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U.S. Defense Department Moves Closer to Voice-Over-IP

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In a move that both validates the technology underlying Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) and promises to help advance it, especially in terms of security, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has taken a step toward developing its own, privately managed VoIP system. Nortel Networks recently received a contract worth up to US$20 million to migrate the department's network to one that, through installation of new software and other upgrades, will be able to support VoIP....

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