MO-Call Mobile VoIP Service Review

More than 2000 mobile devices supported

Iphone 4 with pictures of people using facetime

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According to their official Facebook page, MO-Call stopped offering service as of January 30, 2015. This article has been retained purely for archival purposes. For the current best options for VoIP services, check out our top 5 VoIP service providers.

MO-Call was another VoIP service that, along with allowing to save much money on local and international mobile phone calls, provides the convenience of being able to place calls anywhere there is GSM coverage. This riddance from the requirement of a Wi-Fi connection or a 3G data plan is important for people who want hassle-free cheap calls. MO-Call also shined through with its support to more than 2000 phone models, including BlackBerry, iPhone 4, iPhones upgraded to the iOS 4, Android, Windows Mobile and Symbian platforms.

Pros and Cons of MO-Call

Pros:

  • Massive device coverage of over 2000 Mobiles.
  • No need for internet connection – worked anywhere your phone gets a signal.
  • Service in over 200 countries.
  • Keep your contacts – no need to save different numbers.
  • Free calls between MO-Call users using Wi-Fi supported mobiles or MO-Call PC application.
  • Good customer service, knowledgeable staff.

Cons:

  • MO-Call doesn’t support incoming calls.
  • Conference calling isn’t supported yet.

Review of MO-Call

Mobile VoIP applications and services are inaccessible for many because they lack the necessary devices and high-speed internet plans. MO-Call targets all users by offering plans that suit anyone, even with basic mobile phone models. Although MO-Call can make VoIP calls on many of the newer models, most versions support cheap international calls through a GSM signal.

MO-Call supported over 2000 phone models including the popular iPhone 4, iPhones upgraded to the iOS 4, Android, BlackBerry, Windows Mobile and Symbian platforms.

Using a Wi-Fi connection, you could make free calls to other MO-Call users worldwide, and chat with people from other IM platforms like Yahoo, MSN and ICQ. But you could also make mobile calls without Wi-Fi or 3G or any expensive internet connection plan. You get to make calls anywhere there is cellular coverage. MO-Call could also be used in different modes, depending on who uses it and how.

Various Ways to Call With MO-Call

Home: The local GSM network is used to relay the Morodo (the parent company of MO-Call) server, which takes over to place the VoIP call to other phones, including landline.

World Callbacks: You send an SMS specifying the number you want to call and the number you wish to use for calling, and you are called back at the same time as your contact and your international call starts as soon as both of you take the call.

Web/Mobile Web Callbacks: Works more or less the same way as the world callbacks, save that the call is initiated over a web site interface, using a computer.

Purely VoIP Calls: This involves mainly PC-to-PC calls over any Internet connection – broadband or wireless – which are primarily free.

The main drawback of the service was the inability to receive a call through it, but since most received calls are not paid, it was a good way of saving money, which is one of the main reasons why people turn to VoIP. Only two persons can participate in a call, i.e. there is no possibility of multi-party conferencing, but that’s not a big problem as those who wish to conference are very few.