Ooma Telo Voip Home Phone Service

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  1. MrX

    MrX Member

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    I’m thinking about purchasing Ooma to save on long term landline fees. I’ve heard and read some good things about the company/product, but I wanted to see if there were any existing users here. Thanks in advance for your feedback.
     
  2. rsm

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    I've been using the basic no-frills Ooma system since last summer. Works and sounds great, using a cheap Walmart wireless phone too. Only annoyance is having to dial 1-area code- for local numbers.
     
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    It works great and the inventor (Andrew Frame) is a frigging genius.
     
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    works great.. but we are getting rid of it.. we basically use our cell phones for everything now
     
  5. MrX

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    Thanks for your feedback. Is there a competitive product I should consider before I pull the trigger?
     
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    We've had the basic Ooma service for about two years. Overall pretty happy - definitely saving us some $$$ . My only complaint is that the sound quality isn't quite at the same level as our old Verizon land line. Barely discernible difference, but there's a little aliasing or some type of distortion. Every once-in-a-while you'll get a "bad connection" and need to hang up and call back, but that happened back in the land line days as well. I would certainly recommend it - the hardware paid for itself after a couple months and it works as advertised.
     
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    We've had it for a little over two years. I did have to replace the hardware under warranty a few months in, but it's been rock solid and dirt cheap since. Friends have had theirs going on five. There are other VOIP solutions, but I can't imagine any being any better. You can actually improve the call quality somewhat by tinkering with your buffer and throughput. Customer service walked me through it over the phone.
     
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    I've been happy with Google Voice and a basic ObiHai box. $50 for the box and ZERO monthly fees.
     

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