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Re: Best option for short term cell phone plan

Postby sammycooke » Wed Jun 11, 2014 3:40 pm

I installed grooveip lite last night. I am in Canada but it assigned me a US number. Didn't work but directed me to change some settings then worked nicely at least to call my wife sitting beside me. So depends which phone I want to use ican use my own phone or the grooveip lite phone. Is free except has small banners at the bottom of the screen. Impressed
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Re: Best option for short term cell phone plan

Postby StroppyChops » Wed Jun 11, 2014 4:08 pm

Billed.
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Re: Best option for short term cell phone plan

Postby sammycooke » Wed Jun 11, 2014 5:28 pm

No my wife can receive international calls free. Plus It is acting lije a call lfrom the US. Using a different Mobile network than my plan. Not sure about all the technical aspects but pretty sure is totally free
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Re: Best option for short term cell phone plan

Postby StroppyChops » Wed Jun 11, 2014 5:33 pm

Yeah? Nice.
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Re: Best option for short term cell phone plan

Postby General Mackevili » Wed Jun 11, 2014 5:41 pm

StroppyChops wrote:Billed.
Not exactly sure how it works in Oz, but in the States and in Canada you'd NEVER get charged for an incoming call because it's from another country or a VOIP call (unless you accept it as a collect call, of course).

It will count as regular airtime (because in the States incoming calls get counted as airtime, but never as long distance).

I believe this to be 100%.

As JBT points out (probably while wearing a slight smirk on his face, LoL) it's pretty much exactly what I pay Skype $50 a year for.
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Re: Best option for short term cell phone plan

Postby StroppyChops » Wed Jun 11, 2014 5:43 pm

Oz was fiddling with allowing telemarketers to charge you if you didn't hang up on a recorded ad quickly enough. Cannot sufficiently express how evil the telco industry is in Oz.
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Re: Best option for short term cell phone plan

Postby sammycooke » Wed Jun 11, 2014 8:28 pm

Canadian s pay among the highest rates for internet and phone and are among the wors speeds and service
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Re: Best option for short term cell phone plan

Postby GMJS-CEO » Wed Jun 11, 2014 9:37 pm

Groove just installed. Called the folks and they called with no issues. In fact emailed me a file with a voice mail also. Not bad for a free service. Lol at the suckers paying for Skype
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Re: Best option for short term cell phone plan

Postby General Mackevili » Wed Jun 11, 2014 11:59 pm

GMJS-CEO wrote: Lol at the suckers paying for Skype
"Life is too important to take seriously."

"Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh."

Looking for the best deals on hotels and guesthouses in Cambodia?

Book through Agoda:

Phnom Penh
Siem Reap
Sihanoukville
Kampot
Koh Rong


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