need a broadband connection?
VoIP services require a broadband connection. We do not
provide a broadband connection. DOCSIS from a cable modem or ADSL from
a wireline provider should be considered as minimum requirements.
Toll Free Forwarding - If you
will only be using forwarding features, an internet connection
is not required. Forwarding of calls can be to cellphones or landlines.
VoIP hardware is not
required. Any of the numbers can be forwarded, which makes Remote
Office Numbers desirable.
All you need are speakers and a
microphone connected to your PC, Small headsets available at Office
Supply stores and Walmart work great! The system also supports ATAs
(Analog Telephone Adapter) or SIP phones. Click on this
link to download CounterPath X-Lite softphone
any calls free?
internet-to-internet calls can be made using VoIP phones or
software applications in a PC or Laptop. This service provides a
connection to nearly 300 other VoIP service providers. And, these calls
are free, as well!
How do I sign-up?
Click on the banner below or the
"Click to Sign-up" link. The rest is easy. Sign-up is free and you can
start using the free internet calling right away!
What happens when I sign-up?
You will be issued an internet
phone number, commonly referred to as a URI. The number will look
like 1-777-123-4567 and the URI will look like this:
firstname.lastname@example.org This is the number other internet callers
will use to call you. Sign-up
as easy as registering for a free email address.
Can I call a regular telephone or
Yes, these calls require a prepayment, much like a cellphone, except
that there is no long term contract. You can deposit only the amount
you need, with as little as $5.00. Currently, calls made within the
USA are less than 2 cents per minute. Unlimited plans are available.
Can I receive calls from regular
telephones or cell phones?
Yes, these calls require a "real" phone number and may incur a per
minute charge, again, much like a cellphone. Numbers start at $1.95 per
month. Unlimited plans are available. "Over Stock" numbers are
available in some areas, these numbers include incoming minutes. Check
the website after you register, for more information on telephone
How long does it take to get a
Most numbers are ready in the time it takes to select the type of
number (Toll Free, "Over Stock", Business or Residential)
the calling area. A few minutes!
I'm looking to "Park" my favorite cell
phone number, can you do this?
You bet! This is a great place
to hold onto a favorite telephone number. There is a "porting" charge,
similar to those with cell service. Monthly rates are as low as $1.95.
And, you can be using the number to make low cost VoIP calls, until you
the number again. Your friends will still see a familiar Caller ID.
Many landlines can be "ported", it's a great way to stay in touch after
a move! Click here
to see if your number can be ported.