New Company offers IP Telephone in Costa Rica

CallMyWay, a Costa Rican company, lanched an Internet Telephony Service (IP).

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Local calls to landlines or cell phones will keep the same rate as the Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad, but international calls will have lower rates and calls between the company's customers are free.

IP telephone service "... it is a service which includes a phone number in Costa Rica, allowing customers to make or receive calls from any terminal," reported Nacion.com.



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