Roaming from Cellular to Wifi

Nokia announced a successful test of Unlicensed Mobile Access (UMA), allowing roaming of both voice and data from a live cellular network to a wireless local area network and back again.

Now if only carriers will allow these dual devices to work as promised instead of crippling them.

Via Mobile Weblog.

Update: Found an old but good CNET article on Wi-fi phones.

Although carriers could wind up losing some revenue if Wi-Fi users shift a large number of minutes off their networks, some see the new phones as an opportunity to cement the cell phone as a true replacement for traditional wired phone service.

The walled gardens will come tumbling down.

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