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voxbone @ eComm march 13, 2008 new numbers for a new world
voxbone @ eComm march 13, 2008 (what kind of world?) <ul><li>the new geography </li></ul><ul><li>is not defined by distanc...
voxbone @ eComm march 13, 2008 <ul><li>carriers/users holding onto past </li></ul><ul><li>new geography/opportunity waitin...
voxbone @ eComm march 13, 2008 <ul><li>old numbers can learn new tricks </li></ul><ul><li>numbers can make PSTN work with ...
voxbone @ eComm march 13, 2008 <ul><li>phone invented </li></ul><ul><li>“ Hello Girls” connected people </li></ul><ul><li>...
voxbone @ eComm march 13, 2008 <ul><li>measles epidemic </li></ul><ul><li>replacement operators don’t know names </li></ul...
voxbone @ eComm march 13, 2008 <ul><li>millions of users </li></ul><ul><li>dials have numbers  and  letters </li></ul><ul>...
voxbone @ eComm march 13, 2008 <ul><li>DDD direct dialing </li></ul><ul><li>9 digit numbers with area codes </li></ul><ul>...
voxbone @ eComm march 13, 2008 <ul><li>skype </li></ul><ul><li>computer-based calling </li></ul><ul><li>numbers become use...
voxbone @ eComm march 13, 2008 <ul><li>voxbone </li></ul><ul><li>“ DID numbers on demand” </li></ul><ul><li>local numbers ...
voxbone @ eComm march 13, 2008 <ul><li>local numbers for 5,000 cities, 40 countries </li></ul><ul><li>automated on-demand ...
voxbone @ eComm march 13, 2008 <ul><li>ITU gives provisional approval to iNum </li></ul><ul><li>ITU allocates first number...
voxbone @ eComm march 13, 2008 <ul><li>area code for earth </li></ul><ul><li>one number, worldwide, for life </li></ul><ul...
voxbone @ eComm march 13, 2008 VoIP user     voip user dials +883 123456  from voip phone    originating iNum member fo...
(what is call flow from pstn?) VoIP user     pstn caller dials +883 123456 from regular  phone    voxbone forwards call...
voxbone @ eComm march 13, 2008 <ul><li>iNum numbers free </li></ul><ul><li>iNum numbers good for life </li></ul><ul><li>ca...
voxbone @ eComm march 13, 2008 <ul><li>incumbents </li></ul><ul><li>incumbents don’t like new geography </li></ul><ul><li>...
voxbone @ eComm march 13, 2008 (what are milestones?) august 2006 june 2007 march 2008 march 2008 june 2008 november 2008 ...
voxbone @ eComm march 13, 2008 <ul><li>small company, fast & flexible </li></ul><ul><li>people know our customers (not us)...
voxbone @ eComm march 13, 2008 (what’s next?) <ul><li>email  [email_address] </li></ul>sense able  City Laboratory,  MIT 
voxbone @ eComm march 13, 2008 (what’s next?) ( thanks ) sense able  City Laboratory,  MIT 
An   eComm 2008   presentation –   http://eCommMedia.com   for more
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  1. 1. voxbone @ eComm march 13, 2008 new numbers for a new world
  2. 2. voxbone @ eComm march 13, 2008 (what kind of world?) <ul><li>the new geography </li></ul><ul><li>is not defined by distance </li></ul><ul><li>is defined by relationships </li></ul>
  3. 3. voxbone @ eComm march 13, 2008 <ul><li>carriers/users holding onto past </li></ul><ul><li>new geography/opportunity waiting in future </li></ul><ul><li>how do we make the past work with the future? </li></ul>(what’s the challenge?)
  4. 4. voxbone @ eComm march 13, 2008 <ul><li>old numbers can learn new tricks </li></ul><ul><li>numbers can make PSTN work with VoIP </li></ul><ul><li>numbers can make the past work with the future </li></ul>(why numbers?)
