September 1, 2004
VoIP - where from here?
Kelly McNeill writes "VoIP is a developing field - there are three major (and several minor) competing standards, two of which are directly supported by major players like Microsoft, and the UK's Telecomms Infrastruture owner (BT), which is planning to move its current digital TDM system to VoIP. The question I find myself asking all too often is, "Why is everyone up in arms about it, either for or against? If one didn't know any better, one might think this technology is the savour of mankind, or the face of evil. Dave Howe submitted the following editorial to osOpinion/osViews which puts the issue in perspective."