Subject: Re: VOIP at home?
To: Lindgren, Jon <>
From: Andrew Brown <>
List: regional-nyc
Date: 10/14/2003 11:13:10
> > I have, through Vonage.  It's working fine now but there were
> > some Issues:
> <snip>
> Interresting - you went VOIP all the way; I was just thinking about doing so
> locally in my house, terminating at the analog drops from Bell.  My primary
> reasons for this line of thinking were:
> - One set of wiring/networking/subnets, easily controllable by me
> - The product set looks to be coming of age - lots of products available
> - Using the analog termination from Bell keeps all the "benefits" of analog
> (i.e. servicing by Bell techs, etc.)
> - I need a 2 line solution for my house which has more features (call
> transfer, conferencing, voicemail, etc...).  I've tried all of the consumer
> solutions (that I know of) and have found them to be quite poor.  As VOIP is
> more business oriented, I figured these features would be rather solid by
> now.

you wanna build your own phone system at home, eh?

> I'd gladly provide beer in exchange for an extended discussion at DBAs
> sometime.

i'll gladly drink in exchange for listening.  :)

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