What we all suspected over the past year has now been validated. VoIP deployments by the carriers and RBOC's are on the rise. Check out the posting over on TekRati.
What this means in plain language is that the RBOC and ILECs are all gearing up to roll out more VoIP based services to consumers and the enterprise. Deploying VoIP isn't as easy as fliping a switch. You actually have to build out some infrastructure to make sure that it works as well or better than what it is replacing.