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Internet phone

(1) See IP phone, VoIP and softphone.

(2) (Internet Phone) The first VoIP telephone service in the U.S., introduced in early 1995 by VocalTec Communications Ltd., Fort Lee, NJ (www.vocaltec.com). Using a Windows softphone, calls could also be made to a regular phone. The company later evolved into providing VoIP infrastructure systems for carriers. See VoIP and softphone.
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LG Uplus is the head in the Internet phone market for enterprises here.
Customers can learn more about the affordable international rates and features available through the internet phone service provider at http://www.ITPVoIP.com, or by calling 1-888-ITP-1110.
The number of subscribers to post paid internet phone service amounted to 8,830 and the pre-paid card service stood at 3,217.
It's about finding something that's relevant to how people work, whether they're solicitors, estate agents or charities." Internet phones have in-built browsers and can support JavaScript, and Yong sees applications ranging from being able to access caller details while on the phone to being able to locate menus and order fast food from the phone itself.
Microsoft is planning to buy Internet phone service Skype for $8.5 billion in cash, a rich price as it seeks to regain ground on growing rivals such as Google.
They had sold the Internet phone service in 2006 to eBay for 2.6 billion dollars.
The number of internet phone service subscribers stood at 68,817 as at the end of June 2010 compared to 77,722 during 2009, constituting a 11.5 per cent decline.
Concord: New Hampshire is among 32 states that will divvy up a $3 million settlement from Vonage Holdings Corp., one of the nation's largest Internet phone service providers, as a conclusion to an investigation into some its business practices.
Unfortunately, the internet phone system was not compatible with the switchboard at the centre.
Auction website eBay is planning to announce a deal to sell its Skype internet phone unit to a group of private investors, reports the New York Times .
The company said that its T-Mobile customers in Germany who want to use VoIP services such as Skype, an Internet phone service owned by eBay Inc, have to pay a surcharge starting at EUR9.95 a month.
And the technology is going to change so quickly that as soon as my new internet phone arrives, it's going to be out of date.

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