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Old 05-16-2006, 10:39 AM   #1
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VOICE over IP outfit Skype is making calls from your PC to traditional landlines and mobile phones free if you live in Canada or the US

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Old 05-16-2006, 02:15 PM   #2
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Default Re: Skype gives Canadians and Yanks free calls

wait, so starting today, skypeout is free? just not international?
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Old 05-16-2006, 02:16 PM   #3
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i have a free legal program that makes calls free to any landline in the world (some countries excluded) but its only 1 min per call. if you pay 5 or something its unlimited for 120 days. its called internet calls or something. i just wish it was like the link above which is always free, its a pity im in the uk
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Old 05-17-2006, 08:25 AM   #4
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We used to have voip but it slowed our internet down and it sucked so now we got regualr phones
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I use skype for all my landline type calls, I have skypein number, having free calls to landlines in the UK would be well useful.

In response to the slow down on the internet, I am currently downloading a file at 300kps, and browsing quite freely, while on hold to the damn cable company, and I have no slow down.
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yeah, skype has almost no slowdown.
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I use skype for all my landline type calls, I have skypein number, having free calls to landlines in the UK would be well useful.

In response to the slow down on the internet, I am currently downloading a file at 300kps, and browsing quite freely, while on hold to the damn cable company, and I have no slow down.
i also get pretty decent speeds of 100-300kb/s depending what i am downloading. i am on 2mb/s and skype is just like using a normal phone for me, even with international pc to pc calls
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Old 05-22-2006, 11:42 AM   #8
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VOICE over IP outfit Skype is making calls from your PC to traditional landlines and mobile phones free if you live in Canada or the US

http://www.theinquirer.net/?article=31735
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It is not clear if Skype will continue to make its service free after 2007 dawns on January 1.
That sucks. Hopefully they will.. Actually I read this on eBay.ca a couple days ago...
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