Review by tmc8080
Good "Great to get away from telco & cableco voip!"
- Location: Brooklyn,Kings,NY
- Cost: $3 per month
- Install: about 3 days
Bad "Fewer glitches since firmware updates. Rare downtime"
Overall "Phone service for $3.71 - $3.76 (varies basesd upon monthly use) a month. $10 more if you want premium features"
Ease of Installation:
Value for money:
(ratings match consensus)
I paid $184 and got a $50 rebate, so net price was $144! Even with premier of $100 a year, I'm saving about $21 a month over FIOS voip and would have spent $16 more than Optimum Voice. Service went down once in the 4 months and not for long (1/2 hour). I have a cell phone as backup and that's all I need.
Why pay more with other telecoms or 3rd party voip companies?
Sure, you might get a better upfront deal with a MagicJack, but long-term, Ooma is the better value and reliable service. Ooma pays for itself in as little as 6-12 months. As of this review I've saved $85 on voip by cancelling Verizon Fios triple play and subscribing to Optimum Boost 50/8 for $44.90 a month (if I include video cancellation, it's a net savings of $40 a month)
The Ooma forum is very good first line support and circumvents the need for many customer service calls.
As long as my Ooma telo holds out... I'm a happy camper.
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