Cheapest VOIP Solution

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  1. Sexual Vanilla

    Sexual Vanilla New Member

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    I am currently on naked DSL and use my cell phone as my primary number. Reception is a bit spotty in my house and occasionally calls are dropped. What is the cheapest VOIP solution out there? I wouldn't need many minutes at all...just something to use on occasion.

    In addition, what is the difference between Skype and Vonage? Vonage's cheapest plan is 14.95 a month with 500 minutes...and Skype is 2.95 a month for unlimited calling. What's the catch with the Skype plan? TIA
     
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    no catch with skype. you can get a voip phone, or just use a mic/headphone-speakers with skype.
     
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    Just a small note as I got Vonage a number of years ago (still have it). That's 500 outgoing minutes - no limit on incoming. I haven't played around with Skype other than internet-internet calling.
     
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    You gotta remember that most of these services don't include your own number for inbound traffic.
     
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    That's what I was wondering...so the 2.95 plan with Skype only allows you outgoing calls?
     
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    who is your cell provider? tmobile has that $10/month thing where you can have a VOIP home phone through them or something to that effect.
     
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    5Gen_Prelude There might not be an "I" in the word "Team", but

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    Yeah, an inbound number costs you another 6 bucks, voice mail another 2...
     

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