[nSLUG] SIP VoIP service with NS phone number

Gerald linux at zdoit.airpost.net
Wed Sep 16 10:03:48 ADT 2009



Daniel Morrison wrote:
> 2009/9/16 Hatem Nassrat <hnassrat at gmail.com>:
>> Its not just a voip phone, its basically a normal Cell Phone (GSM)
>> with ability to access the internet via WIFI and 3G.
> 
> If you have GSM, why would you use VOIP? Doesn't GSM have better
> coverage and better quality at cheaper rates? (Cheaper, not because
> VOIP rates are expensive, but because IP traffic on a GSM network is
> expensive. Of course you could use the Wifi + VOIP to get cheap long
> distance, but in that case you would require a good wifi connection,
> so the need for the webcallback is gone).
> 
> I really should stop answering, because I'm not all that interested.
> It's just like a itch that needs scratching... I can't leave alone
> something which doesn't make sense to me!
> 
> -D.

>From my perspective I travel a lot and want the same phone number at all
times. Roaming charges on the plan are high. I plan to change SIM cards
when I would otherwise be roaming so I am not using roaming rates. I
can't figure out how to get the same phone number except through VoIP. I
haven't done this yet and hope there are no flaws in my logic.

-- 
Gerald



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