[TriLUG] Voice over IP solutions for Linux
jonc at nc.rr.com
Tue Jan 20 23:08:34 EST 2004
If you're going to take the plunge (and I highly recommend that you do!)
then order the equipment directly from the source: Digium
$150 dollars is an even better deal!
(yes, those urls are different)
This will let you use all of Asterisk's power on your home phone. Your
computer will become your answering machine (or Voice Mail tree), you'll
be able to forward calls to your VoIP phone (wherever that phone may be
on the internet), and if you have callerID you can do selective routing
of inbound callers (friends ring right through - others drop into Voice
On Tue, 2004-01-20 at 20:44, Jim Ray wrote:
> Wow. $175 is a deal.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ralph Blach [mailto:rcblach at blach.dnsalias.org]
> Sent: Tuesday, January 20, 2004 6:57 PM
> To: jim at neuse.net
> Subject: Re: [TriLUG] Voice over IP solutions for Linux
> I would like to look into a solution. Where would I find a pots card
> supported by linux and an opesource install?
> I would like to start out maybe by just having a ip telephone using my sound
> card and speakers.
> Jim Ray wrote:
> > Lemme know if you need a hand. That's some cool stuff for sure. I
> > can't believe how the prices have dropped from $2000 to $200 for those
> > POTS cards.
> > /jim
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: trilug-bounces at trilug.org [mailto:trilug-bounces at trilug.org] On
> > Behalf Of Jon Carnes
> > Sent: Tuesday, January 20, 2004 9:36 AM
> > To: Triangle Linux Users Group discussion list
> > Subject: Re: [TriLUG] Voice over IP solutions for Linux
> > On Tue, 2004-01-20 at 06:49, H Brett Bolen wrote:
> >>Jon Carnes wrote:
> >>>VoIP rocks!
> >>Yes, but why don't you tell us what you really think
> >>about VoIP, Jon...
> > :-)
> > I was just at a clients yesterday planning the implementation of
> > multi-site install and it was amazing to see them catch on to the fact
> > that they will now have one giant virtual office.
> > One receptionist - Multiple sites.
> > You could see it turning on new lights.
> > One voicemail tree to serve them all.
> > Never again will the phone system fall.
> > Everyone just an extension away...
> > even the folks working at home that day!
> > VoIP Rocks!
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