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gavm99 (IS/IT--Management) (OP)
16 Sep 09 12:23
Hi all,

I'm looking into changing from my old skool fixed telephone line to Skype.

What I need from Skype is:

1. The ability to divert to another phone number when I'm out of office

2. The ability to divert to another phone number when I'm already on another call

3. I also need a memorable local number (UK number)

Can you anyone tell me if Skype can forfill my requirements?

Thanks.

Gavin.

Gavin Moorhouse
www.lucidcomputersolutions.co.uk

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Sympology (MIS)
18 Sep 09 3:58
If this is for business I'd avoid Skype.

If you want Ip invest a little more (I notice your a computer shop)

Get something like a small pc, whack on a basic SIP PBX, something like 3CX which will give you a load of features. Get an ATA with "lifeline" support and hook up a phone to this. Then if your broadband drops off at least you can fall back on your PSTN.
You then can look at a host of SIP providers to supply your service.

You may want to look at a non geographic number (0844) that could provide fail over in the event of line down.

Also note that Skype/eBay & it's founders are involved in huge legal battle that could at worst, render it unusable.

Most people spend their time on the "urgent" rather than on the "important."
 

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