Just after Intel has announced it has begun shipping its WIMAX chip named Rosedale a US ISP named NextStep has launched a VOIP service over WIMAX.
This is exciting stuff and what we have been waiting for. It will be a while before it comes here to Australia but basically what it means is that you can make FREE calls to telephones and mobile phones within a 50 kilometre radius of your office. These kinds of developments will make key Telcos such as Telstra very nervous indeed.
The reason I go on so much about WIMAX is that Real Estate Agents telephone costs are extremely high and anything that will make traditional phone companies cut prices can only be a good thing.
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