Vonage CEO's thoughts on Skype

By subscriber count, Skype and Vonage are the two largest VoIP providers. Some folks automatically lump one with the other.

By subscriber count, Skype and Vonage are the two largest VoIP providers. Some folks automatically lump one with the other.

That's not the way Vonage CEO Jeff Citron sees it, though.

He tells telcom industry publication Light Reading:

"Skype says it temselves, they are not a replacement for your home telephone - they are an ancillary communication service. What Skype does is allow you to make a cheap telephone call using your PC- so as an ancillary communicaitons provider, who are they impacting?," Citron asks.

"They are certainly not impacting Vonage," he sniffs.