From: Marko Mäkelä (marko.makela_at_hut.fi)
Date: 2007-01-12 12:52:38
On Fri, Jan 12, 2007 at 11:53:03AM +0100, Rainer Buchty wrote: > >In the U.S.A. and Canada, we now have unlimited North > >America calling plans... Perhaps one day there will > >be unlimited INTERNATIONAL calling plans! :-) > > At least from Germany US-calls are hardly more expensive than calls > within germany (1,38ct/min vs. 1ct/min on workdays). But I wonder how > good/bad such VoIP-based cheap call providers work with modem calls? They probably won't work. Remember, the BBS was initially set up on a VoIP line, which was advertised to be compatible with fax modems. The provider's VoIP codec probably implements a special pass-through for fax modem and otherwise uses some speech codec that is incompatible with 2400bps modems. Marko Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list
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