Sometimes we make compromises with ourselves.

Grandma doesn’t have to know she’s using a “new-fangled internet phone,” okay?

“How’d she take it?”

“Take what?”

“The news. About the VoIP thing you got her.”

“It’s a refurbished Ooma Telo VoIP Home Phone Service, and she took it fine. Why wouldn’t she?”

“She’s old. And old fashioned. She fears technology. She always said she wanted a good ol’ fashioned land line, not some ‘hippity jippity internet phone these kids are using.’ She swore she’d rather die alone than have to call for help on a cell phone.”

“Well as far as she’s concerned it IS a land line, so there’s no harm done.”

“You- You lied? To Grandma? That feels wrong.”

“It’s not a lie! Well, it’s a little white lie; it’s certainly not WRONG. It’s just easier to run the high speed internet through the Ooma, plug in a home phone, and stop paying extra for phone service. The calls in the US are free, and if she suddenly acquires a pen pal overseas it’s only 1.4 cents per minute. The sound quality is superb. She won’t notice a thing.”

“But still. You lied to her.”

“Yes, Michael. Relish the fact that I, a 42-year-old woman, lied to my own elderly mother to avoid an argument over the crushing tide of modern convenience she seems so desperate to avoid in her final few years on this planet. This is definitely the most valuable way to spend your time on the ride back home. Thank you.”

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Features

Authorized for SquareTrade Extended Warranty

 

 

Warranty: 180 Day Ooma Warranty

Condition: Refurbished

Ooma Basic Member Features:

  • Plug your high-speed Internet connection into Ooma Telo, plug your home phone into Ooma Telo, activate, then call your phone company and tell them to stop sending you bills
  • Free U.S. Calling – call anyone, anywhere in the U.S. (only pay applicable taxes and fees
  • Enjoy the convenience of caller-ID and call-waiting at no extra charge
  • Make international calls starting at a penny per minute (international rates)
  • Call another Ooma customer anywhere in the world for free
  • Ooma PureVoice technology delivers unmatched voice clarity and reliability
  • Ooma HD Voice doubles the audio frequencies transmitted to deliver a richer, more natural sounding conversation to calls between Ooma Telo customers (an Ooma Telo Handset or HD compatible telephone is required to support Ooma HD Voice)
  • Get crisp acoustic performance with advanced features like voice compression and adaptive redundancy
  • Encrypted calls, get superb sound quality, security and range without interfering with your Wi-Fi network or other home electronics
  • Standalone device compatible with your existing home phones and most fax machines – no computer or headset required
  • Access your voicemail remotely from any phone or web browser
  • The option to get a new number at no charge or keep your current phone number (one-time porting fee of $39.99 - if available to port)
  • Ooma is highly intuitive to set-up – most customers are up and making calls in less than 15 minutes
  • When you dial 911, emergency personnel will automatically have your registered address
  • Hear messages, check call logs and control your preferences online
  • Check your calling history from any Internet-connected computer or mobile device
  • Ooma is a high-performance firewall router, with QoS support, that allows you to setup home-based servers and other network devices
  • Exclusive to Woot! $25.00 Mail-In Rebate (Click here to download rebate form)
  • Limit 3 per household
    Offer valid for Ooma Telo purchased on 4/29/12 from Woot.com
    Submission must be postmarked by 5/30/12 – see terms and conditions on rebate for full details and information

Ooma Premier Member Features (additional fees apply):

  • Premier customers in the U.S. can call anywhere in Canada for free except to the Northwest Territories; calls to that area will be charged at Ooma’s normal international rates
  • Make or take two simultaneous calls with the Instant Second Line
  • Option to choose additional phone numbers
  • Experience the greatness of Google Voice on your Ooma system – access Google Voice’s Voicemail, Call Presentation, Listen In, and Caller-ID features
  • Ring your home and mobile phone simultaneously with Multi-Ring
  • Forward voicemail to your email or smartphone
  • 911 Notifications - if emergency services are called from your Ooma phone number you'll be alerted by email or text message the very moment it occurs
  • Make calls over Wi-Fi from compatible smartphones, including iPhone, iPod touch and Android based smartphones, with the Ooma Mobile app (purchase and installation of Ooma application on compatible smartphones required)
  • Link your mobile phone to your Ooma Telo using the optional Ooma Bluetooth adapter ($29.99)
  • Screen callers and listen in to their message before answering
  • Block unwanted callers with Anonymous Call Blocking, Personal and Community Blacklists, and one touch Do Not Disturb
  • Transfer a call to voicemail by pressing the “Send to Voicemail” button any time after you say hello
  • Get some peace and quiet whenever you want by simply pressing the envelope icon for (2) seconds – all of your calls will roll into voicemail without ringing
  • Whether you are doing business or chatting with friends, three-way conference calling has never been easier
  • Read your voicemail instead of listening to it – get your messages wherever there’s email access – on a mobile phone, portable device or computer (available to Ooma Premier subscribers for $9.99 per month – plan includes 40 messages, additional messages are $0.25 each)
  • Keep up to date with new message notifications that can be sent to any email address or SMS-capable mobile phone
  • Enjoy the ultimate convenience of having your voicemail messages forwarded to your email – now you can listen to messages from your preferred mobile or desktop email client
  • Free number transfer, handset or Bluetooth (Telo customers only) – sign up for a year of Ooma Premier and get a free Ooma Telo Handset ($49.99 value), Ooma Bluetooth Adapter ($29.99 value), or a free number transfer ($39.99 value)

Usage Requirements:

  • High-speed Internet service (minimum 256Kbps upstream)
  • Corded/Cordless home phone or optional Ooma Telo Handset
  • Online activation required
  • Residential use only

In the box:

  • (1) Ooma Telo VoIP Home Phone System
  • (1) Power Adapter
  • (1) Ethernet Cable
  • (1) Phone Cable

Specs

Ooma Telo VoIP Home Phone System: Free US Calling, Caller ID, Call Waiting, 911, Voicemail
Offer for $25.00 Mail In Rebate Form

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