alternative to voip gateways

Michael Thomas mike at
Sun May 10 14:54:17 UTC 2020

On 5/10/20 6:23 AM, Baldur Norddahl wrote:
> Hi Nick
> Have you considered using CPE DSL routers with VoIP and FXP analog 
> out? Decentralized. That's what everyone are doing here. Might be free 
> depending on where you get the CPEs.
> Or simply getting VoIP handsets. Lots of cheap DECT bases with VoIP.
The big issue here is battery backup. Being in Northern California these 
days, this isn't an academic problem anymore. One of the neat things I 
discovered about this new fangled dslam/pots termination is that they 
can get battery backup from the CO using legacy twisted pairs.


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