Pricing

The Best Telecoms Stuff We Wrote About in 2016

We had a good time combining our research, the latest headlines, and a hearty dose of telecoms history in our blog this year. 

Here's a look back at 10 of our favorite pieces from 2016. 

Fixed or Flexible? That is the Question for Enterprise SIP Trunking

If you currently use a SIP trunking service or are in the process of learning more about SIP for your enterprise, it’s important to know which charges make up the greatest portion of your overall monthly cost.

In comparing providers that offer SIP services with similar overall costs, you’ll find variation in the relative sizes of call path and metered calling charges that can have substantial implications for your total monthly cost. Selecting a plan that best fits these cost components to your traffic profile can help reduce the cost of SIP service.

What You Should Pay for Your Network

There has been much discussion lately about developments in WAN design–but what can you expect to pay to procure a robust network for your business? Understanding how to get the most out of each dollar of network spend is vital.

A Better Business Broadband

U.K. telecom regulator Ofcom recently completed its Strategic Review of Digital Communications. The study aims to improve access to high-quality telecom services in the U.K. for both consumers and businesses. One of the study's mandates is to open up Openreach's infrastructure to other providers wishing to lay their own fiber. The study concluded that the British Telecom subsidiary discriminates against rivals and stifles broadband competition.

Bandwidth and IP Pricing Trends in 15 Minutes

Brianna Boudreau, TeleGeography's Senior Pricing Analyst, presented a comprehensive overview of bandwidth and IP pricing trends at PTC (Pacific Telecommunications Council) in Honolulu, Hawaii, this past January. Spend fifteen minutes and get up to speed on current pricing trends drawn from TeleGeography's one-of-a-kind pricing databases.