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MagicJack's next act: disappearing cell phone fees

http://tech.yahoo.com

The company behind the magicJack, has made a new version that allows free calls in the home, in a fashion that's sure to draw protest from cellular carriers and the FCC.

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Created by mousse_gallon 4 years 14 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 14 weeks ago
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This isn't all that different

slayerboy 4 years 14 weeks 2 days 2 hours ago

This isn't all that different from Google Voice over WiFi really. Yes, MagicJack is using cellular frequencies, but you have to buy the equipment to use your cell phone with it, it only works at home. Not really a big deal IMHO.

This is a HUGE deal....

johnson 4 years 14 weeks 1 day 6 hours ago

 It's hijacking your cellphone frequency... and your cellphone BECOMES a voip device. (without running any apps)

Sure you can use Google voice as an application if you have a $500+ smartphone. (unsubsidized)
With this equipment, you can use ANY cellphone through their voip...

Imagine if Ebay (Skype) or Google purchased magicjack from radio shack... That would be a game changer....

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