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EVERYTHING HAPPENS SO FAST THAT IT NOW LOOKS SEAMLESS

Since last year when we took an early look at voice over internet (VoIP, the P stands for protocol) things have changed with bewildering speed. Fuelled by the rapid take-up of broadband in the past couple of years, VoIP has a life and a series of internal controversies all of its own. Broadband itself is set to kick off into stratospheric 24 Meg/second speeds, enabling really smooth audio and video. WiMAX, the forthcoming local area wireless network, presages a cellphone-like version ...

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