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The Telecom Digest for April 24, 2010
Volume 29 : Issue 113 : "text" Format

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 Re: Low-cost calling options for U.S. <> Iraq         (Dave Garland)

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Date: Fri, 23 Apr 2010 06:47:05 -0700 From: Sam Spade <sam@coldmail.com> To: telecomdigestmoderator.remove-this@and-this-too.telecom-digest.org. Message-ID: <txhAn.90312$kj3.40820@newsfe08.iad> Photos of the world headquarters facilities of Table Top Telephone Company in Ajo, Arizone. For those of you who didn't follow the earlier thread this is a "micro" independent scattered a several widely separated locations in Arizona, each of which has a No 5 ESS: http://i935.photobucket.com/albums/ad198/telepole/tabletop5-1.jpg http://i935.photobucket.com/albums/ad198/telepole/tabletop4.jpg http://i935.photobucket.com/albums/ad198/telepole/tabletop3.jpg http://i935.photobucket.com/albums/ad198/telepole/tabletop3.jpg http://i935.photobucket.com/albums/ad198/telepole/tabletop2.jpg http://i935.photobucket.com/albums/ad198/telepole/tabletop1.jpg
Date: Fri, 23 Apr 2010 10:45:59 -0500 From: Dave Garland <dave.garland@wizinfo.com> To: telecomdigestmoderator.remove-this@and-this-too.telecom-digest.org. Subject: Re: Low-cost calling options for U.S. <> Iraq Message-ID: <HP2dnUJYC4bGXUzWnZ2dnUVZ_h6dnZ2d@posted.visi> Bill Horne wrote: > I've gotten a call from the wife of a U.S. serviceman in Iraq: she is > seeking low-cost calling options to keep in touch with him. > > Please submit any information you have, and I'll publish the results > here. TIA. It's probably going to depend on what phone service he has available. Looks like landlines are about half the cost of cell phones. talkloop.com (prepay) price/minute Iraq - AsiaCell Mobile 770, 7710 $0.132 Iraq - Atheer Mobile 780 $0.1425 Iraq - Baghdad 1 $0.04925 Iraq - KorekTel Mobile 75 $0.14628 Iraq - Kurdish Mobile 730 $0.146 Iraq - Orascom Mobile 790 $0.13816 Iraq - Other $0.072 Of course, if both of them have computers with broadband and can use Skype or similar, it doesn't cost anything. Dave
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