[ubuntu-uk] Open Source VOIP

Tim Dobson lists at tdobson.net
Tue Oct 18 13:40:42 UTC 2011

On 17/10/11 22:21, Daniel Case wrote:
> Hey Guys,
> Sorry for the off-topicness, but I figured you guys would be the most
> knowledgeable people I know for this kind of thing.
> I'm looking to move to an open-source alternative to Skype, I know SIP
> is one of the protocols used, and I tried SipGate today. On initial
> testing (a 2 hour call to a home phone in the UK), far better sound
> quality than skype could ever have given me, and even a free local
> number! However, I need something that will allow unlimited (or
> 2500-3000 minutes) for £5-£10 a month as I usually use Skype (with the
> UK Home Phone Unlimited subscription) to make an hour or two call
> every night.
> Since SIP is open, are there any providers doing this? On an initial
> Google I can't seem to find any. Also, on pay and go with any VOIP
> provider, why do all providers charge 8-9 pence per minute for a
> mobile call, but only 1 penny for a landline call? Mobiles and
> Landlines are always 1 pence per minute for calls made to the USA, is
> there anyone who would offer 1 pence per minute calls to mobiles in
> the UK?

Look at Gradwell.com and AAISP's VoIP offering.


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