline phone lines in the U.S., upping its share from 52% in 2016. VoIP remains a lucrative market with strong margins.

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Cable VoIP  |  FTTH VoIP  |  Telco Voice  |  VoIP Basics

The State of VoIP in the U.S.

The U.S. VoIP market is strong and it's growing. VoIP subscriptions have grown 32% since 2013, increasing at a compound annual growth rate of 10%. And interconnected VoIP subscribers outnumber wireline switched access lines for the first time ever in the FCC's biannual status report.

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Case Studies  |  Cloud Voice Platform

ETI Software and Alianza Simplify VoIP Management

ETI Software Solutions announced the support and integration with Alianza’s Cloud Voice Platform providing a simplified operational environment for VoIP service management.

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FTTH VoIP

CAF II Auction, Rural Broadband and the VoIP Phone Requirement

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is funding rural broadband investments with its 2018 Connect America Fund (CAF) Phase II auction. And VoIP will play a role in making that happen.

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Cloud Voice Platform  |  Telco Voice

Evolving from VoIP Softswitch to the Cloud - How to Address Telecom Vendor M&A

With the recent BroadSoft and GENBAND acquisitions, cable MSOs, ISPs and telcos must be asking: what is the future of my VoIP softswitch network? Is my current supplier the one that can take me to the web-scale, virtualized software future?

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Cloud Voice Platform  |  IP Transition  |  Telco Voice

Accelerating Telco VoIP Migration with the Cloud

Rural telcos are adopting VoIP, but it's a slow go. According to the NTCA's latest survey, just one-third of members have a VoIP service offering. Today's legacy networks are dangerously obsolete and telcos need to move to next-gen IP solutions. Cloud sourcing next-generation VoIP infrastructure can help telcos migrate to IP faster in order to deliver a better experience to their customers and realize impactful financial and operational improvements.

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