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What vexes VoIP users?
- Subject: What vexes VoIP users?
- From: sethm at rollernet.us (Seth Mattinen)
- Date: Mon, 28 Feb 2011 15:59:18 -0800
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On 2/28/2011 15:35, Joe Greco wrote:
> There may be no compelling reason to do so, at least. However, digital
> gear offers benefits, and some people want them. Others, like me, live
> in bad RF environments where POTS picks up too much noise unless you
> very carefully select your gear and shield your cables. Further, the
> digital phones support other features, such as the ability to manage
> multiple calls seamlessly, present Caller-ID reliably (even while you
> are on another call), etc.
ISDN would have fit the bill nicely as a digital home phone line.
However, it never became popular in the US. I once read on Wikipedia
that it was popular in Germany.