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Google extends free Gmail calls in U.S., Canada for another year

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Google has announced that it is extending its free Gmail voice calls in Canada and the United States for 2012. The company, though, will still charge "insanely low rates" for international calls.

In 2010, Digital Journal reported that Google launched its feature where Gmail users could be able to make calls to landlines and mobile devices from Gmail. It was free for users to make domestic calls within the United States and Canada, but it did cost users for international calls.

Google has now announced on its blog that it is extending its free calling from Gmail within Canada and the U.S. throughout 2012. Unfortunately, the free service has not been extended internationally, but Google noted that they are still maintaining “insanely low rates.”

The search engine giant also includes a 10-cent credit for you to try out. The voice calls are available to numerous countries.

It is unknown as to why Google is extending its free service. There is no explanation on its blog, except for the short two-paragraph message:

Read more: http://www.digitaljournal.com/articl...#ixzz1gbYvcy94
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Good deal if you use it! I don't.
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Don't know about that, but MagicJack works well.
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Wish i could get a number but I cant

Us Canadians have no luck.

The call management with google is supposed to be amazing.
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