Recurring nightmare: Outbound e-faxing not for a lot of money

Grant Shipley gshipley at
Mon Jan 28 14:41:35 MST 2013

If you have an iPhone, Ifax does what you need. 


On Jan 28, 2013, at 4:14 PM, Robert Merrill <robertmerrill at> wrote:

> I have to send 1-3 faxes a *year*.  Is there (YET) a service that let's me
> simply pay by the page or something where I do NOT have to pay a monthly
> fee to fax?
> I am not a hacker. I can't setup voip or sip or an asterisk server or
> anything like that. (I am flattered that you might suggest it, don't get me
> wrong) I don't have a phone line available. I do have a scanner, lots of
> bandwidth and an itching desire to not pay efax ANY money if I don't have
> to.... but I would pay $1 or even $2 a page to send a fax if there was a
> service for this. That's MUCH better for me than driving to find a kinkos
> or office max or something else.
> Who on PLUG will do this on an EC2 cluster and become a jillionaire?
> Customer #1 is ready and waiting.
> $0.99 per page for ad-hoc outbound efaxing! If there was ever a freemium
> business model waiting to be exploited  there it is. eFax wants to charge
> me $14/month with (gasp!) no setup fees! (generous!)
> --
> Robert Merrill
> 801-228-0529 (calls/txts OK)
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