Lies, damn lies and statistics


In response to a new survey and report from AT&T and the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) Aswath gives another interpretation (just for fun) of the same data used by AT&T and EIU.

  • 254 senior executives worldwide are evenly divided on the use of VoIP, with majority (57%) not seeing the benefit.
  • Even in 2008, VoIP will garner less than 6% of worldwide fixed telecom retail services revenue.
  • 87% of the respondents think cost reduction is the primary motive. So incumbents can reduce the price and undercut the movement towards VoIP.

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