Nowadays it is possible for anyone to make cheap international phone calls. Long gone are the days that it cost and arm and a leg to do so. Many people would avoid calling family and friends across the world just because of the cost. Now the cost of making an international phone call is so low that you can communicate with family and friends almost as long as you would in domestic areas of town.
If you haven’t looked into the various options that many phone companies have to offer for free international phone calls then it’s possible that you could be missing out on a great deal!
Access number calling is one cheap method that can be used to make cheap international phone calls. Use the phone service of choice and then you will be given an access number to dial to get the cheap calling feature. Simply sign up for the service of choice and then add your cell phone number or your land line number inside the indicated field. The sign up process is very quick and easy to do, and there is no need to use a pin number. The reason you don’t need a pin number is because the company will automatically recognize the number that you are registered under which is used as the pin.
Something else that cheap international call companies might use is a virtual phone number that can be used for calling across the country. By using the virtual phone number you would only be charged a normal rate that you’d generally pay for domestic phone calls. So let’s say you live in India but you have an office in London. You will be given a virtual London phone number for India so that you will only a local fee for the phone call.
What is VoIP and why should you care
Voip is another option to consider for the purpose of cheap international phone calls. VoIP is not a new system; it has been used for several years now. This could be your first time learning about VoIP. It stands for Voice over Internet Protocol.
Basically if you have a computer you can use VoIP; and of course you need to have access to the internet. There are plenty of applications that are available online for free or a small fee that will enable you to use the internet to communicate with someone with a voice call. One such program that is highly popular with millions of people using it is called Skype. Skype is a program that you can download to your computer; much like Yahoo Messenger and you can communicate with others my voice call over the internet for free. It is free as long as the other user is using Skype as well. However if one user is dialing from a mobile phone while the other is using the Skype software then they will have to pay a fee for the call.
There are a variety of different VoIP apps available to use; as mentioned before you can find them for a cheap monthly payment or free!