  5. 5. voxbone @ eComm march 13, 2008 <ul><li>phone invented </li></ul><ul><li>“ Hello Girls” connected people </li></ul><ul><li>names not numbers </li></ul>1876 a short history of phone numbers
  6. 6. voxbone @ eComm march 13, 2008 <ul><li>measles epidemic </li></ul><ul><li>replacement operators don’t know names </li></ul><ul><li>names become numbers </li></ul>1878 a short history of phone numbers
  7. 7. voxbone @ eComm march 13, 2008 <ul><li>millions of users </li></ul><ul><li>dials have numbers and letters </li></ul><ul><li>Pennsylvania 6-5000, Butterfield 8… </li></ul>and soon… a short history of phone numbers
  8. 8. voxbone @ eComm march 13, 2008 <ul><li>DDD direct dialing </li></ul><ul><li>9 digit numbers with area codes </li></ul><ul><li>12 digit numbers with country codes </li></ul>1951 a short history of phone numbers
  9. 9. voxbone @ eComm march 13, 2008 <ul><li>skype </li></ul><ul><li>computer-based calling </li></ul><ul><li>numbers become user names </li></ul>2003 a short history of phone numbers
  10. 10. voxbone @ eComm march 13, 2008 <ul><li>voxbone </li></ul><ul><li>“ DID numbers on demand” </li></ul><ul><li>local numbers ring where you need them </li></ul>2005 a short history of phone numbers
  11. 11. voxbone @ eComm march 13, 2008 <ul><li>local numbers for 5,000 cities, 40 countries </li></ul><ul><li>automated on-demand provisioning </li></ul><ul><li>largest global backbone for incoming voip </li></ul><ul><li>wholesale… to 1200+ carriers worldwide </li></ul>voxbone a short history of phone numbers
  12. 12. voxbone @ eComm march 13, 2008 <ul><li>ITU gives provisional approval to iNum </li></ul><ul><li>ITU allocates first number band </li></ul><ul><li>global phone numbers </li></ul>2007 a short history of phone numbers
  13. 13. voxbone @ eComm march 13, 2008 <ul><li>area code for earth </li></ul><ul><li>one number, worldwide, for life </li></ul><ul><li>global number portability </li></ul><ul><li>unique identifier for voip users </li></ul><ul><li>all voip users can communicate for free </li></ul><ul><li>iNum users reachable from pstn for low fee </li></ul>(what is iNum?)
  14. 14. voxbone @ eComm march 13, 2008 VoIP user   voip user dials +883 123456 from voip phone  originating iNum member forwards call to voxbone  voxbone forwards call to terminating iNum member  iNum member forwards call to his customer  VoIP user   (what is call flow between member?)
  15. 15. (what is call flow from pstn?) VoIP user   pstn caller dials +883 123456 from regular phone  voxbone forwards call to iNum carrier  iNum carrier forwards call to the user with +883 123456  VoIP user 
  16. 16. voxbone @ eComm march 13, 2008 <ul><li>iNum numbers free </li></ul><ul><li>iNum numbers good for life </li></ul><ul><li>carriers use iNum to acquire more users </li></ul><ul><li>global interaction means more minutes, models, ads </li></ul><ul><li>carriers share revenue for calls coming from pstn </li></ul><ul><li>global premium services generate new revenue </li></ul>(what is business model?)
  17. 17. voxbone @ eComm march 13, 2008 <ul><li>incumbents </li></ul><ul><li>incumbents don’t like new geography </li></ul><ul><li>incumbents not easy to change </li></ul>(what are challenges?)
  18. 18. voxbone @ eComm march 13, 2008 (what are milestones?) august 2006 june 2007 march 2008 march 2008 june 2008 november 2008 voxbone applies to ITU ITU allocates +883, alpha begins iNum announced at eComm private beta begins public beta begins iNum Alliance launches globally
  19. 19. voxbone @ eComm march 13, 2008 <ul><li>small company, fast & flexible </li></ul><ul><li>people know our customers (not us) </li></ul><ul><li>free APIs (innovation automation) </li></ul><ul><li>iNum simple extension of successful voxbone model </li></ul>(why voxbone?)
  20. 20. voxbone @ eComm march 13, 2008 (what’s next?) <ul><li>email [email_address] </li></ul>sense able City Laboratory, MIT 
  21. 21. voxbone @ eComm march 13, 2008 (what’s next?) ( thanks ) sense able City Laboratory, MIT 
  22. 22. An eComm 2008 presentation – http://eCommMedia.com for more
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