Due to the new smartphone era, it is now possible to make free local and international calls through VoIP. Although this has given the users great advantage, but unfortunately most people don’t know how to do that.
Here are some of the ways of making free calls from iPhone, iPod Touch, Android, Windows Mobile and Nokia Symbian cell phones.
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Being the pioneer of smartphones, iPhone has many VoIP apps available in the iTunes app store, but unfortunately not all of them are useful. Many of them are SIP softphones to be used as an Asterisk client and others are not of any good quality. However, here is a lost of 5 iPhone applications that will make your life easy.
The best application of all is the iCall. This amazing iPhone app will really change the way you make phone calls. It is compatible with all wi-fi networks, anywhere in the world, whether you have access to an operator’s network or not.
Also, as iCall is a free app, you don’t have to worry about one time payment. By using iCall, you can make free calls SMS to any network within USA and Canada. Although international calling is not free, it is quite affordable.
Fring is also a famous VoIP app, available for iPhone. Through Fringe, you can not only make free calls to other Fring users but also to Skype and IM contacts. It also has much affordable rates for local and international landline and cellular networks. Fring is a networking hub available free on the iTunes store with many more features.
Through Skype, it is possible to make free calls to other Skype users anywhere in the world. It uses your existing GPRS, 3G or wi-fi network to work.
Similar to Fring, calling to local and international landline and cellphone numbers is very much affordable. Skype is also a free app.
Truephone is also a free application, allowing free calls to Truphone, Skype and gtalk users. Local and international landline and cellphone calls can also be made at cheap rates.
Vopium is also a free iPhone application but it gives you the edge by allowing you to make 30 minute free calls and send 30 SMSs to any local and international number on your first subscription. The subscription is also totally free.
Calls to other Truphone, Skype and gtalk users is also free. Even after you cross the limit of 30, you can call and text at affordable rates.