Free Cell Phone Calls
MagicJack's Next Act: Disappearing Cell Phone Fees
Cellular customers of AT&T and T-Mobile USA have cause for cheer. An article in The New York Times reports on a gadget that affixes to your PC and acts as your own private cell tower. The bottom line: no charge for cell calls. Verizon customers, do you hear me now?
"The company behind the magicJack, the cheap Internet phone gadget that's been heavily promoted on TV, has made a new version of the device that allows free calls from cell phones in the home, in a fashion that's sure to draw protest from cellular carriers.
The new magicJack uses, without permission, radio frequencies for which cellular carriers have paid billions of dollars for exclusive licenses..."