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  # 1465974 8-Jan-2016 15:51
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Sorry, I'm all new to this kind of tech.

Doing the sums, we can save $20 a month by going to naked BB. $69.99 vs. $89.99 which is $240 a year.

The VFX costs $11.50 a month or $138 a year. Potentially saving $102 a year in ongoing charges.

Who else uses Voip and how do you find the product?

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Had a VFX line for years. Works exactly as though it's a landline. Never looked back, it's much better value for money. You can also port your existing number over so you can keep it.

 
 
 
 


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Yep I switched to naked VDSL + VOIP line from 2Talk - never missed a beat AFAIK. Ported my old landline number across so anyone calling in knows no difference. Plus I can run Freeswitch on a local server which means I have a configurable VOIP switch that can handle all my incoming/outgoing calls - integrating with my home automation system. A lot of flexibility, but if you want simple you can let 2Talk handle all the switching and just run a SPA112 which connects directly to 2Talk.



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Rather than start a new thread, I thought I'd bump this old one that I started a few years ago.

 

We've had Fibre (with Vodafone) for 1.5 years now, no issues at all.

 

We've just this month changed our package to 100mbs unlimited for $100.99 a month. That includes a charge of $10 per month for the land line phone number.

 

Question: is it even worth porting the land line number over to voip? I checked on Trademe and I can get a Linksys SPA2102 for $45 + $7 postage, total of $52. How much is the charge to use voip a month typically?


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  # 1851323 23-Aug-2017 14:29
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DarthKermit:

 

How much is the charge to use voip a month typically?

 

 

The cheapest I know of is 2talk's $6.9/month plan for 1 phone number and 2000 minutes of local calls.


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DarthKermit:

 

Rather than start a new thread, I thought I'd bump this old one that I started a few years ago.

 

We've had Fibre (with Vodafone) for 1.5 years now, no issues at all.

 

We've just this month changed our package to 100mbs unlimited for $100.99 a month. That includes a charge of $10 per month for the land line phone number.

 

Question: is it even worth porting the land line number over to voip? I checked on Trademe and I can get a Linksys SPA2102 for $45 + $7 postage, total of $52. How much is the charge to use voip a month typically?

 

 

Given you're with Voda fibre, are you potentially running their standard Huawei HG659 router? It's just that that model supports VOIP fine.

 

An advantage of moving over to VOIP from a second provider such as 2Talk is then you're no longer beholden to stick with a bells-and-whistles company, eg we have 100/30 unlimited from BigPipe for $79 plus $6.90 for 2Talk VOIP, so a total of $85.90 compared to the $101 you're paying with Vodafone. (Plus the benefit of not having to do business with the worst company I've ever dealt with!).


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