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Old 04-16-2009, 09:53 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Seems too good for the price (free). There's gotta be some sort of catch.

If I can find ANY complaint it would be that the "forward" to their voicemail system adds a little delay. I love the custom voicemail greetings so you can send specific numbers to "Sorry, the number you have reached is not working number......." message.
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I haven't seen any catch so far.
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It doesn't work on all networks. If you're roaming on another network your callers may not get to your voicemail if you don't answer. That's the main reason I don't use it anymore.
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The catch is also that they want you to want more. I pay $6.99 a month for premium service
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I think they are hoping that the free version will be supported by advertising.

I like the 10-15 sec transcription feature. I bought the annual unlimited 10-15 sec transcription subscription for $110.

It has already saved me that much worth of my time not having to listen to calls to figure out the message.
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