Many people have tried and failed at Voice-over IP Telephony. With the excellent marketing efforts to bring this new technology into the everyday consumer market, many people have not only heard about VoIP, but they’ve actually tried it. Going beyond the hype of free internet calls, we’ve seen companies such as Comcast providing their own service, Comcast Digital Voice; which was a reaction to the growing popularity of third party service providers such as Vontage.
Many people have been trying Vontage, as a paid-for-service model, was well as other people using free services such as Skype. Also there is a plethora of hardware that has become available for this market. From hard phones to digital PBX systems and proxy servers. (more…)