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Re: Caller pays, was Young Cell Users Rack Up Debt

Tony P. (
Wed, 19 Jan 2005 21:45:27 -0500

In article <>, says...

>> That a cell user pays for incoming calls is ridiculous and flies in
>> the face of nearly a century of telecom practice in the United
>> States.

> Well, yeah, but that a cell user can talk on a handheld phone while
> driving down the highway flies in the face of a century of Telecom
> practice, too.

> Think of your cell phone as a FX line to your pocket.

Even that is about to be relegated to history.

With the penetration of 802.11 gear and carriers like Vonage saying
"Here, get this device and your Vonage phone acts like a cell phone
where there's 802.11a/b/g."

As far as FX -- is it even necessary any longer?

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