PCSTATS Main Page Follow PCSTATS on Facebook PCSTATS RSS Feed PCSTATS Twitter Feed + Motherboards
+ Videocards
+ Memory
+ Beginners Guides
News & Advanced Search  Feedback?
[X]   Directory of
Guides & Reviews

Beginners Guides
Weekly Newsletter
Archived Newsletters

 

Contact the Suite 66 Advertising Agency
Seagate Backup Plus Slim External USB 3.0 2TB Hard Drive Review

Actiontec USB InternetPhone Wizard Review

Actiontec USB InternetPhone Wizard Review - PCSTATS
Abstract: Internet telephony is a service that has become popular in recent months. The ability to make long distance calls for a low rate or free on the internet is an incredible convenience for many.
 87% Rating:   
Filed under: Peripherals Published:  Author: 
External Mfg. Website: Actiontec Oct 12 2000   Bao Ly  
Home > Reviews > Peripherals > Actiontec InternetPhone

A little bit more about ITSP's and how things turned out

Before you purchase this device keep in mind that your ability to make free phone calls is wholly dependant on the ITSP that you are using.  In this review I used Dialpad.com, and unfortunately Dialpad only allows you to make calls to USA phone numbers.  Furthermore, not all numbers can be reached, usually the location that you are trying to call has to be near a major city to be serviced, if at all.  To make international calls you will have to use a service from an ITSP such as Deltathree (www.deltathree.com)  And in this case, Deltathree charges you various rates to various international locations.  Nonetheless the rates are by far superior to Sprint or your local long distance phone service provider. 

Conclusion:

While I was not too impressed with the IPW or Dialpad.com one thing does remain certain, this product is an incredible money saver for people that have high band width internet, and also have a great need for saving money on long distance phone calls to the USA.  This device does work as advertised, and if you fall into the fairly common category of a constant long distance gabber, then the IPW + Dialpad.com combination will save you money within a few weeks of usage.  If you do not make many long distance calls, then I would not recommend this product for you.  Kudos goes to Actiontec for producing a product that actually does what it sets out to doing.

< Previous Page © 2017 PCSTATS.com Peripherals News»

 

Contents of Article: Actiontec InternetPhone
 Pg 1.  Actiontec USB InternetPhone Wizard Review
 Pg 2.  Setting up the ITSP
 Pg 3.  — A little bit more about ITSP's and how things turned out

SEARCH PCSTATS 
Use the power of Google to search all of PCSTATS and the PCSTATS Forums. Tell us what you think of this new feature - FEEDBACK?
   12 / 14 / 2017 | 5:10AM
Hardware Sections 


google
 
PCSTATS Network Features Information About Us Contact
FrostyTech
TransmetaZone
BeginnersPC
PCSTATS Newsletter
PCSTATS Forums
ShoppingList Assistance
Tech Glossary
Technology WebSite Listings
PermaLink News
Archived News
Submit News (Review RSS Feed)
Site Map
PCstats Wallpaper
About Us
Employment
Privacy Policy
Advertise on PCSTATS

How's Our Driving?
© Copyright 1999-2017 www.pcstats.com All rights reserved. Privacy policy and Terms of Use.