TITLE

Broadband Telephony: Toy or Tool ?

AUTHOR(S)
Junkus, Justin J.
PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
Communications Technology;Oct2006, Vol. 23 Issue 10, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the author's comments on the increasing popularity of Internet broadband telephony. The author had been ignoring the technology until an offer from Vonage Inc., in which its product V-phone was offered as ideal for those surfing the Internet at a Wi-Fi hotspot. He then used the V-phone and performed a number of experiments regarding its performance and quality of service. An analysis on the experiments and performance of V-phone's broadband telephony feature is presented.
ACCESSION #
22721264

 

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