[MLB-WIRELESS] Free P2P phones will pressure telcos
rbritt at netlink.com.au
Tue Nov 11 23:59:42 EST 2003
But does it run under wine better still a linux client
>> Free P2P phones will pressure telcos
>> HOW IT WORKS
>> SKYPE uses peer-to-peer technology to form a highly distributed
>> global network of personal computers that allows users to make free
>> phone calls over the internet.
>> Users simply install the software on their PCs. Users see when people
>> they want to call are available via a menu or phonebook function.
>> Skype says its system offers better sound quality than ordinary
>> phones, but users need an internet handset or PC headset/speaker plus
>> All phone calls are encrypted end-to-end so they can be securely sent
>> over the public internet.
>> The system intelligently routes phone calls through the network.
>> The Australian
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