VERY IMPORTANT: DONʼT TERMINATE YOUR LANDLINE YET
Terminating your landline too early will mean your cherished existing phone number will be lost in the ether! This is easy to avoid if you read the guides published on the B4RN website (www.b4rn.org.uk/resources).
Please also be aware that if you have a bundled ʻphone and broadbandʼ package from acompany such as PlusNet, then cancelling your broadband could also terminate your landline and your number could be lost. You must ensure you landline remains in operation until the transfer of your phone number to Vonage or other VOIP provider is complete.
If you make a mistake and terminate your landline too soon there are companies such as RSR Communications, Salford, who can help rescue your number for around £100.
VOIP Service Providers:
Talk UK £9.25/month Unlimited UK Landline calls, 10p/min to UK MobilesPremium £12.25/month Unlimited UK Landline calls, 5p/min to UK Mobiles
Vonage include a free vonage box (analogue telephone adapter) and free own number porting.
If you are choosing Vonage then please wait until we send you a sign up link that will give you £50 voucher for Amazon.
Vonage also has an extensions app that means you can use your mobile to answer landline calls and make them from anywhere in the world when you are on wifi. This will be a game changer for running businesses while on the move.
Basic No monthly charge 1.18p/min to UK Landlines, 9.9p/min to UK mobiles
UK Call Package £9.95/month Unlimited UK Landline and UK Mobiles calls
Sipgate doesn’t include an analogue telephone adapter (available on ebay for £20-£50) and
charges £30 to port your own number.
Basic £2.99/month 1p/min peak 0.5p/min off-peak to UK Landlines, 8.5p/min to UK mobiles
UK Call Package £6.50/month Unlimited UK Landline calls (on top of basic charge)
SOHO66 is a business service and prices don’t include VAT SOHO66 doesn’t include an analoguetelephone adapter (available on ebay for £20-£50) and charges £15 to port your own number. SOHO66 also provide a Fax to Email Service.
Entry £7.99/month 100mins/month outgoing calls
Standard £14.99/month 750mins/month outgoing calls
RingCentral doesn’t include an analogue telephone adapter (available on ebay for £20-£50)) but free own number porting.