Will the Internet Kill the Phone Business?
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Microsoft, Yahoo!, News Corporation and Google have all considered the idea. Whatever the merits of the deal, the acquisition of Skype has highlighted the significance of VoIP, and the enormous threat it poses to incumbent telecom operators. Do the rise of Skype and other VoIP services mean the end of the traditional telephone business, established over a century ago? Do the traditional telecom service providers have a chance at all of surviving?
Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), VoIP services, Skype's technology, eBay, Microsoft, Yahoo!, Acquisition of Skype, Niklas Zennstrom, Janus Friis, Cable operators, Mobile operators, Vodafone
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