The Three-Digit Hurdle

It's a problem one VoIP provider says he loses sleep over. The big barrier to widespread Voice over IP acceptance in the United States isn't voice quality or internet latency. Instead, it's three simple digits that every phone user in the country knows well: 9-1-1. … [Read more...]

VoIP’s Big Week

Any doubts that Voice over IP will completely revolutionize the telecommunications industry have been erased. If announcements by traditional telephone giants — like SBC, Verizon, Qwest and even AT&T — of plans to roll out their own internet phone services don't make it totally clear, Monday's public Federal Communications Commission hearing o­n the burgeoning industry has: When it comes to telecom, VoIP is THE big thing. … [Read more...]