This article shows how to call your family and friends from Romania using TelefonIP VoIP provider and a PSTN phone (eg. your landline phone). Of course the usage of hardware IP Phone or ATA is still the recommended method.
Use one of the official listed PSTN access numbers.
While very easy to use, sometime these numbers may not work properly.
Use a SIPBroker PSTN access number. For instance, US callers may pick (630) 405-0745. Next use any of the following 2 solutions:
2a) Dial: (630) 405-0745, and after voice prompt type: *011401#
2b) Dial: (630) 405-0745, and after voice prompt type: *7576 0215897373
If you dialed the numbers correctly you should here now the TelefonIP voice prompt asking you for a destination number.
Allocate your own US PSTN number using IPKall. If not used this number will expire in one month, but the advantage is that the dialing is simplified.
First open a free account with IPKall, then put the following information:
SIP Proxy: sip.telefonip.org
SIP Phone Number: 0215897373
Please remember to put exactly the above SIP phone number, no matter what’s your telefonip number. In about 1 hour you should receive an email from IPKall with your personal US phone number.
See also the other article about how to call Romania from a PSTN phone using SmartCall.