Provider Voiptalk Voiptalk Voiptalk Sipgate Sipgate Freespeech Freespeech Voipfone Voipfone
Package name VoIPtalk
Standard
VoIPtalk
Prepay Silver
VoIPtalk
Unlimited
Standard sipgate1000
(1000 minutes)
Pay as you use Home
Unlimited
Pay as you go 1000 minutes
package
Sign up process and Fixed charges                  
Free online trial account possible Yes No No Yes No Yes No Yes No
Setup fee or min. initial call credit 5.75 5.75 11.49 10.00 10.00 14.99 14.99 5.00 5.46
Monthly fee 0.00 4.59 11.49 0.00 5.90 0.00 8.99 0.00 5.46
Inbound number options                  
Comes with UK geographic number No Included Included Included Included No Included No No
Comes with non-geographic number 056 Option Option No No 0844 0844 056 056
More than one Inbound number Possible Possible Possible No No UK only UK only Possible Possible
Inbound numbers in other countries Available Available Available No No No No Available Available
Other call constraints                  
Max.simultaneous calls 2 2 2 Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
Free calls to peer users Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Free calls to any other SIP provider Via SIP-Broker Via SIP-Broker Via SIP-Broker Very limited Very limited Yes - any Yes - any Via SIP-Broker Via SIP-Broker
Outbound peak time call costs
Units: Pence/min;  VAT not included, except Sipgate
      Includes VAT Includes VAT        
Per minute or per second billing per minute per minute per minute per minute per minute per minute per minute per second per second
To UK landlines 1.40 0.90 Inc. in Package 1.19 1000 free mins 0.85 Inc. in Package 1.00 Bundled mins
To UK mobiles (O2, Orange, etc) 11.90 9.50 9.50 9.90 9.90 11.04 11.04 12.00 12.00
To UK mobiles (to Mobile Three) 22.00 18.50 18.50 9.90 9.90 11.04 11.04 12.00 12.00
Reductions for off-peak calls No Yes Yes No No No No No No
To 0800/0808 numbers free free free free free 0.85 0.85 Free Free
To 0845 numbers 6.50 4.60 4.60 3.00 3.00 4.20 4.20 4.00 4.00
To 0870 numbers 11.50 7.90 7.90 7.51 7.51 9.10 9.10 8.00 8.00
To USA (most major cities) 1.40 0.90 Inc. in Package 1.50 1.50 0.75 Inc. in Package 1.50 Bundled mins
To Australia (most major cities) 2.00 1.00 Inc. in Package 1.80 1.80 1.01 Inc. in Package 1.50 Bundled mins
To India (most major cities) 8.00 7.00 7.00 13.60 13.60 8.67 8.67 9.80 9.80
To Pakistan (most major cities) 7.00 6.50 6.50 19.30 19.30 6.48 6.48 11.10 11.10