The Openmoko Vo-IP network

Nick Johnson arachnid at
Fri Jul 13 09:38:03 CEST 2007

On 7/11/07, George Abraham <kingeorge at> wrote:
> Now that we have a great phone to use, we could use a great channel
> for communication. The vision is to communicate using the most open
> channel of communication ( the Internet) using VoIP technology for
> routing all mobile phone calls. Openmoko application framework can be
> used to create a "skype-like" client running on openmoko. A wireless
> router can provide the "mobility", which are connected to each other
> using the Internet. The hotspot can be serviced by WiMAX or WiFi
> technology. The router will talk to other openmoko routers, routing
> the call to users on openmoko network. Files and video can be
> transfered/ streamed to each other through openmoko. This would be a
> great to go along with Openmoko, not only providing a "free" phone,
> but also a "free" network as well.

There is already a technology for this - SIP - and open VOIP PABXes
(Asterisk). We just need a client for OpenMoko. No sense reinventing
the wheel. :)

-Nick Johnson

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