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FCC to Give VoIP Providers Direct Access to Phone Numbers

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Apr 18, 2013, 2:51 PM
Most other countries already have Phone numbers available through a VoIP provider, and some will even give them to you for FREE. I'm surprised this isn't already available in the US.

I use a voip service called Text+, I think it's based out of Sweden, when I signed up, they gave me, for free, a phone number that can also receive incoming calls, and can be called from anywhere in the world. I have never given them a single cent of real money and they gave me my own phone number.

Apr 18, 2013, 3:12 PM
Yes its not bad. But they realistically only give you like 1 minute of free voice minutes. The rest you would have to pay to make calls using that voip number. You can text all day on it tho which is pretty cool.

Apr 18, 2013, 3:16 PM
Its great, yeah. Something I like is you can fulfill offers, and watch advertisements to get credit. One Ad? 2 minutes of talk time. Depending on the offer, you can usually get one that you don't have to pay real money for that gives you about 20 or 30 minutes of talk time.

If you watch like 3 - 4 adds every day, and fulfill the offers, you can get lots of credit. I have 93 minutes of credit on mine, and in my calling history I have used, in conjunction with another App called "Friend Caller" which is the same thing but different company, over 500 minutes, and I've never, ever given them a single cent of real money. Jailbroken iPod, paired with bluetooth headset, + MBB (mobile broadband) device for wifi connection = a smartphone (p...

Apr 19, 2013, 9:43 AM
I use Pinger for sms and while you have to buy minutes to make calls I can receive incoming calls for free on it. I've also used the Magic Jack app which is free both in and out but has some limitations on incoming calls.

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