If you have been researching about ways to do away with your home landline, you may have inevitably stumbled upon the Ooma Telo. This is a futuristic looking VoIP phone that is a great way to replace your landline.
With Ooma installed, you may do away with your monthly phone bills and instead enjoy free local and long distance calls in the US and also make cheap calls overseas. The phone does not require you to connect the device to an internet connected PC. Instead, Ooma Telo can directly connect to the router without the need for a PC.
Here are some features as mentioned on Buy.com
- Free, unlimited calling to any number in the U.S.
- Caller-ID and Call-waiting
- A new number from any calling area in the US
- The option to keep your phone number for a one-time charge ($39.99)
- Enhanced 911 service
- Flexibility to keep a landline
- My Ooma web portal to view call logs and set calling preferences
- Low-cost international rates starting at pennies per minute
Ooma Telo retails at $249.99 while Ooma Premier -with additional features costs $9.99 per month. Subscribe to the premier service for a year and you get to do away with the $39.99 for porting your number.