Saw an article today confirming my thoughts about VOIP I said "We're going to simply pay the $40 a month for our connection to the Internet and phone calls will be free."

The Intel CEO said...
The integration of wireless LAN capability in cell phones is the reason for cheaper and possibly free voice calls, Otellini explained. The revenue base for carriers will transition to data services, which will be a "challenge" for mobile operators. "For the first time in its 100-year history, all of the communication technology will based on a common standard, the Internet Protocol. The exchange of information will be transferred to the Internet," he said.

It's a little unnerving to think that if the Internet goes down we're going to lose our phones, data, ATMs, B2B traffic, etc. etc.


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