Best/cheapest internet cellphone solutions!
October 21, 2012 5:45 PM Subscribe
Need some solutions for temporary cell phone re-routing. Thinking Google Voice might be the solution somehow but looking for brainstorms.
posted by amanda to Computers & Internet (6 answers total) 3 users marked this as a favorite
So, here's the situation. We'll be relocating and working remotely for three months in a mountain town. The house where we'll be does not get cell phone reception though we can get it in town.
We will have internet access but it's via satellite and can be a little iffy at times. Skyping on this has been sort of hit or miss, sometimes the video/audio loses sync or we lose video entirely.
There will be a landline but we'd like to avoid additional long distance charges as much as possible.
We'll be keeping our current iPhones and phone numbers.
How can we cheaply/easily retrieve voicemails from our cell phones when we are out of reception? Can we receive texts to our phones (or send texts) when we are out of reception? What's the best/cheapest way to make calls online? Sometimes we will need to have conference calls. It's probably best to just stick with the landline for that, right?
And if we want to actually talk online one-to-one, what's the best/cheapest setup?