VOIP equipment sales grew 3% in Q2 2004

A newly published report from Dell’Oro Group, a source for market information about the networking and telecommunications industries, reveals that sales of next generation voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) equipment, including softswitches, media gateways, and hybrid media gateway softswitches, grew 3% worldwide in Q2 2004. Purchases of softswitch trunk licenses, which are indicative of deployments in the Service Provider network core, grew 4% in Q2 2004 over Q1 2004, while subscriber licenses declined 12% during thQ2 2004. YTY sales of softswitch trunk licenses grew almost 36%.