As a favour to my parents I already pay for the ADSL and line rental for a separate phone line in their house, alongside a Linux box I use for off-site backup. This plan would have the added advantage that family would only be making a local area call.
On Tue, Dec 29, 2009 at 03:05:13PM +0000, Gary Pigott wrote:
> It's easily possible, but the question that has to be asked is why? Why pay
> for line rental and power in the UK when there are plenty of service
> providers that'll do it all for free? I've used Simwood (www.esms.com) in
> the UK for the last couple of years for free 0845 & 0844 (non-geographic
> local call) numbers, transmitted via SIP and terminated on an asterisk box
> in Ireland. They even support multiple concurrent calls. There's a long list
> of international providers @
>> 2009/12/29 Tom Salmon <tom at tomsalmon.com>
>> > Hi,
> > As part of my move to Ireland, I'm investigating ways for friends and
> > family to phone me at reasonable rates.
> > I have dedicated access to a British POTS phone line (with a Linux box
> > located nearby), and was wondering if it's possible to take this analogue
> > phone input into a Linux server, then using a VoIP connection to terminate
> > the call on an Irish network.
> > Does anyone have any experience with this sort of setup?
> > Thanks,
> > Tom.
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