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International Calling with Cell Phones Made Affordable - Articles Surfing
I think we all know the thought process that overwhelms us when it comes to thinking of dialing an international phone number from a cell phone. MONEY. MONEY. MONEY. So much so, we don't dare use our cell phones ever for an international call.
The expensive trend in international calling from a cell phone to date has been unchallenged and allowed to flourish leaving businesses and consumers confined to the land line phones of yesterday to avoid the outrageous cost of cell phone rates.
Dollars a minute can easily add up to thousands per bill with just a few short calls. Additionally with traditional international calling, phone call quality can be diluted by analog equipment overseas causing an overall poor communication experience along with heart ache of saying goodbye to your precious hard earned money..
Finally a solution for the common man and the budget conscious business has come to the rescue of those desiring to do international calling from their cell phones. With advancements in telephony technology a company has pioneered a new way to offer cell phone users an effortless method of making international long distance calls while giving quality digital voice communications over the phone.
Changing a wireless carrier would be what many would think you would have to do, but no, there is no need to change carriers or cell phones with this new international calling solution. The solution comes in the form of an easy software download that automatically installs and handles all dialed international calls for the caller without having to dial multiple numbers like that from a calling card or dial around. The need to be around a wi-fi hot spot has been eliminated as well, giving everyone an effortless experience and saving a lot of money.
What does the software do you might ask? The new software does something very simple, actually so simple, you would swear you had thought of it yourself. When you dial an international phone number from your cell phone this software automatically switches into action and routes your call to a VoIP provider on a digital quality line which then sends the call on through to your destination. You actually enjoy crystal clear clarity on your international calls without having to have gone through any extra steps. The even better part of everything is this service to date works with over 400 different cell phone models so chances are you are in possession of a compatible phone for the service already.
So who is this VoIP provider bringing in the reign of technology into the hands of today's modern cell phone users? The company is 8X8 or also known as Packet8. Packet8 (Nasdaq: EGHT) has been in the telecommunications business for 20 years and is the holder of 68 patents for VoIP technologies.
So basically, thanks to Packet8, we can now all make cell phone calls to international destinations without the worry or quality issues that plagued us all. Some of the pricing you can expect to see in this new service technology is calls to China for .03 cents a minute, the UK for .02 cents per minute, and Mexico for .03 cents per minute.
As of now Packet8 charges about $10.00 per active account a month and the set up cost is about the same so expect a $20.00 bill the first time around, but if you make a lot of international calls and you use your cell phone a lot, you can see what is the future of international cell phone calling.
TopSavings.Net offers the following service at their site. http://www.topsavings.net/voip.html
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