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Free long distance calls.

#1 Post by glorifiedtaxidriver » Sun Apr 24, 2011 8:28 am

Found this and I've been using it. www.knctr.com. Free local and long distance calling from your computer, and unlike skype, you can call cell phones and land lines. Works best if you have a headset on your end though. This isn't a spam post, I just thought that all you guys and girls who are spread out all over the country might find it useful.
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#2 Post by slowstream » Sun Apr 24, 2011 8:37 am

Thanks for the tip!

Have you used it with overseas calls?
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#3 Post by glorifiedtaxidriver » Sun Apr 24, 2011 8:42 am

I haven't, but apparently it only works to other computers when calling overseas. Still free though.
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#4 Post by frog » Sun Apr 24, 2011 9:30 am

google does the same, also if you bring your computer overseas, you still can call in north america for free.
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#5 Post by Beefitarian » Sun Apr 24, 2011 9:37 am

Has anyone tried the magic jack? It's a phone plug with a usb connector. There's a small fee and you get a phone number so people can call you where ever you are also.

http://www.themagicjack.ca/
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#6 Post by Les Habitants » Sun Apr 24, 2011 10:38 am

Beefitarian wrote:Has anyone tried the magic jack? It's a phone plug with a usb connector. There's a small fee and you get a phone number so people can call you where ever you are also.

http://www.themagicjack.ca/
I have it, but mine is a piece of trash. Cuts in and out constantly.

shouldnt this be in the water cooler?
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#7 Post by Beefitarian » Sun Apr 24, 2011 10:49 am

Interesting. I'm in another thread complaining about cheaping out on things. I guess that supports my theory, we shouldn't be buying things based solely on price. Ah well, next.

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#8 Post by 200hr Wonder » Sun May 01, 2011 6:28 pm

I have always had good luck with Skype and its long distance is not quite free but very cheap. Just have to pre-pay for a block of it and chat away. And you can call any number at all.
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#9 Post by kevind » Sun May 01, 2011 9:18 pm

If you are in area that has an access number, I use http://www.worldline.ca/unlimited-call-canada

4 bucks a month unlimited long distance in canada. and if you add the number to your fav 5 you can call any canadian number and not use your airtime.
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#10 Post by Cat Driver » Mon May 02, 2011 9:36 am

I have been using a magic jack for about a month and it is excellent.
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#11 Post by bandaid » Mon May 02, 2011 11:01 am

I have been using a program called oovoo for a couple of years now. I find it less glitchy then Skype.
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#12 Post by burhead1 » Mon May 02, 2011 12:09 pm

I have magic jack worked well on dsl, I am now on a wimax and it does not work as well. Twenty dollars a year, what is to complain about?
I only use it to make long distance calls, I still have a land line.
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#13 Post by Boratt » Tue Oct 16, 2012 9:18 am

I have a MagicJack and it works well as long as you have a half decent internet speed. Forget using it on the airport wifi or the local cafe wifi. As long as you have a nice speed at home, MagicJack is the way to go. :)
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#14 Post by yaro007 » Fri Mar 07, 2014 8:19 pm

Viber uses wifi or 3G and free
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#15 Post by CpnCrunch » Mon Mar 10, 2014 9:08 pm

Google hangouts currently has free phone calls to numbers in Canada and USA:

https://support.google.com/hangouts/ans ... 7125?hl=en

I think it only works from a computer, not from Android/iOS.
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