Web tone

Web tone

Having a connection to the Internet that is immediately available. It is the Web equivalent of dial tone for a traditional landline telephone.
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Our goal is to transform dial tone into web tone, to create an entirely new category of enhanced communications services," says O'Brien.
They provide you with the Web tone on the plane and you connect from there.
Using the SunTone Certified seal as a guide, customers can quickly and confidently choose service providers that have met quality standards aimed at making Web tone as reliable as dial tone," he said.
This is what we can expect of today's dial tone, but it is not yet a reality with web tone.
Sun has been a driving force behind the new Dot-Economy and is taking a leadership role in making Web tone as reliable as dial tone," said Tim Dwyer, vice president of Sun's Network Service Provider Division.
We are working with leading Internet companies to convert dial tone to Web tone and provide them with a complete customer service solution," said Dan Plashkes, president and CEO of eAssist.
Just as the telephone companies provide dial tone, we now see companies outsourcing their Web tone, too.
Sun has been down in the trenches with the companies driving the new Net Economy and is taking a leadership role in making Web tone as reliable as dial tone," said Ed Zander, Sun's president and chief operating officer.
This is how we plan to help customers enjoy the benefits of 'always-on' Web Tone and an E-Commerce-enabled world.
Through its carrier-class service, Critical Path delivers the Web tone reliability that Sprint and its many IP business customers need and expect.