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T-Mobile UMA "A Couple of Bucks a Month"

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Feb 9, 2006, 1:06 PM   by (staff)

PC Magazine has learned more details on T-Mobile's upcoming UMA plans. The information comes from Philips, which manufactures the Wi-Fi chipset included in Samsung's T709. They revealed that subscribers would be able to use the phone to make calls with their home Wi-Fi network for a flat rate of a few dollars per month. Philips was careful not discuss their carrier partner for the T709, but the phone has been shown with T-Mobile branding and appears to be an exclusive for the carrier. The phone will use UMA to seamlessly transfer calls between the cellular network and a compatible Wi-Fi access point. T-Mobile has confirmed its commitment to UMA technology in the past, a re-confirmed it to PC Magazine as well.

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"couple of bucks" plus your VoIP service? pauldg Feb 9, 2006, 2:12 PM
UMA? MorningStar531 Feb 9, 2006, 5:26 PM
UMA Could End Roaming Fees??? kingstu Feb 10, 2006, 3:28 PM
Watch out for Helio.......... wireless213 Feb 11, 2006, 4:56 AM
VOIP Wireless Internet Pricing Changes _ Verizon wireless-internet-4g Feb 9, 2006, 4:24 PM
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