POST-PAID CALLING CARDS
SUCH AS COGNICALL INTERNATIONAL PHONE CARD, ACCUGLOBE INTERNATIONAL CALLING CARD, ACCUCHAT TELEPHONE CARD, ACCULINQ CALLING CARD
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TERM: POST-PAID CALLING CARDS |
EXAMPLES OF SERVICES: Cognicall International Phone Card, Accuglobe International Calling Card, Accuchat Telephone Card, Acculinq Calling Card
DEFINITION: These are cards that instead of being prepaid, are billed to a credit card account. These are also known as a virtual calling cards. Several of these cards can be used from other countries. With a prepaid calling card the user sets or is given a dollar limit for the account. In a typical account when the user reaches 90% of that limit, the card is charged. A user can be charged several times a month depending on the limit set.
HOW TO CALL: Typically the user dials a toll free number, connects to the service and then calls the number as usual. Since rules are different in different countries, it is possible that the toll free service may not be available always in all countries.
COST: This will vary depending on the the country where the calls are made. A major company in the US charges 6.9 cents a minute for calls within the US.
BILLING/PAYMENT: The post-paid card is charged to a credit card.
EXAMPLE: Here is an example from CogniCall information:
"CogniCall International Phone Card: (50+ Countries)(6.9¢ per minute)
Travel almost anywhere on planet earth with the peace of mind knowing you can still contact home. CogniCall offers outstanding global origination (works from over 50 countries) calling card service, featuring LOW international and interstate rates, Some example US-48 origination rates include: UK 6.8 cpm, Germany 6.5 cpm, Italy 10.9 cpm, Japan 11.5 cpm, Moscow 10.8 cpm. No monthly or per call minimum charges. Online signup. For commercial and residential users. Web call details. Automatic credit card payment. Six-second billing increments after one minute minimum."
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