Google voice service
Google voice service is a service provided by Google to call any Google Voice number that will call the registered mobile numbers. Google voice is not a mobile. It is a US number provided by Google based on the area and you register your Home, Mobile number with the Google Voice number.
GrandCentral is a company which provides phone Management Company that launched in 2006 and was acquired by Google in 2007 and rebranded as Google Voice and started its operation in November 2009 with additional some service from Google.
In order to use Google Voice service you need to have a US telephone service
Free calls and SMS to US (which includes Alaska and Hawaii) and Canada number from Google voice and you can make calls to international number at very cheap rate. One Google Voice number you can reach all the numbers registered with that Google Voice number is a big advantage without searching for all the numbers.
One Google voice number which makes more easier to call a person, you just call the Google Voice number and all the numbers registered with the Google voice will be called and if you registered 3 numbers with Google Voice then if anybody calls to your Google Voice, then you will receive calls in all your registered number and if you are not available in all the numbers then you can receive the voice mail will be transcribed to text which is in a centralized location and you can read the voice mail like a mail, No need to check in each mobile carrier number for voice mail.
Block callers with Google Voice is easy. It will block the calls like spam and still you can see who called you. Call screening also available in Google Voice. You can block calls from specific numbers.
Send SMS for free and receive the SMS and store all of them in online and you can check it at any time
Check voice mails from any of your registered mobile or even you can check the voice mail from your online account also. Voice mail notification can be received by Email or by SMS based on the configuration. Forwarding the voice mail to someone also available
Conference call facility is also available. Many of us want to make speak with all of family members at the same time; you can use the conference call facility to speak with more than one person at a time.
You can switch the phones between calls and still you can continue the same call is one of the best features in Google Voice. You can check your web Email inbox from your mobile phone
Goole has acquired Gizmo5 who is the competitor for Skype in Nov' 09 and Latest from Google is Google is still working on Google Voice Desktop a similar concept like Skype from Google Voice.
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