Boloh Comcast Time Warner Cable
Name of the Plan Pay-as-yo-Go Digital Voice * Digital Phone *
Activation Fee 0 0 0
Activation taxes and other fees 0 0 0
Equipment Fee 69.95 (unlocked) 3 /month (locked) 0 (locked)
Features Voicemail, Caller ID, etc included YES YES YES
Features Fee 0 0 0
Monthly Fee 0 19.99 (6 mo)- 54.95 49.99
Taxes and Other Fees 0 YES YES
Virtual US Phone number to receive calls 6.99 0 0
Incoming Calls Fee 0 0 0
Intl Virtual Phone numbers available Over 30 countries NO NO
US & Canada Rates 3 /min 0 /min 0 /min
International Rates for over 25 countries 3 /min 9 /min - 27 /min 10 /min - 24/min
International Rates for other countries Very Low High High
Bundled Phone Card in US
(cheap calls even without VoIP service)
YES NO NO
Phone Card Fee 0 N/A N/A
Phone Card Access Rate 2c/min N/A N/A
Total Yearly Cost 153.83 + cost of Intl and US calls you make 485.64 + cost of Intl calls you make + taxes 599.88 + cost of Intl calls you make+ taxes


*The rates of the plans shown above were gathered from the publicly available websites of Comcast and Time Warner Cable in April 2007.