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Project Fi and Wi-Fi Calling are other options for phoning home from abroad

I liked the On the Spot column about phones [“Smart About Phones Abroad,” by Catharine Hamm, Sept. 3].

Readers should also be aware of several options: Google’s Project Fi, as well as Wi-Fi Calling on my Verizon phone. When in airplane mode and on Wi-Fi, I can make calls to U.S. phone numbers and receive calls without a fee. I haven’t checked to see if other carriers offer the same thing.

The quality was better than Skype, but...

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