June 4th, 2012

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It's The End of The Phone System As We Know It --Whether To Feel Fine Is Debatable

The hot debate in telecom wonkery these days is on the end of the "Public Switched Telecom Network" (PSTN), aka actual phone service, and the conversion to IP-based voice services, aka VOIP. Unsurprisingly, this has potentially huge implications. Happily, none of you need trouble your pretty little heads about it. But for those interested, I give a preliminary overview and what's at stake here: