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Topic # 7824 13-May-2006 08:28
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Made a few calls from NZ to NZ and there is no lag whatsoever.  Pretty good assuming the calls get routed via thier server over in Pomgolia or wherever they are based.

Well worth the 20 bucks imo

Voipstunt / buster etc also offer this.



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  Reply # 35634 13-May-2006 11:05
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I played with this a few weeks ago and agree the quality of the calls is good (like virtually VoIP providers these days if you have a good internet connection, ie anything but Telecom NZ ADSL) but the con is that you have to pay to become a subscriber before you can call NZ/Australia/UK etc for "free" and are limited to 300 mins per week. Since your credit is only valid for 3 months and you're not using any of this credit to call "free" destinations at the end of 3 months you forfeit it. Hardly seems free to me! :-)

There aren't many things in the world that are ever free!






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  Reply # 35644 13-May-2006 15:27
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5 hours a week is plenty for us.

20 bucks for 3600 minutes works out to around ½c p/min.  Or you could spend that $20 on mobile calls and have 3600 free minutes.

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  Reply # 35659 14-May-2006 11:02
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Depending on where you are calling though there could be better options available. Even though that price is cheap it's possible to get calling rates for roughly 10c for untimed calls to NZ and Australia and a few other countries using other providers

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  Reply # 36593 25-May-2006 17:12
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Well before the 120th day ends,u can use the remaining credit to call countries which are not free(assuming you would have some friend/relative there)

10 euros for 4 months and 300mins/week is seems to be a very good deal and if you have an ATA u can connect it to ur landline and make calls without using a PC and if you have a PocketPC with wifi/3g access u can use it to make calls from your mobile as well....



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  Reply # 36606 25-May-2006 19:42
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  Well before the 120th day ends,u can use the remaining credit to call countries which are not free(assuming you would have some friend/relative there)


Or ring mobiles.  I see they have a web based sms service now (not available to NZ yet)




and if you have an ATA u can connect it to ur landline and make calls without using a PC


Thing I like about the web callback is it dosent use your bandwidth.  The mrs can talk for sweet f a and I can surf the interweb.



and if you have a PocketPC with wifi/3g access u can use it to make calls from your mobile as well....


My plan is to get an SPA3000 and hook up to the Telecom freedom plan.. cheap mobile calls (No 3G down these parts)

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  Reply # 36627 25-May-2006 21:34
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MrBob:

My plan is to get an SPA3000 and hook up to the Telecom freedom plan.. cheap mobile calls (No 3G down these parts)


FYI SPA3000's are now essentially obsolete. Replacement is the Linksys SPA3102.



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