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Topic # 7925 22-May-2006 08:29
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I have used skype for a year or so now and with the increased BB speed the quality is excellent.
I too have just gone to a Dualphone as mentioned previously in rthe thread and find it excellent.
I have a answerphone set up in case I miss any calls from my contacts. Its free and was produded by Kishkish.co.
I use Skype out credit and find it the cheapest soln for me-even compared to a Prepay system like http://www.easycall.co.nz
I try and get all my mates on it which of course snowballs and enables you to call them free too.
Plus I have skype installed on my WM5 device-Imate jasjar and and use it either wifi or even on GPRS connection.

All in all I am very pleased with it

Chris
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Reply # 36280 22-May-2006 09:26
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I used to have my Dualphone connected to the desktop PC. When we moved houses I decided to make it our primary handset, so it's now connected to our home server. I can't chat (only remote access to that machine) but the Skype voice calls work a treat. I like the quality, although I have tried a SIP phone (courtesy of sbiddle here on Geekzone) and it works well too - I think the 10Mbps cable connection at home helps the quality.

I found out it is actually cheaper to use SkypeOUT than ZTALK from our landline - both in national and international toll calls. Of course normal households would have to factor in the cost of broadband, but since we have to have the connection here, it's quite a good call (no pun intendend).







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Yes I too have priced skype out to be the cheapest-3c/min instead of 5 c/min all adds up.
Dualphone is on the main PC and there is a laptop on the network and the jasjar sometimes with the wifi.
I used the jasjar skype  in the field today whilst I was out caching today and it got me out of a spot of bother-chat mode.




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