Free PC-Phone Calls

Hi, i know there used to be websites that allowed people to make free calls to phone lines from them, but i seem to be unable to find these any more!! :( Does anyone know of any FREE Pc-Phone programs/websites that will work in the UK, and in particular the channel islands


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Qwertykeyboard
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Joel_SiskoCommented:
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scampgbCommented:
Hi qwertykeyboard,
I've never encountered anything that will do free PSTN termination (calling phone lines).  Someone has to pay for it....
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Joel_SiskoCommented:
qwertykeyboard and scampgb,

I believe it was Dialpad when they first started up in '99 that the service was free within the US from a PC terminating to local PSTN numbers using their client to many of the major areas in the US. Needless to say, they no longer offer free service.
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benburch25Commented:
The one I use is <a href="http://www.skype.com">Skype</a>

Its not free to any line, as scampgb says - someone has to pay for it!

But I am finding Skype to be clearer than a conventional telephone line when calling other users, even half way round the world. There does seem to be a bit of a delay when calling a normal phone line but the free international calls are a definite winner!

Hope that helps.

Ben
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