VOIP is so yesterday …..
I posted my list ofhere the other day…..and I can’t emphasize enough how quickly the telecom market is being destroyed and rebuilt with entire new paradigms….
In the last few weeks, I’ve put both the ActionTec Internet Phone Wizard on my desk.and the
Both let you call my new Dallas, Texas telephone number; when you do that, a phone on my desk in Mississauga (Toronto), Ontario rings. My cost for the Dallas number? $38 per year.
Both are absolutely wonderful products: the design is simple, straightforward, and the level of software integration is just stunningly simple. Implemetation was less than a minute. If you are a Skype user, get either one! I can’t figure out which one I like best since they are so cool.
Both products are based on Skype, the phone service that doesn’t just change existing telecom business models — it obliterates them.
I can pick up the phone, and make a call to any Skype user, just as if I were making a regular phone call. Better yet, and this is the key, I can call any telephone number in North America for 2 cents a minute.
Take what Skype is doing, add products like this, witness 100 startups to the telecom industry, and you’ve got an existing industry model that is just simply about to disappear…..