[clug] Residential VOIP discussion, was Skype on Ubuntu

Paul Wayper paulway at mabula.net
Thu Sep 29 08:05:55 GMT 2005

Greg Castle wrote:
> I envisage getting a PSTN number (as long as it is cheap) so I can do
> VOIP-PSTN and PSTN-VOIP.  Anyone have any experience with VOIP hardware
> phones and/or VOIP-Analogue adaptors?  I'd be interested to know if
> people have had success moving these devices to different locations
> (e.g. overseas) and using them?  Pretty cool if that is the case - handy
> for hotels that provide free internet --> call home for free! I figure I
> might as well go the whole way and check out Asterisk and SIPatHome
> while I'm at it.

Phones and stuff - Dan's Data recently did a review of a whole lot of VOIP 
phones and that.  http://www.dansdata.com/skypephones.htm  I haven't tried any 
of this - I just use a cheap $20 headset I bought from a swap meet for 
Skype-type activities.



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