Vodafone to block VoIP on its German network

Posted on Friday, Jul 15 2005 @ 15:01 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Vodafone's German unit will disable VoIP calls on its cell phone network within two years, in July 2007. This means that users won't be able anymore to make cheap calls through programs like Skype.
Vodafone Germany spokesman Heiko Witzke said Wednesday that in the interim the company may reverse its policy, which came to light earlier in the week when it filed a tariff with German telephone regulators.

He wouldn't comment about why the company was taking the step, but said in an interview that "2007 is a long ways to go, anything may happen until then."
Read more at CNET


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