XFONE okayed to try Internet phone

XFONE Inc. said its Israel-based subsidiary, XFONE 018, was granted permission by the Ministry of Communications to begin experimental deployment of VoB services.

XFONE Inc. said Tuesday its Israel-based subsidiary, XFONE 018, was granted permission by the Ministry of Communications to begin experimental deployment of Voice over Broadband (VoB) services. In collaboration with Airspan Networks Inc., a leading worldwide provider of broadband wireless access networks, including WiMAX standard systems, XFONE 018 plans to begin marketing new pricing plans to its customers, cutting international call prices.