Sunday, September 24, 2006

Free mobile phone calls?

Most people's cell phone plans come with a virtually unlimited local calls (think about all of those free night and weekend minutes). But long distance charges for international calls are usually costly. So what Rebtel does is it uses the existing cell phone system to allow people to use their local minutes, and then switches those calls over fat Internet connections to overseas cities in 35 countries, where it is switched back to the local phone system. You can call as much as you want for $1 a week, and you only get charged for those weeks when you actually use the service.

To find out more see B2Day article.

More disintermediation.