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Old August 9th 18, 06:36 PM posted to uk.telecom.voip
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Default VOiP in home with analogue phone line

Hi all,

We currently have a Virgin Media analogue phone line, connected to a DECT
base station which provides answerphone, caller ID and phone service to a
number of Dect handsets around the house.

If I wanted to keep the analogue line, is there a device I can plug into the
analogue phone line, that will then give me VOIP service within my home. I
envisage this device connecting to my local network (wired or wireless would
be fine) and allow me to plug in either 'fixed' VOIP phones, or use the
service via an app on mobile devices.

In terms of functionality, I'd like:

* Caller display
* Answerphone
* Ability to connect VOIP phone(s) to my network to receive service, each
having their own 'extension number'
* Means to receive calls to my home number via my mobile (ideally both when
at home and out and about)
* Ability to transfer calls between either physical handsets or 'mobile'

Does such a device exists? I've tried googling, but all I seem to come up
with are high end devices aimed at providing services to a business (and
hence having a lot more functionality than I realistically need).

Thanks in advance for any advice.


Lots of possibilities here.
The simplest solution for you would be to replace your current DECT
kit with a Gigaset VoIP DECT basestation and handsets.

You can always use an app on your phone like CSipSimple to access the
same VoIP service that you use at home when you are out and about.

If you need your mobile to be fully integrated and appear as another
extension on your home system, you are probably going to need a fully
fledged IP PABX.
I use Asterisk (RASPBX) on a Raspberry Pi