Jajah, the Internet telephone company, has created a version of its service especially for the iPhone, and claims to the easiest way to avoid paying the punishing surcharge for iPhone international calls.
AT&T charges $4 a month just for the right to make international calls. Then, if you want to call London, you’ll have to pay 23 cents a minute. With Jajah, it is three cents a minute, and you don’t need to pay a surcharge.
We’re not aware of anyone else that makes it as easy as Jajah to make Internet calls straight from the iPhone. Other services, such as the Truphone, offer Internet calls, but they require WiFi — while Jajah can work off regular cellular service.
You can use the service via http://mobile.jajah.com
You do have to deal with one quirk: As with Jajah’s regular service, once you enter the number you want to dial, Jajah first calls you back to connect you with an Internet line, and then connects you with your intended recipient. It’s a minor change of habit that we’ve gotten used to, having used it.
It has a site explaining more at www.FreeYouriPhone.com.
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