Though its plans cost a bit more than those of competing VoIP services, AT&T CallVantage stands out for its consistently strong call quality and long list of features.
AT&T is shutting of its voice over IP service called CallVantage.
AT&T changes the name of its CallVantage service, apparently to settle a trademark dispute with its Net phone rival.
The office supply chain is selling a kit that includes a Linksys router and instructions on how to sign up for CallVantage.
The retailer will sell CallVantage in many of its outlets and through its Web site.
CallVantage is now $5 a month cheaper--a mere two months after the service was introduced.
The long-distance giant plans to extend its CallVantage VoIP service to businesses in Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore and the United Kingdom by 2005.
The company's CallVantage local and long-distance Internet calling program will be unleashed in a few weeks, AT&T said.