Question: Can I Use My Old Phone With VoIP?

Yes, your existing phone hardware can be used for your VoIP services.

Apart from the internet connection and your old phone hardware, the only additional equipment required is a speaker, a microphone, and possibly a phone adapter for connecting the modem and the phone together.

Can I use my regular phone with VoIP?

Your Existing Phones

You can still use them for VoIP if you are equipped with an ATA (Analog Telephone Adapter). The basic principle is that the adapter empowers your phone to work with VoIP technology, which simply uses the Internet to channel the voice data into digital packets.

Can I use my old phone with NBN?

If you have HFC nbn service, you plug your home phone directly into the green port on your Telstra modem. If you have a Fixed Wireless nbn connection, you can choose to keep your existing copper phone line. This means you can use your phone during a power failure, depending on your handset.

How do I use an analog phone with VoIP?

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Can I port my phone number to VoIP?

Can someone keep their existing phone number when switching to VoIP? Fortunately, the answer is yes but there are exceptions. The ability to use your existing phone number, when transferring from one provider to another, is called “number portability”.