PSTN Migration to IP, the Easy Way

Voice is migrating to IP. Also, the world is round, motherhood is good and apple pie is an American tradition (though I much prefer a good donut). Hardly newsworthy, I know. Residential and enterprise voice service customers have been moving to VoIP in droves for several years. And, some publications have gone so far as…


Network Effect vs. Congestion

Imagine having the only telephone in the world. Can’t call or be called by anyone. Not very useful, right? Imagine, on the other hand, everyone you know had one. A lot more valuable! Perhaps that explains why more people have phones than toilets. It’s called network effect and, yes, the phone is the poster child…


Challenging Service Provider Capital Assumptions

Assumptions. Often maligned, they’re the brain’s short-cuts, helping us navigate life efficiently. Assumptions work because questioning everything would be time-consuming, draining and highly impractical. The alternative is analysis paralysis. So, for the most part, assumptions serve us well. Until they don’t – at which point it comes time to update our assumptions. Take, for instance,…