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5 open source VoIP softphones to watch

Nov 24, 2009, 13:32 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rodney Gedda)

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"The steady rise in people using IP telephony to communicate -- for personal and business reasons -- has led to the development of a number of different VoIP “softphones” that can be used on a PC or notebook.

"Softphones offer the flexibility of making a call without the need for a dedicated device. If you’re a Skype user you’re probably used to the benefits of free and cheap international calls while you’re on Facebook.

"In this edition of "5 Open Source things to Watch" we take a look at VoIP softphones. Unlike their proprietary counterparts, open source softphones can be deployed on as many devices as required throughout the enterprise -- without additional licence fees."

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