[kwlug-disc] Favourite free sip registrars?

Paul Nijjar paul_nijjar at yahoo.ca
Fri Sep 13 13:55:56 EDT 2013

$0/month is certainly a factor. I think this free SIP thing could be a
good complement to a service we offer (disclaimer?) -- a community
voicemail system that gives people a free voicemail box so they can
receive messages reliably.

I think that a phone+wifi+softphone could work for people. 

- Paul

On Fri, Sep 13, 2013 at 01:04:22PM -0400, unsolicited wrote:
> To be fair, the fixed monthly fee for unlimited (3500 minutes), 2
> channels, is an option. Since I'll never talk for 396 minutes in a
> month, I'd go for the $0.99 per month, $0.01 per minute plan,
> unlimited channels. And that's only if one gets a DID.
> You can call out for a $25 deposit, $0.0052/minute, Canada, and not
> worry about the DID. People will still get you at sip://me@voip.ms,
> and VoIP to VoIP is free.
> But then, this was only ever about calling out to non-PSTN, anyways
> - there's no way for a caller to know where these people will be at
> at any given point in time, to know if they're currently connected.
> As for hardware thingie ... wi-fi and one's android phone. Done.
> - assuming one has one, and the knowledge transfer.
> Or laptop softphone at home, headset, and/or one of those usb /
> phone adapters. Or just use the builtin mic/camera/speakers.
> Remember - $0/month income. At least for the case of the OP.

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