Internet phones might be simpler than you think. They can completely replace your current telephone line without losing any of the features. Instead of using the telephone company’s line, you will use your broadband connection instead.
You need to have two things to use a Internet phone. You need a broadband connection and any regular phone. The Internet phone company will supply you with a adapter for you to plug in your phone.
Once everything is set up, using the phones are just like any other phone. You just pick up the phone and dial. You can even talk on the phone and use the Internet at the same time. The quality of the call will be the same and the person you are talking to won’t even know that you are using an Internet phone.
Most Internet phone companies provide you with any number you want(that is available). That means you can pick an area code that isn’t local to you. On most plans you will have unlimited calls anywhere in the country and sometimes even Canada. You will enjoy all the features that regular phone users get like voicemail, caller ID, and call waiting.
Not all Internet phone companies are the same. Companies like Vonage offer a lot of features for a low price. Make sure you find a company that will give you most of the standard things that a regular phone will give you.