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Rebtel's Free Calling App Available for BlackBerry

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Jan 14, 2011, 10:13 AM   by Eric M. Zeman   @phonescooper
updated Jan 14, 2011, 10:18 AM

Rebtel announced that its free, international calling application is now available to RIM's BlackBerry platform. The application runs in the background and automatically transfers international calls dialed from cellular networks to the internet instead via VoIP. Calls to many countries are free, while others incur minimal charges. The software works with BlackBerry models running OS 5.0 and higher, including the Curve 8520, 8530, 8900, Bold 9000, 9650, 9700, Storm 9550 and Tour 9630. Rebtel already has a version of its application available to Android devices, and plans to offer one to iOS devices later this spring.

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Jan 15, 2011, 3:15 PM

Just tried it

It is essentially Google Voice, but with a ca-ca interface. The only difference is the ability to do the "free" calling on Reb. Now by free calls I mean playing fone-tag with your calling party: s/
Google Voice for overseas rates were mostly better and rarely higher from the random countries I referenced. Google Voice only allows for international sms to canada. Reb touts low cost sms to various countries, but I could not find a rate list online and the app makes you type a number in.
Free voicemail w/ Google voice. Free, custom domestic virtual phone number. (Inbound only, outbound caller id is a random number.) Rebtell has none of these things.
Essentially google voice, wit...

Jan 14, 2011, 11:37 AM

iOS version already available

There is already an iOS version available in the Apple App Store.
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