First it was Qwest, and now it is Verizon. It seems that the bells are jumping on to the VoIP bandwagon.
bq. Verizon Communications plans to launch VoIP services in Q2 2004, targeting DSL users and the consumer market, Lawrence T. Babbio Jr., Verizon’s Vice Chairman and Domestic Telecom President, said at the UBS global communications conference in New York, reports Converge Digest. “VoIP for the mass market is coming,” said Babbio, “and just like with LNP (local number portability) there is nothing anybody can do to stop it.”