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Re: Long Distance On Same Physical Switch
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Date: Tue, 29 Dec 2009 06:34:31 -0800
From: Sam Spade <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: Long Distance On Same Physical Switch
> Today many people have unlimited domestic long distance on their home
> land line. When I was a kid, that concept was laughable, outward WATS
> lines were terribly expensive and only for large companies. I wonder
> what percentage of homes [have] that service today. I bet quite a few;
> it's not that expensive.
I have Vonage since its inception. It is used for my consulting service
and also for all toll outgoing calls for my wife and myself. (our AT&T
wireline phone is toll blocked.) We live in the 949 area code of
coastal Southern California. But, my primary Vonage number is in area
code 202 in Washington, DC, thus a cross-nation FEX line of sorts, with
outward WAAS thrown in.
Think what this would have cost in the legacy days. Somewhere around
$4,000 or $5,000 a month in 1970 dollars.
Vonage also includes toll-free to Canada and 60 foreign countries (and
My wife can now call her good friend in Kyoto, Japan as casually as she
calls someone two blocks away.
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