The Future of VoIP Looks Bright, but There Are Still Dark Spots in Rural Service

By Stephen Kota / May 8, 2016

Telecom analysts consistently predict growth – as high as 28% in the next four years [1] – for the world’s Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) markets. It makes sense that consumers are rapidly adopting the technology. VoIP calling is a fraction of the cost of traditional calling and has a higher potential call quality. Unfortunately,…

Skype, Surveillance, and Hackers: Is VoIP Secure?

By Stephen Kota / March 15, 2016

Privacy and security are always concerns when parties use technology – whether analog or digital – to communicate with one another. For persons exchanging confidential material, interception by a third party can compromise sensitive information. For persons who have nothing to hide, interception compromises the principle of privacy in general. Wiretapping has been around since…