We've written about softswitch replacement and migration, but it's not all about rip and replace. Another use case for a cloud communications platform is to power new business VoIP and unified communication services (what some call white label cloud PBX).
The call to quarantine and work from home to stem the spread of the coronavirus has caused a massive shift in network usage patterns, affecting where and when a network is used and the amount of traffic over these broadband networks. These shifts have also led to an increase in wireline voice traffic.
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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.
Next week Alianza will be exhibiting at SCTE Cable-Tec Expo. Throughout the year Alianza has been investing in the cable market to help MSOs with their next generation voice initiatives. Throughout our history we have helped ISPs deliver voice (such as Clearwire and ViaSat) and now many traditional providers of VoIP are turning to cloud given the challenging consumer voice dynamics, aging networks and the need to be extremely agile in delivering new features and SMB voice solutions.
Given the business model transformation that service providers have demanded and vendors have failed to deliver for VoIP, I think 2013 showed some strong momentum for an emerging voice delivery model that addresses that need. Here at Alianza we believe a new technology and business model is essential for VoIP given market dynamics and the various strategic growth initiatives that could use the CAPEX/OPEX needed to normally fund a voice network (see my various posts on this topic throughout the year). This new model is the cloud voice platform.
I've just returned from Competitive Carriers Association (CCA) annual convention held this week in Las Vegas, a great event for education and networking in this tight-knit community of indepdent mobile operatotes. We joined CCA earlier this year as we think our mission to radically transform voice aligns nicely with member needs as they deploy LTE. VoIP is a perfect compliment to the CCA members deploying LTE for fixed broadband services in their markets.
Yesterday we announced a new hosted fixed voice over LTE (VoLTE) solution that enables mobile service providers to further monetize their LTE spectrum with easy-to-launch and profitable VoIP services. This is ideally suited for the rural, regional and competitive mobile network operators (MNOs), but it works for any mobile operator that wants to additional voice revenue to their fixed LTE broadband service without taking on the risk and significant investments.