Vonage starts shipping WiFi phone

At last, it is here. VoIP vendor Vonage yesterday began (officially, that is) shipping its F1000 WiFi phone for VoIP. The company unveiled the device last January. The phone will allow users to make calls from hotspots. Its price tag is $129.99, but there is a $50 instant rebate. The phone was developed by UTStarcom and supports 802.11b but offers no direct support of 802.11g networks. The phone offers features such as three-way calling, call waiting and forwarding, and voice mail. It comes with a battery which supports five hours of talk time and between 50 and 100 hours of standby.

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