TITLE

VOIP At Home: Shopping For A Provider

AUTHOR(S)
Mancill, Tony
PUB. DATE
November 2005
SOURCE
Business Communications Review;Nov2005, Vol. 35 Issue 11, p56
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article compares, purchases, and installs residential voice over Internet protocol services. The difficulty lies in comparing the available service providers based on a single list of criteria. So the author decided to compare based on the following basic requirements: 1) unlimited long distance for the U.S. and Canada included in the monthly fee; 2) availability of a virtual number; 3) absence of a minimum contract length and termination fee; and, 4) support for inbound fax to an electronic-mail account.
ACCESSION #
18848593

 

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