Thursday, May 11, 2006
VoIP Phone service : Wanna use VoIP over your cellphone
T-Mobile International, one of the biggest mobile network operator across in Europe and USA hasbanned the use of VoIP service over its mobile network. The T-mobile users may not be able to enjoy this low cost phone service. T-mobile has started feeling the heat i.e stiff competition from the VoIP over mobile service providers who are offering long distance international calls next to nill. So to save its market share and its large chunk of revenue they have decided to ban the use of VoIP services over their network. Earlier Vodafone too has made similar recommendations. These VoIP-over-mobile service providers are offering VoIP services over JAVA enabled cellphones. The decision has came after it has declared highest rate of growth in contract customers in company history in UK.
This decision of a big mobile network operations company can hurt the interests of VoIP service providers across the workd. But i think it can just delay the inevitable...