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With little growth in fixed telephony, carriers need new business models to succeed: analysts

News | 12/01/2008 6:14 pm EST

Cable companies offering voice services have been the clear winners in the battle to steal telco local landline customers, while services such as Skype and over the top providers like Vonage haven’t had a material impact. But the erosion of local residential telephony revenue is going to force the telcos to explore different business models as a result of this competition, according to analysts.

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