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VoIP Goes Wireless

VoIP is wasting no time in going wireless.

By Amanda C. Kooser

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Several portable Wi-Fi VoIP phones have arrived on the market. These phones can be used at many Wi-Fi hot spots as well as over your office or home wireless network. Vonageusers can get connected through the $130 (all prices street) WiFi UTStarcom F1000 phone. It comes equipped with a phone book, speed-dial codes, call log and multiple ring tones.

Another major VoIP provider, Skype, has teamed with Netgear for their own version of a Wi-Fi VoIP phone. The Netgear Skype Wi-Fi Phone SPH101 is priced at $250 and should be on the market by the time you read this. D-Linkrecently launched the hip-looking flip-style DPH-540 Wi-Fi phone that comes preloaded with TelTel softphone service. TelTelis a provider of Session Initiation Protocol-based global telephony services. The phone weighs less than 4 ounces and costs $250.

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