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Broadband Phones

by brakewell / January 31, 2011 10:25 PM PST

Hi There is there such a thing as a broadband lan phone I can plug into my router lan connection without leaving my PC on all the time and just leave my router powered up?
Regards Tony B.

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Like a Skype phone?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 31, 2011 11:37 PM PST
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See Skype.com for those.

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Budget starter kit
by posgreen / February 12, 2011 3:34 AM PST
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There are broadband phones, VoIP (voice over IP), VPN (virtual private network) and services that allow you to use your standard cordless or corded analog phone w/out tie-in to your PC.

If you can use a standard household phone and want to go one of the least expensive routes try this Vonage starter kit at http://www.amazon.com/Broadband-Phone-Service-Starter-Kit/dp/B001BJCYZ8

The box plugs into your router, then plug your cordless phone into the box and you're in business.

Best of luck!

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