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What is the best way to call overseas? Anyone can tell me?

Postby minhtrung » Thu, 17 Apr 2008 9:56 pm

Hi
i just got relocated to Singapore and find that it is painful to make an overseas calls.

International Phone Card = lousy quality + troublesome to call
IDD to expensive. My bill is $400 last month

:???:

Any kind soul can suggest some way?

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Postby durain » Thu, 17 Apr 2008 10:41 pm

do a little search on the forum on your topic.

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Re: What is the best way to call overseas? Anyone can tell m

Postby ksl » Fri, 18 Apr 2008 2:46 am

minhtrung wrote:Hi
i just got relocated to Singapore and find that it is painful to make an overseas calls.

International Phone Card = lousy quality + troublesome to call
IDD to expensive. My bill is $400 last month

:???:

Any kind soul can suggest some way?


Use skype! www.skype.com

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Postby newcomer9747 » Fri, 18 Apr 2008 9:36 am

International call cards are more convenient and relatively cheap. Or you can try what the above suggested, skype. But the quality is not much better than call cards.

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Postby ksl » Fri, 18 Apr 2008 4:36 pm

newcomer9747 wrote:International call cards are more convenient and relatively cheap. Or you can try what the above suggested, skype. But the quality is not much better than call cards.
Although its free if the other person uses skype too. You only pay, if you use skype to ring a fixed line or mobile...

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Postby durain » Fri, 18 Apr 2008 8:56 pm

public pay phones?

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Postby Turtle » Fri, 25 Apr 2008 7:10 pm

I'd recommend skype if you have a computer and broadband connection. You can even buy a skype phone for around $50 or so, so it's just like using a normal phone. I call Canada all the time using it, connection quality seems fine, and even calling a fixed line the price is still very cheap.

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Postby at914 » Mon, 12 May 2008 12:14 am

Skype all the way! Its so cheap and the connection is clear.

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Re: What is the best way to call overseas? Anyone can tell m

Postby thaingo » Tue, 08 Jul 2008 4:22 pm

minhtrung wrote:Hi
i just got relocated to Singapore and find that it is painful to make an overseas calls.

International Phone Card = lousy quality + troublesome to call
IDD to expensive. My bill is $400 last month

:???:

Any kind soul can suggest some way?


Which countries do you usually call to? There're some free IDD services to some certain countries, but very depend on which mobile service providers you are subcribing to.
You can refer to: www.singtel.com.sg / www.starhub.com.sg / www.m1.com.sg

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Postby Lil'Lexy » Fri, 18 Jul 2008 9:57 pm

I have a sunshine card, and the quality is just fine plus it seems to last quite a long time, I also use skype which is great but not as convenient as you kind of have to arrange a time to call.

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Postby lordsgrace » Wed, 23 Jul 2008 9:47 am

you can try different kind og international phone card. you can pay at S$8.50 -9.00 to get a $10 dollar card. you must go some where like lucky plaza or china town, little india to find out. Also when you at the shop, behave like you have been here long time...haha
you will get diferent country which is best price and quality card. Good luck to find it
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Re: What is the best way to call overseas? Anyone can tell m

Postby green_field » Wed, 23 Jul 2008 11:01 am

minhtrung wrote:Hi
i just got relocated to Singapore and find that it is painful to make an overseas calls.

International Phone Card = lousy quality + troublesome to call
IDD to expensive. My bill is $400 last month

:???:

Any kind soul can suggest some way?


which country u calling to? If Vietnam, you could use chatchat card. $10 for more than 1hr. Local charge not included.

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Postby donnysoh » Thu, 07 Aug 2008 11:19 pm

if u are on facebook, there is an application there that allows you to send global SMS-es for free..

so that will probably cut down a lot on your overseas charges.. think you can add the application at: apps.facebook.com/smsdodo

hope this helps..

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Skype is the way

Postby kbelyeu » Fri, 08 Aug 2008 5:32 pm

Your best bet is to use Skype and one of the many available skype enabled handsets that you can use just like a cordless phone with your home wireless Internet.

http://www.amazon.com/Netgear-SPH101-Sk ... B000F76W78

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Postby Jeech » Mon, 01 Sep 2008 8:09 am

yep skype is pretty good.


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