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House phone question

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  • 2babygirls 2babygirls's Avatar 08-18-10 | 11:09 PM
  • Aren't we supposed to be able to choose our phone company (for landlines)? I remember it being a big deal that we could choose. Did I imagine that?

    I can only get Verizon and they don't have caller ID here. Waaahhh!
     
  • Oreo Oreo's Avatar 08-18-10 | 11:26 PM
  • In NY you can pick the phone company you get service from, but only if you want digital service through your computer or if you use one of those things like Magic Jack. If you want a standard line, it only comes from the phone company, which here is Verizon.
Thank you Oreo!
2babygirls (08-19-10)
  • savannah33 savannah33's Avatar 08-19-10 | 08:28 AM
  • We have a little co op phone company here it sucks but it's all you can get.
Thank you savannah33!
2babygirls (08-19-10)
  • MrsS1stbaby MrsS1stbaby's Avatar 08-19-10 | 10:04 AM
  • I'm not sure. Around here it used to be only 1 company like BellSouth, but now you can get AT&T, Comcast, or Vonage. We have an AT&T bundle that includes the landline phone, but that service might even be provided by BellSouth through AT&T...I can't remember what the bill says.
Thank you MrsS1stbaby!
2babygirls (08-19-10)
  • Dopey406 Dopey406's Avatar 08-19-10 | 11:13 AM
  • I don't know. We have VoIP through Earthlink so I don't know about the options for "real" landlines.
Thank you Dopey406!
2babygirls (08-19-10)

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