Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Techliciousness Blog:
So Long, AT&T CallVantage, I Will Miss You

A dirty little secret for anyone who ever called me on my home phone or for anyone that I called from my home phone, is that my home phone is actually not a landline--nor has it been for a few years now. My home phone is actually VoIP-based--through AT&T CallVantage. I had the opportunity to test all of the major consumer VoIP services when they first started rolling out in the early to mid 2000's, and I found that AT&T CallVantage had the best mix of performance and features. It wasn't the cheapest--but it was still a lot less expensive than traditional landline-based local and long-distance phone service. I was nevertheless impressed, and I chose to eschew my landline for an AT&T CallVantage VoIP line...