[kwlug-disc] Favourite free sip registrars?

CrankyOldBugger crankyoldbugger at gmail.com
Thu Sep 12 14:51:50 EDT 2013


I've never used these services before.  Do I have to set up a dedicated
server or something in house to use these VoIP services?


On 12 September 2013 14:14, Andrew Mercer <andrew at andrewmercer.net> wrote:

> I had freephoneline working with an ATA and also for awhile with Asterisk,
> but at some point it stopped working reliably so I switched to voip.ms.
> Emails to freephonline to help port my number went unanswered and as far as
> I could tell they have no phone number which is a tad ironic :)
>
> No complaints with voip.ms. Has been working great for months now.
>
> On 2013-09-12 14:01, Dan---143news wrote:
>
>> On 13-09-12 01:37 PM, unsolicited wrote:
>>
>> It is excellent.
>> I have saved over $1200 over the past two years by getting rid of my
>> Bell Canada phone.  No regrets ever.
>> It is one of the best things I have invested my money in.  It's about
>> $100 for the ATA device and purchasing the SIP.
>> I have two SIP lines  one number in KW and a BC number that my
>> relatives out there can use to call us here in KW for free.
>>
>> Dan
>>
>>  I've stumbled across freephoneline.ca again. I hear it mentioned every
>>> now and again.
>>>
>>> Anyone have any comments or experiences?
>>>
>>> On 13-09-09 09:53 AM, unsolicited wrote:
>>>
>>>> Anybody have a favourite free sip registrar?
>>>>
>>>> I'm thinking of the usefulness of such for our homeless guests at OOTC -
>>>> be it via Ekiga / laptop, or Android / CSipSimple, particularly when
>>>> combined with sipbroker.
>>>>
>>>> [Granted, such won't let them call PSTN numbers. But they would become
>>>> reachable, themselves.]
>>>>
>>>> [And that for an initial $25 at voip.ms they would be able to call PSTN
>>>> numbers. DISA even. Assuming they had a credit card, which very few do.]
>>>>
>>>> I'm guessing they wouldn't be able to do this on a library computer,
>>>> even with an app on a USB key. Anyone know? Starbucks? Working Centre?
>>>> Elsewhere?
>>>>
>>>> Is this an area the Working Centre makes available / teaches/knowledge
>>>> transfers?
>>>>
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