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What is the cheapest way to make calls from my computer to my house phone (landline). Free is preferred, or the next best would be the cheapest.
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Google voice is free till the end of 2011 I believe. No desktop client though. Their web interface is good.
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What is the cheapest way to make calls from my computer to my house phone (landline). Free is preferred, or the next best would be the cheapest.
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Google voice is free till the end of 2011 I believe. No desktop client though. Their web interface is good.
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If you want more of a SIP service, something like Flowroute is $0.01 per minute even to places like UK. I have my Callmanager Express setup pointed at that but you could easily use desktop based software such as X-Lite to make calls directly.

Side note, it's also handy since you can mask your callerID # to whatever you want.

http://www.flowroute.com

If you want a number to be called back on it's like $1.50 a month for a phone number.
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If you want more of a SIP service, something like Flowroute is $0.01 per minute even to places like UK. I have my Callmanager Express setup pointed at that but you could easily use desktop based software such as X-Lite to make calls directly.

Side note, it's also handy since you can mask your callerID # to whatever you want.

http://www.flowroute.com

If you want a number to be called back on it's like $1.50 a month for a phone number.
Oh nice! So with this its $.01 a minute to any landline in the USA? Thats awesome.
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Any SIP softphone should work, I've even made calls through Unity on Ubuntu with this service.
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