Google set to launch free VoIP service

Posted on Monday, Jan 24 2005 @ 19:56 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Times Online reports that Google is planning to launch a free telephone service that will allow users to communicate via a broadband internet connection using a headset and home computer.
The technology that will enable Google to move in on the market has been around for some time. Software by the London-based company, Skype, has been downloaded nearly 54 million times around the world but no large telecommunication firms have properly exploited it.
Read more at Times Online


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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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