Canadian rural broadband access specialist Xplornet Communications has launched a new, feature-rich VoIP-based home phone service nationwide. A press release says that the Xplornet Home Phone service is now available across rural Canada ‘from coast to coast’ offering a ‘significantly’ cheaper alternative to traditional landline services. For CAD19.99 (USD15.62) per month without a contract, customers get free unlimited province-wide calling, more than ten calling features included at no extra charge, fixed number portability (FNP), ‘competitive international rates to over 200 locations’ plus the option to add a North American long-distance plans for CAD5.
Chris Johnston of Xplornet said: ‘Our customers have been asking us to take this next step. Too many rural Canadians have to rely on expensive landline … Rural Canadians who subscribe to Xplornet can now easily switch phone service, keep their current number, conveniently see their services on only one bill, and start saving.’