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July 09, 2012

netTALK's Low Cost VoIP Phone Available in Canada and U.S.

By Rachel Ramsey, TMCnet Web Editor

Voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) is renowned for its ability to lower costs and providing a means for greater efficiency and high levels of reliability. A report by TechNavio shows the VoIP sector can expect healthy levels of growth over the coming years. netTALK, a telecommunications, consumer electronics and cloud technology company, announced its netTALK Duo WiFi (News - Alert) –the world’s lowest-cost wireless VoIP telephone device –is available in Canadian and U.S. retailers, as well as online at

The netTALK Duo WiFi works anywhere with a WiFi connection and includes a free Canadian phone number, free voicemail to e-mail and live customer support. For $64.95, users get one year of service, three-way calling, free DUO-to-DUO calls anywhere in the world, videophone app and a flat-rate, low-cost international call plans.

“The launch of the netTALK Duo WiFi across Canada is a truly momentous occasion,” said Anastasios ‘Takis’ Kyriakides, president and CEO of netTALK. “Never before have Canadians had access to a portable wireless VOIP device such as this. Since it works anywhere there is a WiFi connection, netTALK Duo WiFi is far ahead of the competition, which is why throwing the switch and turning off high phone bills, forever, should be an obvious choice across Canada.”

According to a recent study by Strategic Analytics, 25 percent of all households worldwide utilize Wi-Fi to connect to the Internet – that's over 493 million households. The report forecasts that this number will grow to approximately 800 million households, or a penetration rate of 42 percent, by 2016.

In addition to netTALK Duo WiFi, netTALK also offers products that are freeing consumers and small business owners from monthly phone bills and cellular talk minutes alike. The netTALK Duo is the world’s first VoIP device and digital phone serve that didn’t require a computer to make or receive calls.

The netTALK DUO is a sleek and versatile VoIP telephone device that connects directly to your router or computer, creating a fax-friendly phone line with all of the same features as your phone company, such as call waiting, conference calling, enhanced 911, 411 directory assistance, visual voicemail and a videophone application.

Other products include the netTALK DUO II, netTALK TV, free smartphone app and videophone. The smartphone app allows users with an iOS or Android (News - Alert) operating system to avoid wasting cell phone minutes and roaming charges. The netTALK videophone allows users to place and receive calls through a computer without the use of a phone.

Want to learn more about the latest in communications and technology? Then be sure to attend ITEXPO West 2012, taking place Oct. 2-5, in Austin, TX. ITEXPO (News - Alert) offers an educational program to help corporate decision makers select the right IP-based voice, video, fax and unified communications solutions to improve their operations. It's also where service providers learn how to profitably roll out the services their subscribers are clamoring for – and where resellers can learn about new growth opportunities. For more information on registering for ITEXPO click here.

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Edited by Allison Boccamazzo

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