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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 for those.

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Budget starter kit
by posgreen / February 12, 2011 3:34 AM PST
In reply to: Broadband Phones

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

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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