VoIP vs POTS (was Re: Operation Ghost Click)

Jared Mauch jared at puck.nether.net
Wed May 2 22:00:16 UTC 2012

This device uses cellular only. Don't live in vz territory. Live in AT&T pots only land. No cable here either. 

Jared Mauch

On May 2, 2012, at 5:33 PM, William Herrin <bill at herrin.us> wrote:

> On 5/2/12, Jared Mauch <jared at puck.nether.net> wrote:
>> Personally, I'm thinking of ditching my ISDN (gives clear dial tone at a
>> long-distance from the CO) for something like the Verizon Home Connect box.
>> Gives a few hours of built-in battery backup, but would fail once the tower
>> loses power (usually 8-12 hours).
> Hi Jared,
> Beware that the Verizon ONTs shut down all services *except* POTs when
> they lose AC power. Some kind of conservation mode to maximize the
> time 911 is available I guess. If you want Internet service (for VOIP)
> to continue during a power outage, you'll have to stack another UPS in
> front of it.
> Regards,
> Bill Herrin
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