Thursday, July 10 2008 @ 06:35 PM MSD
|Prepaid phone cards are becoming the latest trend in making local and international calls either for business or personal reasons. In fact, individuals today are practically choosing this alternative method of making calls considering that the features are practically the same with their regular telecom providers, with a little bit of extra and a bigger possibility of savings. |
Quick Info About Prepaid Phone Cards
A prepaid phone card is a communication tool that contains call minutes that can be used to connect with people around the world using communication devices, such as telephones, mobile phones, public pay phones, or through the Web site or Internet call applications affiliated with your provider. The call minutes will only be deducted according to the duration of the connected call using the rate of your respective prepaid phone card company.
One feature of prepaid phone cards that contributed to its popularity is its ability as a handy and versatile call media. Rather than sticking to a regular landline service or subscribed to a mobile company, you can make use of prepaid call cards using these media without even paying for monthly charges and other technical fees.
Other features offered by prepaid call cards to their subscribers are:
• PIN or PIN-less dialing (the latter being useful for making emergency calls)
• Web Call Back
• Conference calls of up to 50 people in a single line
• Can be reloaded with more minutes using a credit card -- either through the toll-free number found in the card, or through the providers Web site.
How To Pick A Card
When choosing a prepaid phone card for your calling preference, you first need to determine your need for one to maximize its use. In fact, there are practically tons of prepaid phone cards being sold in retail shops around the world, where each is offering their own set of services and feature that might attract your interest.
It is very important that you read through the terms and conditions of each card to find out their capacity as a communication tool, as well as the various charges that comes with using the service -- aside from the flat rates of local and international calls.
While you're at it, you might want to compare each prepaid phone card against another to get the cheapest one for your needs. In fact, it is a sound idea to purchase small denominations of prepaid phone cards and give them personally a try to determine the best one for you.
Vanessa Arellano Doctor