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- Joined: Wed Aug 19, 2009 9:09 pm
This is my first month using OOMA for international calls to Canada and South Korea. The way OOMA charges international calls is very doubtful.
OOMA rounds up the call rate instead of the rate OOMA advertise
This is an example..
call to canada is 0.014. I found OOMA didn't include tax on the advertising. Fine. it becomes 0.016. When OOMA actually charges they charge 0.020. I lose 0.004 per every minute. it's 25 percent increase just by rounding up. It' not much money and it adds up. I lose 25 percent everytime I call to Canada. I believe they can only charge for what they advertise. I don't see any statement on the web site. they will round up and charge the calls.
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- Joined: Thu Sep 10, 2009 6:37 am
I sent a Magic Jack to my folks in the Philippines, so they get a U.S. number and I don't have to worry about any charges. So far, the audio quality is good.
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- Location: Pennsylvania
No one includes taxes in their advertised price. Those are things that governments force them to collect. Vonage advertises $24.99 per month for service. It's actually more like $33 after all of the fees are added in.
Customer since January 2009
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- Location: Staten Island, NY
Most calling cards also round up to the next whole minute or half minute