Cell phone to double as Net phone

CNET News is reporting that cell phones that double as Internet phones will become available in the United States, Europe and Asia by March.

Distributed by Dubai-based developer i-Mate, the $850 PDA2K and PDA2 cell phones come equipped with voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), a software that shifts phone services from the highly regulated and taxed traditional local phone networks onto the unregulated Internet. The VoIP software comes from Skype, a popular Europe-based Net phone provider.

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