VOIP – it’s coming to a neighborhood near you (it’s probably already there)

My spin:If you have telephone service, provided by one of those new startups that give you service via the Internet, you might find them out of business or bought by a larger provider soon. This is no cause for extreme alarm, but do keep it in the back of your mind.
News Clip: Cnet: With large telecommunication service providers and cable operators such as AT&T, Qwest Communications International and Time Warner Cable entering the residential voice over Internet Protocol market, smaller players such as Vonage, 8×8, VoicePulse and Net2Phone will likely feel the pressure. (full story)