Cheap global talking--via computer

December 1995
Consumer Reports;Dec95, Vol. 60 Issue 12, p755
Product Review
Reports on the Internet Phone, a computer software that offers an alternative way of calling overseas via a computer. Costs; Advantages and disadvantages. INSET: International calling..


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