There are over 3 billion people who use cell phones, however, when you use a mobile to make an international call you should be aware of what company you are suing and how much are you being billed for every minute. You may find that using certain alternatives like international calling cards, callings apps and voip’s may save you significant amount on international calls from your mobile phone.
International Calling Plans
Companies like Verizon, Sprint and AT&T allow you to make international calls using your mobile phone for a standard per minute rate that is different for each country. They also offer users to join a international calling plan with them for a few dollars per month that decreases your rates per month to the different countries by 50-70%. If you make lot of international calls using your mobile and you don’t want to use a separate service like a calling card then going for the monthly subscription may be a good idea for you .
The other option you have to make cheap international calls from your mobile is using a calling card. This can come out a bit expensive sometimes because calling cards round minutes increments of 1,3 and 5 minutes and may even charge additional fees like monthly maintanence fees, connections fees, termination fees and so on. So in origin it may look cheap but you end paying more than the expected. You need to make sure that you read the finer print before you buy any calling card for making international calls from your mobile.
You also have the option of using Voip services to make cheap international calls from your mobile. There are several companies which provide excellent services for voip calls like Rebtel, Skype, google voice and simplecall. Skype for instance has apps for cell phones where you can call users who also use skypes apps on their phones and computers apart from enabling you to make international calls to mobiles and landlines. However their rates although competitive loose due to the additional connection fees they charge for every call that Is made. Rebtel is another company that allows you to make international calls at cheap prices. They also have mobile apps for iPhone and android hower the real winner is simplecall which has really made international calling cheaper and simpler from mobile phones.
The main point is that whatever method you choose more making international calls using your mobile phone you should think about things such as call quality, the number of dropped calls, call pricing, hidden charges and other factors that make your international calling experience stress fee and easy. There may be many cheap international calling providers out there but if they don’t provide good quality services and their calls are not hassle free then it’s not good.
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