Free home phone
Home phone service doesn’t have to cost more than it should, and when you go the smarter route, it also means great cost savings. That’s where the Ooma Telo Air 2 comes in. Connect the Telo Air 2 to your home’s high-speed Wi-Fi network, and you get clear calls nationwide without all the extra billing. Ooma works over your Internet connection, not the usual phone grid, giving you greater flexibility in how you use the phone at home.
The Telo Air 2 supports both Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, letting you place it anywhere you like at home. Plus, it works with compatible Amazon Echo speakers and the Alexa smart voice assistant. Caller ID, call waiting, voicemail, 911 and text alerts all come standard, and installation isn’t invasive or difficult. Have an existing phone number you want to keep? No problem, Ooma can port it over.
Ooma made the Telo Air 2 to be versatile, and that includes placing it anywhere at home where you have a solid Wi-Fi connection. It connects wirelessly to the Internet to route calls through VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol), so you can talk without worry.
Built-in Bluetooth lets you pair wirelessly with your smartphone to answer incoming calls, either on your handset, or any phone you have connected to the Telo Air 2. All of it is easy to set up through the free Ooma app on iOS and Android, keeping you in control of the whole system.
If you have an Amazon Echo device, use Alexa to make phone calls by saying the number or contact name. Check voicemail anytime you like. All of it runs through Ooma’s cloud platform, and the Ooma Skill that you turn on in the Amazon Alexa app on your smartphone.
Switching your home phone to the Telo Air 2 doesn’t mean you have to give it all up. You can still see caller ID for incoming calls, and have call waiting when on the phone. Both those features come standard, and you can get more when subscribing to Ooma Premier Service.
Long distance in Canada won’t be a thing anymore. Nationwide calling lets you make and take calls from anywhere in the Great White North without costing an extra cent. Subscribe to Premier Service to add all of the United States and Mexico, or purchase a separate long distance package covering up to 70 countries.
Use the Ooma app on your smartphone to make free outbound calls using your Ooma number. That way, you can take your home phone with you anywhere you go, including the features that come with it.
The Telo Air 2 works with Ooma’s PureVoice HD technology. It delivers crisp, clear voice quality with fewer dropped calls, even when the Internet is busy. The adaptive redundancy deals with packet loss in the backend to ensure calls always sound clearer.
That onboard HD Voice technology can double phone call fidelity, helping voices sound more natural, regardless of whether you use an Ooma handset or your smartphone. The advanced voice compression algorithm reduces bandwidth consumption by 60 percent over standard VoIP technology.
You can also count on some extra protection whenever you talk through Ooma. To boost privacy, Ooma uses the same encryption technology governments use to protect classified data. That should make your Ooma phone even safer than your old landline.