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Founded 1996
Headquarters Newark, USA
Services VoIP

Net2phone is a software/services company whose principal line of business is SIP-based and PacketCable-based VoIP.[1] They were established in 1996[2] and completed their initial public offering in 1999.[3] In 2000, Net2Phone acquired internet appliance company Aplio.[4] In August of the same year, AT&T invested $US1.4 billion for a 32% share.[3] The company merged with former parent company IDT Corp. in a transaction announced March 13, 2006, becoming a wholly owned subsidiary of IDT.[5]


  1. ^ Held, Gilbert (2002). Quality of service in a Cisco networking environment. John Wiley and Sons. p. 2. ISBN 0-470-84425-6. 
  2. ^ Jane A. Malonis, eds. (2002). Gale encyclopedia of e-commerce. 2. Gale Group, Thomson Learning. p. 691. ISBN 0-7876-5749-2. 
  3. ^ a b Greenblatt, David (2003). The call heard 'round the world: Voice over Internet Protocol and the quest for convergence. AMACOM Div American Management Association. p. 25. ISBN 0-8144-0752-8. 
  4. ^ "Net2Phone Acquires Aplio". Net2Phone. July 19, 2000. Retrieved 2011-03-08. 
  5. ^ "Corporate Information". Net2Phone Website. Retrieved 2008-08-19. 

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