Rebtel

  • Weekend Giveaway: A Droid X from Rebtel

    Weekend Giveaway: A Droid X from Rebtel

    If you really want to hear about it, the first thing you’ll probably want to know is where I was born, an what my lousy childhood was like, and how my parents were occupied and all before they had me, and all that David Copperfield kind of stuff, but I don’t feel like going into it, if you want to know the truth. In the first place, that stuff bores me, and in the second place… Read More

  • Rebtel Makes International Calling Free With New Android App

    Rebtel Makes International Calling Free With New Android App

    VoIP company Rebtel is launching a new version of its Android app that allows users to make free Android-to-Android international calls between more than 50 countries. While the international part of the call is free, the caller and recipient still may have to pay for local calling minutes determined by their mobile phone plans. The app runs in the background and will intercept users making a… Read More

  • Talkster Launches Presence-Based Service For The Enterprise

    Talkster Launches Presence-Based Service For The Enterprise

    Tonight, Talkster launched a beta of a new presence-based communication platform in the VoIP market, with a focus on the enterprise and aim to connect callers by alias regardless of their device. Talkster is similar to services like Jajah, Rebtel, Hullo, ConnectMeAnywhere, and Fring in that it uses VOIP to make cheap (currently free) long distance phone calls. But those services are highly… Read More

  • VOIP – The Details Kill The Fun

    A bunch of VOIP services have launched to help people make cheaper calls from normal phones. None of them are compelling for the mass market. VOIP is great when you initiate calls from VOIP phones or software (Skype, Vonage, etc.). These VOIP networks can call other VOIP phones, or patch into the normal telephone networks to make relatively inexpensive calls. Vonage long ago replaced my… Read More

  • Rebtel Makes International Calling Cheap and Easy

    Rebtel Makes International Calling Cheap and Easy

    Sweden-based Rebtel have launched a product that will allow users to dial any international number at the cost of a local call. It works by having the two ends of the call use local connections (over low-cost local calls) to a VoIP point and then bridge the call to the recipient at the other end over the net. I am sitting here at AlwaysOn conference watching the CEO, Hjalmar Winbladh, demo… Read More