MyVoipProvider.com has created an online tool that can help identify the lowest cost VOIP provider from among 155 (with another 350 being added shortly). It also lists VOIP providers by country (with 49 VOIP providers currently listed for Canada)
Another example of the importance of reading Terms of Service contracts …
Earlier this week, YAK Communications Inc. announced several new services: YakforFree and YaktoAnyone. Both services are based upon CounterPath’s (formerly XTEN) eyeBeam voice/video/IM SIP softphone. YakforFree allows users to set up video conversations with other YakforFree subscribers. YaktoAnyone is a prepaid VOIP service with competitive dialout rates (about 2 cents per minute for North America, as an example). If you know what you are doing, YaktoAnyone can also be configured for use with other SIP compatible softphones and VOIP hardware. For the most part, I consider these services to fall into the “me too” category. However, a closer look at YAK’s WorldCity VOIP service uncovered some interesting items.
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On Nov. 3, a number of VoIP service providers, including Skype, Earthlink, Google, Level 3, Sonus and Pulver.com launched a media campaign designed to make VoIP a household name. The campaign will eventually include a consumer education component designed to tell consumers what VoIP really means. See VoIP: It’s Not a Car or a Brand of Vodka
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