Can You Hear Me Now?
VoIP Magazine has launched a complete website refresh! A great new design is part of a larger plan to focus more resources on the Web, creating a more up-to-date resource to complement the monthly magazine. For some time now I have been contributing a column to the magazine and I recently started to work with Editor-in-Chief Bryan Richard on a podcast as well. My latest column is now on the site -- a short opinion piece about VoIP on mobile phones.
I am deep in EV-DO country, driving down a highway late at night with a friend using a Microsoft based phone. While I try to stick to the speed limit, he has other plans in mind. Connecting to EV-DO from his phone, he gets a 170K connection and assures me that he has often seen even faster rates. Things are about to get more interesting as he launches a VoIP application and “calls” a friend in Finland. “Terve!” comes the crisp and clear Finnish hello, thousands of miles across the Internet and through our mobile data connection... VoIP over cellular is here.Read the rest on the Voip-Magazine website!