The Day VoIP Died…

The Day VoIP Died… During a recent ISPA General Meeting, I once again caught up with the bona-fide telecoms industry players. Discussing the challenges we face and how the industry is moving forward. It is interesting to note that although we all play in the same...

NGN POLL

O-Tel's NGN Network   Hello,   It is no secret that O-Tel Telecoms is moving away from ADSL backhaul. The IPC is reaching its max, and we’re not considering any upgrades to it. The national DSLAMS are over contended. Telkom is upgrading them all to...

Profitability via Productivity

Best time to get some blogging done is either at airport lounges waiting for a flight, or on the flight itself. No phones, no disturbances, pure tranquillity except for the occasional snoring or kicks at my seat from passengers… Anyway, as I sat through the 15 minutes...

VoIP in KZN -2012

Voip in KZN By Carel Boshoff -Vukatel KZN With the introduction of Voice Over Internet Protocol several years ago to consumers in Kwa Zulu/Natal it was clear that a lot had to be done to improve the service and to set higher standards for the industry to create...

Opinion Piece: VoIP 2.0

By Mitchell Barker www.whichvoip.co.za VoIP 2.0 – Part 1 VoIP is a commodity. Don’t believe me? I would be surprised to hear of a company who hasn’t been offered this technology in one form or another. I mean really, hard VoIP users topped the 100m mark based on...

VoIP is NOT LCR

The telecoms industry is arguably driven by consumer demand. In South Africa particularly, there has been much pressure from the public for lower costs in communications. This constant pressure has definitely had a positive effect. Inter-connect rates are dropping,...