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roundup VoIP is the belle of the telecom ball. Jotting it onto their dance cards are such well-dressed suitors as AOL and AT&T.

Tech companies can't get enough of VoIP. Joining a crowded market is America Online, which is trying out a homemade service. And AT&T says it's not going to miss another chance to be an Internet leader.

AOL testing VoIP

The online giant is quietly asking beta testers to try out its Net phone service.
August 30, 2004

AT&T chief refuses to 'miss' VoIP

David Dorman is determined not to repeat history by coming late to VoIP, as AT&T did with Internet access in the 1990s.
August 30, 2004

VoIP picks up momentum

The number of U.S. Internet telephony subscribers is expected to surge to 1 million by the end of 2004.
August 30, 2004 previous coverage

Vonage doubles its money

Broadband Internet telephony company raises $105 million to apply toward expanding reach in the United States and internationally.
August 25, 2004

Amazon to sell AT&T's Net phone service

Long-distance giant plans to offer its residential Net phone service to consumers via Amazon.com.
August 25, 2004