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If you've spent any time on our website, you know we sell ip phones. So you might assume that our answer to the above question is going to be 'yes, absolutely!' But it's not really as simple as that. Today, we are seeing more and more people give up home phones altogether, so the idea of going out and buying a home phone (and one with a cord, at that!) seems counter-intuitive. The truth is it may not be for everyone. Here are some reasons why you should or should not invest in an IP Phone.

You Shouldn't Own an IP Phone

If your only phone is your mobile, and you have unlimited calling, or you are happy with whatever VOIP app you have installed, it may not be an investment you want to make. Everyone you know already has your mobile number, they can reach you on it anywhere, and you see no scenario in which an added phone for your home or workplace would benefit you, then an IP phone is probably not for you.

You Should Own an IP Phone

However, if you do see a need for a landline, either in your home or place of business, then IP Phones probably are for you. If you are currently paying any amount of money for traditional landline services, you're being overcharged. With services like Google Voice and sipgate one offering free VOIP, fax-out, and voicemail, there's no reason to continue paying for phone services. 

If you have been using your computer as your primary method of placing and receiving calls, you too may want to consider an IP phone. The phone will allow you to place calls without having to be in front of your computer to do it. It also frees you from having to fumble with a headset or click through a set of options to switch between headphones and speakers. 

If you think switching to IP phone is right for you, contact us, and find out how you can have everything you need to make IP calls for life, for less than the cost of one more month's worth of traditional phone service.

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