After T-Mobile’s launch of free global data roaming for international travelers, Verizon Wireless is responding to the UN-carrier initiative with its own domestic spin on things. Through a newly announced limited time promotion, Verizon Wireless is offering its new World Messaging Unlimited add-on that would make allow its U.S. subscribers to have discounted long distance calling on a mobile phone and free unlimited texting from American soil to most of the world.
To sign up, customers will need to add the World Messaging Unlimited feature to their Share Everything plan, and the option costs $5 for each line or number you want to have this feature [...]
If you’re aching for a new smartphone as it would make it easier for you to connect with friends, family, and loved ones over the holidays, be sure to enter our iPhone 5s giveaway contest together with Numbridge. Winner can select a 16 GB iPhone 5s model of their choice, choosing between the silver, gold, or space grey models for any U.S. carrier or an unlocked iPhone 5s model.
To enter the contest, be sure to do the following:Follow @Numbridge and @GottaBeMobile on Twitter Tell us in a tweet who you would call with your new iPhone 5s and Numbridge’s telephony service. At the end of your tweet, add in the “#GBMGiveaway” hashtag. For example, a [...]
Unlike traditional VoIP calls, Numbridge’s telephony system uses a local gateway to connect customers similar to how Google Voice works in the U.S. And given the recent shift in the mobile market in the U.S., Numbridge’s business model may make more sense than traditional telephony services that are based purely on the Internet for connecting calls, like Skype or Viber.
If you’re looking to connect with friends, family, and loved ones over the holidays, Numbridge is a great telephone alternative that can save you money on long distance calls.
The cost savings is accounted for in two ways.
First, assuming a purely mobile lifestyle where users are [...]
Google Voice can be a life saver for long distance calls on your smartphone, when the Google Voice app fails, you could be left with a hefty bill and no recourse. Sophie makes a good number of calls to France every month. She uses Google Voice to complete the calls at .02 cents per minute, a very reasonable rate. Last month though, her bill was $700 more than expected because a failure somewhere in the process sent the calls over T-Mobile’s network, at a much higher rate.Google Voice Breakdown
The calls should have been sent through Google Voice’s service. According to Sophie, the proper notification was played each time, but the calls don’t show up on her [...]