O'Reilly logo

Internet Phone Services Simplified by Neil Anderson, Jim Doherty

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 17. The Future of Telephony

We end this book with what we see as the future of telephony. This is a summary of what leading industry analysts think, with a bit of speculation from the authors just for kicks.

A Review of What We Have Now

At this point in the book, many of you have already installed a VoIP system in your home as either a complete replacement of your public switched telephone network (PSTN) phone or as a PSTN addon for free long-distance. Many of you also have a cell/mobile phone as well as a phone or private extension at work. That’s three and maybe even four different phones, on four different systems.

The good news is that despite the fact that all of these phones use different systems, all the systems can “talk” to each ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required