Tuesday, September 14, 2004

So why shouldn't I get "unlimited" long distance

Ok, so by now if you haven't heard about unlimited long distance plans - like those offered by the phone company and by startups like Broadvox Direct. But there's something the marketing people aren't mentioning that you need to know about in order to make an informed decision about whether you can actually save money with the service.

First, calculate the cost. On average, if you compare unlimited plans to a good long distance package, you will need to talk around 600 minutes before you even break even. Yep, 10 hours. If you spend more than that on long distance calls then, yes, an unlimited plan might be a good choice for you.

But what if you don't talk on the phone that much? Well, simply put, unlimited plans are a rip-off for you. Instead, you will want to use our long distance plan comparison engine to see which long distance plan is the best for you.

You can use our long distance comparison engine online at: http://billzilla.com/dvc.

Happy Calling!