Voice over the Internet…now Yahoo has the bug

The Motley Fool is reporting that It’s vocal because it will incorporate Yahoo! Messenger with British Telecom’s new voice over Internet protocol, better known as VOIP, which will allow users to make phone calls over Yahoo!’s messaging software.
The deal merges two important, recent concepts that investors find pretty hot. First off, the changing regulatory landscape, the return of capital expenditures, and improving VOIP phone call quality have made it a buzzword over recent months.

This deal significantly increases the validation of VOIP technologies. For consumers, but maybe more importantly for businesses. (full story)