What vexes VoIP users?

Seth Mattinen sethm at rollernet.us
Mon Feb 28 17:59:18 CST 2011


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.

~Seth




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