What the expansion of the OTT sector means for the telecom sector

Thursday 20 March 2014 | 09:29 CET | Author: Tim Poulus | Market Commentary
WhatsApp recently announced plans to add voice to its popular messaging app. Google and Line are now following, with Google Hangouts (according to rumours) and the Line chat app also getting VoIP functionality. There will likely be some differences in these services, with WhatsApp probably offering free on-net calls, while Line Calls offers the possibility to call fixed and mobile numbers. Line is taking on competition such as Skype, Viber and RingCredible with the new feature.

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