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Google Re-Launches GrandCentral Phone Service as Google Voice

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by calm, Mar 12, 2009.

  1. calm

    calm Registered Member

    Dec 22, 2008
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    Google Re-Launches GrandCentral Phone Service as Google Voice

    Google re-launched its phone management service GrandCentral today renaming it Google Voice. The service keeps most of the original core GrandCentral features and adds voicemail transcripts, conference call functionality, and archived searchable SMS text messages.

    Acquired by Google in 2007, the new GrandCentral (now Google Voice) offers you a single phone number to ring your home, work or mobile phones, a central voicemail inbox accessible over the Web and call screening capabilities. One of the core advantages of this service is that your Google Voice phone number can act as your master phone number - allowing you to program it on the fly to forward calls to whatever existing phone numbers you have.

    Google Voice is still in closed beta stage but the company expects to open the service up to the public within the coming weeks. Google Voice will be free to use and users will also be able to place free U.S. calls through the service. International calls can be made for a small fee (lower than Skype's or your wireless carrier) with credits purchased via Google CheckOut. Also, Google Voice will remain a solely U.S. based service.

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    *Sorry still closed to grand central users for now
  2. dellzip

    dellzip Regular Member

    Jan 25, 2008
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    Yeah, just sucks that no one can get a grand central account
  3. bestxxxtrials

    bestxxxtrials Newbie

    May 15, 2007
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    Have they provided invites to existing users yet?