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Romanian VoIP providers – Geotel – (III)

Geotel is another VoIP provider that gives you the possibility to take your own landline number with you where ever you go in the world. The company is based in Suceava (a city in the northern part of Romania).

Sound quality Ok
The prices Are a little high. They can charge you between 0.015 E – 0.025 E per minute on the land-line network. The list of all connection prices can be found here: http://www.geotel.eu/tarifeprepay.php
Are the phone calls in the provider’s network free? Yes!
Does it have a Voice mail? Yes! *
It is advertised but I did not see the option on the configuration platform
Does it have a cost control service? Yes!
Does it have a STUN service? Yes!
Can you buy the credit On-Line? Yes! (through various ways like:  PayPal and ePayment)

 

The good stuff:
One of the obvious parts when you first see their webpage is that you will get 25 minutes for free once you are registered for a limited period and unlimited phone calls in the Geotel network (see here http://www.geotel.eu/support/index.php?pid=knowledgebase&cmd=viewentclient&id=11). Continue reading

Eurovoice integrates the support for BLINK VoIP client

After a recent visit to the control panel in my Eurovoice account I have discovered a nice surprise: A new tab has made his way on the interface named “Blink”. Clicking on it will give you the option to install or configure Blink to your computer with your Eurovoice account. Continue reading

Romanian VoIP providers – Eurovoice – (II)

Eurovoice logo

Today I’m going to describe my tests done on Eurovoice.

Eurovoice is a product of EuroWeb, a grand web provider in Romania. Their number assignment starts like this: 03xxxxxxxx. The Service has also a directory that is accessible to all users which is a nice thing if you wish to know if your friends are already registered.

Sound quality Ok.
The prices Are fair. It will cost you about 0,025 Euro/minute to make a phone call in the fixed line in Romania and on the mobile network – 0,089 Euro/minute. The official price list can be found http://www.eurovoice.ro/eurovoice_tarife.html
Are the phone calls in the provider’s network free? Yes!
Does it have a Voice mail? Yes!
Does it have a cost control service? Yes! (the best of all)
Does it have a STUN service? NO!
Can you buy the credit On-Line? Yes!

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Romanian VoIP providers – Smartcall – (I)

SmartCall

SmartCall logo

The first VoIP provider that I’m going to present is Smartcall. The choice was not made totally random as this provider was also the first that introduced me to the world of VoIP back in Romania.

Bellow is a small questionnaire with some basic things that I think each provider should have:

Sound quality Ok, I never had any problems with the connection.
The prices Are great, if you have your friends in Romtelecom. They will charge you between 0.01 E – 0.02 E in the Romtelecom network and with 0.025 E for other landlines. The list of all connection prices can be found here: http://www.smartcall.ro/tarife/tarife%20conectare%20directa%20-%2010-july-2007.pdf
Are the phone calls in the provider’s network free? Yes!
Does it have a Voice mail? Yes! *
It is advertised but I did not see the option on the configuration platform
Does it have a cost control service? Yes!
Does it have a STUN service? Yes!
Can you buy the credit On-Line? Yes!

 

The good stuff:

And also that they have a STUN server! Yes, believe it or not, this is not a common thing on the VoIP providers in Romania.

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Romanian VoIP providers – get your free RO number now!

VoIP Can PhoneThis is the introductory article, from a series of five, in which I will write about the main VoIP providers that operate in my country and I have used or I’m currently using.

This will be of much help to those of you who want a free RO number for various reasons (you have left the country, you need a landline number that resembles a pre-pay SIM, etc.)

I will start with some details about the VoIP technology. First of all how is it possible to even get a landline Romanian number without staying in the same country? Well the answer is simple: Internet! The “telephone” – the server that holds your telephone number can be accessed for free* via the Internet thus reducing the install costs of a new line almost to 0.

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