For many years from the time when mobile phone was invented, companies who were closely related with the mobile industry or with telecom made big plans to generate huge amount of profit from calls made to international when mobile phones would be in everyone’s hand worldwide. The strategy behind charging high when calls are made international is not commonly understood, rather it is a mystery which many of are not aware of. In this article we will look into this mysteries and show you a way how to make cheap international calls from mobile phones and an alternative way to make it absolutely free of cost.
There are hundreds or even thousand of websites offering cheap international calls from mobile phones, but honestly are they really offering you a service that will help you rather them, as they are offering the service in return of you purchasing their so called saving international calling packages. If I were you, before purchasing any of these services, find out are there any alternative ways to make cheap international calls from mobile phones without paying out a dime.
What Are The Secret Mysteries Behind Charging High For Cheap International Calls From Mobile?
The mobile operators in any part of the world is there for only one reason and that is to make money from voice and texts. When these network operators come up with international savers packages, are they really helping out people to save money to call abroad?
From our research, we found out that the cost of calling international have come down a lot than the last few years when it was like £1 or more per minute to call certain part of the world and we believe that this was the most unbelievable amount people would pay for the service they get from these operators. The reason these companies charged is because their clients did not have any other options or they were not aware of any other ways to make cheap international calls from mobile phones.
The other reasons were when the connecting countries where the calls were made are not completely in agreement with the network provider from the calling country and hence these high charges were implied due to high networking and connection costs. Lets assume you make a call from UK to Dubai (UAE), the cost was around a £1 per minute which was few years back, but now in 2012, since UAE came into agreement with the mobile networks in UK, these charges have dropped by almost half, giving a huge savings to the callers from UK. But this does not still provide cheap international calls from mobile phones from UK and there must be alternative ways to make cheaper calls.
There are other major factors which could lead to a high charges to make calls abroad, but this article is limited to information around the topic and hence we will focus more on making cheap international calls from mobile phones and finding out better and alternative ways to make it absolutely free of cost.
What Are The Ways To Make Cheap International Calls From Mobile Phones From UK?
To make cheaper calls from UK to any part of the world we now have several MVNO’s (LycaMobile, Lebara, Nomi, Vectone, Simple Call, Just Dial and many more) who are part of one of the top 5 major mobile networks such as 3 Mobile, T-Mobile/Orange (Everything Everywhere), Vodafone & O2 who started to offer cheap international calls from mobile phones via top-ups or pay as you go sim cards from as little as 1p per minute.
This is a huge step towards saving hundreds and even thousands month on month compared to the thousand made by the mobile networks few years back. Making calls through calling cards and these MVNO sim cards is definitely a better way to make cheap international calls from mobiles rather than using the network operators calling packages directly. We still believe it is not the best medium to make cheaper calls, there must be even cheaper as technology is advancing with a great speed.
Can We Make Cheap International Calls From Mobile Phones Absolutely FREE Of Cost?
The simple answer to this is “YES”, but the biggest challenge is how to and what is the secret formula. We all are aware of the VOIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol) technology which is the same technology these MVNO companies use to make cheaper calling rates as they buy bulk airtime minutes and distribute in-terms of bundles of £1, £5, £10 and others.
Through our research we have came across two companies (Skype & Viber) who offers you cheap international calls from mobile phones using the internet and thus making the calling charges absolutely free of cost. These companies have been around for many years but due to knowledge awareness among people, network operators have been making millions from high calling charges for many years.
Since more and more people are aware of these voip technologies, many are using the service absolutely free of charge and saving their hundreds they would have normally spend over years. These services are available on both iPhone and any Android OS phones around the world. Both parties have to have the same application running on their phones and connected via the WiFi or their supporting networks.
With an advancing technology, better communication medium will be invented and also make it widely available with few clicks of a button. So if you are still using the old methods of buying calling cards, using international saver packages, buying calling minutes, or simply making direct calls through these network operators, we would strongly suggest you give a try to these two voip services mentioned and compare to see if these helps you to make a cheap international calls from mobile phones and save you a huge amount month on month.