Introduction to Freespeech - what is it and how do I start ?

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URL: http://support.freespeech.ie/index.php?_m=knowledgebase&_a=viewarticle&kbarticleid=102
Article ID: 102
Created On: 04 Nov 2008 12:52 PM

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 Because Freespeech is more advanced than a regular phone service there are some real advantages

- Free and low cost calling worldwide.
- Portability - use it anywhere there is broadband, even abroad.
- Software or Hardware phones – you can use a PC application or install a real phone.
 
For more great features and benefits see the features section of our website.


Getting Started

  1. Sign up for a free account (here).
  2. Download the free software phone on your PC (here)
    Or

    Sign up for an 'Unlimited Option' and get a free freebox
    Or

    Purchase SIP compatible VoIP hardware device from a VoIP hardware provider (Note: Freespeech do not sell hardware).
  3. Configure the phone with your Freespeech account details and start calling. (we provide a number of guides for popular hardware on our website - here)
  4. If you wish to call regular phones (mobile or landline) and benefit from enhanced service you will need to upgrade to a paid option. There are a number of billing plans to suit, none will lock you into long term contracts or penalties if you cancel or change. All billing is CREDIT CARD ONLY.

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