Nimbuzz versus Skype, Google versus ABC

Tuesday 26 October 2010 | 12:19 CET | Author: Tim Poulus | Market Commentary
IP continues to lead to cannibalisation, where incumbents lose revenues to newcomers, whether it's in VoIP or IPTV. This is about services over the open internet, not managed services such as those offered by operators like KPN (InternetPlusBellen and Interactieve TV from KPN). Skype is blocking from the end of October its VoIP services on the Nimbuzz platform, after already blocking Fring last July, while three major broadcasters in the US are blocking their web content for users of the Google TV platform. These are two stories that underline again the disruptive equality of IP.

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Fring / Google / Nimbuzz / Skype
Countries: World
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