[rescue] 802.11 + VoIP

Patrick Giagnocavo +1.717.201.3366 patrick at zill.net
Thu Oct 16 20:53:09 CDT 2003

On Thu, Oct 16, 2003 at 09:11:44PM -0400, Eric Webb wrote:
> All of the talk lately and the recently announced 108Mbps "technology" used by 
> D-Link/NetGear (Atheros chipsets, I believe) has got us wondering....
> I see a lot of opinions that 802.11 and VoIP are a bad combination, but I need 
> more proof and stats if anyone has anything.  (I'm kind of anti-wireless 
> anyway when it comes to wanting performance, which voice seems to demand.)

VOIP can work well on a 128kbps datastream.  But latency has to be low.

> Also, do they even make 802.11-based VoIP handsets?  Can someone point me in 
> the direction of a few models?

Compaq IPaq + 802.11 card + SIP phone software .


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