View Poll Results: VoIP & Skype, Ready for more Widespread use?

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  • Yes, Ive been waiting for more VoIP options for a while

    4 26.67%
  • I guess, but its just not for me

    6 40.00%
  • VoIP, who cares? Cheaper Cellular calls is what we need!

    4 26.67%
  • No, I think not

    1 6.67%
  • VoIP, whats that?

    0 0%
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  1. #1
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    Default POTW #1 - VoIP & Skype, Ready for more Widespread use?

    Thought I'd give this a whirl,

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    Default Re: POTW #1 - VoIP & Skype, Ready for more Widespread use?

    great poll. I use Skype alot for overseas calls. Although with varying success. Maybe the latency on bitstream is no good for it.
    Suspect Telecom won't like people using VoIP.

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    Default Re: POTW #1 - VoIP & Skype, Ready for more Widespread use?

    VoIP is certainly interesting technology. I don't use Skype myself at the moment purely because I don't have a microphone headset

    I have read a while ago that in America (I think?), that VoIP is becoming more popular instead of regular telephony and people just use special telephones which are always connected to their broadband. They also mentioned that they have struck technical problems with emergency calls as people using this technology cannot have their calls traced to a specific address. This was something they were working on to overcome.

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    Default Re: POTW #1 - VoIP & Skype, Ready for more Widespread use?

    My pathetic 56k Modem doesnt work well with Skype


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    Default Re: POTW #1 - VoIP & Skype, Ready for more Widespread use?

    There's a world outside of IRC?

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