NetGear together with Skype announced the world's first WiFi Skype phone at the CES 2006.
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The NetGear Skype phone works without a PC and just needs access to a WiFi network.
The NETGEAR phone is pre-loaded with Skype’s software, ready out-of-the-box to use with a wireless network. All a user needs to do after turning on the phone is enter a Skype username and password.
In addition to the Skype Wifi phone, NETGEAR and Skype also announced that the NETGEAR RangeMax Wireless Router (WPN824) with Smart MIMO technology.More details in this NetGear press-release.
Maybe the $2.6 Billion eBay paid for Skype has actually been a reasonable price. Why? My mom just started to use Skype. Can you believe it? She is now chatting hours with her relatives on her antique notebook.