The latest news says that more and more people are ditching land lines for more popular cell phones. The surge for VoIP is also paving the way for not only cheaper rates, but unlimited long distance.
Voice over Internet Protocol, also called VoIP, IP Telephony, Internet telephony, Broadband telephony, Broadband Phone and Voice over Broadband is the routing of voice conversations over the Internet or through any other IP-based network.
Several companies like Skype allow users to make calls using their computers and several businesses have been successfully using VoIP for years. Now several phone companies are also running VoIP into home to replace land lines. Vonage is an example, and they can charge dirt cheap pricing – the only disadvantage is that you hafta have a DSL or better connection.