AT&T, Vonage and other carriers are probably coming to terms with the notion that voice over Internet Protocol is the future of residential and business telecom. So, apparently, is Patton Electronics Company, which is shipping the SmartLink M-ATA, an ultra-miniature analog telephone adapter that Patton claims is the world's smallest.
The SmartLink M-ATA can connect any standard analog phone or fax machine to a service provider's VoIP network over a broadband Internet connection. Using VoIP can significantly reduce phone charges, which is especially important to small businesses with remote offices.
The adapter was designed to be … Read more