anyone have an internet-based phone as their sole, exclusive home telephone ?

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  1. Czech

    Czech Well-Known Member

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    we do,

    clarity isn't great, but it has its advantages.
     
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    yes
     
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    yes, free google voice with obitalk.
     
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    Maschine Zeit Well-Known Member

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    and call quality is just as good as it was through Comcast.
     
  5. Czech

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    we have a device that connects to the internet router; it has a standard telephone port, thereby enabling use for landline & chord-less phones.

    w/ our programme, we have a toll-free-number in mainland china & we have unlimited calls to all of asia & western europe.


    this is heaps better than Bell.
     
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    My bff does, works great.
     
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    It's a magic jack.
     
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    i suppose the quality of the service largely depends upon the internet service,

    unfortunately for us, there isn't a premium internet provider for our location. because we've based between two villages, we don't have DSL or cable internet. we have a highly elevated dish that receives internet from a nearby tower.
     
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    I have Ooma. I plugged it in to the homes phone jack and disconnected the phone company's wires outsine. This way all the phones ring
     
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    I have a regular home phone line that I never use. I just use the cell.
     
  11. Czech

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    here in ontario, majik jack is one provider for this service.

    our service is provided by iTalkBB.
     
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    I have Magic Jack, it works great.
     
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    I'm in ontario too bro.
     
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    I didn't pit you as canadian. I don't remember seeing you putting extra vowels into your words.
     
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    :rolleye:
     
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    My cell phone is my sole home phone and it has internet.

    Free long distance too, unlike that morom nickthedick who has to pay for long distance calls on his cell :jj:
     
  17. Czech

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    yes, i know.

    but i don't live in or around the toronto area.

    i live in southern ontario.
     
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    magic jack
    19 bucks a year


    no issues

    works great

    which they now have a magic jack that plugs directly into your router
    the one i have plugs into a computer
     
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    I still have a landline and a cell as well. But I just went and checked out Ooma's site and this looks good!

    How long have you used it? :dontknow:
     
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    Yeah like 11 years ago.