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BellSouth's Rates

Phil Harvey

1:45 PM -- BellSouth has launched its consumer VOIP service using 8X8's Packet 8 solution, according to our exclusive report on Light Reading this morning.

Here's our story: BellSouth Launches Residential VOIP.

And here's another exclusive -- a sampling of international rates BellSouth plans to charge for connections to non-BellSouth VOIP customers:

Table 1: A Sample From BellSouth's Digital Phone Service (International Rates)

Country and City Country Code USD per Minute
Afghanistan 93 $0.71
Argentina 54 $0.08
Austria 43 $0.23
Belgium 32 $0.29
Brazil 55 $0.23
Canada (Manitoba) 1 $0.00
Colombia (Pereira) 57 $0.09
France 33 $0.25
Germany 49 $0.23
Guatemala 502 $0.17
Haiti (Port au Prince) 509 $0.18
India (Punjab) 91 $0.15
Iraq 964 $0.41
Italy 39 $0.03
UK 44 $0.27
Vietnam 84 $0.36
Zimbabwe 263 $0.17
Note: BellSouth Digital Phone Service customers get free calling worldwide to one another. But calls to non-BellSouth customers are charged at the rates listed above, according to our sources.

— Phil Harvey, Rate Sheet Philcher Editor, Light Reading

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