Paying Too Much on Home Phone?

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There are three ways to communicate at home.   The first type is a landline which is a physical connection using wire (example Bell Canada) or fiber optic cable (example Rogers)  The second is the VoIP phone and that is a radio frequency that is dependent on a wireless network.  The third is a Cell Phone.

All three telecommunication methods are available for use at home and we will discuss costs associated with all three.  Let’s start and list Landline, VoIP, and Cell and give you some money saving tips.

How to Save with a Landline

A landline is going to cost and there are not a lot of savings unless you bundle. You can also find out from your service provider if they offer any deals or promos on services or long distance packages.  The best way you can save is with a long distance package and there are some Long Distance Service providers with some competitive offers and offer some great long distance rates, companies like Yak-Yak, Comwave and more.  

There are still reasons people want to keep their landline and usually, it is usually because they are not as mobile or want the security and reliability of a landline.  Be sure to first check with your provider about some long distance packages they offer.  Failing that, if you have a landline and there is a power outage, you can charge your neighbor’s to use your phone.

How to save with VoIP

More and more Canadians are replacing their landlines with VoIP and the biggest reason is to save money on their home phone.   Not only do you save on services, but there are many ways to save on Long Distance.  Also, a VoIP phone can be mobile when you need to be and can be forwarded to another phone number.  With VoIP, you not only are able to use a VoIP phone but can make calls using your computer.

Also, a VoIP phone can be mobile when you need to be and can be forwarded to another phone number.  With VoIP, you not only are able to use a VoIP phone but can make calls using your computer.

Who are some of the VoIP service providers?  One of the best VoIP service providers is Skype, low costs and you can call computer to computer for free. Comwave and Magic Jack are also some great VoIP phone service providers.

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