Skype and Verizon holding a joint news conference at MWC
1. Truth posted on 20 Oct 2010, 01:45 0 0
How interesting. Maybe Verizon is laying the groundwork to provide more data services and use voip services for voice. Maybe free up more network resources for data traffic and less for voice. Hmm, that would seem like the logical thing to do.
5. biggles posted on 12 Feb 2010, 18:52 0 0
Huh? Verizon's voice service is solely operated on the good ol' 1xRTT network. EVDO is exclusively for data. There's nothing really to free up. VoIP would simply eat into the data capacity.
2. theGodpapa posted on 12 Feb 2010, 15:38 0 0
hence the transistion of mandatory data packages on even some of the basic handsets !!! it makes sense if you think about it.
3. vzw fanman posted on 12 Feb 2010, 15:52 0 0
i love skype, it's a great thing to have for family far away. it would be great if i could have it on my phone too.
6. Fan_of_Fanboys posted on 12 Feb 2010, 23:42 0 0
Doesn't mean he does not have a point or that it is a bad thing. The people who scored him down are dumb.
7. Fan_of_Fanboys posted on 12 Feb 2010, 23:44 0 0
There is no way VZW is announcing something w/ skype. Wouldn't that possibly make things easier and/or cheaper for customers? We all know they are the worst company for doing things that benefit the customer right? Where are the VZW haters at? B/c if this was AT&T every comment on here would be abotu how great they are and how VZW would never do something customer friendly.
8. BrokenImaege posted on 13 Feb 2010, 13:27 0 0
If you think about it, this would be smart on all ends. It would stop overages and reduce churn which is a big concern for any wireless company. Verizon Wireless is trying to get people to do more with data. This would help pull people in that direction. If you look at it, data is cheaper for companies and in honesty, pure revenue after the bandwidth is paid for. Voice is no longer the way to grow a company or grow your revenue. Data transmission is the way to go and I believe this could be a win-win for everyone!!!! People can start lowering those minute plans and get more data on thier phones!!!!
11. Fan_of_Fanboys posted on 09 Mar 2010, 11:03 0 0
I was being facetious. I am a promoter for vzw. Only tools down ranked my comment b/c I was mocking them and they did not have a logical rebuttal.
10. CRICKETownz posted on 13 Feb 2010, 20:13 0 0
Seems like someone is goin "-1" happy. Don't think any one of these comments deserved a -1. All the comments seemed to make logical sense to me. I'm just curious about what LTE will bring...not a big Skype user.