Click-to-Call Advertising: VoIP Inc. Announces Deal with Google

The News.com article: Google calls upon VoIP, reports that Google has signed a deal with VoiceOne to provide VoIP services for Google's click-to-call advertising service. Actually, VoiceOne and their parent company, VoIP Inc. have been working with Google since September.

VoIP CTO [Shawn] Lewis said he believes that the contract expires in two years and that he could not provide further details because of a nondisclosure agreement. "We are working with VoIP, Inc. on a click-to-call advertising test which we began late last year," a Google spokeswoman said in an e-mail response to questions. "We have no further details to share at this time."

The article also points out that an SEC document filed on Monday shows that the two companies entered into an agreement on Sept. 1, 2005 and now have a "direct peering" relationship that allows their IP networks (Google and VoIP) to exchange data.

The full text of the SEC document is available here.

Google began testing its click-to-call program in November.

Om Malik has more on the deal and VoIP Inc. in this post.