Building Advanced Telecom Apps on a Shoestring

by Bruce Stewart

111-lowcosttele.gifIt used to be that building advanced telecom applications required a minimum investment of several million dollars, a barrier which kept small entrepreneurs from experimenting with telecom services in the way that web services developers have for years. With the development of open standards telephony, VoIP, and hosted on-demand computing services, it is finally possible to use a low-cost development track to create next generation telecom services. Brian McConnell examines this new landscape for telecom development in his latest ETel article Building Advanced Telecom Apps on a Shoestring.