20% of US businesses use VOIP

VoIP is currently used by 20% of US businesses, but 44% of these businesses’ voice lines remain TDM. Robust business adoption of VoIP will continue, as In-Stat predicts that two-thirds of US businesses will have some form of VoIP service by 2011. Multiple VoIP solutions are used by 36% of businesses that have adopted VoIP, with broadband IP telephony solutions resonating most strongly with smaller businesses and IP PBX with larger ones. Hosted IP revenues will exceed Broadband IP Telephony (BBIPT) by 2010 in the business market, despite more BBIPT lines being in place. Roughly 14% of US businesses have at least some workers who use voice-enabled IM for business purposes.