The first wave of full-featured
Internet phones sends Ma Bell packing
By Suzanne Kantra Kirschner
Posted 03.01.2005 at 3:00 am 0 Comments
They don´t even call it Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) anymore-it´s just broadband phone service. And although the dirt-cheap all-you-can-gab plans made possible by routing calls over the Internet are a financial no-brainer, a raft of new phones makes VoIP truly practical. Now broadband callers can choose models with the functionality we take for granted on land lines, like cordless handsets.
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