It's VoIM not VoIP that telcos need to worry about

25 February 2007

VoIP has long been held up as the biggest threat to the revenue streams of traditional telephony operators, but a new report argues that VoIP over instant messaging (VoIM) poses a much bigger threat.

VoIP mimics traditional telephony in that it is means of establishing a voice conversation between, generally, two parties across a telephone network: sometimes between PCs and sometimes between telephone handsets. VoIM on the other hand provides the voice communication as one component of a real time communication system based around the PC.

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