News tagged with international calls

Mexico sees its first village cellphone network

The communications revolution that swept the globe missed the Zapotec village of Talea de Castro high in the mountains of southern Mexico, where making any sort of call meant trudging to a community telephone ...

dateSep 16, 2013 in Telecom
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Microsoft retools Office for touch screen, Web use

Microsoft is selling a retooled version of its Office software to consumers as an online subscription service for the first time in an attempt to extend one of the company's key franchises beyond personal ...

dateJan 29, 2013 in Software
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Egypt bans international Internet voice calls

Egypt has banned international calls made through mobile Internet connections, one of Egypt's top three mobile phone operators said on Tuesday, which would include internet Skype calls.

dateMar 23, 2010 in Telecom
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Vonage releases calling app for iPhone, BlackBerry

(AP) -- Vonage Holdings Corp., a pioneer in Internet-based home phone service, is launching applications for the iPhone and BlackBerry that undercut the international calling rates of major wireless carriers.

dateOct 05, 2009 in Telecom
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Review: 10 ways to save on calling costs

(AP) -- The cost of making phone calls has been dropping rapidly in the last few years. If you want take full advantage of that, you'll need to try some new things, because the phone companies aren't going ...

dateSep 30, 2009 in Telecom
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Review: Google Voice has cool tricks but downsides

(AP) -- Google Inc. gives away a lot of good stuff for free. That struck me last year when I downloaded the free Google Maps app to my "smart" phone. It turned the phone into a handy navigation system and ...

dateSep 09, 2009 in Software
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Vonage makes free international calls standard

(AP) -- Unlimited domestic phone calls are nearly standard feature for landline plans these days. Now, Vonage Holdings Corp., which helped pioneer that feature with its Internet phone service, is expanding it to most international ...

dateAug 19, 2009 in Telecom
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