At Overture alone, over 3.6 million searches were conducted for VoIP related topics and businesses with the most searched term being 'VoIP' at 1,407,465 searches, followed by 'IP Telephony' at 558,847 searches and 'Broadband Phone' with 306,048 searches.
For VoIP company-specific searches at Overture, Skype led the pack with 197,435 searches followed closely by Vonage with 173,892 queries. The next closest VoIP Provider was GoogleTalk with 20,220 searches. Avaya placed third overall with 27,439 searches for the month and Microsoft was last out of the VoIP Providers with only 183 search queries.
The analysis further shows that multiple descriptive terms are being used by online searchers for VoIP including IP Telephony, Broadband Phone, Internet Phone, Voice Over IP and Internet Telephony. A more detailed analysis of the VoIP and IP Telephony search terms as well as results for specific VoIP companies is available at VoIPAction Online.
VoIPAction Sponsors COMPTEL Service Provider Summit: December 14-15, 2005.
VoIP Action is pleased to sponsor this executive-level conference geared to communications service providers, including new VoIP and IP-based carriers. The summit will cover business critical issues such as investor financing and customer valuations and will provide in-depth analysis of the impact of recent regulatory rulings and proposed federal legislation on the communications and VoIP industry. For more information on this important VoIP event visit COMPTEL Executive Summit.
VoIPAction (voipaction.com) provides 56 News Channels covering the IP/VoIP, Wireless and Mobile Convergence industries and publishes around 1,000 daily news headlines from over 2,500 international news sources. The site has a searchable news archive of over 65,000 news headlines. Articles include news coverage from leading technology sites like CNET, ZDNet, TMCNet, Information Week, Light Reading, Forbes and IT Facts.
The site also provides simple descriptive information for consumers and businesses to help them learn more about VoIP, how it can save them money on long distance and international phone calls, and the many Advanced Calling Features that are now available by switching to VoIP.
Further information tools and resources include:
• A VoIP Business Directory for North America covering Residential, Small Business, Mobile, Enterprise and Infrastructure VoIP companies.
• A free VoIP Media Kit for journalists and news writers who are interested in developing stories on the VoIP industry.
• A free 17 page VoIP Learning Guide for consumers interested in knowing more about VoIP.