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|
|Haiti (Port au Prince)||509||$0.18|
|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