| | Re: Recommendations for wireless VOIP phone.
In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
Jono <email@example.com> wrote:
>Jose used his keyboard to write :
>> On Tue, 25 Mar 2008 21:36:23 GMT, "Brian Reay" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>>> I'm thinking of buying a VOIP phone I can use on my own WiFi system at home
>>> on Skype.
>> What advantage do you see in that over a cordless phone attached to an
>I can't think of any reason myself......there are skype/dect phones out
>there - not for me though.
>I wouldn't mind getting my hands on one of these
><http://www.snom.com/en/snom_m3.html> admittedly it is neither WiFi not
I'm keen to try one out too - they're just a tad too expensive, like the
rest of the Snom range )-: However I've had issues with the Siemens
phones to the extent that I'm not going to buy anymore until I can be
assured that their problem have been fixed, so there might not be much
I'm not personally a fan of Wi-Fi for voice comms though. It's just too
easy for another PC on the same access point to render VoIP totally
unusable if they upload/downlod a lot of data at the same time as a VoIP
call. There are access points that claim to be able to manage traffic
though, but how many consumers want to pay the premium for them? Not
many, I suspect...