New year – new decade – opportunity for introspection and for looking forward. What have been industry’s successes so far?Voice: this has been our focus – and the industry has succeeded in delivering a narrowband voice experience everywhere. Yesterday also saw the beginnings of wideband voice. Skype led this – bringing wideband to all our 500M registered users. Others came along too. We’re seeing usage in other desktop apps and within enterprises too, but its far from ubiquiitous.Enterprise: VoIP has been a shining success here. XX% of new product sales into enterprise are voip and not TDM, install base is XX% voip, expecting to be XX% by year DDDD. Market leader Cisco is all IP. Cable: VoIP has made great inroads in cable – part of triple play, focused on cost savings. Invisible to users, but there are XX millions of US users with voip in the home from cable operators (not sure I can get number).Consumer Desktop: Huge usage of VoIP on the desktop by application providers. Skype again has led here – 520M users, 27.7billion S2S minutes Q309. Market here driven primarily by app providers – Skype, Google, Microsoft.Backhaul: The biggest usage of VoIP so far – inivisble to users, the glue between networks. One piece of evidence – <next slide>
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Internet Communications: A Look Ahead<br />Jonathan Rosenberg<br />Chief Technology Strategist<br />
500M+ free Skype-to-Skype minutes on the 3 UK network since November 2006
1.7M free Skype-to-Skype minutes carried over 3 UK's network each day in August 2009
150M+ free Skype conversations on the 3 UK network since November 2006 </li></li></ul><li>The Line Between the Web and Real-Time Communications is Fading<br />Social Networking = Person to Person<br />IM in the Browser<br />Wave and Real-Time Text<br />Voice and Video in HTML5<br />Web Apps as Interactive as Desktop<br />
The Web of Tomorrow will Have a Voice<br />Voice and Video Seamlessly Integrated<br />Web Applications Become Collaborative<br />“Voice Connect” bridges communications into 3rd party apps<br />The Browser is the Universal Client<br />