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Topic # 11535 29-Jan-2007 19:38
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Check out my blog - shameless plug I know, but this seems to be a topic dear to everyones hearts.

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  Reply # 60585 12-Feb-2007 22:39
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Hey, thanks - I used this to call my family in Canada abaout an hour ago :)




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  Reply # 60586 12-Feb-2007 22:40
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Anybody had issues with calls cutting out after 4 mins? I know they do to Australia and I tried a few times! Doesn't seem to affect NZ calls at all.


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  Reply # 60720 13-Feb-2007 22:20
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Just read Tony's blog and was interested but I dont have Asterisk, so I tried out FreeCall but I just was woundering (havent really used VOIP much) if any one else has noticed that the volume seems to be very poor? Is there anyway of fixing this?

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  Reply # 61073 17-Feb-2007 10:35
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grrr cant create an account...  prehaps as a result of there Fire!

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  Reply # 62314 28-Feb-2007 17:27
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sbiddle: Anybody had issues with calls cutting out after 4 mins? I know they do to Australia and I tried a few times! Doesn't seem to affect NZ calls at all.



I noticed that while calling Canada yesterday - it hasn't done this before :(




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  Reply # 62339 28-Feb-2007 19:17
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I use Voipbuster which is a member of the same Betmax family. NZ and Australia  free landline calls are excellent .
Mobile calls are not the best so using a Linksys SPA 3102  I send mobile calls through the normal PSTN number via World Exchange. I cant verify or send SMS calls to 027 mobiles. (OK on 021 mobiles)  Support from Betamax is nil so I dont know where the problem is. Does the SMS service work for anybody else to NZ 027 mobiles? cheers, George 

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  Reply # 62345 28-Feb-2007 20:58
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I have both Voipbuster and Freecall trunks set up on my asterisk box. I find both to have an unacceptable (for normal day-to-day use) delay (500-1000ms each way), but I guess this should be expected due to them going to the US and back!

I find Voipbuster to have better audio quality than Freecall... haven't had a problem with either dropping calls...

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