Single gadget weaves phone, internet and media services [International Herald Tribune]

France Télécom this month offered up its latest version of convergence by tacking on a few useful services to its Livebox home networking product, a “triple play” service combining Internet, telephone and television service.

The most interesting of the new “Liveservices” from the company is a Wi-Fi-based cordless home phone. Called Livephone, the device uses its wireless link to Livebox’s Internet connection to provide inexpensive Internet voice calls and other services including a connection to the user’s Web-based address book to find and dial numbers.

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