SPOTLIGHT: Wireless VoIP Goes Live in New Mexico

Azulstar Networks launched a metro-area Voice over WiFi (VoWiFi) phone service in Rio Rancho, New Mexico. The fixed and mobile service operates over a converged WiFi network that spans more than 60 percent of the city. Azulstar, which built the system with Ecuity, says customers can select from a variety of fixed and mobile handsets, choose a local phone number, or keep their existing number. Features included with all calling plans include caller ID, call forwarding, voice mail over email, multi-party calling, call waiting and Web-based call control management. Basic pricing is set at $29.95 per line for unlimited calling within the US and Canada. Release