Following the lead of competing Internet service providers, Earthlink is test marketing a trial of a voice over IP (VoIP) phone service with Covad, a purveyor of business communications services. Earthlink will begin the trial in October in three markets: Dallas, San Francisco and San Jose, and Seattle.
The service will be powered by Covad’s Digital Subscriber Line Access Multiplexer (DSLAM) technology over existing “last mile” copper phone lines.
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