Attack of the VoIP Invaders

Smith, Brad
May 2004
Wireless Week;5/1/2004, Vol. 10 Issue 10, p6
Trade Publication
Discusses the efforts of the telecommunication industry to integrate voice over Internet Protocol and Wi-Fi technologies. Plans announced by telecommunication companies Motorola and Nokia for handsets combining Wi-Fi and global system for mobile communications; Advantages of combining Wi-Fi and cellular in one handset; Revenue-related issues involving Wi-Fi networks. INSET: Chipmakers Enable Convergence.


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